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Martech 2030 Trend #4: From Big Data to Big Ops

Earlier this year, I collaborated with Jason Baldwin, global head of product management at WPP, on this project to describe five major trends in martech that would shape the decade ahead for agencies and brands. You can download our full paper, including many terrific interviews from WPP executives. I’m republishing it here as a 7-part series. This...

Martech 2030 Trend #3: The Great App Explosion

Earlier this year, I collaborated with Jason Baldwin, global head of product management at WPP, on this project to describe five major trends in martech that would shape the decade ahead for agencies and brands. You can download our full paper, including many terrific interviews from WPP executives. I’m republishing it here as a 7-part series. This...

Martech 2030 Trend #2: Platforms, Networks & Marketplaces

Earlier this year, I collaborated with Jason Baldwin, global head of product management at WPP, on this project to describe five major trends in martech that would shape the decade ahead for agencies and brands. You can download our full paper, including many terrific interviews from WPP executives. I’m republishing it here as a 7-part series. This...

Martech 2030 Trend #1: “No Code” Citizen Creators

Earlier this year, I collaborated with Jason Baldwin, global head of product management at WPP, on this project to describe five major trends in martech that would shape the decade ahead for agencies and brands. You can download our full paper, including many terrific interviews from WPP executives. I’m republishing it here as a 7-part series. This...

Martech 2030: Introduction to the Decade of the Augmented Marketer

Earlier this year, I collaborated with Jason Baldwin, global head of product management at WPP, on this project to describe five major trends in martech that would shape the decade ahead for agencies and brands. You can download our full paper, including many terrific interviews from WPP executives. I’m republishing it here as a 7-part series. This...

The Martech Show Episode #8: The Martech Suite Strikes Back?

Ben Bloom, a senior research director at Gartner who specializes in marketing technology management, joined me for Episode #8 of The Martech Show to share some surprising data from their latest report, Marketing Technology Survey 2020. The first surprise? A pretty significant shift in the preference for integrated suites over best-of-breed solutions....

Big Ops: Converging Digital Ops Domains and Toolsets

Ops is sexy these days. In martech land, it’s been a growing story around RevOps — revenue operations — that connects together marketing ops, sales ops, and customer success ops under one umbrella, often reporting up to a chief revenue officer (CRO) or chief customer officer. The coalescence of these functions has been driven partly by shared DNA...

The Martech Show Episode #7: Ecosystems and the Expanding SaaS Universe

You think there’s a lot of martech, right? But it’s only a fraction of the total SaaS universe out there. This latest episode of The Martech Show features Jay McBain, Forrester analyst extraordinaire — I’ve long been a fan of his work — sharing his insights about SaaS markets and ecosystems. Jay estimates that there are ~175,000 SaaS companies in...

Martech 2030: Five Trends in Marketing Technology for the Decade of the Augmented Marketer

Four months ago, I started a collaboration with Jason Baldwin, the global head of product management at WPP, to write a paper on the major trends in marketing technology that we believe will shape the decade ahead for agencies and brands. It wasn’t about guessing our own “hype cycle” of individual technologies. There are plenty of those predictions...

The Martech Show Episode #6: The Six Disciplines of Agile Marketing

For the fifth episode of The Martech Show, we talked about five major trends of marketing technology. For this sixth episode, we discussed the six disciplines of agile marketing. For the seventh episode, we’ll clearly need to cover seven swans-a-swimming, which would make a great viral TikTok video. Coincidence or martech numerology? You decide. Seriously...

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