Did the pandemic reveal areas within your organization that were, or are, in need of restructuring in order to build greater resilience or to develop capacity for future growth? If so, you most certainly are not alone. According to a report from Gartner titled, The Future of Marketing Organizations: Rethink Marketing’s Organizational Structures and Responsibilities, the recent period of disruption has influenced CMOs to centralize their marketing organizations to alleviate operational problems and grow their teams.
Tags: marketing process optimization, brand consistency, MRM, marketing technology, Insurance Marketing, marketing resource management, marketing operations, financial services marketing, agile marketing, scale local marketing, marketing staff, marketing technology buyers' resources, franchise marketing, multi-brand marketing
What do your end users really think about your organization’s approach to marketing resource management? Even without explicit feedback, you can gauge their level of satisfaction by whether or not they use the marketing materials you create for them, or by how many questions or special requests you receive about your marketing resources.
Tags: manufacturing marketing, employee engagement, MRM, marketing technology, Insurance Marketing, marketing resource management, marketing operations, risk management, financial services marketing, marketing staff, marketing technology buyers' resources, franchise marketing, multi-brand marketing
My colleague Martha France recently wrote about how marketing organizations are being asked to do more than ever to contribute to operational effectiveness company-wide. This expanded role requires investments in talent and advanced, often complex, software systems. Choosing the right marketing technology for your organization is essential, but it’s only part of the equation. How you staff, configure and manage these systems correlates directly with the value your organization derives from the technology, which ultimately impacts competitive advantage and the return on your investment.
Tags: manufacturing marketing, marketing ROI, marketing budget, MRM, marketing technology, Insurance Marketing, marketing resource management, marketing operations, risk management, marketing resource management investment, financial services marketing, Competitive advantage, marketing staff, marketing technology buyers' resources, franchise marketing
Advances in technology, changing customer needs, and other market and societal forces are converging to evolve and expand the marketing function. Indeed, “Marketing’s role in strengthening a company’s operating effectiveness has never been more important,” according to a recent report in Harvard Business Review.
Here are some examples of how marketing’s cross-departmental involvement is being used to strengthen companies’ operational effectiveness.
Tags: marketing budget, human resources, collaboration, marketing technology, customer experience, Insurance Marketing, marketing operations, financial services marketing, marketing staff, marketing technology buyers' resources, franchise marketing
Brandemonium Breaks Out in Cincinnati
Oct 25, 2017
Cincinnati, the “brand capital of the world,” recently served as the backdrop for Brandemonium, a week-long, experiential, brand-focused conference and festival. Vya was fortunate to have a front row seat to this first-ever international brand event, which took place right here in our own back yard.
Tags: branding, brand consistency, marketing technology, marketing productivity, brand experience, marketing staff
How would you characterize the strength and effectiveness of your marketing organization? Do you have the right talent, martech tools and focused strategy required to compete at the level necessary to grow within your industry?
Tags: human resources, marketing technology, marketing as a service, marketing staff, martech, MaaS