Stories by Jennifer O'Brien

Leadership

How UNSW's new marketing division is tackling digital strategy

​UNSW’s dedicated new marketing division is beefing up its digital marketing strategy as it looks to centralise operations and make marketing a formidable force, according to its newly appointed vice-president international marketing and communications.

Digital Marketing

Lego's new Asian GM: Looking for brand cut through in an age of digitisation

Lego Australia's senior director of marketing, Troy Taylor, has clinched the general manager role of Lego’s Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau business - a post that will see him build brand awareness and put more brick into the hands of children at a time of digitisation and shrinking physical play times.

The 4-point plan needed to address media supply chain chaos

​Ebiquity chief strategy officer, Nick Manning, delivered a scathing review of the media supply chain at last week’s AANA event, attacking programmatic and highlighting some of the other major challenges associated with the lack of media transparency in the advertising industry.

Digital Marketing

Why brands are increasingly attracted to Snapchat

​Is Snapchat the new sweet spot for brands? The company, which recently recorded the tech industry's biggest IPO in years, has come into the spotlight by brands and agencies alike.

Data Creative crowns Matt Bates as new CMO

​Personalised video agency, Data Creative, has named former Publicis digital head, Matt Bates, as its new CMO, a move that coincides with the company's global expansion plans and a handful of company wins.

Leadership

Optus, ANZ, Aus Post talk disruption and innovation

Understanding customers is key to driving a successful business strategy in the age of digital disruption, according to ANZ’s group executive of digital banking, Maile Carnegie, who spoke at today’s Australian-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) event in Sydney.

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Blog Posts

Is AI on course to take over human creativity?

Computers and artificial intelligence have come along at an exponential rate over the past few decades, from being regarded as oversized adding machines to the point where they have played integral roles in some legitimately creative endeavours.

Jason Dooris

CEO and founder, Atomic 212

Are you leading technology changes or is technology leading you?

In a recent conversation with a chief technology officer, he asserted all digital technology changes in his organisation were being led by IT and not by marketing. It made me wonder: How long a marketing function like this could survive?

Jean-Luc Ambrosi

Author, marketer

Disruption Down Under – What’s Amazon’s real competitive advantage?

Savvy shoppers wait in anticipation, while Australian retailers are gearing up for the onslaught. Amazon’s arrival is imminent.

Online brands are increasingly becoming important. It’s essential that all your digital assets have brand values that are in sync with th...

R6S Marketing Agency

Predictions: 16 digital marketing trends for 2016

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Oracle is toothless, it has zero. They don't understand what AI is.

Ilya Geller

Exclusive CMO interview: Where Oracle is heading with AI in marketing

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The concept of liquid expectations is on the rise, and happy customer experience directly relates to the ease of finding a solution. Most...

Karanbir Singh

New digital trends report predicts a year of liquid customer expectations and design thinking

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Great article, Thanks for sharing with us. I would like to recommended list of top customer loyalty software for small to large scale of ...

Matts Frigian

How brands are ramping up customer loyalty program spending in 2017

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“We’re in an arms race for finite attention.”What a statement that is. I am so glad that someone of Steve's caliber comes out about the m...

Peter Strohkorb

Marketo CEO: Ditch the volume game, focus on value

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