Archive | Talent RSS for this section

How Digital Marketing and SEO Impact B2B Sales Results

B2B SEO digital marketing research

B2B buyers strongly prefer to conduct their own online research, without ever speaking with a sales rep. Forward-thinking B2B marketers will embrace this change and enable the customer-directed research journey with self-service technologies — such as SEO and contextual help.

Source: Forrester

Why Line of Business and IT Leaders are Still at Odds

Digital transformation IT market research

For the fourth survey in a row, the results indicate sizable gaps in how business and IT respondents view priorities for the IT function. 44 percent of those in IT say that cutting costs is one of their organizations’ current priorities. Business executives ranked cost cutting last, with only 16 percent citing it as one of their companies’ priorities for IT.

Source: McKinsey & Company

Agencies Can’t Fix the Digital Marketing Talent Shortage

digital marketing talent market research

Marketers often hire agencies to bring in expertise they lack internally or for staff augmentation, like supporting a campaign. Unfortunately, marketing leaders can grow dependent on these outside resources and under-invest in developing the skills of their own internal talent.

Source: Gartner

Narrative Strategy is a Key to Effective B2B Content Marketing

B2B Content Marketing market research

When it comes to brand building and demand generation, a majority of B2B marketers agree: “Nothing works well all the time.”  Not one of the 17 approaches we asked marketers to grade earned a “very effective” rating from a majority of respondents. Only two were rated as highly effective by even 47% of respondents.

Source: Forrester

Enterprise Developer Report Uncovers the Prevalent Trends

enterprise software developer market research

“Investment in Enterprise Developers is the Best Risk Management System” explores what developers that work within companies are doing and what they need to succeed. Developers are a growing and increasingly essential workforce more deeply integrated into areas of business, operations, and product development than ever imagined.

Source: App Developers Alliance

How Middle Market Firms Rate Their Digital Transformation

digital transformation market research

When it comes to business analytics, strategy development, and innovation — initiatives that may have the greatest influence on the future performance of the company — the average digitization GPA drops to 2.4. Specifically on innovation, 52% of middle market firms say their digitization performance is fair, poor, or non-existent.

Source: NCMM

Superior Marketing will Define Hybrid Cloud Vendor Survivors

hybrid cloud marketing market research

In these early days of the hybrid cloud computing era, businesses are still trying to understand how to leverage the cloud model; how it can help solve chronic IT delivery or business process-related problems, but also how it can create new digital transformation opportunities.

Source: Business2Community

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 100 other followers