Christina Stone, TechTarget and Heidi Ramich, VMware Tanzu
About this talk
Although many go-to-market teams conceptually understand that the buying journey is far from linear, many struggle to adapt their strategies to the realities of today’s technology buying cycle. As purchase cycles increase in complexity and involve more buying team members, vendors need to ensure their marketing campaigns are aligned to buyers’ varying needs and that their sales teams are engaging the right members of the buying team at the right time with the right message.
VMware Tanzu is ahead of the curve when it comes to aligning marketing and sales activity to the non-linear buying cycle. With a laser-focus on real, observed behavioral activity, they’ve implemented a tech stack that supports their need to identify in-market accounts, engage individual buying team members and measure long-term results. TechTarget’s Christina Stone will sit down with Heidi Ramich, VMware Tanzu’s Director, Global Marketing Operations & Analytics, to discuss how the enterprise technology buying team has evolved, the importance of tapping into intent signals in a longer buying cycle, and the role of marketing in helping to make the "short list" for vendor selection. By the end of the webinar, participants will have a better understanding of how to leverage TechTarget and other key components of their tech stack to help get noticed in the non-linear buying journey.