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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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Royal Automobile Club's digital story

The Royal Automobile Club in Western Australia has gone live with its mobile-first online member portal, the inaugural step in a multi-pronged digital transformation program aimed at delivering better experiences to customers.

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Report: Chief digital officer appointments set to rise

More than half of Australian organisations plan to have a chief digital officer in place within the next two to three years to manage the transition to the “new normal” of digital-first business, a new report claims.

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Well done, team at Larsen. Fantastic story of how to continually invest in customer experience.

Adam Frank

A designer jewellery brand's take on customer relations

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Great piece Katja. It will be fascinating to see how the shift in people's perception of value will affect design, products and services ...

Paul Scott

How to design for a speculative future - Customer Design - CMO Australia

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Google collects as much data as it can about you. It would be foolish to believe Google cares about your privacy. I did cut off Google fr...

Phil Davis

ACCC launches fresh legal challenge against Google's consumer data practices for advertising

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“This new logo has been noticed and it replaces a logo no one really knew existed so I’d say it’s abided by the ‘rule’ of brand equity - ...

Lawrence

Brand Australia misses the mark

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IMHO a logo that needs to be explained really doesn't achieve it's purpose.I admit coming to the debate a little late, but has anyone els...

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Brand Australia misses the mark

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Blog Posts

Why marketing technology utilisation is taking on new urgency

Disparate data sources, fragmented technology and a lack of funding has left many brands struggling in the battle for online customer attention amid a global pandemic. Now more than ever, brands need to focus on unlocking the value of their marketing technology.

Suzanne Croxford

Marketing technology partner, Wunderman Thompson Australia

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

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