SAP ARIBA + AGENCY MANIA SOLUTIONS

      Request a white paper on how SAP Ariba compares to Agency Mania Solutions’ Platform. SAP Ariba is one of the leading supplier relationship management (SRM) platforms, so naturally brand advertisers often wonder how Agency Mania Solutions’ platform, especially a scope of work (SOW) tool like ScopeDeliver™, compares with it. They may ask […]

IN THE NEWS: A GUIDE TO AGENCY MANAGEMENT IN 2020

Featured on ANA Marketing Maestros — Read the ANA’s published article — Advertising has evolved into a complex, multi-faceted discipline requiring skills borrowed from business strategy, finance, information technology, human resources and almost every other corporate function. So, it’s no surprise that the list of activities on marketers’ desks increasingly runs long and deep. Too […]

GUIDE: SECURE FUNDING

Request a guide on how to successfully secure funding for your agency management software solutions: Software solutions dedicated to better managing agency activities are increasingly common as brand advertisers look for more systematic and automated ways to enable and foster these important partnerships, anywhere from roster, scope, briefing, and training to performance management. Although where […]

ARTICLE: WHAT TO EXPECT IN AGENCY FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN 2019

What to Expect in Agency Financial Management This Year: The advertising industry has always been a resourceful community where its many participants share best practices and openly discuss challenges that get in the way of prosperity and effective collaboration. I’ve been privileged to attend many events over the years while on the client side, and […]

ARTICLE: IMPROVING WORK QUALITY, EFFICIENCY, AND TRANSPARENCY, WITHOUT FALLING INTO COMMON SCOPE OF WORK TRAPS THAT UNDERMINE MARKETING EFFORTS

Avoiding Deadly Scope of Work Traps: The importance of having a robust scope of work (SOW) management system that improves how a brand advertiser manages the allocation of its internal and agency resources– human and financial–no longer needs to be established. The years of having advertisers trade scope documents and agency financials via email or […]

ARTICLE: THE BEST WAY FOR ADVERTISERS TO REALIZE COST EFFICIENCIES

“Killing two birds with one stone,” or how advertisers can realize substantial gains by implementing rigorous scope of work AND briefing practices In the real world, the only way to hit two birds with one stone is to find two flightless, lazy birds and throw a giant stone at both so you can’t miss them. […]

ARTICLE: FIVE PRINCIPLES TO MAKE THE MOST EFFECTIVE USE OF AGENCY TALENT

Download a print-friendly version here Who killed the timesheet? Before we start joyfully pointing the finger at anyone, we must ask ourselves the question: “Why did time sheets exist in the first place?” As advertisers moved swiftly from commission-based agreements in the late 1990s and early 2000s to labor-based agreements and agency retainers, time sheets […]