Welcome to the CDP Institute

The Customer Data Platform Institute is a vendor-neutral organization dedicated to helping marketers manage customer data.
Public Forums

Choose Topic

Request a Topic
CDP Use Cases

Active Roster



Subscribe to RSS Feed

Title search:

View Archive

Subscribe to RSS Feed

January 12, 2017

Clutch Grabs Persio, FollowAnalytics Adds AI-Powered Campaigns, Marketo Probes Marketer Attitudes Towards Tech

Clutch Acquires Persio to Extend Mobile Marketing Capabilities


Clutch builds an integrated customer database and uses it for customer analytics and personalized marketing. It just bought Persio, a specialist in mobile marketing messages. Price wasn’t announced. Clutch does predictive modeling but doesn't mention machine learning or artificial intelligence. These days, that's noteworthy..

Read More

FollowAnalytics Launches AI-Powered Mobile Campaign Optimization Suite


FollowAnalytics is another mobile marketing specialist. It just announced a new Mobile Campaign Optimization Suite that uses automated multi-variate testing to match the right content to each customer segment. It also uses artificial intelligence to predict outcomes and automatically assign the best content to segments before testing.

Read More

Marketo Study: U.S. Marketers Less Excited About New Technology than Non-U.S. Marketers


Just how widespread is this artificial intelligence thing? It depends on who you ask. A Marketo survey found that 15% of U.S. marketers plan to use AI in 2017 compared with 27% of marketers outside the U.S.  Differences were even greater for augmented reality (5% of U.S. marketers vs 22% of non-U.S. marketers) and virtual reality (5% vs. 37%). On the other hand, more U.S. marketers plan to use predictive (70% vs 26%).  Unless there’s an unknown pool of advanced tech lurking outside the U.S., it seems our overseas colleagues are just more optimistic. Sure enough, Marketo found that 62% of overseas marketers were excited about the impact of new touchpoints compared with just 48% of U.S. marketers. Go figure.

Read More