“Technical Debt” is a term most software and IT professionals are acquainted with, but it may not be as familiar with the marketing ops and sales ops crowd. As teams build out an application, a system, or a solution stack, they’re often required to make suboptimal decisions for reasons like: Lack of time or budget, […]
If you’ve got more spellings of US than letters in the alphabet, you’ve got a data normalization problem. And you’ve come to the right place.
I Predict Your Predictive Scoring Project Will Fail, Here’s Why and How to Do It Right Predictive scoring was all the rage in 2016, before Account Based Marketing (ABM) became the new, new rage. The buzz around predictive scoring has died down drastically, and there’s a good number of companies that have gone through a […]
At Openprise, we think a little differently. We’re amused when data orchestration software providers boast to their prospects about the huge amount of money they’ve raised in their last round. We look at that, realize how much equity that team gave up, and conclude that it’s like going to a party and boasting about the […]
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 will help. While marketing and sales automation solutions are standard for most companies now, new […]
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 solve real-world problems for Marketing Ops—with a lot less drama: Episode 1: Pulling a List […]
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 do. His problem was this: With so many unique job titles, it was really hard […]