SAS CI community: Your ticket to speedy SAS answers

My smartphone’s alarm clock app recently did something it’s never done. It failed to go off. I slept through my exercise class. Grrrr! After texting an apology to my trainer, I looked online for a solution. Google knows everything, right? I found the answer in an online support community, tweaked […]

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SAS 360 Engage: Being in the moment with your customers

If nothing else you read this year puts your marketing efforts in perspective, this quote from Henry Ford should: “It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.” Our customers deserve our respect. And I believe that, […]

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Join the customer intelligence conversation

I’m a marketing technology marketer. I need to practice what I preach. Not a day that goes by (well, okay, not a workday goes by) that I’m not talking about the importance of optimizing the customer journey. But, it’s not just about acquiring new customers and cross-selling new products. It’s about creating […]

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Introduction to SAS for digital personalization and attribution

As promised a couple of weeks ago, I am very happy to share Part 2 of a webcast series highlighting how SAS participates in the space of digital analytics for data-driven marketing with applications for personalization and attribution. Before launching the video, let me set some context for what you are […]

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The role of contextual marketing for in-store sales

All of us we have had the unfortunate experience of going to a store and encountering a salesperson who is unable to give us expert advice about a product or service. It’s not because salesperson is unwilling to help us, but rather because he or she does not know in […]

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Introduction to SAS for digital analytics and segmentation

Digital analytics primarily supports functions of customer and prospect marketing. When it comes to the goals of digital analysis, it literally mirrors the mission of modern marketing. But what exactly is today's version of marketing all about? Honestly, we've been talking about this for years. And years. We ALL know […]

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Web analytics vs. digital intelligence - what's the difference?

The business opportunity to intelligently manage customer journeys across their lifecycle with your brand has never been greater, but so is the danger of not meeting their expectations and losing out to savvier competitors. In my opinion, the current state of most digital analytic practices continue to be siloed, tactical, and narrowly fixated on channel-obsessed dashboard […]

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Who's the king of advanced customer analytics?

The age of the customer is upon us. As data-driven marketers, we are now challenged by senior leaders to take a laser-focus on the customer journey, and optimize the path of consumer interactions with your brand. Within that journey, there are a number of trends (or challenges) to focus on: Deeply understanding […]

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Talk to your customers in real time using analytics

Using real-time analytics, your conversations with customers can be more relevant and have a more personal touch. When you’re engaged in conversation, you may not be aware of it, but your brain is taking in and using massive amounts of information. First, you recall previous conversations and everything you already […]

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SAS named a winner on the 2016 CRM Watchlist

Consider the last email or digital ad you received from a favorite retailer. It may have included an offer to save 20 percent on your next online purchase, or an invitation to shop in store during an exclusive sale. You don't think too much about this brand’s customer relationship management […]

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