Customer Centricity

CMO50 2017 #26-50: Kellie Cordner

A strong alignment between marketing and editorial along with great support from the CFO has helped empower the marketing function and carsales.com, according to CMO Kellie Cordner.

CMO50 2017 #26-50: Cameron Pearson

A global specialist, integrated travel insurance, medical assistance and employee assistance provider in one, it’s no wonder Cover-More Group’s chief of strategy and innovation, Cameron Pearson, is always looking at fresh ways to ensure the brand’s three core capabilities work in synergy together in the face of growing global market demand for standalone medical assistance and employee assistance providers.

CMO50 2017 #26-50: Sonia Bijelic

A national sport with passion and drive behind its marketing team, Cricket Australia has come leaps and bounds in offering excellent customer experience and boosting fan engagement.

Digital Marketing

Case Study: How Ravensdown leveraged Genesys to boost CX capabilities

The volatile agriculture industry is placing increasing pressure on industry players like fertiliser co-operative Ravensdown to adopt more innovative ways to boost customer experience and engagement in order to maintain a competitive edge. Ravensdown’s CIO, Mark McAtamney, revealed how leveraging Genesys technology helped boost the co-operative’s customer-centric capabilities and offer deeper insights to help better meet customer needs.

Digital Marketing

4 marketing disciplines critical to customer centricity

The key function of marketing is to underpin the building of a profitable business – and you need to focus on customers to build sustainable business growth, author and chairman of MarketCulture, Dr Linden Brown, said.

Digital Marketing

​CMO interview: Reconnecting customers to life insurance

The group life sector has traditionally seen low engagement with customers, but MetLife’s CMO, Time Tez, reveals technology and data can be successfully used to reconnect with customers and make those touch points more memorable and relevant.

Leadership

Why GoDaddy needs a CMO and CCO

In March, small business technology provider, GoDaddy, joined the growing list of organisations globally to appoint an executive-level chief customer officer (CCO).

Leadership

Chief customer officer:Threat to the CMO?

Are CMOs threatened by chief customer officers or becoming them? We talks to CEOs, CMOs, industry experts and customer chiefs to find out why the role is becoming so important and whether marketers should be afraid or looking forward to it flourishing.

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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

4 creative skills that will be useful forever

In recent times, the clarion call from futurists, economists, marketers, educators and leaders the world over is one of slight panic, “The world is changing and you’re not ready for it!” And of course, they make a very good point.

Kieran Flanagan and Dan Gregory

Speakers, trainers, co-authors

Why defining brand strategy is vital to capitalising on quick wins

Big brands were once protected from small brands by high barriers to entry. Big brands had the resources to employ big agencies, to crack big ideas and to invest in big campaigns. They had the luxury of time to debate strategies and work on long-term innovation pipelines. Retailers used to partner with big brands.

Troy McKinnna

Co-founder, Agents of Spring, Calm & Stormy

3 ways to leverage the talents of your team to avoid disruption

​According to the World Economic Forum in its most recent The Future of Jobs report, the most important skills for the future are not technical, task-oriented skills, but higher-order skills such as creativity, social influence, active learning, and analytical thinking.

Gihan Perera

Futurist, leadership consultant

An interesting update considering that today is the easiest way it has ever been to measure contribution to the business as well as the h...

Frederic

State of the CMO 2019: Tenure shortens, pressure is on as marketers strive to demonstrate impact

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I thought this was what Salesforce Audience Studio (formerly Salesforce DMP) was supposed to do. How are a CDP and a DMP different? I'm c...

Tony Ahn

Salesforce announces customer data platform

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Well written Vanessa!! Agreed with your view that human experience is marketing's next frontier. Those businesses who are focused on the ...

Clyde Griffith

Forget customer experience, human experience is marketing's next frontier

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Great tips for tops skills need to develop and stay competitive

Nick

The top skills needed to stay competitive in a rapidly changing workforce

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The popularity of loyalty programs is diminishing, though I'd say it is because customers are savvy enough to recognise when a loyalty pr...

Heather

It’s time for marketers to rethink their approach to ‘loyalty’

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