Majority of Canadians OK with sharing personal data–Study

Millennials are overwhelmingly comfortable with data-sharing TORONTO–Research released by the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) reveals that more than three-quarters (76 per cent) of Canadians (in line with the global figure of 77 per cent), are pragmatic or unconcerned about sharing their personal data. This view is even more prevalent among …

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New Nielsen program tracks “behaviour in the digital age”

MARKHAM–Today, Nielsen announced the Canadian launch of the Nielsen Connected Partner Program. The Nielsen Connected Partner Program is an industry first solution that helps companies easily connect their network, discover new Connected Partners, and utilize the most robust measurement data in the world. This data ecosystem allows Nielsen Connected Partners to shift from managing and …

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70% of marketers expect primary research in new agency pitches

Survey from Vennli highlights keys for agencies looking to differentiate from their competition SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Vennli, the leading voice of the marketplace solution, today announces the results of a recent survey of agency and in-house marketing professionals.  The results include findings from a survey of 200 U.S.-based agency and …

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Big Data and the future of decision making

As individuals, it is estimated that we make about 35,000 conscious decisions daily. Get up with the alarm or press snooze? Walk or drive to work? Make that large up-front investment for your business now or hold off until next year? The act of decision making is complex and yet …

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Royal LePage turns to data analytics to help buyers find their “perfect life”

When it comes to selling a home, sometimes the most important real estate is on the Internet. In the age of online shopping, driving homebuyer traffic to an agency’s website is just as important as holding open houses. And just like a brick and mortar property, an online real estate …

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Analytics achieving results: Are we making progress?

  The purpose of marketing is to connect people with products and services that they want or need. Understanding your customer’s motivation and mindset—along with past patterns and behaviours—and combining these insights with the right offer, message and “hot buttons” at all points of interaction with your brand ultimately lead …

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Technical considerations for data-driven customer-centric orgs

  The CEOs read the news. Your company is falling way behind and it’s all because Amazon is much more customer centric. So out goes a memo telling everyone to be more customer focused and HR sets up a compulsory training class. Does that echo something you’ve seen? Of course, …

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The unique value of analytics-based consulting

A new discipline emerges to support improved performance and growth In the current business environment, with data proliferating and demand for data analytics growing, many organizations are seeking direction on what data they should be accumulating, how to obtain and integrate the data and best practices for harnessing the data …

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How to train marketers to be better data analysts

Marketing is shifting and, with it, the priorities of marketers and how we work. Today, with Big Data, AI, predictive modeling and a slew of new tools to help us better understand our customer, our decisions are better informed than ever before. However, utilizing and analyzing data doesn’t come easy …

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Royal LePage, Whirlpool and Branded Cities partner with Environics Analytics to win Canadian Marketing Association awards

TORONTO — The Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) honoured Royal LePage and its analytics partner Environics Analytics (EA) with a pair of prestigious gold and bronze awards for a data-based marketing campaign, “Your Perfect Life.” In addition, EA clients Whirlpool and Branded Cities were recognized with silver and bronze awards at …

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