Competitor pressure

Competitor pressure

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The evolution of data – from science to art

It is time to go beyond the data scientist and look to data artists to use their creative flair to solve business problems, provide analysis at a strategic level and make sure the right solutions are being implemented, says DataXu’s Bill Simmons.

Good data comes in small packages

Connecting big data is the best way for marketers to extract maximum value, says Media iQ’s Stewart Easterbrook. If marketers cannot access data in small, insightful packages, they are likely to face big data paralysis.

Five steps to data-driven success

Consumers are accessing content across multiple devices at the same time and that means channel-based marketing is no longer as effective as it used to be. Turn’s Helen Miall says brands need to incorporate a data-driven approach to audience-based marketing to reach customers.

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Influencers, consultancies and the recruitment crisis: The key topics of conversation at Cannes Lions

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Cannes Lions 2018: Marketers turned out in force to advertising’s biggest annual event. But away from the usual talk of purpose and creativity, some big issues such as the recruitment crisis, how advertising responds to the #MeToo movement and cleaning up the influencer marketing space were discussed.