Wednesday Jan 29th

  • Augmented Reality lifts data analysis to new dimensions

    Augmented Reality lifts data analysis to new dimensions

    Augmented Reality (AR) is defined by IAB as “an experience that utilizes a camera to change or enhance the user's view of the real world. This experience can be app-based or web-based, though app-based is more common today.  AR experiences are a new way to create context and add experiences over real physical world objects and attributes like location or recognized image or object."

  • Businesses in APAC embrace Automation and AI for the sake of better customer experiences

    Businesses in APAC embrace Automation and AI for the sake of better customer experiences

    For online retailers, it’s no longer a simple case of bricks vs. clicks anymore. Spoilt for choice these days, consumers are far less loyal to brands and are more likely to try new products. With online retailers facing increasing competition, how can they build brand loyalty and retain customers in today’s marketplace?

  • Marketing needs to evolve - NOW

    Marketing needs to evolve - NOW

    The discrepancy between what marketing could theoretically accomplish and the reality is huge. You do not have to be a marketing expert to know that. Especially for consumers, this gap is clearly noticeable: they (rightly) increasingly complain about annoying, intrusive or irrelevant advertising and their concern about losing sovereignty over their personal data is steadily growing.

  • ‘Tis the season for growth in holiday shopping!

    ‘Tis the season for growth in holiday shopping!

    It’s the most digital time of the year for retailers, with the upcoming holiday season in full swing! But how exactly will online retail sales pan out this year?

  • Hardly any industry is currently facing greater challenges than the retail sector

    Hardly any industry is currently facing greater challenges than the retail sector

    In recent years, developments have taken place that are dramatically changing the role of stationary retail, putting it under pressure and questioning its right to exist.

  • Socialbakers’ Social Media Predictions for 2020

    Socialbakers’ Social Media Predictions for 2020

    According to Socialbakers, the unified marketing platform for social media marketers, 2019 was the year TikTok exploded and influencer marketing gained traction, especially with marketers in beauty, fashion and e-commerce.

  • Media Trends & Predictions 2020

    Media Trends & Predictions 2020

    This year, marketing and media experts will have to develop new skills, engagement models and assessment methods to appeal to consumers in the crowded media landscape, Kantar found out in its global study "Media Trends & Predictions 2020".

  • Needed: new KPIs in performance marketing

    Needed: new KPIs in performance marketing

    Today, every customer is leaving behind vast amounts of data while shopping online, providing marketers with numerous indications of their personality, their preferences and their purchase intentions. Each point of contact with an individual customer can be tracked across channels and evaluated according to the role it played in the purchase decision process.

  • Affordable and sustainable spectrum sharing technologies are crucial for digital inclusion and rural connectivity

    Affordable and sustainable spectrum sharing technologies are crucial for digital inclusion and rural connectivity

    According to Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) President Martha Suárez, competitive access to spectrum resources will result in a thriving fixed and mobile marketplace that can deliver new, innovative services. During a TV White Space (TVWS) workshop in Buenos Aires, she highlighted that harnessing spectrum sharing technologies like TVWS is key to enabling rural broadband.

  • Perfect budgeting with sweeping data analysis and attribution models

    Perfect budgeting with sweeping data analysis and attribution models

    Measuring and optimization are the nuts and bolts in digital marketing since precision and deep understanding of how to compare and synchronize different data sources are key to the quality of the results and the success of campaigns. If marketers work consistently on a data-driven basis and align all measurements with the needs of the customers, more turnover with the same budget or budget savings can be most certainly achieved while maintaining the same turnover.  Considering the following prerequisites definitely helps:

  • Analysis of digital channels is essential for customer centric communication

    Analysis of digital channels is essential for customer centric communication

    The proportion of digital contact points, significant for the success of your own business model, is growing. As a result, the online customer journey has become an integral part of the customer intelligence strategy today. In addition to the online advertising contacts that take place along the entire digital customer journey, one's own website plays a central role here, too. Whether in traditional eCommerce or lead generation, the focus is always on the user. With the help of digital analytics, the behavior and needs of users can be better understood so that in-depth recommendations for action can be derived, thus, leading to improved service, a better product, and an optimized customer experience.

  • IDC’s inaugural Asia Pacific Future SMB intelligence services

    IDC’s inaugural Asia Pacific Future SMB intelligence services

    The new IDC 2019 Future SMB Pulse survey shows that 84% of SMBs in Asia Pacific (excl. Japan) recognize the need to use digital technologies to make significant changes in their companies' processes and operations to become more competitive. While 39% of those have already started their journey and are at different stages of digital maturity, 42% are just planning to start. The survey reveals further that the top priorities of SMBs in the next 18 months include improving revenue growth, increasing efficiency/productivity, and reducing costs/expenses.

  • Consumer power climbs to new heights

    Consumer power climbs to new heights

    With the rise of nonhuman intermediaries ― recommendation engines, voice-powered search, smart-home devices, autonomous purchasing programs and other artificial intelligence-powered systems, machines are now empowering consumers with new levels of intelligence. These algorithms have begun playing an increasingly important role by augmenting consumers with the information they need, influencing their decisions and ultimately helping them become better humans.

  • Don’t stop learning!

    Don’t stop learning!

    Anyone who wants to succeed in a market is well advised to think about differentiation and to deliver quick-witted arguments in the form of special skills. This requires identifying the digital challenges of the future as soon as possible in order to be able to respond to the problems of potential customers with tangible products and services.

This week's highlights

Industry’s first ‘Data Literacy as a Service’ offering

Category: January 2020 - Digital Business Trends Predictions
Qlik launched the industry’s first Data Literacy Consulting Service and Signature Services designed to help organizations adopt a ‘Data Literacy as a Service’ approach to creating a
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Improvements and opportunities 5G brings to advertisers

Category: January 2020 - Digital Business Trends Predictions
Verizon Media shared findings from its 5G Advertiser and Consumer Outlook Study SEA 2020 that surveyed more than 600 consumers and 140 marketing professionals from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and t
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Zendesk’s insights on the power of service in influencing customer loyalty

Category: January 2020 - Digital Business Trends Predictions
Zendesk just released its Customer Experience Trends Report 2020, analyzing how businesses can drive customer loyalty, what matters most to people when they engage with businesses, and what differenti
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Previous articles

Video-triggered AR increases the purchase intent

Category: December 2019 - AR & VR in Marketing
There are already many companies that use augmented reality (AR) in e-commerce. But what do consumers think about such applications?In the area of entertainment television, sports TV or shopping, 40%
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The sky's the limit for mixed, augmented and virtual reality in the working world

Category: December 2019 - AR & VR in Marketing
While most traders are still busy with multichannel, others are steps ahead, testing and experimenting with Mixed, Augmented and Virtual Reality.Mixed Reality (MR) ) isn’t clearly defined till n
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Augmented Reality in the working world

Category: December 2019 - AR & VR in Marketing
Digitization is changing many work processes in the world of work in which virtual and augmented realities (VR/AR) is being paid increasingly attention.Combining the virtual with the real world, and e
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Previous month's highlights

Service providers need to tackle standard-based wi-fi to grow revenues and cut churn

Category: October 2019 - Micro-moments & Customer Journey

Wi-Fi is the critical foundation of the Connected Home but also a common source of customer frustration. This is an issue that service providers need to tackle head on if they are to grow revenues, reduce churn and prepare themselves for enormous opportunities that lie ahead.

iflix Advertising adopts Xandr’s strategic selling platform

Category: October 2019 - Micro-moments & Customer Journey

Xandr, AT&T’s advertising and analytics company, and iflix, Southeast Asia’s leading entertainment service, announced that iflix’s brand solutions business, iflix Advertising, will adopt Xandr Monetize, Xandr’s strategic selling platform. As a result of the agreement, advertisers gain access to iflix’s premium brand-safe video inventory and highly-engaged audiences at-scale.

Brands must migrate to digital platforms as stores continue to lose share, says GlobalData

Category: October 2019 - Micro-moments & Customer Journey

Migration to digital platforms is proving to be the way to go for apparel brands and retailers as more and more consumers move away from shopping in physical stores, writes GlobalData.

MediaMath sets out to change marketing for the better with SOURCE

Category: October 2019 - Micro-moments & Customer Journey

MediaMath, acclaimed independent advertising technology company for brands, pledged to clean up the digital media supply chain by committing to a 100% accountable and addressable supply chain by the end of 2020.

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