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Leadership

Tourism Australia, CBA, ING strive to define digital success

Marketing and IT leaders from the Australian Museum, Cancer Council, Commonwealth Bank, ING, and Tourism Australia discussed how they’re building a strategy for digital success during CMO’s recent Executive Connections event in Sydney, held in partnership with CIO magazine and ADMA.

Leadership

CMO/CIO: A true digital partnership

Avanade’s CMO, Stella Goulet and Williams Martini Racing’s CIO, Graeme Hackland have created a winning combination at this year’s Formula One events.

Leadership

Changing culture key to achieving digital agility

The cultural aspect to achieving digital agility should not be underestimated, and IT and marketing teams need to work together to convince their boards that moving to agile development processes will positively impact their businesses.

Leadership

Will your business be a digital predator or prey?

Organisations that don’t make the transition to digital in the next 10 years will either be acquired by firms that have, or go out of business as new technologies transform the way companies interact with their customers.

Digital Marketing

Westfield rolls out ‘searchable mall’ app

Westfield Group has unveiled a “searchable mall” app that helps consumers find items to purchase before they visit one of the company’s shopping centres.

Digital Marketing

ING Direct unveils new mobile banking app

Online bank ING Direct has updated its mobile banking capabilities with a new app that lets users view their balances across all accounts before logging in, and transfer money to anyone in Australia with email or SMS notifications.

CIOs struggling to meet information demands of CMOs

CIOs are struggling the meet the data demands of chief marketing officers (CMOs) who are hungry for fast access to a lot of information, according to Tristan Sternson, managing director at Melbourne-based information management consultancy InfoReady.

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Blog Posts

Brand storytelling lessons from Singapore’s iconic Fullerton hotel

In early 2020, I had the pleasure of staying at the newly opened Fullerton Hotel in Sydney. It was on this trip I first became aware of the Fullerton’s commitment to brand storytelling.

Gabrielle Dolan

Business storytelling leader

You’re doing it wrong: Emotion doesn’t mean emotional

If you’ve been around advertising long enough, you’ve probably seen (or written) a slide which says: “They won’t remember what you say, they’ll remember how you made them feel.” But it’s wrong. Our understanding of how emotion is used in advertising has been ill informed and poorly applied.

Zac Martin

Senior planner, Ogilvy Melbourne

Why does brand execution often kill creativity?

The launch of a new brand, or indeed a rebrand, is a transformation to be greeted with fanfare. So why is it that once the brand has launched, the brand execution phase can also be the moment at which you kill its creativity?

Rich Curtis

CEO, FutureBrand A/NZ

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