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Capgemini completes RXP Services acquisition

Technology and professional services business, Capgemini, has completed the acquisition of RXP Services, a move that expands its operations in Australia and strengthens its ability to provide end-to-end digital solutions to clients across the region at scale. The acquisition also reinforces its strategic partnerships with Microsoft, ServiceNow and Salesforce.

Strategy

10 lessons Telstra has learnt through its T22 transformation

​ There isn’t a business in Australia that hasn’t experienced some form of transformation as digital connectivity pervades every aspect of our products, services and experiences as consumers and businesses. Australia’s largest telecoms provider, Telstra, however, is arguably on one of the most ambitious programs of work right now.

Leadership

Explainer: What is B Corp status?

When people think of an ethical company, Patagonia will often come to mind. It takes a minimalist approach to its environment impact with its materials and recycling and reuse policies for instances. It’s also a B Corp organisation, but it’s not alone on this. There’s a growing number of organisations looking to prove their credentials as businesses that care about more than just profit. So is doing good also good business sense?

Digital Marketing

Reports: COVID-driven innovations in tech, media and telecoms

Across technology, media and telecommunications, innovation is being driven by the global pandemic’s economic and societal impacts, resulting in intensifying growth in video, virtual (VR), and cloud technologies, according to the latest Deloitte Australia Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions report.

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Coles launches new sustainability initiative

Coles is launching a new sustainability strategy built around the theme of ‘Together to Zero’, which includes targets to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a commitment to 100 per cent renewable electricity and sets a course to net zero greenhouse gas emissions.

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7 ways to build your business and brand partnership muscle

The reasons for striking a partnership with another brand are wide and diverse. From extending audience reach and brand attributes to product and services expansion, cultural and social alignment, improving commercial dividends and solving a customer pain point, the list feels seemingly endless and full of opportunity. But just what kind of external partnership are worth pursuing? And how do you shore up the best chances of success when you do partner with an external player?

Leadership

The Marketing Academy 2021 scholars revealed

The Marketing Academy has confirmed its intake of 30 up-and-coming executive marketing leaders for the 2021 edition of its Australian program, a list that covers sectors from retail, financial services and FMCG through to agencies, publishers and technology providers.

Digital Marketing

Why fortune favours the brave marketer

The next 12 months represent the biggest, most exciting opportunity retailer marketers have ever had. This unprecedented window is an opportunity to innovate like never before.

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Brand storytelling lessons from Singapore’s iconic Fullerton hotel

In early 2020, I had the pleasure of staying at the newly opened Fullerton Hotel in Sydney. It was on this trip I first became aware of the Fullerton’s commitment to brand storytelling.

Gabrielle Dolan

Business storytelling leader

You’re doing it wrong: Emotion doesn’t mean emotional

If you’ve been around advertising long enough, you’ve probably seen (or written) a slide which says: “They won’t remember what you say, they’ll remember how you made them feel.” But it’s wrong. Our understanding of how emotion is used in advertising has been ill informed and poorly applied.

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Why does brand execution often kill creativity?

The launch of a new brand, or indeed a rebrand, is a transformation to be greeted with fanfare. So why is it that once the brand has launched, the brand execution phase can also be the moment at which you kill its creativity?

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