Tag "Bill O’Kane"

It’s 2015: When Will You Have a 360-Degree Customer View?

Customer-ready companies power great experiences with 360-degree customer views According to a recent Gartner report[i], “business demand is still growing for the 360-degree view of the customer, driven in large part by desire to improve the customer experience.” When I was a frequent flyer marketer at a national airline in the 1990s, our 360-degree customer... more

Don’t Rely on CRM as Your Single Source of Trusted Customer Data

Step 1: Determine if you have a customer data problem A statement I often hear from marketing and sales leaders unfamiliar with the concept of mastering customer data is, “My CRM application is our single source of trusted customer data.” They use CRM to onboard new customers, collecting addresses, phone numbers and email addresses. They... more