Get your head out of the marketing cloud. It’s all about the data

What does watching a flatscreen TV, using a smartphone and cloud marketing technology have in common? All three have been given names that are becoming increasingly obsolete.

Of these three examples, the term ‘flat’ or ‘smart’ or ‘cloud’ has been used as a way to highlight how sophisticated, cutting edge and superior they are to ‘curved’, ‘dumb’ or ‘on premise’ alternatives. The trouble is, all televisions have flat screens now (at least, not convex like a CRT screen), all phones are smart and almost every marketing vendor is in the cloud. These terms, arguably, are no longer a differentiator and have become largely irrelevant as a USP.

So let's dig into the hazy, fluffy world of 'Marketing Clouds'...

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Take part in our CDP survey to learn more about the future of customer data management

As a founding member, BlueVenn has worked with the Customer Data Platform Institute (CDPI) in the commission of a new survey, to find out how marketers are using managing their customer data, and the current state of their customer data management technology. 

We want to hear your thoughts, to better understand the future of customer data management and Customer Data Platforms (CDPs). You can take part in this short survey here.

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