Sighting in Your Rifle and Loading Up for High Impact Results

We have all heard references to the rifle vs. shotgun approach. While it’s true that the latter allows you to reach a broader area and generate some sales, the rifle approach allows you to hone in tighter on your targets. However, if you take the time to “sight in” your …

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DM WRAP-UP: NEWS FROM THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 9

Interactive Intelligence Expands Presence in Canada New Toronto office and Montreal-based data center latest in company’s Canadian expansion Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ), a global provider of software and services for communications, collaboration and customer engagement, has expanded its presence in Canadawith the opening of an office in Toronto and a data center in Montreal. This expansion …

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Bringing Data to Life: The Power of Data Visualization

Data visualization is the presentation of data in a pictorial or graphical format. Though the term may be new, the concept is not. For centuries, people have depended on visual representations, such as charts, graphs, and maps to understand information easily and quickly. As more and more data is collected …

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5 Tips for Clean, Usable Data

Your reputation and your ability to communicate effectively are important, and whether you are using direct mail, email or personalized URLs, your data is the underlying foundation. In today’s world we see people with a broad range of skill sets setting up and managing marketing data. This, in turn, leads …

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DM Wrap-up: News from the week of February 2

Majority of Marketers Believe Marketing Needs to Undergo Dramatic Change Marketo and The Economist Intelligence Unit release report highlighting the impact of technology, the importance of managing customer engagement and the role marketers play in setting company strategy. A study of 478 senior marketers and CMOs from around the world …

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Choosing the right data to get the best customer insights

The challenge facing CMOs since the dawn of marketing has been the need to understand their customers (both current and potential) and to set the direction of their business to respond to, engage with, and ultimately serve the requirements of their customers. Early CMOs spent their time speaking with and …

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Banks to Unlock Consumer Transaction “Big Data” with INETCO AnalyticsTM

Learn more in this 3-minute video on INETCO Analytics for ATM. New software application for customer analytics provides on-demand access to consumer experience, usage and profitability data INETCO(R) Systems Limited (www.inetco.com), a leading provider of transaction monitoring and customer analytics software for the banking and payment processing industries, today launched …

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Teradata Global Survey: 90 percent of marketers say individualized marketing is the future

Twice as many companies now have strategic data-driven marketing initiatives than in 2013 Teradata Corp. today published the Teradata 2015 Global Data-Driven Marketing Survey, an international study into trends surrounding data-driven marketing adoption and enterprise business value.  The new study is a sequel to similar research Teradata Marketing Applications conducted …

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Data management is bringing sexy back

A single, cohesive data management strategy to build a foundation for better decision making has never been more important By Mike Luke, Data Management Practice Lead, SAS Canada Data management has never been very sexy, but that may soon change as 2015 promises to be the year it becomes a …

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Environics Analytics acquires the business and assets of SM Research

Toronto, January 20, 2015 — Environics Analytics (EA) announced today that it has acquired the business and assets of Sampling Modelling & Research Technologies Inc. (SM Research). Under terms of the agreement, SM Research will continue offering its longstanding services in targeted sample and data hygiene. The SM Research team …

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