INFOCLUTCH | NOVEMBER 17, 2016
In the past, there were constant indications of a significant shift in tide over the future of marketing hierarchies. In the recent survey, over 65% brand leaders have acknowledged the roles and responsibilities have been moderated for support the overarching needs. However, it is all just a start. Since markets have remained in the state of flux, there is a need for greater cooperation between the brands and agencies.
Due to an ever-increasing demand, marketers are exploring the diversification of operations rather than staying fixed on the individual campaigns. Leading think tanks advice reordering the traditional models and making them more suitable to take on the contemporary challenges through subtle approach.It seems imperative to condition the solutions making them utilizable where traditional methods meet a dead end.
Another aspect of the shift is the how the agencies and brands interoperate to bring forth favorable results. Modern businesses are exploring the well-meshed working relationships to optimize the workflow. The boundaries between full-time employees and agency teams are thinning to a point where it becomes easier to bring an ideal collaboration between the two.
Technology has been an agent of change across all chapters of various niches. Perhaps, the relationship between agencies, clients, and media partnershave grown thick owing to technology. Since marketing blueprints seldom remain unchanged, it has become harder to implement a switch that controls every other element with a single flick.
The previously defined boundaries are now shrinking with an ever increased pace. Year after year, IOT, artificial intelligence, and other lists of additions are emerging to simplify the existing framework. Interlacing the relationship between technology providers, agencies, and clients is an ideal approach to steer the change. The change is so explosive that agents have to pace harder to ensure the clients get what they expect. Perhaps, the customer is more demanding to make the product more scalable and straightforward.
It takes a Himalayan task to evolve a brand without facing any reparation from customers who are already part of the system. Consumers have shown the tendency to get comfortable with what they see and experience. An immediate upgrade may throw the current flow off balance. Getting people’s perception inclined with the change requires brands to work harder making the collaboration transparent and transition smoother.
Many of those being surveyed responded positively stating they were more optimistic about brand and agency collaborating with one another to bring maximum benefits to the customers. And this ultimately seems to be the focus in the near future.