Stories by Vanessa Mitchell

Digital Marketing

Society will decide where digital marketing takes us next: Oracle

The sophistication of the Australian digital market, plus the rapid rate local marketers have embraced personalisation and metrics, is phenomenal, global leaders from the Oracle Data Cloud team believe. Now, they say, it’s up the marketers globally to ask the right questions about where they want this technology to go.

Digital Marketing

AustralianSuper launches chatbot, live messaging

AustralianSuper has launched its chatbot, ‘Ash’, following the soft launch of its in-app messaging platform in December last year, which has seen more than 50,000 messages sent, and the achieving a 92 per cent overall customer satisfaction rate.

People

How to design a customer-driven culture

There’s no doubt leading organisations have recognised customer experience is vital to future-proofing a business. But CX doesn’t all happen at the customer service end of the buying cycle. Increasingly, organisations are realising to offer great CX, a customer-driven culture must be behind every aspect of interaction.

Strategy

How Westpac NZ is working to service its CX ambitions

It sounds ridiculously ambitious for a big four bank to become one of the world’s great service companies, but that’s just what Westpac NZ is trying to achieve, and it has the CX management technology to prove it.

Leadership

Rest Industry Super launches new brand

Consumers feeling disengaged from super funds has led Retail Employees Superannuation Trust (REST) Industry Super to launch a new brand, now to be known as Rest.

Leadership

CMO interview: Why CX, martech is vital for charity growth

Teresa Sperti has had a busy year. As the first ever CMO of World Vision Australia, she has hit the ground running, focusing on bringing a consumer customer experience perspective to the global charity through a combination of martech, data and analytics and marketing smarts.

Leadership

AMEX stalwart appointed new CMO of eBay

In a coup for eBay, long-time AMEX innovator, Julie Nestor, has been appointed to CMO of eBay, replacing Tim MacKinnon, who was promoted to managing director last year.

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Well done, team at Larsen. Fantastic story of how to continually invest in customer experience.

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A designer jewellery brand's take on customer relations

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Great piece Katja. It will be fascinating to see how the shift in people's perception of value will affect design, products and services ...

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How to design for a speculative future - Customer Design - CMO Australia

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ACCC launches fresh legal challenge against Google's consumer data practices for advertising

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Brand Australia misses the mark

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IMHO a logo that needs to be explained really doesn't achieve it's purpose.I admit coming to the debate a little late, but has anyone els...

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Brand Australia misses the mark

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Blog Posts

Why marketing technology utilisation is taking on new urgency

Disparate data sources, fragmented technology and a lack of funding has left many brands struggling in the battle for online customer attention amid a global pandemic. Now more than ever, brands need to focus on unlocking the value of their marketing technology.

Suzanne Croxford

Marketing technology partner, Wunderman Thompson Australia

How to design for a speculative future

For a while now, I have been following a fabulous design strategy and research colleague, Tatiana Toutikian, a speculative designer. This is someone specialising in calling out near future phenomena, what the various aspects of our future will be, and how the design we create will support it.

Katja Forbes

Managing director of Designit, Australia and New Zealand

The obvious reason Covidsafe failed to get majority takeup

Online identity is a hot topic as more consumers are waking up to how their data is being used. So what does the marketing industry need to do to avoid a complete loss of public trust, in instances such as the COVID-19 tracing app?

Dan Richardson

Head of data, Verizon Media

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