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Leadership

Digital drive creating war for executive talent

Attraction and retaining talent is the top issues facing businesses today, according to a new report, with 43 per cent of CEOs globally citing lack of talent and skills as a barrier to future innovation.

Customer Experience Management

​Report: Pioneering CMOs are driving business growth

At a time of an ever demanding consumer and more data than we know what to do with, just 17 per cent of global marketers have been extremely successful at delivering highly relevant customer experiences, a report released today said.

Digital Marketing

DNA-based marketing: The next big thing?

Forget data and AI: Marketers of the future are looking beyond the next few years and setting their sights firmly on the opportunities opened up by human DNA.

Customer Experience Management

Report: Data blindspots leading to digital and customer transformation failure

While most larger Australian companies are intent on achieving digital transformation for a better customer experience (CX), research commissioned by Microsoft Australia has revealed while 69 per cent of local enterprises say they have an integrated digital transformation strategy, only 28 per cent have a company-wide strategy for sharing data, meaning projects are failing.

Digital Marketing

Gartner: Profitability will trump CX for marketers by 2022

Profitability is set to replace customer experience as the chief marketing officer’s number one strategy priority in the next three years as the state of data and technology matures and consumer behaviour shifts further, a new report claims.

Digital Marketing

Report: AI proliferation sees rise of new marketing leadership roles

Data and artificial intelligence are fundamentally changing how marketing is deployed as the industry sees the rise of the emotion economy and the emergence of both the ‘martecheter’ and director of marketing data, according to IBM Watson’s latest report.

Leadership

Report: Reputation commands a price premium

​Corporate branding is more important than ever, as companies with a good reputation can command a minimum 9 per cent premium for products, a new study has shown.

Digital Marketing

Report: Australian ad spend to tip $17bn in 2019

Australia’s ad spend is expected to grow by 4.4 per cent to $17.2 billion in 2019 off the back of strong display advertising investments and as TV records its first growth in six years.

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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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