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Strategy

What Zappos is doing to personalise customer experience and services

Few companies of the digital era are as synonymous with the concept of great customer service as Zappos. Continuing to keep customers happy is a key focus for the group’s head of customer research, Alex Genov, who is speaking at the forthcoming CX Innovation & Tech Fest in Melbourne.

Measurement & Analytics

UBank’s AI vision expands with rollout of RoboBrain

UBank’s CMO says the launch of RoboBrain, a hyper-personalised cognitive assistant, is dramatically improving customer response times and a massive leap forward in the bank’s AI journey.

Customer Experience Management

AirAsia uses Salesforce to revamp customer service and marketing

Air Asia will partner with Salesforce as the airline revamps its customer care across eight countries. As part of the revamp, AirAsia will deploy Salesforce Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, and Community Cloud to provide a 360-degree view of customer cases for its service agents.

Digital Marketing

How psychology is shaping better machine learning

More psychologists are now coming the tech space because they're trying to teach machines to become more social and sociable, according to BT’s head of customer insight and futures, Dr Nicola Millard.

Digital Marketing

Why consumers still want the human service touch

Consumers still want the human touch, even in a time of great technological innovation, but they also want choice. So it’s organisations that unite voice with automated experiences across the spectrum of interaction channels that will keep the most customers in the future.

Digital Marketing

DuluxGroup adopts AI-powered sales assistant

DuluxGroup has become the latest brand to sign on with artificial intelligence sales optimisation vendor, Complexica, in a bid to automate processes for sales staff and provide a more personalised customer experience.

Digital Marketing

​Freshdesk unveils Freshworks umbrella brand

Cloud-based customer service software Freshdesk has created new ‘umbrella brand’, Freshworks, bringing together its growing suite of business software designed to help companies better engage and communicate with their customers and employees.

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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

Cannes Part 1: Why brands must put human interactions at the heart of their business

As a Media Juror at this year’s Cannes Lions, I was fortunate enough to attend the world’s most influential festival of creativity and listen to thought-leading marketers from around the globe.

Nickie Scriven

CEO, Zenith

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

Being an investor who has an understanding of the finance industry, I would question the validity of this article, judging by the impairm...

Rowan

How a customer-led digital transformation has helped this CMO generate $6m in incremental business

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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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