Below are the reports we have related to digital strategy and planning. This includes broader digital strategy challenges and issues as well as specific topics like digital budgets, digital marketing planning, digital skills, governance, team structures and so on.

Best Practice Guides

A Guide to the Modern Marketing Model (M3) and Organisational Structures


Many marketing leaders have been forced to rethink the structure of their marketing teams in order to take advantage of the new capabilities and tools that are available to the modern marketer. Many have also done so as a result of changes in the wider business landscape. In response to these changes, Econsultancy has published a new unifying framework for modern marketing called the Modern Marketing Model (M3)M3 is designed to reconcile classical and digital marketing and provides a clear reference to help clarify an organisation’s expectations of what the marketing function does.

Best Practice Guides

Trust, Transparency and Brand Safety


The Trust, Transparency and Brand Safety report looks at the ways in which companies are working towards building and maintaining trust and transparency in an ever more connected world. 

Survey Reports

Digital Intelligence Briefing: 2018 Digital Trends in IT


The 2018 Digital Trends in IT report, based on the eighth annual trends survey conducted by Econsultancy and Adobe, explores the digitally-driven opportunities and challenges facing organisations from the perspective of IT professionals, looking at both internal business factors and external technological and consumer trends.

Survey Reports

Career and Salary Survey Report 2018


Building on our inaugural Career and Salary Survey in 2015 (previously called The Salary Survey), Econsultancy has collaborated with sister brand Marketing Week to survey nearly 4,000 people across the marketing, digital, design and advertising industries.

Survey Reports

Marketing in the Dark: Dark Martech


The third report in our Marketing in the Dark series, Dark Martech, explores the impact of this growing phenomenon, and looks at how companies can interact with consumers appropriately and effectively in a world where consumers increasingly like to communicate in private. The research, produced by Econsultancy in partnership with IBM Watson Marketing, is based on an extensive survey of more than 1,000 marketers.

Trend Briefings

GDPR Webinar: Resources


Get a concise overview of the upcoming legislation and how it will impact the marketing industry from our GDPR webinar.

Best Practice Guides

A Marketer's Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


The aim of this report is to help demystify the GDPR for marketers, disseminate the findings from Econsultancy’s ‘Marketers and the GDPR: Are you Ready?’ survey and provide a clear action plan for how marketing teams can become GDPR compliant.

Survey Reports

Marketing in the Dark: Dark Social


The second report in our Marketing in the Dark series, Dark Social, explores the impact of this growing phenomenon, and looks at how companies can interact with consumers appropriately and effectively in a world where consumers increasingly like to communicate in private. The research, produced by Econsultancy in partnership with IBM Watson Marketing, is based on an extensive survey of more than 1,000 marketers.

Survey Reports

Digital Intelligence Briefing: 2018 Digital Trends


The 2018 Digital Trends report, published by Econsultancy in association with Adobe, looks at the most significant trends that will impact companies in the short to medium term. The report is based on a global survey of nearly 13,000 marketing, creative and technology professionals in the digital industry across EMEA, North America and Asia Pacific.

Trend Briefings

Putting Video in Context for 2018


This report, published in association with video intelligence, makes the case for increasing the use of online video in advertising campaigns, emphasises the importance of context and provides recommendations on what to consider to make it a success.