53% of sophisticated marketers stated they adhere to well-established metrics that tie directly to business objectives. Appears In Digital marketing: It's time to rethink marketing measurement for growth Related Data The top 100 most mature marketers on the maturity curve are 4X as likely to exceed business goals, increase market share, and increase revenue as the 100 least mature marketers. Leaders are 1.7X as likely as laggards to measure marketing campaigns against a common business goal. Leaders are 1.4X as likely as laggards to use proxy metrics, such as search demand, to make business decisions when outcomes can’t be measured directly. Leaders are 1.3X as likely as laggards to use proxy metrics to fill data gaps in their measurement strategy. Leaders are 1.5X as likely as laggards to apply measurement learnings to digital marketing and media investment in near real time. Leaders are 1.7X as likely as laggards to strongly agree that increased adoption of automation and machine learning in marketing and media improves targeting, personalization, and optimized budgeting.