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5 ways Australian Unity is driving innovation

There are plenty of reasons why Australian health insurance provider, Australian Unity, decided to launch a formal innovation program, its GM of retail health fund, Natalie Vogel, says.

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Aus Post: Digital a new way of innovating

Digital transformation for Australia Post is less about the next set of products and services coming through, and more about creating an organisation that can adapt and create new business models quickly.

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OpenText CMO: Why no organisation is safe from digital disruption

Digitising every aspect of business, as well as harnessing the data that comes from it for customer gain, are imperatives if organisations want to survive over the next three to five years, according to global CMO of enterprise information management vendor, OpenText.

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AMP reveals the lengths it takes to become customer-centric

Wealth and financial management provider, AMP, has revealed the transformative changes it’s making to become a customer-centric business in its latest financials, shining a valuable light on what it takes to keep up with customers in the connected age.

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​CMO interview: The new digital travel experience

The travel industry is experiencing a major digital transformation, with technology firms like Travelport offering agencies and airlines innovative booking and payment capabilities to give end users a more seamless and integrated experience.

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Why big data is the capital driving digital

Data is a raw material for creating entirely new digital goods and services and should be treated as a form of capital by organisations looking to stay competitive, Oracle’s big data strategist claims.

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10 steps Starlight took to get staff to embrace digital transformation

Most organisations know by now that digital transformation is less about the technology, and more about the cultural and changes necessary to introduce a new, digitised way of working. What’s less obvious is how to ensure staff are taking the journey with you. Here, Starlight shares how it's done it with aplomb.

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How JAX Tyres found a competitive edge through digital transformation

Tyre purchasing has traditionally been an offline affair in Australia, but JAX Tyres spotted a valuable opportunity to take its business to the ecommerce space. And over the past 18 months, the retailer has rapidly gained a competitive lead in the industry thanks to its digital edge.

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Building a human-curated brand

If the FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google) sector and their measured worth are the final argument for the successful 21st Century model, then they are beyond reproach. Fine-tuning masses of algorithms to reduce human touchpoints and deliver wild returns to investors—all with workforces infinitesimally small compared to the giants of the 20th Century—has been proven out.

Will Smith

Co-founder and head of new markets, The Plum Guide

Sustainability trends brands can expect in 2020

​Marketers have made strides this year in sustainability with the number of brands rallying behind the Not Business As Usual alliance for action against climate change being a sign of the times. While sustainability efforts have gained momentum this year, 2020 is shaping up to be the year brands are really held accountable for their work in this area.

Ben King

CSR manager & sustainability expert, Finder

The trouble with Scotty from Marketing

As a Marketer, the ‘Scotty from Marketing’ meme troubles me.

Natalie Robinson

Director of marketing and communications, Melbourne Polytechnic

If you think it can benefit both consumer and seller then it would be great

Simon Bird

Why Ford is counting on the Internet of Things to drive customer engagement

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It's a good idea. Customers really should control their data. Now I understand why it's important.

Elvin Huntsberry

Salesforce CMO: Modern marketers have an obligation to give customers control of their data

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Instagram changes algorithms every time you get used to them. It really pisses me off. What else pisses me off? The fact that Instagram d...

Nickwood

Instagram loses the like in Australia; industry reacts positively

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I tried www.analisa.io to see my Instagram Insight

Dina Rahmawati

7 marketing technology predictions for 2016

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The saying is pretty tongue in cheek. It's not saying that marketers are bad people, nor that they don't take themselves seriously. There...

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The trouble with Scotty from Marketing - The CMO view - CMO Australia

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