Cmo/Cio Relationship

Digital Marketing

Why CMOs should be paying more attention to cybersecurity

There aren’t many marketers who would rate their ongoing interest and involvement in their company’s cybersecurity defences as ‘high’. But for Carilu Dietrich, San Francisco-based head of corporate marketing for Australian-born collaboration software maker, Atlassian, checking in on the status of its ‘severity 1’ support tickets is part and parcel of the job. And it is not just Atlassian she is worried about.

Digital Marketing

Being digitally agile with your CIO

In order to succeed in today’s fast-paced world, B2B marketers need to jointly develop a digital vision for their organisation in partnership with the CIO, Avanade’s marketing chief claims.

Digital Marketing

How a CMO, CIO and CFO data alliance is helping Tatts Group transform its digital marketing game

Tatts Group CMO, Megan Magill, has a great working relationship with her CIO counterpart. It’s a circumstance she puts down partly to business conditions, partly to the transformation remit set by her CEO, Robbie Cooke, but mostly to common interests. These interests revolve around two key areas of transformation for the wagering, gaming and lotteries group: Customer engagement, and data utilisation.

Digital Marketing

​Predictions 2016: 7 trends set to drive the CMO role

We’ve spoken to a raft of marketing leaders, analysts and industry commentators about the strategic focus required by marketing leaders in 2016. Here, we highlight 7 key trends predicted to drive the role of CMO in the New Year.

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In Pictures: CMO-CIO-ADMA Executive Connections hits Melbourne

Mastering digital transformation was the name of the game at the latest iteration of Executive Connections, a CMO, CIO and ADMA event aimed at bringing marketing and IT leaders together to debate key issues influencing both functions. Here are pictorial highlights from the event.

Digital Marketing

Adobe CMO interview: Ann Lewnes on data, customers and marketing's product remit

In this exclusive interview with Adobe SVP and CMO, Ann Lewnes, we ask the marketing leader about how she's overhauling the marketing function in the age of digital marketing, what owning customer engagement means to a CMO, why marketing and product are inextricably linked, and how she's using data to be the ultimate modern marketer.

Digital Marketing

How Australia Post’s IT and marketing chiefs lead digital change - together

There’s been plenty of speculation over Australia Post’s future in the face of digital disruption. Two senior executives tasked with leading Australia Post into the new age are one-time CIO and now executive GM of trusted services, Andrew Walduck, and CMO and now executive GM of consumer and SMB products, Greg Sutherland.

Digital Marketing

CMO interview: How Consumers Credit Union uses digital for customer intimacy

You’d be forgiven for believing technology and digital connectivity have de-personalised the way banks connect with customers. But for the CMO of Consumers Credit Union USA, Lynne Jarman-Johnson, technology is vital to delivering better customer experiences and in turn, brand intimacy.

Digital Marketing

Oracle: Marketers must create a digital dialogue with consumers

We are living in an increasingly digital age where consumers have more power, and there are more marketing tools to address them than ever before. But according to senior manager of strategic consulting at Oracle Marketing Cloud, Christian Hyland, said marketers are torn between meeting customer demand and the challenge to deliver hard ROI quickly.

Digital Marketing

Tourism Australia tells a new Aussie story

It was while he was looking for a new Web content management system to improve Tourism Australia’s online offering that CIO, David Rumsey, realised a much wider digital transformation was needed.

Digital Marketing

Marketing technology remains a house divided

By now, it's pretty clear that marketing tech scares the bejesus out of modern marketers. Technology stacks, integration layers, APIs, oh my! Techies add to these fears by throwing tech jargon in a marketer's face, explaining technology to a marketer in a condescending way, and even snickering at the perceived simplicity of the marketer's craft.

Digital Marketing

The marketing technologist: Grant Pattison, IAG Commercial

Grant Pattison talks with CMO about what it takes to be a marketing technologist, his priorities, what technology and cultural frameworks he’s investing in to work with the rest of the business, and friction with the IT department.

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Blog Posts

Why customer experience driven growth is set to take off

Our overall brand perceptions are invariably shaped by our experiences. And loyal customer relationships can be severed in moments by a negative service interaction.

Consistency and conversation: How branding and advertising can work better together

Advertising and branding are two of the most visible outputs of marketing, which is why getting them right is so important. However, too often the line between branding and advertising becomes blurred. This means advertising activity can be out of sync with brand, resulting in poor results for both functions.

Dan Ratner

managing director, uberbrand

Putting your brand on the Love Index

How much do your customers love your brand, product or service?And more importantly, why?

Bronwyn van der Merwe

Managing director, Accenture Interactive

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Predictions: 17 digital marketing trends for 2017

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How HBF rolled out marketing automation in eight months

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Report: Predictive analytics, IoT, machine learning battle it out for marketing dollars

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Building customer insights in the data and digital age

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