Digital Transformation

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NRMA disrupted: Launching a new membership platform

For almost a 100 years, millions of Australians have relied on the NRMA for roadside assistance, advice on buying a car and road safety. But the motoring organisation has felt the force of digital disruption. In an era when cars are more reliable and mobile phones do the job of maps, travel guide and emergency help, its relevance has been challenged.

KPMG acquires Love Agency to strengthen digital services

KPMG Australia has acquired UX, web and mobile app technology firm, Love Agency, which specialises in building solutions for enterprise and government clients. The acquisition will boost KPMG’s digital strategy, AI, machine learning, IoT, data and analytics services.

Digital Marketing

The mobile and digital transformation behind Afterpay's rapid international rise

Australian payments company, Afterpay, is one of the relatively few tech success stories this country has produced. And it’s through a consistently stable yet increasingly diverse approach to mobile and Web capability that the business is capitalising on growing international consumer demand, its chief product officer says.

Leadership

WPP: Martech is at a tipping point

​In a move that demonstrates the growing important of martech not just for the marketing function, but at an infrastructure level across organisations, WPP ​AUNZ recently hired its first chief of marketing technology​ – a role sure to become more vital as businesses look to technology to create brand experiences.

Digital Marketing

CMO interview: Building a precision marketing and CX engine

​Foodstuffs general manager of marketing and customer experience, Dominic Quin, is rather accustomed to being the customer experience custodian within organisations he works for. And it’s work that’s required him to wear many hats – from marketing to technologist, digital transformation leader, product manager, customer custodian and growth driver.

Digital Marketing

Report: Marketing skills gap just getting bigger

​Marketing is evolving at such a rapid rate the skills gap between marketers and what the role now needs is continuing to expand, according to the latest Hays Jobs Report.

Digital Marketing

Government's Digital Transformation Strategy a step closer

​The implementation of the Australian Government’s first Digital Transformation Strategy is a step closer with the launch of a new whole-of-government platform, known as Service Connect, which will change the way Government services are delivered.

Leadership

How this GM is bringing Dodo into the digital age

Vocus general manager of consumer and digital, Stu French, believes the only way to drive transformation home is to literally start changing things, then ask for forgiveness later. ​So that’s the approach he’s adopted as he strives to digitise the ASX-listed company’s ailing Dodo $800 million consumer telecoms and energy consumer business

Digital Marketing

Coca-Cola upping its digital game with startups investment

​Coca-Cola Amatil is making good its promise to transform the enterprise for the digital era, by increasing its stake in startups with an investment in TabSquare. It announced it has taken a minority stake in the Singapore-based restaurant tech startup via its corporate venturing platform, Amatil X.

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State of the CMO 2019

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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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