The Martech Show Episode #9: The Tech-Savvy CMO — Unicorn or Universal?

The Martech Show Episode #9: The Tech-Savvy CMO — Unicorn or Universal?

For this 9th episode of The Martech Show, I was delighted to have Rishi Dave, CMO of MongoDB, join me for a conversation about his experience as a tech-savvy CMO. Prior to MongoDB, Rishi had served as the CMO of Vonage and Dun & Bradstreet. Before that, he led digital marketing for the enterprise group […]

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

DevOps + RevOps = 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 […]

Martech 2030 Trend #3: The Great App Explosion

The Great App Explosion Iceberg

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 […]

Martech 2030 Trend #2: Platforms, Networks & Marketplaces

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 […]

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

No Code Jobs-to-be-Done

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 […]

Martech 2030: Introduction to the Decade of the Augmented Marketer

Martech 2030: 5 Trends for 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 […]

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

Martech Suite vs. Best-of-Breed 2020

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. Like a 30 […]

Big Ops: Converging Digital Ops Domains and Toolsets

Big Ops: Converging Digital Ops Domains

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 […]

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

Channel Software Stack

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 […]

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

Martech 2030: Five Trends

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 […]