As research editor, Andie Burjek creates surveys, analyzes data and writes research reports for clients and for SMG's annual research reports --- primarily the State of the CMO and State of the DCX. Her main areas of focus include digital customer experience, customer data platforms and digital experience platforms. She has many years of experience as a business journalist and began her career as a B2B journalist for a one of the country's oldest HR magazines, Workforce. There, she covered topics such as HR tech, benefits and employee engagement. She's won several Azbee Awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors for her coverage on these topics.