4 amazing keynotes you won’t want to miss at MarTech in Boston this fall

MarTech East 2019 Keynotes

We’re almost ready to publish the full agenda for the next MarTech conference in Boston this fall, September 16-18. But in advance of that, I’ve just got to share with you the four amazing people who will be keynoting the event with me — I’m giddy with excitement: Cesar Brea, Partner, Bain & Company You […]

Martech stack utilization is a misguided metric (when it’s disconnected from value)

Martech Stack Utilization: Features, Skills, Value

Back in the early days of martech, there was an apocryphal statistic that most marketers only used about 15% of the capabilities of their marketing automation systems. (I heard this stat thrown about for years, but googling suggests that SiriusDecisions published it officially in 2013.) Marketers would buy these sophisticated tools, but then just keep […]

#ShakespeareSunday #MarTech Edition

Hamlet, CMO of Denmark

In my never-ending quest to bring martech nerdiness to new heights — or depths — I played around with a few of these “adaptations” of Shakespeare on LinkedIn and Twitter a couple of weeks ago. Not exactly in iambic pentameter, I’m afraid. Enough people seemed amused that I decided to post them here. My apologies […]

An intimate evening discussion about five marketing disruptions (video)

Martech Disruptions to Marketing at Triangle Marketing Club

Christopher Douglas runs the Triangle Marketing Club, an energetic community of marketers (and students planning to become marketers) in Raleigh, North Carolina. He’s one of those dynamic “connectors,” always bringing people together and enthusiastically plumbing helpful intersections between them. Last year, he invited me to speak to their group about the 5 disruptions to marketing […]

5 MarTech takeaways: teams, product management, decentralization, marketing leadership, IT governance

MarTech West 2019 Keynote Sketch Notes

Every MarTech conference is always a whirlwind of insights and ideas. It usually takes me a couple of weeks after the event to synthesize what my key takeaways were from the event. Here are five that have resonated deeply with me — with huge thanks to Katie Kelly for giving me permission to share her […]

Missed the MarTech keynote? Here’s a recreation for you

MarTech West 2019 Opening Keynote (recreation)

Weren’t able to make the MarTech conference in San Jose that we held earlier this month? I thought you might enjoy hearing a version of our opening keynote, which I recreated in Loom, covering: The winners of The 2019 Stackies: Marketing Tech Stack Awards 3 trends of the Second Golden Age of Martech The release […]

Marketing Technology and Operations Salary Survey 2019 results (free report)

Results of the 2019 Marketing Technology and Operations Salary Survey

Our 2019 Marketing Technology & Operations Salary Survey has been released, and you can download a free copy here. Thank you to everyone who participated. For our analysis, we narrowed the data down to the n=365 participants who identified their role as one of these three core martech disciplines: 30.4% — Marketing Technology/Marketing IT/Marketing Technologist […]

Share your best solutions for marketing operations and technology challenges at MarTech in Boston

MarTech West 2018 Keynote Stage

Our MarTech conference in San Jose kicks off this week, but we’re already hard at work on planning our next event in Boston, September 16-18. And we’d love to have you as one of our speakers. We’re going to program this next MarTech a little differently than we have in the past. Previous MarTech agendas […]

What martech challenge is keeping you up at night?

Martech: One Thing

We’re super excited about the upcoming MarTech conference — read about the all-access editorial program as well as the free Expo+ program — April 3-5 in the Bay Area. But we’ve also begun work on our next MarTech in Boston this fall. As we develop the agenda for that event, we’d love your help in […]

27 excellent MarTech sessions available for free? But wait, there’s more…

MarTech West 2019 Expo+ Agenda

Our next MarTech conference in the Bay Area, April 3-5, is just a couple of weeks away. While I’ve written a lot about the editorial program for the paid all-access conference — amazing presentations by Aetna, Cisco Meraki, Docker, IDC, LUMA Partners, Netflix, The New York Times, Nordstrom, NPR, PwC, Zillow, and more — I’ve […]

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