Martin Olausson

Chief Analyst & Digital Strategist since 2011. Martin helps clients interpret how online and digital impacts their business, and how to plan and execute a strategy to achieve maximum results in the digital age.
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Why digital transformation fails

As the rapidly accelerating digitalisation of virtually all aspects of society proceeds, most companies have initiated a digital change project of some sort or another. Yet, research shows that only about one in five industrial companies achieves results from these initiatives that exceed their expectations. Why is that, and what can you do to succeed?

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What is digitisation, digitalisation and digital transformation

Sometimes it can be confusing to know what is what with all these buzzwords. In this post, I try to help you to understand the difference between digitisation, digitalisation and digital transformation.

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Podcast: Marketing tips for launching a product

Last week I sat down with two of my colleagues to share their experiences and thoughts regarding product launches from a marketing and communication perspective.

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Amazon vs Alibaba

Lots of B2B companies have the ambition to provide ecom for their customers. And I usually advise them to start by looking at what others do. When looking at the giants for inspiration or ideas, one should be aware of the fundamental differences in their strategies and business models respectively. Also, it's important to make the relevant comparisons to your own business situation.    

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Podcast with Biolin Scientific: Product Marketing then and now

The other week Lise-Lott Schönbeck from Biolin Scientific visited us at Zooma, to share her experiences and thoughts regarding product marketing and management then and now.

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A brief digital outlook 2019

This article contains a brief look at the current state of digital and online growth, platform wars, SEO & SEM, the continued rise of video content and other trends and statistics that we think are important going into 2019 and beyond.

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What are the three most common questions from your customers?

My colleague asked me the other day "What are the three most common questions from your customers right now?" I believe his main reason for asking that was to get input to new content offers and articles. I decided to create a vlog with my answers.

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Podcast with HubSpot: Thoughts about the future of online and digital

At the end of last year, on November 22-23, the HubSpot team in Dublin visited us at Zooma, to share their latest news and insights with regards to the future of online and digital.

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How to run successful inbound campaigns

Targeted campaigns are vital for accomplishing tangible results from inbound. At the same time, many marketers struggle with planning, running, and evaluating successful marketing campaigns. This post will give you a step-by-step checklist for running a successful inbound campaign.

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INBOUND18 recap

Last month HubSpot held its annual main event INBOUND18, and some 24,000+ inbound converts congregated in Boston to find out the latest and greatest from the inbound world. Zooma was there and here are some main impressions, takeaways and learnings from the event.

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How to overcome the primary obstacles to digital transformation

The profound change of business activities, processes, skills and models that we’re currently witnessing—caused by the digitalisation and its accelerating effect on society—is likely the single most significant change to occur to date. Yet, few organisations have managed to evolve and adapt to this new competitive environment. Why is that?

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Stat of the week – IoT

This ‘stat of the week’ is about IoT — Internet of Things. 

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Stat of the week – smart cities

This ‘stat of the week’ is about smart cities. According to Persistence Market Research, the global market for smart cities will pass US$ 1 trillion in 2019 and reach US$ 3.5 trillion in 2026.

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Stat of the week – average marketing budget

This ‘stat of the week’ is about marketing budgets. According to the Wall Street Journal, marketing budgets differ significantly among industries but now comprise 11 percent of total company budgets on average.

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Stat of the week – connected spectacles

This ‘stat of the week’ is about connected spectacles.

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