What the New 2018 Subway Map Says About Digital Marketplace Trends

  • 17-Sep-2018

This week, we've updated RSG's famous "Digital Workplace & Marketing Technology Vendor Map," something we've been producing for the past decade.  What lessons can you draw?

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Vendor Subway Map, 2018
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Some Key Themes

Several important themes are emerging in this marketplaces:

  • The social-collaboration space is roiling from the near-collapse of Jive and the looming hurricane that is Office 365
  • The rapid rise of customer data platforms is changing the way B2C firms address omnichannel marketing
  • Oracle and IBM continue stave off irrelevancy through acquisitions
  • The DAM marketplace is seeing market entrants and exits
  • The WCM marketplace feels more stable, but is struggling to adjust to reduced scope
  • And more...

Find Out More

Join me on 3rd October for a fast-paced webinar explaining these and other trends from an enterprise customer perspective (the only perspective that really matters, right?).

Meantime, you can download a high-resolution version of the subway map.

Look forward to seeing you next month!  Register here.

 

Our customers say...

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