"Never before in my lifetime as a so–called marketing Guru have I found the subject of information so compelling, urbane, relevant and exciting Kelly s style of writing is riveting; his insights are captivating. He is destined to be one of those authors who change the world."
Professor Malcolm McDonald, Cranfield University School of Management
"A rare example of a business book that challenges the reader to engage in the debate about the future of marketing in the 21st century."
Peter G. Wray, Chairman, 'loyalty matters' and CM4P
"Engagingly readable, provocative, and insightful."
Dr Richard J. Varey, Professor of Marketing, The Waikato Management School, New Zealand
"A concise look at what really matters when a business is serious about driving business value from its most important asset – customer information."
John McKean, author of Information Masters and Customers are People, [external URL]
Part I: The Decade of Customer Information Exploitation: 1990 2000.
Chapter 1: The Concept of Customer Intelligence: From Product to Customer.
Chapter 2: Achieving an Intelligence Capability: From Data to Knowledge.
Chapter 3: The Eclipse of Mass Marketing: From Many to One.
Chapter 4: Achieving Segmentation and Differentiation: From Fuzzy to Focused.
Part II: The Decade of Customer Information Exchange: 2000 2010.
Chapter 5: The Collapse of Time: From Lapsed to Real.
Chapter 6: Customer Privacy and Confidentiality: From Surveillance to Permission.
Chapter 7: Closing the Loop: From Monologue to Dialogue.
Chapter 8: The New Practice of Marketing: From Selling to Buying.
"...this book is indispensable" ( The Marketer , April 2006)
"it should still prove equally inspiring [as his previous book, Data Warehousing]" ( Information Age , April 2006)
"...succeeds in crystallising a radical change in marketing...." ( Journal of Direct Data & Digital Marketing Practise , June 2006)