Cmo/Cio Relationship

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RMIT, MyState, Clubs Australia and Dexus on the keys to CMO-CIO alignment

Digital is a driver and catalyst for delivering company growth and transformation across industries. And both marketing and IT teams recognise its importance as a strategic tool and mechanism to deliver growth ambitions and outcomes. But without alignment between the two functions, organisations will only get so far in disrupting themselves and achieving the customer-led transformation required today, both sides agree.

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?

In pictures: CIO-CMO Exchange 2018 tackles the shift from digital to customer-led transformation

​About 70 of New Zealand's top technologists, marketers and CX leaders descended on the Hilton Auckland on 27 February for the annual CIO-CMO Exchange event series, hosted by CMO and CIO magazines. This year's theme, Shifting from Digital to Customer-led transformation, was investigated via a keynote from digital futurist, Anders Sorman-Nilsson, followed by a case study from Spark NZ's digital and CX delivery leader, and a panel featuring Fonterra, Yellow Pages, Mercury Energy and TS4B.

Leadership

In pictures: CMO/CIO/ADMA Executive Connections breakfast in Melbourne

​More than 100 marketing and technology leaders descended on Crown Towers in Melbourne for the annual CMO/CIO/ADMA Executive Connections breakfast. This year's theme, Crafting your Organisation's Customer Experience Approach, was debated by leaders from The Ritz-Carlton, EnergyAustralia, Bendigo Bank, St John of God Healthcare, Precedent, Ansell, Carsales and Vision Critical.

Leadership

In pictures: CMO/CIO/ADMA Executive Connections breakfast in Sydney

more than 100 marketing and technology leaders joined CMO, CIO and ADMA for the annual Executive Connections breakfast in Sydney on 28 February. this year's theme, Crafting your organisation's customer experience approach, was debated by leaders from The Ritz-Carlton, EnergyAustralia, Aussie, AMP, OPSM and Vision Critical through a series of presentations and panels.

Leadership

Why CMOs should be paying more attention to cybersecurity

There aren’t many marketers who would rate their ongoing interest and involvement in their company’s cybersecurity defences as ‘high’. But for Carilu Dietrich, San Francisco-based head of corporate marketing for Australian-born collaboration software maker, Atlassian, checking in on the status of its ‘severity 1’ support tickets is part and parcel of the job. And it is not just Atlassian she is worried about.

Leadership

Being digitally agile with your CIO

In order to succeed in today’s fast-paced world, B2B marketers need to jointly develop a digital vision for their organisation in partnership with the CIO, Avanade’s marketing chief claims.

Leadership

How a CMO, CIO and CFO data alliance is helping Tatts Group transform its digital marketing game

Tatts Group CMO, Megan Magill, has a great working relationship with her CIO counterpart. It’s a circumstance she puts down partly to business conditions, partly to the transformation remit set by her CEO, Robbie Cooke, but mostly to common interests. These interests revolve around two key areas of transformation for the wagering, gaming and lotteries group: Customer engagement, and data utilisation.

Leadership

​Predictions 2016: 7 trends set to drive the CMO role

We’ve spoken to a raft of marketing leaders, analysts and industry commentators about the strategic focus required by marketing leaders in 2016. Here, we highlight 7 key trends predicted to drive the role of CMO in the New Year.

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How the CMO can get the board on the customer’s side

For some CMOs, it’s easy to feel alone in the undying quest to better serve the customer. At times, it feels like the marketing department and the boards are speaking a different language, with one side trying to serve the customer, and the other side more focused on the shareholders and financials.

Jeff Cooper

CMO and board, Business Excellence Australia

The Secret Ingredients of a CX-Led Company Culture

When I talk to organisations around the world about their customer experience strategy, it is often the CMOs and their marketing teams who take the lead. They’re keen to improve the ways they attract and engage customers, and they want to understand the technologies that can help them make their customer experience truly outstanding.

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2019 was a horror year for social media. But in 2020 something different emerged that has shifted the tone, format and intent of the medium. A new social vibe born out of the pandemic and fuelled by the emergence of a platform tailor made for the next generation of consumers.

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