Chatbots

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When brands make chatbots too personal

Brand owners often talk about their brand having a personality. Some are sassy, others are authoritative, and a few are cheeky. But when it comes to bringing the brand to life through a chatbot interface, focusing in on the personality might be the last thing you want to do.

Strategy

Why the University of Canberra is so keen on chatbots

Being able to deliver a virtual personalised assistant to every staff member and student on campus is a step closer to reality for the University of Canberra after it signed up to a new artificial intelligence-powered chatbot platform.

Digital Marketing

7 businesses successfully implementing chatbots

Chatbots are the customer-experience (CX) buzz technology of 2018, and there is no doubt that when implemented properly, they can improve CX for thousands of consumers, freeing up call centre staff to focus on higher-value conversations.

Digital Marketing

Why Salesforce’s global retail VP is optimistic about the future for retailers

No one would doubt it’s been a tough decade for retailers, and many have failed in the face of digital disruption and transformation. But for Salesforce senior VP of retail and consumer goods, Shelley Bransten, the rise of relationship-based engagement is offering up reasons to be increasingly optimistic about the retail market moving forward.

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.

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.

Measurement & Analytics

Food for thought: Transforming customer service and support

Technology and data are transforming customer service support in unprecedented ways, making the pursuit of it a strategic priority for CMOs. In our latest Food for Thought series we asked leading marketers: What ways are technology and data transforming customer service and support?

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Sustainability of message: H2coco founder's commitment to consumers

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David Freeman

Sustainability of message: H2coco founder's commitment to consumers

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Harry

Sustainability of message: H2coco founder's commitment to consumers

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