What do enterprise marketers really think about marketing tech?

Marketing Technology — State of the Union

The following is a guest post by Tony Byrne, founder of Real Story Group, a research and advisory firm that covers marketing technology. The past several years have been exciting times for the digital marketing industry, with major marketplace expansion, ample M&A activity, and fresh understanding about how MarTech should work in the future. What’s […]

McKinsey Digital Leader: The Journey Wins, Not The Tech

David Edelman Presenting at MarTech 2016

David Edelman is the global co-leader of McKinsey Digital, Marketing & Sales at McKinsey & Company and one of the world’s leading experts in digital transformation. I was thrilled that he was able to join us as a keynote speaker at MarTech last month. Here’s a video of his presentation, The Journey Wins, Not The […]

5 major themes from MarTech with big implications for marketing

Welcome to MarTech: The Marketing Technology Conference

It’s been two weeks since MarTech in San Francisco, and I’m just now catching up enough to write down my thoughts about the event. First and foremost, a heartfelt thank you to everyone who was a part of this conference — attendees, speakers, sponsors, moderators, staff, and the producers behind it all, Third Door Media. […]

Who is a marketing technologist, really? 2016 Edition

Marketing Technologist Study March 2016

The following is a guest post by Sheldon Monteiro, CTO at SapientNitro. Both he and I would really appreciate your participation in this study — it will help our whole community uncover important insights into the state of the marketing technologist profession today. We’re conducting primary research around the role of the marketing technologist. If […]

What do marketing technologists want? This recruiter found out…

What Marketing Technologists Want

Erica Seidel, who runs The Connective Good, specializing in recruiting leaders in marketing analytics and marketing technology — and who has also graciously served on the advisory board for the MarTech conference and will be a moderator at our big event in San Francisco next month — has said that the right marketing technologist can […]

The Role of MarTech in Customer Service — The New Marketing

Jay Baer

The following is a guest post by Jay Baer, one of the most influential marketing authors and speakers out there. Jay’s last book, Youtility, was highly inspirational in my company’s shift towards interactive content a couple of years ago. He was also very kind and helpful in giving me advice when I started working on […]

What to expect when you’re expecting #MarTech next month

MarTech San Francisco

We’re 6 weeks away from the next MarTech conference in San Francisco. My anticipation is building — I’m eagerly drumming my fingers on my desk as I write this (much to the annoyance of the person sitting next to me). This will be the biggest and best one yet, and I wanted to give you […]

Hacking Marketing: Rethinking Marketing Management in a Software World

Hacking Marketing: Agile Practices to Make Marketing Smarter, Faster, and More Innovative

What can marketers learn from software developers to harness — rather than struggle against — the dynamics of a digital world? I made a passing reference to this when announcing the upcoming MarTech conference, but I’m excited to make it official: I’ve written a book called Hacking Marketing that will be published by Wiley next […]

How marketing technology could transform healthcare

Convergence of Marketing Technology and Healthcare

The following is a guest post by Mayur Gupta, a pioneering chief marketing technologist and author of the Inspire Martech blog, who is now a senior vice president and head of digital at HealthGrades. Mayur is also on the board of advisors for the MarTech conference, and he will be one of our featured speakers […]

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MarTech Agenda San Francisco 2016

Welcome to 2016! This is going to be a terrific year for marketing technology — and marketing technologists. As I pseudo-predicted last month, I believe this will be the year that we see significant “mainstreaming” of a wide range of marketing technologies — a lot more companies are going to be leveraging more advanced martech […]