Trend Briefings

Customer Experience Trends Briefing: Key takeaways from Digital Cream London 2016


Econsultancy's Customer Experience Trends Briefing focuses on the key themes, opportunities and challenges relating to customer experience as highlighted by client-side digital marketers during Digital Cream 2016. The roundtable on customer experience was sponsored by Dotmailer and moderated by independent consultant Andrew Campbell.

Trend Briefings

Beyond Brexit


In Beyond Brexit, Econsultancy looks back on the lessons marketers must learn. We examine how brands can future-proof their strategies against similar periods of uncertainty, establish contingencies and create enough organisational agility to roll with the political, economic and cultural punches. The report explores the global impact of Brexit on digitally-driven, marketing-led brands from the perspectives of talent, data, technology and analytics.

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Marketing in the Age of Artificial Intelligence


The Marketing in the Age of Artificial Intelligence report aims to demystify what AI is now and could be in the future, explaining why its adoption is driven by customer behaviour and why you should be thinking about artificial intelligence now. The report also includes suggestions about how marketers can begin to engage with AI to gain a better understanding of its impact.

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The Japan Digital Report


The Japan Digital Report aims to provide background for marketers who are outside of Japan and currently marketing in Japan, thinking of launching a campaign there, or curious about the country and its digital landscape. It should help marketers looking to make a case for investing more in the country and serve as a starting point for further research.

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The CMO's Guide to Programmatic


As the popularity of programmatic continues to grow, many are still finding their way. Although marketers are improving their knowledge in the field, there are still problems to overcome before the majority of companies are ready to fully integrate programmatic into their campaigns. The CMO's Guide to Programmatic, produced by Econsultancy in partnership with AudienceScience, identifies what challenges remain and how CMOs can work to solve them.

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The Future of Content Marketing


Content stretches across every channel of interaction. It is a living thing, evolving as customer needs develop and is as much the remit of the insight or operations departments as it is a creative output. The Future of Content Marketing report, published in association with Oracle Marketing Cloud, examines how content marketing has changed and how brands need to alter their approach to remain current and relevant.

Best Practice Guides

Digital Transformation in the Financial Services Sector


The Digital Transformation in the Financial Services Sector report looks at the challenges that companies within the sector are facing as they digitally transform themselves to compete in today’s changing market, seeking to understand best practice approaches, techniques and strategies that financial services companies are adopting to increase their chances of success. The report, which is an update on the 2015 research of the same name, aims to explore how marketers' responses to challenges have evolved and provide some updated recommendations on approaches to and opportunities related to digital transformation.

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Top 100 Disruptive Brands 2016


The Top 100 Disruptive Brands report identifies companies that are challenging traditional ways of thinking and defining the future of business. In collaboration with Marketing Week, we’ve looked far and wide to curate a list of 100 disruptive brands that goes beyond the usual suspects. We aimed to include companies that represent the revolutionary spirit within business. They might have developed an entirely new business model, created an innovative and exciting product, or put themselves at the forefront of a new digital trend.

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The Role of CRM in Data-Driven Marketing


The Role of CRM in Data-Driven Marketing report, produced in partnership with Sociomantic Labs, investigates the extent to which marketers are using CRM data to plan and optimise their marketing. It also looks to assess the current impact CRM is having upon email, display advertising, social advertising, websites and customer journeys in particular.

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Digital Transformation Trends Briefing: Digital Cream London 2016


Econsultancy's Digital Transformation Trends Briefing focuses on the key themes, opportunities and challenges relating to digital transformation as highlighted by client-side digital marketers during Digital Cream 2016. The roundtable on digital transformation was sponsored by Accenture Interactive and moderated by Marketing Week Print Editor Michael Barnett.