Closed-loop analytics lends insight into the entire customer lifecycle -- from the time they first interact with you, to the time they become a customer. It helps tremendously with Sales and Marketing alignment, because you can actually see what activities are most likely to yield a customer -- "closing the loop" on your marketing efforts.
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Originally published Nov 16, 2013 8:00:00 AM, updated February 01 2017