Whatever kind of system you’re thinking about buying, Nucleus Research has a gift for you: a free copy of their 268-page 2018 Enterprise Technology Buyers Guide. This provides sector overviews and individual vendor assessments for CRM, Marketing Automation, Analytics, Enterprise Content Management, and seven other categories. CDP isn’t included, alas. Separately, and also free, they’ve published ‘State of the Market’ reports on several categories including CRM and Analytics Great stuff. Did I mention free?