Richard Madden’s article last week on ‘big data’ made some good points but it illustrated how much confusion there is over the definition of big data.
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To recruit an intern in its event and sponsorship team, Heineken threw away the interview rulebook after asking itself: if all interviews are the same, with similar questions eliciting familiar answers, how do you find the right talent? Instead, it put applicants through a series of unexpected situations.
The Government’s anti-obesity drive, Change4Life, is back on the radar of marketers and the public, as it has been intermittently since it launched in January 2009. The approach to implementation of the strategy has changed more than once in the intervening period as successive political philosophies regarding government budgets balanced against corporate contribution, the voice of lobby groups (both brand and consumer) and learnings have come to the fore.