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Building Intelligent CX in the Digital Economy

In case you haven’t noticed, consumer expectations for service and responsiveness have risen dramatically, while their patience is in precipitous decline. Anything less than customer processes operating at peak levels of excellence is an invitation t

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Marketing Effectively with PIM

Marketing organizations have yet to grasp fully the value of managing product information efficiently across marketing for all business channels. Education on effective product information is critical; organizations must be able to use information to

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Ensuring Effective Product Experiences with PIM

We are observing a radical change in consumer expectations about purchase-related product information. In this age of instant online response, consumer patience is in precipitous decline. This is forcing organizations to modernize their use of produc

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Embracing PIM as a Service

The software industry’s evolution toward cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS) has changed how and where organizations operate not just their software but their business. Almost every business application – across customer-facing functions

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Structured CRM for Business Success

Today more than ever, organizations must prioritize customers and focus on both existing and new relationships in order to increase the value of the interactions with them. A spreading awareness of the importance of customer experiences and interacti

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Digital Commerce: Innovating with AI and Robotics

The effectiveness of digital commerce is at risk today, with antiquated technology platforms eroding usability and making it difficult to focus on the customer and product experience. Advances in AI and machine learning have begun to deliver new meth

Research Perspective
Evaluation Criteria for Enterprise Geocoding

The process of geocoding increases the quality of business information by augmenting geographic references to fully support operations and decision-making. Without the dimension added by geocoding, operational risk increases, business cycles are wast

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Contact Center in the Cloud 2018

To remain competitive, organizations must deliver the best possible customer experience through all channels of engagement. Our benchmark research finds that with consumers having embraced the internet, particularly social media and mobile devices, c

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Seeking A More Complete View of Customer Interactions

A lot is said and written today about this being “the age of the customer” and terms such as “customer journeys” and “customer experience” are used in many contexts. However, unlike in the ‘80s, very little has been written or said recently about cus

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Five Things Every CEO and CFO Must Know About Pricing

More effective management of pricing usually is the biggest profitability lever available to corporations. Yet, senior executives often cannot manage pricing effectively because they encounter five common obstacles. First, they lack visibility into a

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Building a Business Case for PIM

Providing the level of success your organization deserves across business requires accurate product information that is used consistently across all channels. Organizations must work to overcome common challenges to realize the benefits of investment

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Guiding the Future of Product Information Management

PIM (Product Information Management) is a focus on managing product information so that it meets the overall needs of the organization and the extended enterprise, from the supply chain to commerce and customers. PIM is also a category of dedicated a

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Augmented Reality is Changing Marketing and Sales

AR-enhanced buying experiences across sales and marketing can create significant business value by significantly improving engagement to prospects and customers

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Six Steps to Build a Business Case for Effective Marketing Planning

Providing success across marketing requires accurate plans that encompass all aspect of marketing budgets and operations.

Analyst Perspective
Embrace Your Customers and Buyers with Digital Values

I would like to share some of my thoughts on COVID-19 and the challenges organizations are facing as they strive for business continuity and digital engagement with customers and buyers.

Analyst Perspective
The Potential of Marketing in 2020: Ventana Research Agenda

Ventana Research recently announced its 2020 research agenda for marketing, continuing the guidance we’ve offered for nearly two decades to help organizations derive optimal value from business technology and improve outcomes.

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The Business Continuity Imperative: The Digital Experience in Marketing for 2020 and Beyond

Marketing is inextricably linked to business success, and digital technology is essential to an organization’s overall marketing potential because it generates interest and brand awareness.

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Optimizing the B2B Marketing Recipe for Success

The focus on B2B marketing success has become a significant opportunity to refine the planning, operations and market strategy, enabling performance and agility at a speed and intelligence previously thought impossible. The methods and processes used

Value Index
Business Resilience in Digital Commerce

The opportunity exists for organizations to improve the digital commerce experience they offer their customers by moving beyond existing, monolithic commerce systems that aren’t designed for today’s needs. Consumers now demand simpler and more person

Analyst Perspective
Reltio Connected Customer 360 earns our 13th Digital Innovation Award for Marketing

Ventana Research has awarded Reltio and Connected Customer 360 its 2020 Digital Innovation Award for Marketing.

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The Potential of Marketing in 2021: The Market Agenda

Ventana Research recently announced its 2021 market agenda in the expertise area of Marketing, continuing the guidance we have offered for nearly two decades to help organizations derive optimal value from business technology and improve outcomes.

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Winshuttle is a Vendor with Merit in the 2021 PIM Value Index

We are happy to share some insights about Winshuttle EnterWorks drawn from our latest Value Index research, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements.

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Perfion Named a Vendor with Merit in the 2021 PIM Value Index

We are happy to share some insights about Perfion drawn from our latest Value Index research, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements.

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Contentserv is a Vendor with Merit in the 2021 PIM Value Index

We are happy to share some insights about Contentserv CS drawn from our latest Value Index research, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements.

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Viamedici Named a Vendor with Merit in the 2021 PIM Value Index

We are happy to share some insights about Viamedici EPIM drawn from our latest Value Index research, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements.

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Innovit Named a Vendor with Merit in the 2021 PIM Value Index

We are happy to share some insights about Innovit MDM drawn from our latest Value Index research, which assesses how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements.

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The Transformation of Account-Based Marketing for Revenue Optimization

Account-based marketing (ABM) serves as a model for how a complex manual activity can be improved and automated. That does not mean it always goes well. ABM is a practice that many B2B marketers swear by, but it can be very difficult to get a technol

Market Perspective
Shiseido Group Earns Digital Leadership Award in Marketing with Reltio for 2021

The annual Ventana Research Digital Leadership Awards recognize organizations and individuals that utilize technology to advance business and IT. The Digital Leadership Awards showcase the professional leadership and their use of business application

Analyst Perspective
Digital Business Market Agenda for 2022: Resilience and Readiness

Ventana Research has announced its market agenda for 2022, continuing the tradition of reliability in our efforts to educate and guide the technology market. Our assessments are backed by our expertise and independence, as we do not share our market

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The 2022 Market Agenda for Marketing: A Digital Experience Revolution

Ventana Research recently announced its 2022 Market Agenda in the expertise area of Marketing, continuing the guidance we have offered for nearly two decades to help organizations derive optimal value from business technology and improve outcomes.