Big Data

e-Strategy Trends’ continually updated collection of trends and statistics about Big Data for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.

Shelf-Life Of Advertising Marketing Data [CHART]

Chart: Shelf-Life of Advertising Marketing Data

While carrying out ad campaigns, marketers and their vendors often collect demographic, behavioral, location and purchase data about the users they serve ads to. This data can be reused by marketers to retarget ads and inform the key performance indicators they choose for ensuing campaigns.

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Top Marketing Data Challenges [CHART]

Chart: Top Marketing Data Challenges

Much has been made of the difficulties marketers face with accessing data, integrating data across technologies, and even trusting their data. But some companies are facing an even bigger problem, according to Widen’s 2018 Connectivity Report: telling the right story with their data.

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Top Technologies For Improving The Customer Experience [CHART]

Technologies For Improving Customer Experience

A 2016 study by Forbes Insights and SAS found that 90% of executives worldwide who use data analytics noticed it improved their ability to deliver a superior customer experience. And According to a January 2018 survey of US senior decision-makers conducted by Verndale, big data/analytics was listed as the most important emerging technology for enhancing customer experience, cited by 63% of respondents.

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General Data Protection Regulation Concerns [CHART]

Chart: General Data Protection Regulation Concerns

The GDPR is driving marketers to first-party data handlers at a time when anxiety is high over the new regulation. In a spring 2017 survey from Veritas, 32% of business decision-makers worldwide were concerned that they didn’t have the right tools in place to monitor data as they prepared for the GDPR.

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