Thought Leadership

BPI Network Studies

Grow from the Right Intro
More than ever, businesses must rely on strategic partnering to grow revenue, acquire customers, expand market reach and innovate products, services and customer experiences. But many are...
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State of Marketing 2014 Report
The "State of Marketing"—the most valued annual study by the CMO Council—provides an in-depth view of global marketing vitality and direction and serves as a valuable resource tool to...
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Predictability Through Planning Agility
Download the new report here: http://www.bpinetwork.org/predictability-through-planning-agility-report. In addition, here are four strategic briefs that will spur new thinking on Enterprise...
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The Core Way Forward
The Core Way Forward is the second annual report by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network assessing the implications of core processing and IT services contracts on community banks and...
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Improve Your Ability To Embrace Business Agility (4 Study Bundle)
Download the entire series of four strategic briefs on improving the accuracy, value and efficiency or financial planning & budgeting.
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From 4 Days To 4 Hours
Improving the accuracy, value and efficiency of financial planning, forecasting and budgeting should be an important goal for any organization.  Research shows companies that are adept in...
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No More Spreadsheets
Improving the accuracy, value and efficiency of financial planning, forecasting and budgeting should be an important goal for any organization.  Research shows companies that are adept in...
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Planning For Growth
Improving the accuracy, value and efficiency of financial planning, forecasting and budgeting should be an important goal for any organization.  Research shows companies that are adept in...
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Become An Agile Organization
Improving the accuracy, value and efficiency of financial planning, forecasting and budgeting should be an important goal for any organization.  Research shows companies that are adept in...
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Know More to Grow More
CMO Council’s latest report, entitled “Know More to Grow More,”reveals that marketers have notable deficiencies when it comes to obtaining valuable customer data and providing...
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Closing the Gap
As more executives are being held accountable for sales optimization, alignment of sales and marketing is becoming a critical imperative versus a luxury of company culture. 
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Lean & Green Leadership
The Lean & Green initiative from the BPI Network increased and enhanced executive discussion and awareness around the ways IT organizations can reduce energy drain and impact business gain by...
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Acceleration of Eco-Operation
The study has major implications for supply chain, finance, operations, logistics, and procurement professionals and underscores the need for better ECO-Operation, sustainability measurement, and...
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Service Invention to Improve Retention
Competitive crunch and convergence in the $4 trillion dollar global communications marketplace is fueling increased customer churn, and testing customer loyalty. Marketers are facing unprecedented...
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Crunch Time
If you're an executive in the North American high technology or telecommunications industries, there is a high probability you are feeling the heat of increasing global competition. In general,...
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Remote Revolution
As the world's mobile and remote workforce expands rapidly, to an anticipated 878 million by the end of this decade, companies are increasingly grappling with tough questions about how to best...
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Accelerate How You Differentiate
Driven by increasing competitive, regulatory and market pressures, the pace of business today is accelerating rapidly. As a result, enterprises are confronted by the need to strengthen and hone...
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Market Vigilance Product Diligence
n an environment where one false forecast can mean a loss of billions of dollars, product marketers are under pressure to make fast, informed decisions in critical areas such as competitive...
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CEE: The Future
This groundbreaking study underscores the gap between management focus on compliance-related issues and IT’s lack of ability to implement critical policies and procedures...
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Comply On The Fly
Data security and compliance are hot-button issues in today’s business world. Now with the growing number of mobile communication devices – being used by evermore mobile and global...
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Performance and Talent Management Trend Survey
The global talent war is upon us. As organizations struggle to find, retain, motivate, and develop their people adequately, they face an ever-dynamic talent landscape that is more globally...
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Venture Vitality Index Report
Increased venture financing translates into immediate jobs and the prospects for strong future growth, since VC-funded companies outperform their counterparts in terms of jobs and sales revenue.
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Garbage Is a Terrible Thing to Waste
GREEN has completed a comprehensive report on the management of biodegradable waste at American organizations-it includes findings from an insightful survey, firsthand quotes from professionals at...
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Power of Personalization
E-mail, digital printing, dimensional mailers, personalized URLs and many other marketing tools present endless opportunities for today’s senior marketers to get to know their customers...
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Perfect How You Project
The Perfect How You Project online survey of over 340 financial professionals reveals why and how companies suffer from financial processes that take too long, involve undue aggravation, and lack...
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Business Gain From How You Retain
Addressing The Challenge of Customer Churn and Marketing BurnBusiness Gain From How You Retain examines ways companies can improve the return on customer equity and lifetime value by making...
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UpTime @ Crunchtime
Uptime @ Crunch Time has created a body of intellectual capital around the issues, obstacles, and imperatives around maintaining operational uptime in the face of exploding demands for data...
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Calibrate How You Operate
Current marketing operational models are becoming increasingly complex and more crucial to the strategic success of global businesses, but are facing significant challenges from entrenched...
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Define Where to Streamline
With more than $1.5 trillion spent on marketing and communications worldwide, there are significant incentives for global enterprises to improve the way they source, select, manage, unify and...
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Driving Revenue through Customer Relevance Report
In today's business climate of exponential information growth and technology dependency, this authority leadership campaign will leverage and aggregate insights from key IT and marketing...
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What's Critical in the Vertical: A Look At Banking In Australia
Only 15 percent of marketers in Australia’s $2.5 trillion banking sector feel confident they have sufficient insights into customer profitability, value and retention. While Australia...
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Making Sense of Subscriber Complexity
Global communications service providers and cable/satellite system operators face a demanding new world of subscriber complexity and choice. Billions of people in developed and emerging markets...
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Competitive Gain In The Demand Chain
Go-to-market is a business critical, highly complex, and carefully sequenced process today. However, there can be multiple points of disruption, distress and deficiency in this ecosystem...
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Making Sense of Subscriber Complexity
Managing the challenge of subscriber complexity and choice in communications and media markets now represents one of the most critical business imperatives facing service providers worldwide...
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Collaborate To Innovate
Takes a new look at the state of business collaboration in the early 21st Century based on an in-depth survey of more than 400 executives and managers whose companies do business around the world,...
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Business Volatility & Variables : Q2‐2013 Survey Results
A quarterly pulse of financial professionals on current economic conditions, the impact on corporate performance and plans, and the effectiveness of financial management practices in...
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Think Eco-Logical
Companies by and large are failing to achieve required visibility and eco responsibility across multi-tiered global supply chains, hampering their ability to drive business gain and reduce...
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Business Traction From Better Decision Action
In today’s environment of accelerated business cycles, non-traditional global competitiveness and financial accountability, making good decisions is one of the most important functions of a...
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Big Data's Biggest Role
Discussions about the dynamic between chief marketing officer and chief information officer have often centered around the technologies being implemented in this age of digital engagement....
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Less Burn, More Return
American community banks and credit unions are overpaying for core processing and IT services at a time when cutting non-interest expense is critical to survival and growth. Less Burn. More Return...
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