Between 2010 and 2012, the world yielded more data than had been created in all of history. And the pace of data creation is only accelerating. By 2020, it is expected that organizations will require oversight of over 50 times the amount of data we have today. While big data certainly yields some big opportunity, data quality and collection methodologies remain questionable. In fact, 25% of B2B databases are inaccurate – and it’s expected consumer databases are even worse.
Progressive profiling is an important strategy for marketers to understand and use across the board – both in digital contexts, where it was conceptualized, but also in live event contexts, where its use is just emerging. What’s at stake is better data reliability, sales cycles cut in half and up to 70% more revenue that organizations that suffer from poor data integrity. This presentation explores the progressive profiling landscape, as well as helpful tips for how to use digital and live to progressively profile your brand’s consumers.