Data, data and more data. Before getting crazy, think wisely. In the digital era, customers and organizations have a plethora of data at their hands. The customer journey is becoming more complex and hybrid. The shopping experience is influenced by multiple touch points and companies need to anticipate their actions so that they can create valuable offerings to their potential shoppers.
At this point, it is when CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems start to play a decisive role nowadays because, beyond their classic support of collecting and analyzing data about customers, CRM software, like Salesforce says, has to be seen as a connecting tool, or, as a way of doing business, like Zoho points out.