Tag Archives: big data

The future trends hidden in the “State of Marketing” report

How are brands going to develop a competitive advantage in a hyperconnected world where two or three technology ecosystems have most of the attention? I have been thinking about this question a lot recently – because that’s part of my job. Over the last couple of months, I have been observing some macro-trends that have […]

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A digital assistant story – the connected customer

Early one Monday morning in the not too distant future one of your customers, let’s call her Alice, wakes up and, as she has for years, reaches for her phone. What happens next marks a profound change in the way she interacts with your brand forever more. Alice has just purchased a new phone which […]

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Experience Economy Part One – Customer centered transformation

What your customer wants Over the last decade Australia really enhanced its reputation as “the lucky country”. While other economies were struggling with the fallout of the GFC Australia’s economy was strong. But this success has come at a cost. While many global businesses were rapidly transforming around the needs of the customer and the […]

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The battle of the data giants

  On the 9th of September Apple held its latest product release event. Apple are masters of the great reveal. They are the gold standard for creating brand buzz. But under all of the hype and excitement there is a deeper story starting to develop. Yes, it is do with the new phone models and […]

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5 disruptive forces happening right now

Recently I was asked to predict what forces, industries or businesses would be causing the most business disruption. While it is is hard to really predict what the next big disruption will look like it is possible to see forces at play right now that are going to have a major impact on the way businesses are run. […]

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We have big data, now we need big ideas

I recently attended an event that focused on Big Data insights and techniques for retailers. It was well attended and had some great speakers presenting including Myer CEO Bernie Brooks. By the end of the two hour seminar it was clear that Australian businesses have been busy investing in Big Data technology thereby ensuring they […]

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