Vendor Analysis

 

5 Tools Your Company Can't Afford to Forgo

Courtney Raaz | Summary When your business grows, so should your digital toolkit. It becomes more difficult to manage communications, workflows, and finances with each additional employee that is hired. In this article, Matt Pliszka draws upon his experiences wo... more
 

Your Guide to Selecting the Right Management Tool

Courtney Raaz | In this article, The House writes about ten product and project management tools that can help teams operate at top efficiency.... more
 

Stop Being Indecisive About Your MarTech Analytics Tool

Lisa Callahan | Grab your data team and gather 'round. In this article from Medium, Richard Eckles guides you through the steps to follow when picking your analytics tool.... more
 

The Importance of Vendor Analysis

Bill Gaskill | Vendors are critical to a company's success. To ensure that they only contract with the appropriate vendors, companies carry out vendor analysis.... more
 

Lock Up Your Business Docs in a Virtual Data Room

Lisa Callahan | Last year, the market for the Virtual Data Room (VDR) generated over $800 million. Its supercharged security is especially appealing to corporate marketers.... more
 

Small Businesses: The Key to Vendor Management

Kathi Furman | Business leaders use vendor management systems to track, build and maintain relationships over time. Use these tips to create a plan.... more
 

Is Your Enterprise a Glutton for SaaS?

Lisa Callahan | Software-buyers, don't make the mistake of biting off more than you can chew -- and don't sign off on SaaS before reading this first.... more
 

The Crucial First Step of Vendor Analysis You're Probably Missing

Courtney Raaz | John Hanson lays out ten questions you should be able to answer as the first step of vendor analysis for your company.... more
 

Martech landscape shrinking?

Lisa Callahan | A study from MarTech Advisor was referenced recently in an article from Tech Crunch. To summarize, the article talked about how vast the martech landscape is, and explains that's why it "developed its own nickname" of martech. Right after... more
 

Hacker attribution sounds a lot like marketing attribution

Lisa Callahan | Avivah Litan works at Gartner in their cybersecurity department. She had an interview with the Information Security Media Group and talked about things like malware, hackers and cybercrime (Anyone seen the documentary Deep Web? It's really cool, I... more
 

B2B vendors and buyers don't see eye-to-eye

Lisa Callahan | A few months back, TrustRadius released a study they did regarding B2B tech buyers and the vendors they buy from. They specifically wanted to find out if there was a "disconnect" between the two -- as far as how things are communicated, w... more
 

Getting the Best Vendors

Lee Hargrave | It is crucial for a business to have the right vendors.  Vendors that can easily be ordered from, and easily deliver what you order.  Some vendors charge for delivery and some don't especially if you have X amount of sales volume.... more
 

Reaching out to others for help

Rebs Amazon | I'm curious whether it is wise to look upon past vendor relationships in order to make an educated decision when selecting a vendor. Obviously you want to look at business ratings, but how does everyone feel about reaching out directly to past clien... more
 

Switching vendors

Mia Kristensen | So true. People get so caught up in the sunk cost fallacy and not wanting to deal with picking new vendors, and of course it's true that you know what you have but not what you get... one bird in the hand, and so on. But so often we let it go on far... more
 

Making Sense of the MarTech Landscape: Vendor Analysis Tips

Lisa Callahan | TL;DR Definition: Vendor analysis helps a business choose a supplier, or vendor, to buy from. It involves looking at costs, quality and the features of each vendor's offer. As a result, the business is able to pick the vendor that best meets its n... more
 

The true damage capability of cyber attacks

Lisa Callahan | Aberdeen Group did a report and found that "faster cyber attack detection can limit business impact by 70%." This number is put in contrast to another: that 60% of tech execs say the pace and sophistication of cyber attacks will be hard... more
 

CMSWire's DXS17 summit

Lisa Callahan | Has anyone been to/is going to the DX Summit that is hosted by CMSWire? It's going to be held in Chicago again this year in November. I've never been to a marketing summit, but I've heard about a few, and I'm wondering what it's like to go to one.&... more
 
            Digital Clarity Group
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            The Digital Clarity Group (DCG) is a research and advisory firm focused on navigating organizations through the digital transformation. From a research perspective, DCG covers the markets for software and practices used to create and manage engaging ... more
 
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            Venture Scanner
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            Venture Scanner is your analyst and technology powered startup research firm.... more
 
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            TrustRadius
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            TrustRadius is a community of professionals sharing software reviews, software discussions, and best practices.... more
 
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            Software Advice
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            We've helped 479,646 buyers find the right software.... more
 
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            SiriusDecisions
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            SiriusDecisions empowers the world's leading marketing, product and sales leaders to make better decisions, execute with precision and accelerate growth.... more
 
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            Siftery
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            Share products your company uses and get personalized recommendations... more
 
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            Product Hunt
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            Product Hunt is a curation of the best new products, every day. Discover the latest mobile apps, websites, and technology products that everyone's talking about.... more
 
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            MarTech Advisor
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            MarTech Advisor is the world's leading source for marketing technology news, research, product comparisons & expert views.... more
 
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            LUMA Partners
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            LUMA is the leading investment bank focused on digital media and marketing.... more
 
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            GetApp
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            Review, Compare and Evaluate small business software. GetApp has software offers, SaaS and Cloud Apps, independent evaluations and reviews... more
 
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            Gartner
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            Gartner delivers technology research to global technology business leaders to make informed decisions on key initiatives.... more
 
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            G2 Crowd
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            Compare the best business software and services based on user ratings and social data. Reviews for CRM, ERP, CAD, PDM, HR, and Marketing software.... more
 
            Digital Marketing Depot
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            Digital Marketing Depot is a resource center for internet marketing strategies and tactics. We feature whitepapers e-Books, Research reports, and webcasts about digital marketing topics - from advertising to web analytics, from SEO and PPC campaign m... more
 
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            CrunchBase
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            crunchbase is the leading platform to discover innovative companies and the people behind them. Used by millions of entrepreneurs, investors, and analysts every month, the crunchbase Dataset is constantly expanding through contributions from our comm... more
 
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            CMSWire
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            Sector specific news, analysis, reviews and best practices related to digital customer experience, digital marketing, enterprise social business, and information management. Updated daily.... more
 
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            Cloudswave
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            We help users find the right Web Applications for their business needs. We also negotiate exclusive deals with service providers of the utmost interest.... more
 
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            Capterra
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            Capterra helps millions of people find the best business software. With software reviews, ratings, infographics, and the most comprehensive list of the top business software products available, you're sure to find what you need at Capterra.... more
 
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            Aberdeen Group
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            Aberdeen Group is the leader in bringing big data and content marketing services together for marketing and sales professionals. Our goal is simple, to provide B2B companies with proprietary intelligence on whom their ideal audiences are, what they... more
 

Does Martech Actually Make Us Less Productive?

Tim Ziegler | There's a dark underside to the martech tools we love. As tech advances, the greater the chance that these two negative effects also grow bigger.... more
 

Outsource vs. In-House: Tips to Make the Judgment Call

Lisa Callahan | Find out what Eldar Sadikov says are the most critical factors to weigh when choosing between outsource or in-house work.... more
 

Kickin' it in the Cloud: Picking Your Cloud BI Vendor

Lisa Callahan | In this article, Jen Underwood from Information Week explains how to breakdown the cost of cloud-based business intelligence (BI).... more
 

Signs It's Time to Switch Vendors

Kathi Furman | Sometimes, businesses continue to utilize their bad vendor services. Here are six signs to help you identify when it’s time to switch vendors.... more