SAS a Leader in 2012 Integrated Marketing Management Magic Quadrant
CARY, NC (06 nov. 2012) – Business analytics software provider SAS, a leader in integrated marketing management (IMM) , announced today it has been placed in the Leaders quadrant in Gartner Inc.'s latest report, "Magic Quadrant for Integrated Marketing Management".1
Gartner defines leaders in integrated marketing management as: "Leaders in the IMM market have clients that have adopted their solutions as the primary vendor and platform to support all marketing roles and functions. These vendors deliver breadth and depth of integrated marketing functionality. Leaders successfully articulate business propositions that resonate with marketing buyers, particularly CMOs and marketing executives. Emphasis is placed on MPM and process integration across marketing."
IMM is an integral foundation for a customer-focused business strategy that drives profitable revenue growth. IMM aligns two broad aspects of marketing: planning and operations with multi-channel campaign management and customer experience. Many marketers invest in one aspect or another – point solutions for workflow, demand generation, reporting, etc. – but true value comes from an integrated approach that connects marketing operations with multichannel campaign executions. This is where marketers can calibrate the financial, operational, and customer impacts of every single marketing activity. The result: businesses not only create better customer experiences, but do so more efficiently and cost-effectively.
SAS' approach to IMM provides marketers with the ability to:
"We are extremely proud of SAS' placement in the leader's quadrant of this report, which we believe continues to affirm the strong demand for our integrated solutions," said Wilson Raj, Global Customer Intelligence Director for SAS. "Our customers are dramatically improving customer profitability and marketing performance – by ensuring that all multi-channel customer marketing campaigns are properly planned, targeted, executed, managed, and refined in real-time."
SAS, recognized by Gartner as a leader in CRM multichannel campaign management also, continues to tightly integrate campaign management activities with other SAS® solutions, such as social media and online analytics, to provide a holistic view of the business that can help organizations achieve profitable revenue growth.
SAS Customer Intelligence is the most comprehensive suite of integrated enterprise marketing solutions available on the market today. Solutions include SAS for Customer Experience Analytics, SAS Digital Marketing, SAS Marketing Automation, SAS Marketing Optimization and SAS Real-Time Decision Manager.
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1. Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Integrated Marketing Management, Kimberly Collins, Adam Sarner, November 1, 2012.
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