The Challenge of Lead Routing is that You’re Always Behind

The Challenge of Lead Routing is that You’re Always Behind

At the speed that most sales organizations move these days, Sales Operations and Marketing Operations are constantly being asked to update their lead routing rules. Sales reps are rightfully very possessive of their accounts and leads, and when a lead…
Why dedupe is a strategic play

Why dedupe is a strategic play

For many operations leaders, deduplicating leads, contacts, and accounts can seem like lower-level work. Work that’s deemed to be easily done “later” on a date that constantly gets pushed further into the future. Instead, operations leaders need to understand the…
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Fueling your Digital Transformation

Digital transformation has become a hot topic. More and more companies are interested in truly getting a full vision of the prospect, their interests, and their requirements. The usual solution is to throw technology at the situation and assume it…
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The Real World: Marketing Operations with Openprise

Frighteningly, after 26 years, the MTV reality series The Real World still exists as a TV show. Even when it started, it wasn’t very “real” but these Marketing Operations scenarios are. Here’s a little dose of reality on how to…
Automated Data Onboarding: Set Up The Input

Data Normalization Basics: Why You Don’t Really Want to Normalize Job Title

Not long ago, a prospect mentioned that their primary need was to normalize job titles and that he’d been searching online for a solution to do this. While I understood the goal, this wasn’t, in fact, the right thing to…
Using Data Management For Event Lists

Using Data Management for Event Lists

I’m no Excel wizard. Before I joined Openprise, if someone had asked me to put together data from four different spreadsheets into a single resource by joining data, I would have been baffled as to how to even start. Over…
Thinking About Abm? Start Here.

Thinking about ABM? Start Here.

If ABM is the next thing on the agenda at your company, you’re either deeply involved in the selection of accounts for the initiative or you’re waiting to hear what those accounts will be. While many would expect the hard…
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Marketing Operations Isn’t the Plumbing, It’s the Foundation

Too often Marketing Operations professionals are seen as the “plumbers” of the team. Their work is invisible until the shower backs up and then their colleagues only see them as fixers. When everything is running smoothly, their work goes unnoticed.…
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GDPR — What We Chose to Do at Openprise

Before GDPR went into effect, Openprise took steps towards compliance. Emailed everyone in our database about our updated Privacy Policy: We sent this one out earlier than just about everybody, and positioned it as a model for GDPR compliance in…
GDPR

GDPR and CASL – They’re NOT the Same Thing

As the implementation date for GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation, the EU’s digital privacy requirements) on May 25th nears, many companies are making efforts to ensure they’re compliant. Others are still wondering what they need to do or have decided…