Let’s face it. Today’s marketing tools, tactics, and technologies are wholly unfamiliar to marketing professionals of a bygone era. But so rapid is the evolution of today’s marketing landscape that 40% of current CMOs feel unprepared for the challenges ahead.
That’s according to new research from Accenture.
“CMOs also said they found it more difficult in 2012 to improve the efficiency of marketing operations (up 8 percentage points compared with 2011) and to improve their workforce’s responsiveness to digital shifts (up 10 percentage points compared with 2011),” explains Ayaz Nanji, a digital strategy and content consultant and a research writer for MarketingProfs.
The report, which was used to produce the infographic below, was based on online surveys across 10 countries with 405 senior executives who are described as “key marketing decision makers in their companies.”