McKenna Group and Rightpoint announce a real-time alliance as Prime Response and MicroStrategy Team are to deliver eMarketing Solutions with real-time CRM capabilities
Prime Response and MicroStrategy, the Intelligent E-Business software provider, has announced a partnership to integrate Prime Response's eMarketing software, [email protected], with MicroStrategy Web, part of MicroStrategy's Intelligent E-Business Platform. This is being done as the McKenna Group and RightPoint the provider of real-time personalized emarketing solutions announce an alliance focused on helping Global 1000 and emerging e-business companies to successfully embrace Real-Time emarketing.
[email protected] is expected to enable marketing-savvy organizations to integrate their on- and off-line marketing channels, creating automated marketing campaigns that optimize product offerings for each individual customer and prospect. Prime Response claim their software is unique in its ability to integrate actual customer data with the enterprise's historical knowledge about each customer, e.g., their buying history, responses to previous campaigns and offers, creating personalized marketing campaigns that appeal to the unique needs of each customer. Through MicroStrategy Web, a web-based interactive analysis tool, organizations can have the ability to create browser-based reports that instantaneously analyze campaign results, map net profitability and calculate marketing ROI. Prime Response in the future may utilize MicroStrategy Broadcaster and MicroStrategy Telecaster for delivery of critical campaign effectiveness to both internal audiences and customers beyond the web.
"Now, more than ever, marketing organizations must demonstrate the value of the campaigns they run," Sanju K. Bansal, chief operating officer at MicroStrategy Incorporated. "Through our partnership with Prime Response, organizations have instantaneous knowledge about the success of their programs and can point to measurable results that include improved customer retention and significant contributions to the bottom line."
The McKenna Group and RightPoint alliance aim to provide consulting and product solutions that enable companies to execute highly targeted and personalized real-time marketing strategies. They are currently working jointly in client engagements and will engage in co-marketing and market development activities.
"RightPoint’s solution embodies the key McKenna philosophy of helping clients implement real-time strategies that engage customers and achieve exceptional responsiveness to customer expectations," said Regis McKenna, chairman of The McKenna Group and author of Real Time, Preparing for the Age of The Never Satisfied Customer. "Partnering with RightPoint helps us bring these strategies directly to the marketer."
Together RightPoint and McKenna aim to address the needs of Global 1000 and emerging e-business companies who are embracing "Real-Time eMarketing" as a cornerstone of comprehensive web-centric, multi-channel, 24x7 customer sales and service. The McKenna Group focuses on creating e-business strategies for clients to gain the first-to-market advantage. With expertise in recommending technologies such as RightPoint, McKenna hope to drive companies operating in the e-business world into the future and help realize immediate returns on marketing investments