What Gartner’s 2018 CMP Magic Quadrant Says About the Future of Marketing

Contently

For the first time ever, Gartner, a leading research and advisory firm for technology companies, released a Magic Quadrant on the content marketing platform (CMP) space. Gartner also covers other players in the space, and we congratulate NewsCred, Percolate, and Kapost for being named leaders.

Salesfusion Named a 2015 Cool Vendor by Gartner

Salesfusion

The post Salesfusion Named a 2015 Cool Vendor by Gartner appeared first on Salesfusion.

Oracle Marketing Cloud Named a Leader in Gartner's Multichannel Marketing Hub Magic Quadrant

Modern Marketing

According to Gartner: ‘(Oracle) has a comprehensive underlying data infrastructure’ Marketers have spoken and it’s clear - data, how its managed, integrated, enriched and activated matters more than ever before.

Oracle Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM Lead Management 2017

Modern Marketing

Gartner states, “The fundamental goal of lead management applications is to deliver higher-value qualified opportunities to the sales team at exactly the right time.” Note: This graphic was published by Gartner, Inc.

Gartner: Get your ROI / TCO Calculators Right, or Not at All

The ROI Guy

If you are going to do an ROI / TCO Calculator you have to make sure its credible, this according to Hank Barnes Gartner in his article: Things I’d Like to See Go Away – Unrealistic ROI and TCO Calculators. Customers care about financials.

New Gartner Report: Build Your Digital Marketing Hub

Modern Marketing

Gartner has published its Magic Quadrant Report on Digital Marketing Hubs. While the marketing technology industry has many different market assessments, this research very much reflects the emergence of “marketing clouds” as a category of software.

Oracle Named Leader in Gartner's New Multichannel Campaign Management Report

Modern Marketing

Gartner published its Magic Quadrant Report on Multichannel Campaign Management, which places Oracle Marketing Cloud among the marketing technology industry’s leading partners--both in completeness of vision and ability to execute to that vision.

Oracle Named a Leader for 5th Consecutive Year in Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM Lead Management

Modern Marketing

With the ever growing and evolving CRM Lead Management market Gartner offers their Magic Quadrant evaluation of 17 providers to assist IT and Marketing Leaders to determine the right fit for their business.

Gartner Research: Boost your growth from existing customers (Part 1 of 2)

B2B Lead Generation

According to CEB, now Gartner, “Only 28% of sales leaders report that account management channels regularly meet their cross-selling and account growth targets.” The post Gartner Research: Boost your growth from existing customers (Part 1 of 2) appeared first on B2B Lead Blog. CEOs and sales leaders have long wondered: how can we drive organic growth and increase sales from existing customers? But it’s elusive.

Gartner: The Importance of Value, not just Benefits

The ROI Guy

According to Gartner, survey data obtained from technology buyers – both from IT and lines of business – indicates that "value assessments are among the most important sets of information within a buying process”.

Gartner: Are Your Ready for More Buyers and the IT to Business Shift?

The ROI Guy

According to Gartner, the average enterprise technology buying team now includes more than 13 people ! Now, Gartner research indicates that a meager 1 in 5 of the decisions are led by IT people. According to Gartner, enterprise buying efforts often take 12 months or more.

Gartner: Buyers Demand Less Product-Pitch, More Value-Story

The ROI Guy

According to a study from Gartner, most solution providers are not providing what buyers need when it comes to content and sales engagements.

Oracle Eloqua Named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM Lead Management

Modern Marketing

by Eloqua | Tweet this The 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM Lead Management has been published and Oracle Eloqua is in the Leaders quadrant for the second consecutive year. Click here to download the Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM Lead Management.

A Case for Transformation

Act-On

It’s why we we’re named the only Visionary vendor in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant. Marketing Automation gartner magic quadrant magic quadrant transformation transformative marketingAt Act-On, we’re dedicated students and scholars of transformation.

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Gartner: The Technology Sales Rep Has Lost Their Mojo!

The ROI Guy

As technology buyers have changed, now more knowledgeable, empowered and in control of the purchase decision process, technology sales reps have not evolved to keep pace, this according to a recent article by Gartner.

The one thing everybody forgets about Gartner’s hype cycle, even in martech

chiefmartech

The Gartner hype cycle is one of the more brilliant insights ever uncovered in the history of technology. Gartner’s hype cycle describe a 5-stage pattern that almost all new technologies follow: A technology trigger introduces new possibilities — things like AI, chatbots, AR/VR, blockchain, etc. The post The one thing everybody forgets about Gartner’s hype cycle, even in martech appeared first on Chief Marketing Technologist.

Suit over Gartner's Magic Quadrant Big Marketing Ploy

The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Suit over Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Big Marketing Ploy In an earlier post I wrote about ZL Technologies lawsuit over Gartner Group’s Magic Quadrant, over what it considered “multitude of illegalities&#. Because ZL can use Gartner’s arguments against itself and now have it documented by a judge to prove it.

Gartner: Marketers Should Focus on Campaign Management's Critical Capabilities

Modern Marketing

Assessing Oracle’s placement, Gartner writes: Oracle's Marketing Cloud offers one of the strongest, most consistent sets of functions in the MCCM market. To learn more about how the capabilities of multichannel marketing were evaluated, read the full Gartner report.

Gartner Names Versium a “Cool Vendor” in Retail 2016

Versium

REDMOND, WA–(Marketwired – May 11, 2016) – Versium , a leading data technology company that delivers automated data technology solutions to marketing agencies and enterprises, today announced it has been selected as a “Cool Vendor” in the Cool Vendors in Retail, 2016 report by Gartner, Inc., Gartner “Cool Vendors in Retail, 2016” was published on April 28, 2016 by Kelsie Marian, Miriam Burt, Robert Hetu, Joanne Joliet, and Frances Karamouzis.

Gartner: Out with the Old, In with the New

The ROI Guy

An alarming 43% of today’s enterprise IT investments are not delivering on their business potential , this according to Gartner’s Executive Programs latest research. Gartner IT ROI IT Economics Gartner Executive Programs IT Budgets IT Pisello CIO Alinean ROI SLA ROI Analysis IT Spending

Frugalnomics in Effect - Gartner predicts low IT spending growth for 2016

The ROI Guy

Gartner recently published their latest worldwide IT spending forecasts, and with a likely economic slowdown on the horizon, are projecting an anemic 0.6% And Gartner is predicting that by 2020, as much as 90% of IT spending could be driven by the business.

FileNet – IBM removed from Gartner’s Leader Quadrant for Content Service Platforms – What Happened?

Technology Services Group

Gartner recently released their 2017 analysis of content service platforms. () In 2016, Gartner changed from evaluating Enterprise Content Management to a renamed approach focused on Content Service Platforms.

Check us out in Gartner’s 2016 Market Guide

IKO-Systems

In this light, we’re thrilled that this year, we’re included in Gartner’s Market Guide for SaaS-Based Predictive Analytics Applications for B2B Sales and Marketing. IKO System was named a Gartner Cool Vendor in 2015.”.

Frugalnomics in Effect - Gartner predicts 5.5% decline in IT spending for 2015

The ROI Guy

Gartner recently published their latest worldwide IT spending forecasts with a sharp downward revision, now projecting a 5.5% Unfortunately this follows a pattern, where Gartner publishes overly optimistic growth forecasts to kickoff the New Year, and downward revisions from there on out.

Gartner Raises IT Spending Forecasts – Time to Party Like its 1999?

The ROI Guy

According to Gartner, worldwide IT spending growth has been revised upwards to 2.6% This is good news, and is the first time in three years that Gartner is revising its growth predictions up versus down mid-year. Percent in 2014 Gartner Forecasts 3.1%

Frugalnomics – Why the IT spending growth forecasts from Gartner are wrong again!

The ROI Guy

According to Gartner, the annual release of their New Year’s spending forecast predicts global IT spending growth of 3.1% Examining their 2013 predictions, Gartner indicated IT spending would rise 4.2% Sources: • Gartner Forecasts 3.1%

Oracle Marketing Cloud: Leading the Way in Modern Marketing Execution [New Gartner Report]

Modern Marketing

“CMOs and digital marketing leaders are under pressure to engage individuals on increasingly fragmented and unpredictable terms, driving the need for a common pool of profile data, analytics, workflow and content resources enabled by a digital marketing hub,” as noted in the recently released Gartner Report Magic Quadrant for Digital Marketing Hubs. The marketing ecosystem has never been more complex.

Will Gartner's Latest IT Forecast Put a Chill in your Growth Plans?

The ROI Guy

Gartner has revised worldwide IT spending down for 2015, predicting a 1.3% This latest estimate comes on the heels of Gartner RAISING forecasts to kickoff the New Year, expecting a 2.4% This time, Gartner blames the decline on the strength of the US dollar.

Oops They Did it Again! Gartner Downgrades Overly Optimistic IT Spending Forecast

The ROI Guy

According to Gartner, worldwide IT spending was expected to reach $3.8 Although the forecast at the beginning of the year predicted healthy growth for 2014, these same Gartner forecasts have been overly optimistic the past two years. Percent in 2014 Gartner Forecasts 3.1%

Gartner Reveals Changing IT Buyer Landscape for 2013 - Are You Ready?

The ROI Guy

At the annual Gartner Symposium, the world's most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives in our hometown of Orlando, new and important IT spending research and trends are always presented.

Gartner says Buyers Have Changed. IT Sales and Marketing Strategies Are Lagging

The ROI Guy

If this is the case, Gartner’s latest research indicates that many IT Sales and Marketing leaders may end up on the “endangered species” list, unless some serious realizations and changes occur sooner versus later. Alinean Frugalnomics Financial Justification Gartner IT TCO Why Now?

Gartner: Business Will Control 90% of Tech Spending - Are you Ready?

The ROI Guy

According to Gartner , twelve years ago technology spending outside of IT was only 20 percent of total technology spending. In two years , Gartner Inc. Moreover, by the end of this decade Gartner is predicting businesses will control a whopping 90 percent of technology spend.

How to Market an Analyst Report

The Point

By which I mean that most analyst reports – Gartner Magic Quadrants, Forrester Wave Reports, and the like – are marketed as press announcements vs. information of value that might attract prospects actively evaluating your type of solution. Technology marketers love analyst reports.

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Why the Increased IT Spending Growth Forecasts from Gartner are Wrong Again!

The ROI Guy

According to Gartner, worldwide IT spending is on pace to reach $3.8 Although the forecast predicts healthy growth for 2014, these same Gartner forecasts have been overly optimistic the past two years. Examining their 2013 predictions, Gartner indicated IT spending would grow 4.2%

“How I Work”: Kelly Blum, Senior PR Manager for CEB (now Gartner) @Kelly_CEBNews #HowIWork

Heinz Marketing

This week I’m excited to feature Kelly Blum , Senior PR Manager for CEB (now Gartner). The post “How I Work”: Kelly Blum, Senior PR Manager for CEB (now Gartner) @Kelly_CEBNews #HowIWork appeared first on Heinz Marketing. By Matt Heinz, President of Heinz Marketing. Inc Magazines’ How I Work and Lifehacker’s This Is How I Work series are some of my favorite recurring posts.

Gartner’s IT Spending Forecast Heats Up For Summer

The ROI Guy

In their just released outlook, Gartner raised annual IT spending growth predictions, from a cool 2.5 recovery, and a slowdown in China providing significant headwinds, Gartner indicates that the outlook is not great, but at least “stabilized”. Source: Gartner Worldwide IT Spending Forecast, 2Q12 Update. Gartner Value Marketing IT Budgets Pisello Alinean Value Selling Frugalnomics IT Spending

How Can You Shine as Gartner Lowers IT Spending Forecasts for 2013?

The ROI Guy

To kick off 2013, Gartner predicted that the reigns on worldwide IT spending would loosen, forecasting an increase of 4.2% Sure enough, Gartner has had to once again lower expectations , cutting in half their earlier growth estimates, now predicting only a 2% rise.

Gartner says 2013 will be a Better Year for IT Spending Growth?

The ROI Guy

According to Gartner’s latest estimates, the reigns on worldwide IT spending are loosening, with annual technology spending growth increasing to 4.2% But is Gartner being overly optimistic? In fact, Gartner predicted that 2012 growth was going to be 3.7%

New Gartner Report Examines Why Predictive Intelligence Is a Must Have for B2B Marketers

6sense

“When Gartner first wrote about predictive lead scoring in August 2014, the practice was still in its early stages.” In their March Tech Go-to-Market report, Gartner notes that “predictive lead scoring is now a “must have” for B2B technology marketing leaders with high volumes of leads from inbound channels and events.”

Gartner cuts 2012 IT spending forecast by 1/3rd

The ROI Guy

The predictions for solid growth might have gotten ahead of themselves once again, as Gartner cuts their IT spending growth predictions by 1/3rd for the remainder of 2012. Going into this New Year, Gartner analysts predicted that IT spending would expand worldwide by 3.7%. But in their most recent estimates in April, Gartner has downgraded the 2012 forecast by a substantial amount, now predicting only a 2.5% Click here for the Gartner IT Spending announcement.