When you value something, it’s worthwhile. It’s desirable, important or useful. An activity that’s worthwhile is one that creates value in some way, and therefore should be safeguarded. That’s the premise behind a landmark study commissioned by the DMA's Data-Driven Marketing Institute called, The Value of Data: Consequences for Insight,
The following post originally appeared on the DMA Advance blog, republished here with permission and gratitude. It was written by Stephanie Miller, VP at DMA and Chair of the Program Committee for their conference, NCDM13: Where Marketing Meets Big Data. The secret glue between IT and marketing departments is big data.
The value of big data has less to do with the sheer quantity of the data, and is more about an opportunity to take a new view of the world. That's the thought that Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, the Oxford University Professor known for his expertise on big data shared in his keynote session at the
Stephanie Miller at The DMA is challenging marketers to see data differently. In her most recent blog post in the See Data Differently series of the DMA Advance blog, she spotlights the pivotal role for marketing of the Chief Data Officer. By describing the work and perspectives of Todd Cullen,
I recently had the pleasure to attend the keynote panel for NCDM, which began with introductory statements by Larry Kimmel, CEO of the Direct Marketing Association. One of his statements really set the tone for the panel and actually for the rest of the show: “Data, customer centricity and accountability