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Leadership

Digital drive creating war for executive talent

Attraction and retaining talent is the top issues facing businesses today, according to a new report, with 43 per cent of CEOs globally citing lack of talent and skills as a barrier to future innovation.

Digital Marketing

The mobile and digital transformation behind Afterpay's rapid international rise

Australian payments company, Afterpay, is one of the relatively few tech success stories this country has produced. And it’s through a consistently stable yet increasingly diverse approach to mobile and Web capability that the business is capitalising on growing international consumer demand, its chief product officer says.

Digital Marketing

What the 5G revolution will do to mobile marketing

It’s taken just a decade for mobile advertising to rise from relative obscurity to represent a billion dollars of ad expenditure in Australia (according to the IAB), and account for 62 per cent of general digital display spending.

Digital Marketing

SXSW Day 5: It's the end of the world as we know it

SXSW 2019 has confirmed the extent to which technology will impact every aspect of our lives in deep and profound ways. I’m 15 sessions in, spanning a range of topics from flying vehicles, smart cities, neuro-science, nano-technology, to how the CIA uses creativity to solve complex counter-terrorism challenges.

Customer Experience Management

Salesforce: There is a global crisis of trust

The world is experiencing a crisis of trust as digital and the fourth industrial revolution disrupt industries and jobs. And it's the way organisations harness technology for customer good that will get us through it.

Digital Marketing

Dickens switches Seven for Optus

Seven West Media chief digital officer, Clive Dickens, will leave the organisation to join Optus, a move triggering a series of leadership digital, technology and content leadership changes at the ASX-listed SWM group.

Customer Experience Management

How Medibank achieved digital experience transformation

Medibank recently underwent a digital experience transformation, a move that's resulted in the My Medibank app becoming the highest-rated private health insurance app in the Apple Store in June 2017 and led to a raft of other benefits.

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

UNSW bets big on Adobe Experience Cloud to lift digital game

The University of NSW has thrown its dollars behind Adobe’s Experience Cloud as part of a digital experience transformation aimed at lifting its reputation and standing to the top echelons of tertiary providers globally.

Strategy

Why this design leader doesn't mind if he's with the CIO or CMO

For many organisations, the emergence of digital channels necessitated creation of an entirely new business function to support them. A key question then is where to house that function – within marketing, IT, operations, customer, or someplace else?

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State of the CMO 2019

CMO’s State of the CMO is an annual industry research initiative aimed at understanding how ...

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Blog Posts

3 skills you need to drive better collaboration

A study published in The Harvard Business Review found the time spent in collaborative activities at work has increased by over 50 per cent in the past two decades. Larger projects; complicated problems; tighter timeframes: These require bigger teams with specialised skillsets and diverse backgrounds, often dispersed globally.

Jen Jackson

CEO, Everyday Massive

Better the bank you know?

In 2018, only 21 per cent of customers believed that banks in general had their customers best interests at heart and behave ethically. Only 26 per cent believed that banks will keep their promises; views cemented further following the Hayne Financial Services Royal Commission.

Carolyn Pitt

Head of account management, Hulsbosch

What 15 years of emotional intelligence told us about youth media audiences

Taking people on an emotional journey through content is the most critical part of being a publisher. Which is why emotion lies at the heart of VICE Media.

Stephanie Winkler

Head of insights, VICE Asia-Pacific

This journey would identify all your future life aspects!

Maryann Humphrey

Open Colleges: one-to-one journeys is the goal

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It's a pretty good idea. I think this integration is useful. Don't you agree?

Misty Stoll

Officeworks hops on voice interface bandwagon with Google Assistant integration

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ok. so no RCS support? by the way, RCS is a lot bigger than 5G in terms of marketing and monetisation so y'all should be covering it.

DragoCubed

Optus goes for education with 5G network campaign

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Many companies and individual merchants have shifted their major part of marketing to web marketing services Portland as it weighs fewer ...

Radiata Solutions

6 Ways to ramp up Social Media to Your Web Design

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This is a unique experience! Will be interesting to talk to their managers.

Joyce Harris

​How Krispy Kreme revitalised its brand in a saturated market

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