The degree to which companies take the long view and commit to customer experience investment can and will determine their survival. It is for this reason that the Leapfrog Marketing Institute has deepened its research to explore customer experience development and planning in our past two studies.
Shifting from a product focused company to a customer-aligned organization changes how a company must operate. “It requires a bit of a leap of faith and having the right controls in place,” according to Wadler. “Companies are competing against their customers’ expectations, less against their competitors.”
“technology executives are further along in their abilities for CX mapping, have more clarity on CX ownership, and have progressed more in delivering CX than their marketing counterparts. The disconnect? Marketing goals are more aligned to business outcomes while technology goals are more aligned to specific programs”
“In its 2016 CMO Digital Benchmark Study, Leapfrog Marketing Institute found chief marketing officers (CMOs) and chief information officers (CIOs) feel their chief executive officers (CEOs) lack a “strong commitment to digital transformation.””
Read more at Website Magazine: Digital Transformation Without CEO Support?