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Winning at the Game of Marketing by Timon Rumbold Winning at the Game of Marketing by Timon Rumbold Presentation Transcript

  • Timon Rumbold AtTask Marketing Solutions Group WINNING AT THE GAME OF MARKETING 6 Common Obstacles to Marketing Team Success and the Cheat Codes to Beat Them
  • ATTACK OF THE WORK REQUESTS Don’t just duck and cover – conquer the barrage
  • A constant barrage •  Requests via email, IM, meetings, sticky notes, phone calls, texts, hallway chats, smoke signals, etc. •  FIFO (first in, favourite out) OBSTACLE 1 – ATTACK OF THE WORK REQUESTS
  • People work more hours than they’re actually paid. 2013 Employerbility study on “Workplace Productivity” OBSTACLE 1 – ATTACK OF THE WORK REQUESTS
  • Quick Survey: How many tools does your team use to manage your work?
  • CHEAT CODE: 1 – CENTRALISE
  • Dominate the game •  Centralise requests •  Standardise requests •  Provide visibility •  Align requests to goals •  Understand tradeoffs •  Empower workers OBSTACLE 1 – ATTACK OF THE WORK REQUESTS
  • SPINNING PLATES MAYHEM Process makes perfect
  • It’s all fun and games … until someone drops a plate OBSTACLE 2 – SPINNING PLATES MAYHEM
  • Workers have high levels of stress and extreme fatigue, and feel out of control. 2012 ComPsych survey OBSTACLE 2 – SPINNING PLATES MAYHEM
  • Workers lose 1 hour or more per day of productivity at work due to stress. 2012 ComPsych survey OBSTACLE 2 – SPINNING PLATES MAYHEM
  • CHEAT CODE: 2 – STANDARDISE
  • “Process” is not a 4-letter word •  Be consistent •  Use & re-use templates •  Set realistic expectations •  Align work to priorities •  Win - (i.e. reap the rewards) OBSTACLE 2 – SPINNING PLATES MAYHEM
  • HELLO... OVER, IS ANYONE THERE… OVER Break the chain and appropriate the right resources for your work
  • Beg, borrow or steal people to get work done •  No visibility into resources or priorities •  Weekly resource meeting. (aka “Bun-Fight”) •  Who’s doing what? •  When will they finish? •  What else is left? OBSTACLE 3 – IS ANYONE THERE?
  • Workers say they don’t have enough time to get their work done. “The Knowledge Worker’s Day: Our Findings”, Basex blog OBSTACLE 3 – IS ANYONE THERE
  • CHEAT CODE: 3 – VISIBILITY
  • Stress-free Resourcing •  Understand when it’s urgent – and when it’s not •  Provide duration and effort •  Let resources be people •  Prioritise work OBSTACLE 3 – IS ANYONE THERE
  • REPORTING WORK STATUS Solve the mystery
  • Who’s doing what? When will they finish? What else is left? OBSTACLE 4 – WORK STATUS
  • Over half of failed projects blamed on ineffective communication. “The High Cost of Low Performance”, 2013 PMI report OBSTACLE 4 – WORK STATUS
  • CHEAT CODE: 4 – COLLABORATE
  • Clues to status visibility •  Define “Final” (Pro tip: It’s not “done_done”) •  Real decisions get made on real status information •  Make it easy and simple OBSTACLE 4 – WORK STATUS
  • PIN THE TAIL ON THE DONKEY Take the blindfold off the approval process
  • The hunt for: Red October the approver OBSTACLE 5 – PIN THE TAIL ON THE DONKEY
  • Increase in finishing projects within budget – if effective approvals are in place. 2012 PWC study on global project management OBSTACLE 5 – PIN THE TAIL ON THE DONKEY
  • CHEAT CODE: 5 – STREAMLINE APPROVAL PROCESSES
  • “Structure” is also not a 4-letter word •  Identify approvers •  Automate review process •  Establish timeframes •  Automate reminders •  Provide visibility OBSTACLE 5 – PIN THE TAIL ON THE DONKEY
  • THE JUSTIFICATION GAME Proof is in the data
  • Overworked and understaffed? OBSTACLE 6 – THE JUSTIFICATION GAME
  • Prove it. OBSTACLE 6 – THE JUSTIFICATION GAME
  • 2012 increase in CMO budget … 2012 CMO Tech Marketing Barometer Study by IDC OBSTACLE 6 – THE JUSTIFICATION GAME
  • … but CMOs had expected 8%. 2012 CMO Tech Marketing Barometer Study by IDC OBSTACLE 6 – THE JUSTIFICATION GAME
  • CHEAT CODE: 6 – MEASURE
  • Data – GOOD data – unlocks its own rewards •  Uncover productivity improvements •  Improve resource allocation •  Provide cost reporting •  Start profitability reporting OBSTACLE 6 – THE JUSTIFICATION GAME
  • CHEAT CODES
  • TEAMS INTERNAL MARKETING CREATIVE PLAN COLLAB ASSETS APPROVAL REPORT POOR VISIBILITY FINGER POINTING ANGRY CUSTOMERS FIRE DRILL DIGITAL DYSFUNCTION
  • TOTAL VISIBILITY TEAMS SINGLE INPUT PLAN COLLABORATE ASSETS APPROVAL REPORT SUCCESS SINGLE SYSTEM OF TRUTH
  • ATTASK HALL OF FAME
  • “Don’t call me on the phone. Don’t give me an IM. Stop sending me email. Put your communication in AtTask. Because that allows for one source of truth.” — Erin Frey, Creative Director, House of Blues Entertainment CUSTOMER TESTIMONIAL
  • “With AtTask we are at least 25-30% more productive. That’s pretty amazing when you consider we are also tracking five times more information. That’s priceless.” — Bill Gattinger, Traffic & Production, Direct Marketing ATB Financial CUSTOMER TESTIMONIAL
  • For a custom demo of the AtTask centralized work solution, visit us @ Booth D50 KICKIN’ SAAS