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WPP AUNZ launches new Centre of Excellence

​WPP AUNZ has launched the Centre of Excellence, a new division that is advising clients to navigate the digital landscape, drive maximum value from their existing data, and fully leverage their martech investments.​ The centre will have a hub and spoke model, allowing WPP's agency brands to tap into the tech capability.​

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Gloster exits WPP AUNZ

WPP AUNZ has confirmed the departure of its chief customer officer, Sunita Gloster, after less than 18 months in the role and a month after the group posted more than $230 million in losses in the first-half 2020.

Digital Marketing

GroupM economist: Ignore martech and adtech at your peril

Agency and industry players who haven’t yet grasped how important marketing and advertising software systems are in the industry’s long-term future risk falling into the same trap their predecessors did when they failed to recognise digital’s significance.

Digital Marketing

Accenture to acquire Analytics8

Accenture is looking to strengthen its data game with the acquisition of Analytics8, a privately held Australian big data and analytics consultancy specialising in data management, reporting and visualisation, data science and analytics services.

Leadership

The Star launches internal creative agency

The Star has created its own in-house creative agency and invested in new marketing management platforms to help cope with proposed exponential growth across its entertainment and hotel portfolio.

Digital Marketing

UM Australia CEO on humans, robots, data and industry simplicity

Whether your brand is responsive and entrepreneurial in market, engages in strategic brand building or invests in digital or traditional media channels, consumers are going to increasingly want to “talk at you”, UM’s CEO, Fiona Johnston, believes.

Digital Marketing

RXP and The Works debut new content strategy agency

Digital service consultancy, RXP and its creative agency subsidiary, The Works, have launched a new content and production group after picking up clients and staff off the back of King Content's closure.

Digital Marketing

Geronimo adds to acquisition tally with DMG purchase

Yet another agency acquisition play has been announced today, with mobile customer experience company, Geronimo, picking up digital creative agency, Digital Media Group (DMG) for an undisclosed sum.

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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

Brand or product placement?

CMOs are looking to ensure investment decisions in marketing initiatives are good value for money. Yet they are frustrated in understanding the value of product placements within this mix for a very simple reason: Product placements are broadly defined and as a result, mean very different things to different people.

Michael Neale and Dr David Corkindale

University of Adelaide Business School and University of South Australia

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