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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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Report: 4 ways to generate customer loyalty

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APAC software company brings on first VP of growth

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Gartner 2022 Digital Experience Platforms reveals leading vendor players

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Gartner highlights four content marketing platform players as leaders

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Blog Posts

​Why we need to look at the whole brand puzzle, not just play with the pieces

Creating meaningful brands should be a holistic and considered process. However, all too frequently it’s one that is disparate and reactive, where one objective is prioritized at the expense of all others. So, what are the key pieces to the ‘good’ brand puzzle?

Marketing overseas? 4 ways to make your message stick

Companies encounter a variety of challenges when it comes to marketing overseas. Marketing departments often don’t know much about the business and cultural context of the international audiences they are trying to reach. Sometimes they are also unsure about what kind of marketing they should be doing.

Cynthia Dearin

Author, business strategist, advisor

From unconscious to reflective: What level of data user are you?

Using data is a hot topic right now. Leaders are realising data can no longer just be the responsibility of dedicated analysts or staff with ‘data’ in their title or role description.

Dr Selena Fisk

Data expert, author

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