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Print is not dead: NAB takes out newspaper ads to apologise for outage

NAB has followed the lead of Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, KFC UK and other high-profile brands looking to gain back customer trust and used a full-page print ad to apologise for a weekend server failure that left customers without access to bank accounts for five hours.

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GSK confirms former US CMO as new A/NZ chief

GSK has officially confirmed former US-based CMO, Theresa Agnew, as its area general manager for A/NZ to sit at the helm of its consumer healthcare business locally.

Digital Marketing

How Slack is taking a 'human approach' to reaching customers

Compelling customer experiences require “a constant stream” of customer feedback, Slack’s global vice-president of marketing, Kelly Watkins, says. It's sound advice and not overly complicated, but often, it’s difficult for companies to achieve.

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What 5 years of the CMO brand has taught us about marketing leadership

Five years ago in May, IDG tasked me with launching CMO as a brand in Australia. It was a decision driven by two factors: One, the exponential growth of technology in the marketing sphere; and two, the rising role of the marketer as an executive leader of influence.

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Kantar: Customer journeys must be redefined

Empowerment of customers has required almost every business to transform, whether they know it or not, and customer journeys need to be ex-examined if true CX transformation is to be achieved.

Digital Marketing

What Oracle’s marketers are learning from machine learning

Machine learning has become one of the hottest topics in marketing circles in 2018, as organisations strive to understand what it can do and how it works. But as with most emerging technologies, there is limited experience in market against which to make decisions.

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What 14 years at Suncorp taught Mark Reinke about CX

Organisations that don't adjust their business models to deliver shared value, and put product ahead of customers, will not fare well in the future. This is the opinion of Suncorp's Mark Reinke, who is leaving the organisation after 14 years. After almost unheard-of career longevity with a single business, Reinke knows a thing or two about business transformation. And this will place him in great stead as he leaves his current role as advisor to Suncorp’s CEO to pursue his own projects.

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First speakers for CMO Momentum 2018 announced!

CMO is delighted to announce the first speakers for CMO Momentum, our annual conference dedicated to Australian CMOs, marketing, customer and digital leaders, returning to Sydney on Wednesday 4 July.

Digital Marketing

The impact of AI on 4 key brands: CXO panel

Artificial intelligence (AI) is here to stay. And while brands are in varying stages of maturity with AI projects and strategies, there’s one common principle: The nascent technology needs to meet customer expectations in a simple and useful manner.

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Cannes 2018: The Big Not Easy

This year’s Cannes Lions program is packed full of data, robots, algorithms, voice technology, blockchain, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and machine creativity. But I’m just as interested in more subtle trends and insights.

Richard Brett

CEO, opr

CMOs are talking the CX talk, but not yet walking the walk

Customer experience is eclipsing product as a competitive differentiator. CMOs are recognising this shift and talking the talk. But are they also walking the walk?

Will our manners go the same way as texting when robotic servants take over?

Much of the talk in the industry is focused on the limited amount of time that screens have left in our lives.

Katja Forbes

Founder and chief, sfyte

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Janice Tollis

Why Gartner thinks brands are too uptight about strategy

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Lunna Walker

Xero evolves to fit a changing marketplace

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Treasury Wine Estates ramps up consumer engagement with augmented reality app portfolio

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Rafe Frost

3 brand new virtual reality experiences in action

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Image intelligence:10 must-see infographics for marketers

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