The MicroStrategy 2018 Global State of Enterprise Analytics Report, which surveyed 500 decision-makers from around the globe, reveals that leading organizations create a competitive edge through their use of data, with 63% experiencing improved efficiency and productivity, 57% realizing faster, more effective decision making, and 51% achieving better financial performance. Other top benefits include improved customer experiences, improved customer acquisition and retention, and the identification and creation of new revenue streams—all keys to digital transformation.
What else did the 2018 report reveal? Read all the insights with both global and geo-specific views here. This infographic shares a few highlights from the new 44-page report which serves as a benchmarking resource for all data-driven organizations.
Learn how a deep understanding of touchpoints - and the ways they drive customers closer to you (or farther away) - can improve acquisition, retention and loyalty, create better customer experiences, strengthen relationships and boost your bottom line. (Plus 5 steps for leveraging touchpoints to profit from better customer relationships.)
Learn the 20 key commerce metrics that you should be tracking to measure and optimize your commerce results. For each metric, you will learn what it means, why you should be tracking it, industry benchmarks. Download the eBook now.
Adobe article that condenses/highlights key findings from the Econsultancy Digital Marketing in the Financial Services and Insurance
Sector 2017 Study, an in-depth, 5000+ word report covering FSI executives’ opinions on:
– General trends in retail banking, investment banking, and insurance
– Internal structures their companies are using to execute digital transformation
– The biggest threats/disruptions in the industry
– The biggest priorities in 2017 (leaders are focusing on both customer retention and customer acquisition, mainstream is focusing just
on customer retention)
– Main sources of sales and leads (digital + mobile are steadily increasing sources)
– Digital marketing budgets & investment areas (leaders are investing more in digital marketing automation and analytics)
– Use of the cloud and AI to automate analysis and marketing
– The importance of multichannel personalization
– Innovation in the types/formats of products/services provided (leaders are focusing on i
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In order to stay relevant and retain today’s “always-on”, mobile customers, financial institutions must prioritize and innovate. According to a recent Akamai FinServ industry survey conducted by TechValidate, almost half of the respondents are “behind” or “slightly behind” their peers with regard to their mobile capabilities.
Download a free report with detailed findings and takeaways from the survey to find out how to maximize customer acquisition, increase retention, and drive card usage. You’ll also learn:
- Current mobile strategies and barriers to adoption
- The right metrics to measure success
- The most important factors in a mobile banking experience
Charles Schwab understands that customers make their best marketers, acquiring 40% of its new business through customer referrals. Charles Schwab shares best practices for financial services organizations to use in their decision to invest in social.
Learn how authentic customer feedback helps card issuers, online and retail banks, insurance companies, and credit unions drive sales, loyalty, and lifetime customer value - while remaining compliant with industry regulations.
Digital disruption is fundamentally changing IT. Today’s organizations are under more pressure than ever to innovate fast and offer a superior experience to every customer.
In this white paper, we explore the advantages that a modernized data center can bring for IT organizations seeking to keep pace in a dynamic environment, and how a software-defined approach can help move them forward. Real-world examples showcase how VMware is enabling IT teams to develop future-proof strategies with a foundation that is ready for cloud environments as well as global expansion and customer acquisitions.
Submit the form to read this latest whitepaper to discover the advantages and how you could develop a future-proof strategy with VMware.
The global beauty company provides an exhilarating example of the power of context-driven commerce. When customers can rely on brands to achieve the outcomes that are important to them, brand owners can shift their focus from nonstop customer acquisition to long-term customer engagement.
The Sitecore Experience Platform and the underlying Sitecore Experience Database are foundation technologies for IT organizations wanting to implement context-driven commerce environments that function elegantly today and into the future. Sitecore puts an end to digital retailers’ obsession with cart abandonment, replacing it with opportunities to delight customers with personal, meaningful commerce offers.
Published By: Optimizely
Published Date: Apr 06, 2018
Welcome to the conversion best practices toolkit from Optimizely!
You’re already one step closer to delivering meaningful digital experiences and turning prospects into customers. In an increasingly competitive landscape where customers demand more from their digital interactions with companies across a growing number of communication channels, customer acquisition can be a big challenge. In this toolkit, you’ll find a variety of resources aimed at helping you identify conversion optimization opportunities and acquire new customers with greater efficiency.
Published By: Monetate
Published Date: Dec 18, 2014
You have 60 minutes to capture your website visitor’s attention.
Within that timeframe, nearly 75% of your customers will visit your site, make a decision on what to buy, and complete the checkout process. If they don’t, chances are, they’ll move on.
Regardless of the device a customer uses or the channel from which a customer is referred, nearly 75% of all purchases will be made in that window.
And you’ll end up learning whether your customer acquisition and retention costs were worth it.
Given the enormity of this statistic, we’re taking an in-depth look at that first hour in this EQ: that happens when, how customers behave, and what you should be doing to convert the most customers possible.
As flash costs continue to drop and new, flash-driven designs help to magnify the compelling economic advantages AFAs offer relative to HDD-based designs, mainstream adoption of AFAs —first for primary storage workloads and then ultimately for secondary storage workloads — will accelerate. Well-designed AFAs that still leverage legacy interfaces like SAS will be able to meet many performance requirements over the next year or two.
Those IT organisations that aim to best position themselves to handle future growth will want to look at next-generation AFA offerings, as the future is no longer flash-optimised architectures (implying that HDD design tenets had to be optimised around) —
it is flash-driven architectures.
Wholly relevant and personalized customer service is no longer an optional preference, so much as an inevitable reality. Through the right data management technology, marketers can pave the way for their customers to reach the right ticket for their chosen journey, through the channels they prefer, in a way which means something to them in that particular moment.
Airlines don’t have to make use of beacon technology and IoT to begin uplifting their outreach, but should choose a solution which is ready as soon as they are, to plug into, embrace and deliver actions with a shifting landscape of consumer touchpoints.
Aberdeen’s Content Marketing survey revealed that while 95% of marketers are using or considering using a content marketing strategy, there are some distinct differences between those using content well and those just using content. The Best-in-Class are not only creating content at volume, they are taking a much more data-driven approach to their content marketing strategy — and it’s paying off. Find out how.
Aberdeen’s research shows that 90% of Best-in-Class marketers report fueling lead generation efforts with content marketing. What do you need to know to follow this best practice of the Best-in-Class? That’s exactly what this Knowledge Brief is intended to uncover.
Charles Schwab understands that customers make their best marketers - the financial service firm acquires 40% of its new business through customer referrals. Charles Schwab shares best practices that can guide organizations to invest in social.
Business-to-business CMOs need to stay current on emerging technologies that improve customer engagement. This Forrester Research report overviews new technologies marketers us to improve customer acquisition and engagement at different stages of the customer life cycle.
Although the cost of flash storage solutions continues to fall, on a per-gigabyte capacity basis, it is still significantly more expensive to acquire than traditional hard drives. However, when the cost per gigabyte is examined in terms of TCO, and the customer looks past the pure acquisition cost and accounts for “soft factors” such as prolonging the life of a data center, lower operating costs (for example, power and cooling), increased flexibility and scalability, or the service levels that a flash solution enables, flash solution costs become increasingly competitive with spinning media.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: May 02, 2017
Constellation Research presents case studies of two companies that cut costs, gained flexibility, and eased administration by adding cloud data warehouse capacity to their on-premises environment.
Both of these deployments:
• Solved problems and yielded expected and unexpected benefits
• Required some adjustments to administrative processes and expectations
• Led to hybrid architecture as being an invaluable aspect of their respective data warehousing strategies
Download the case studies now to explore each company’s journey, understand recurring themes, and walk away with actionable insights.
Download this white paper for insight into the most common barriers that hinder businesses and the practical tips to break through and accelerate.
• Customer Acquisition
• Cash Flow Visibility
• Tackling Regulations
Using a Multi-Store Ecommerce Strategy to Significantly Increase Customer Acquisition.
As Ecommerce becomes a leading strategy for businesses, online retailers are presented with a challenge: how to increase sales by personalizing the customer shopping experience and strengthening the brand. The solution is to develop a multi-store strategy that "divides and conquers" this challenge. Retailers can develop several online stores that cater to distinct customer demographics, optimize separate checkout flows based on product, or improve conversion rates in marketing campaigns.