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Connected devices will drive connected customer experiences

The future of customer experience is staring us in the face. Augmented Reality will bring the store into our homes. Chatbots will become intuitively conversational. 3D Printing will deliver customised and locally made goods. Mobile & wearable devices will become embeddable. Biometric and embedded payment systems will become passé. Blockchain technology will help end fake …

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The conundrum of creating connected customer strategies for India

The current buzzwords in marketing seem to be connected customer strategies. Many books and articles are being written on the subject. But how true is all of it and how practical is all of it especially in India? Yes, I know it is a rhetorical question. We know the answer. We also know the challenges. …

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In the digital world brands are much more in your face and not so much in your mind

As budget 2020 turns out to be a non-event and a lot of focus still on Kunal Kamra’s encounter with Arnab Goswami on an Indigo flight, I could not help but think about how our biases have taken over professional etiquette, acceptable social behaviour and plain old common sense. I have no intention of wading …

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The role of Behavioural Economics in Marketing

I have been a Behavioural Economics enthusiast for a few years now.  I have watched with great curiosity and anticipation the growing interest in Behavioural Economics both at the policy level by governments across the world and the faster adaption undertaken by corporates and marketing folks across the world. The most interesting part for me …

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Remove the cobwebs. Add the cloud. The marketing cloud.

The job in marketing today is all about culling out insights from vast amounts of customer data, creating content-based engagement strategies, executing through the customers preferred channels, and ensuring a great customer experience leading to business growth. Marketing teams now have the AdTech and MarTech tools, customer data, budgets to invest in technology and organizational …

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Marketing data is the most unexploited organisational asset

In the Martech and Data Analytics world we listen to a lot of jargon thrown at us (we also give it back in equal measure!). Some of the buzz words or questions are – MROI – So what’s the Marketing Return on Investments? What are the AI’s (Actionable Insights)? What are the attribution metrics? Are …

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