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CMO’s top 10 marketing leadership profiles of 2018

​It's been a big year of transformation once more for chief marketing officers worldwide. Faced with ever-increasing pressure from the c-suite to prove their worth, drive business growth, transform and innovate go-to-market models through digital and own end-to-end customer experience, there's no shortage of work to be done to prove their value.

CMO50 2018 #7: Brent Smart

With so much pressure on marketers to perform and prove their worth, Brent Smart is unsurprised many pull the nearest and quickest levers to show impact. The problem is, those short wins aren’t going to build you a brand for the long term.

People

CX profile: Building IAG's customer smarts

There’s a joke in the English town of Norwich that everyone either works in a church, in a pub, or in the insurance industry. Luckily for the customers of IAG, Julie Batch’s family worked in insurance, and instilled in her a set of values she has carried through to her current role as chief customer officer.

Leadership

Data analytics drives IAG's customer innovation efforts

IAG’s new Customer Labs division is looking to extend the commercial reach of its Ambiata analytics subsidiary as a service product offering as part of a raft of data-led initiatives over the next 12 months.

Digital Marketing

Using the power of movies at IAG to improve digital customer experiences

It’s not often you hear of any company, let alone an insurance giant, tapping into the razzle and dazzle of movie making to get employees behind a new business initiative. But that’s exactly what IAG is doing as part of a program of work to raise awareness of customer experience painpoints and how to solve them internally.

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Blog Posts

Why marketing technology utilisation is taking on new urgency

Disparate data sources, fragmented technology and a lack of funding has left many brands struggling in the battle for online customer attention amid a global pandemic. Now more than ever, brands need to focus on unlocking the value of their marketing technology.

Suzanne Croxford

Marketing technology partner, Wunderman Thompson Australia

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?

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