It’s Time For All Marketers to Embrace Devops

For the last couple of years I’ve been working to increase the agility of a web-team within the Oracle corporate marketing group—in this post I’ll share a bit about that experience. As context, this is a case that highlights impediments to fully embracing agile when markmarketing relies on IT to manage their platform and infrastructure…. Read more »

Top Consulting Firms Invest in Agile Marketing, do They Get It?

In previous posts I’ve written about how the ecosystem that supports and facilitates the adoption of Agile in marketing has been gaining momentum. When I present on The State of Agile Marketing I sometimes include the following slide: In this post, I’ll zero in a bit on the first bullet about consulting firms because I… Read more »

The State of Agile Marketing 2017 @MarTech SF

This is a quick post to share a recap of my presentation from MarTech SF 2017 in San Francisco. It was a lively event and one that I’ll likely return to because it’s becoming a stomping ground for some of the most passionate advocates for bringing Agile to the marketing world. Here’s my deck on The… Read more »

Who are our best customers?

I was asked this question in a meeting earlier this week—I replied by explaining how I think about understanding customer value. I realize that this post has probably been written before but I’m curious if you agree or disagree? As companies grow they eventually have to ask “who are our best customers”? In most cases, the… Read more »

The Agile Marketers are Coming … to Moscow

Last week my friend and fellow Agile marketer, Jim Ewel, and I travelled to Moscow to deliver an Agile marketing training that was arranged by a Moscow based consulting firm called AgileSpace. This firm is led by Marina and Dmitry Simonovy—a husband and wife team that appear to be fermenting an Agile marketing revolution in Russia.  This was… Read more »