Multi-Channel Attribution Modeling: The Good, Bad and Ugly Models

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There are few things more complicated in analytics (all analytics, big data and huge data!) than multi-channel attribution modeling. We have fought valiant battles, paid expensive consultants, purchased a crazy amount of software, and achieved an implementation high that is quickly, followed by a " gosh darn it where is my return on investment from all this?" low. A lot of that is because of all the stuff we don't know. There is lots of missing data. And as if that were not enough, there is lots of unknowable data. Neither of which has stopped Gurus and Masters and Agency High Priests from trumpeting here's the next thing directly from…

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See-Think-Do: A Content, Marketing, Measurement Business Framework

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The world does not need a new business framework. I get "About 269,000,000 results (0.25 seconds)" for business framework on Google today.

But most of the frameworks available to us solve for divisional silos. For example AIDA is from the siloed lens of Marketing (and full disclosure, I humbly believe serves company's own selfish perspective). Then there is Agile for engineering. And really the list is too long.

Most of the frameworks we have also don't optimally capture the complexity of digital marketing and measurement. For example, they don't account for a smart company's ability to form relationships at scale via mobile, social platforms with past, current, and, most…

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