The Art of Data Science: Understanding Data’s Role in Business

Andy Hasselwander, Chief Analytics Officer at MarketBridge, joins Accelerating Value to discuss common mistakes companies make with data analytics, the measurement trap (and how to avoid it), and why data specialists need to better understand the businesses and industries they work in.

Optimizing Marketing Mix in the Subscription Economy

The subscription economy has impacted all industries and is driving massive changes in business processes and operating models. The dramatic change in customer preferences away from ownership and towards outcomes and increased flexibility has changed the game…

4 Signs of Stagnant Marketing Analytics

Marketing analytics organizations are under incredible pressure from business stakeholders. Business owners want everything—and they want it quickly. This insatiable appetite for analytics can lead to demoralized teams who get “C” grades on all their assignments, at best. The result: no one is happy. At MarketBridge, we try to help our clients transform into Agile Marketing […]

Measuring Marketing’s Effectiveness in 2021

Uncertainties Around Marketing’s ROI Measuring marketing’s effectiveness remains a CMO’s top priority in 2021. Unlike almost every other part of operating a business, measuring return on marketing remains frustratingly squishy. The simple reasoning for this is that marketing professionals work with prospects and customers who are not totally “known”. For all the attempts to make […]

How to Navigate Sharp Changes in Consumer Behavior Using Data – Big and Small

The essential ways we live and work have changed virtually overnight. As a result, companies are monitoring and assessing what consumers are doing at heightened new levels. Here is how integrating big data and small data insights lead to top-line growth…

9 Requirements for Effective Cross-Selling in High Tech

The impact of digital transformation on the Technology sector is staggering. Billion-dollar technology incumbents, hyper-growth emerging stars, and new start-ups alike are not only developing and supplying the catalysts of digital transformation to their customers across all industries, but they also face the need to adapt themselves to continually accelerate revenue growth. Emerging trends like […]

9 Requirements for Effective Cross-Selling in Financial Services

Our nine requirement guide for financial services companies to build effective and scalable cross-selling programs.

Cyborgs Will Beat Robots: Building a Human-AI Culture

There are two competing AI narratives bouncing around the internet. On the one hand, AI is seen as a future scourge, a technology that once unchained will push humanity past a singularity. Past this singularity, we cannot predict what will happen—but many think it won’t be good [1].

The Opportunities and Challenges of Marketing Analytics for FinServ Firms

The arrival of the 21st CMO Survey in our inbox prompts us to lift our heads up from our day-to-day work with Financial Services clients and to think retrospectively about where the industry has come in the last year. It affords us an opportunity to compare our “on-the-ground” client experiences with the experiences of the […]

Beware of False Profits, Which May Come to You in AI clothing

With all of the hype around AI, don’t overlook the importance of Human Intelligence to ensure your analytics efforts are addressing the right problems