1. Introduction This report is designed to provide marketers with practical guidance and advice on how best to manage change in the context of rapidly shifting technology, consumer behaviour and market dynamics. It is written for senior and mid-level marketers who want to understand how to navigate change within their own teams or the most […]
Digital Transformation Monthly
Econsultancy’s Digital Transformation Monthly report highlights the most important transformation stories across industries: from investments in infrastructure to pivots towards digital only channels. The series distils the important information down into a digestible compendium of what business leaders need to know about digital transformation.
1. Introduction The question of how leadership is changing in a digitally empowered world is a consistent theme in subscriber feedback and the digital transformation work that Econsultancy does with clients. 2015 saw the publication of Econsultancy’s initial research and report into Effective Leadership in the Digital Age, which was designed to provide insight into […]
1. Introduction The modern marketer’s dilemma “After several years of long Christmas lists to Santa, this year my girls could not think of anything they wanted. It dawned on me; my kids are not seeing marketing encouraging them to want things. My job and the jobs of future global marketers are getting more challenging. We […]
Digital transformation and the coronavirus crisis
Digital has never been more important for charities than in 2020, as Covid-19 has forced charities to embrace remote working and deliver online services.
The latest phase of Econsultancy and Marketing Week’s ‘Marketing in a Crisis’ research, which surveyed more than 1,000 marketers across the world and from various sectors, has revealed a dramatic shift in focus towards digital transformation as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
In a recent virtual panel discussion hosted by Tribal Worldwide London, three hospitality and digital experts gave their thoughts on the evolution of the industry during the coronavirus crisis, what businesses should be doing to adapt, and what might come next for hospitality.
The story of a 3-year digital transformation at Electrocomponents, taking it to a top-5 growth stock in the FTSE 250
Econsultancy asked Guy Magrath, former Chief Digital Officer (CDO) at Electrocomponents plc, to summarize the business’ recent digital transformation, the impact of such a transformation, and most importantly how it was done and the role he played at the time as the company’s CDO.
Digital transformation in Financial Services
If the trend towards the unbundling of financial services is to be reversed, then banks need to make it beneficial for consumers to have a relationship with just one institution.
The effects of the ongoing coronavirus crisis are being felt in almost every sector. From retail and consumer packaged goods to entertainment, sports, and of course travel and leisure, every sector is being impacted in a different way and is facing down its own unique challenges.
Financial services has arguably experienced one of the highest levels of digital disruption of any industry. From banking and payments to lending and insurance, no part of financial services has been left unscathed and hundreds of billions if not trillions of dollars is up for grabs.
Digital transformation in Pharma & Healthcare
The digital transformation of healthcare has been progressing at pace since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic; but in the midst of rapid innovation, earning the trust of consumers is still vital.
In a new age of remote healthcare, how is the internet of things enabling new forms of medical treatment, understanding and care?
NHS Digital is the information and technology partner to the National Health Service. In the words of Owain Davies, Lead Product Owner at NHS Digital, it is “just one part of one of the country’s best-known institutions”.
Digital transformation in Retail
At Econsultancy Live, Summit’s Martin Corcoran and Rebecca Wilkes explored why the best principle of retail digital transformation is to “do the stuff that customers love, online” and which retailers are doing this successfully.
Saul Lopes is the Head of CRM for the UK division of Dixons Carphone, with responsibility for the Currys PC World UK and Carphone Warehouse websites. Since he joined the business in December 2018, Lopes has set about transforming Dixons Carphone’s approach to CRM and, by extension, its approach to its customers.
Retailers are increasingly beginning to turn to technology to solve the challenges presented by the Covid-19 era. Here are eight examples of tech innovations that are being used to improve the in-store shopping experience.
Learn what digital strategy means and the practical tips for developing your own.
The whys and hows of creating a strong digital brand presence.
Discover what disruption means and how you can learn from disruptors in your industry.
Four key digital trends that require special attention.
Objective and KPI setting, to budgeting for digital marketing, using data for planning, segmentation and targeting and customer journey mapping
How to make your marketing strategy quantified, agile and future-proofed.
Ways you can add value to people and organisations through your brand: how to build your brand and how to avoid breaking your brand.
Learn how the fusion of digital, classic tools and architecture offers unique capability to do positioning in real-time and at an individual level via dynamic personalisation.
Explore ways to achieve market orientation through a customer-focused approach and ensure engagement from your organisation.
How to make the most of the latest methods and digital data analytics to fully inform your customer insight planning.
Learn about how traditional models of distribution have changed and how digital has broken down the barriers to entry.
Where we are now and what is likely to happen in the world of digital. We discuss the big digital eras and their impact on marketing, as well as the key innovations, challenges and opportunities to prepare for.
Reports and webinars
1. Introduction Each month, Econsultancy’s Digital Transformation Monthly report highlights the most important transformation stories arising from sectors including retail and grocery, healthcare, travel, and finance. In April, as the UK and much of the rest of the globe prepares itself for the easing of lockdown restrictions, we take a look at how retailers including […]
Personalisation for individual consumers might be the aim, but the majority of marketers are struggling to deliver a truly omnichannel marketing approach. This is one of the key findings from the ‘State of Martech Integration 2020-21’ report, produced in partnership with HCL Software.
For businesses, accessibility is far too often an afterthought in website design and optimisation. What happens when an organisation treats accessibility like user experience, and builds a transformation around it from the word ‘go’?
The food and drink industry is going virtual, with online-only ‘cloud kitchens’ opening up to serve the booming takeaway market. But in such a competitive space, how can brands benefit from the advantages of being digital-only while also delivering a stand-out customer experience?
Business advisor and experienced Chief Marketing Officer, Ben Rhodes, shares his approach to transformation, and seizing growth opportunities, in our new digital world.
Back in January, OVO energy acquired SSE Energy Services (SSE plc’s household energy and services business). The merging of their marketing and communications teams has been a story of success thanks to a period of digital transformation with help from Optima. As a result, OVO has been able to deliver enhanced customer experiences and foster a more collaborative, creative in-house environment.
For charities and non-profits, the Covid-19 crisis has been an extremely challenging time – but also one of opportunity. Econsultancy spoke to Lizi Zipser, Director of Strategy & Insights at Blue State, about how the pandemic has accelerated digital transformation in the third sector, and what that means for charitable organisations.
Digital transformation stats – explore the ISD
The Internet Statistics Database contains over 2500 charts and statistics related to digital transformation, for you to browse, save and export.