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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.

Digital Marketing

In depth: The art of dealing with Generation Z

The generation after Millennials, Generation Z - defined as people born from the mid-1990s to the early 2000s - represents a dominant and powerful group. Considered a larger cohort than both the Baby Boomers and the Millennials, brands are starting to take notice and crafting strategies on how to deal with this ‘powerhouse’ group.

Digital Marketing

PwC report: Companies must get the consumer trust piece right

The trust deficit continues to grow between companies and consumers - and to succeed companies must measure and capitalise on their trust assets, according to PwC Australia's entertainment and media industry leader, Megan Brownlow.

Digital Marketing

Building a robust digital customer experience

Too many organisations are still suffering from a disjointed approach to customer experience as they look to digitise their businesses, OpenText’s CX expert claims.

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The skinny on Aussie health snack provider’s secret to global success

Mother and son business team, Sharon and Jamie Thurin, have catapulted Slim Secrets from an Australian family operated business into a global company operating across 15 countries. And it’s the constant evolution of marketing strategy and smarts that’s helping the healthy snacks company drive success.

Digital Marketing

How The Outnet is personalising its brand strategy

​From the recent launch of its geotargeting strategy to the release of its first Android app in October, along with a refreshed brand identity, online retailer, The Outnet, is on a continual push to evolve the customer experience, according to its executive vice-president.

Digital Marketing

Why Krispy Kreme is on an unstoppable digital journey

​Global doughnut chain, Krispy Kreme, has a massive focus on digital, tallying a digital spend of 75 per cent, up from 50 per cent the previous year, and 20-30 per cent the year before - an aggressive move that aims to give customers a seamless experience and push the boundaries of innovation.

Leadership

How Mattel is getting back to its creation brand roots

It’s a story all too many established brands face: How to retain relevancy and purpose when the competitive landscape, digital disruption and customer expectations move well beyond anything they’ve seen before. And it’s this challenge toy giant, Mattel, has been working to overcome through a brand and corporate transformation.

Leadership

CMO/CIO: A true digital partnership

Avanade’s CMO, Stella Goulet and Williams Martini Racing’s CIO, Graeme Hackland have created a winning combination at this year’s Formula One events.

Social Media

Marketing to millennials can't be 'phony'

Marketing to millennials on new media platforms needs to be authentic and embedded in the way you do business, otherwise they won't respond, Pegasystems’ CMO and CTO agree.

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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

Brand or product placement?

CMOs are looking to ensure investment decisions in marketing initiatives are good value for money. Yet they are frustrated in understanding the value of product placements within this mix for a very simple reason: Product placements are broadly defined and as a result, mean very different things to different people.

Michael Neale and Dr David Corkindale

University of Adelaide Business School and University of South Australia

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