Future Proof is a podcast hosted by Julie Kollman, who is Chief Research Officer at Kantar Consulting, and Andrew Stephen, who is the L'Oreal Professor of Marketing at Saïd Business School (Oxford University). In the latest episode, the hosts are joined by Kantar’s senior partner, Mark Visser, to look at how the job of a … Continue reading Today’s marketers: increasingly specialised, in agile teams, with varied backgrounds, need to embrace experimentation, and be ‘whole brain’
Did you survive #GDPRday, and the associated barrage of e-mails letting you know about updated privacy policies, or asking you to opt-in to mailing lists? Let’s hope this new regulation will be a catalyst for change in organisations’ attitudes towards personal data. However, we can neither lay all the blame on organisations, nor all … Continue reading GPDR is great but not enough. A change in attitudes is urgently needed.
This month was dominated by starting the new job. In the first half of the month, it was all about wrapping up various matters, saying good-byes, and the emptying the office at the previous job. Then, the second half, was about settling in at the new place. Amid all these changes, there were the following … Continue reading November 2016 round up
At his inaugural lecture at Said Business School, Professor Andrew Stephen talked about the shiny new toy syndrome in marketing – whereby marketers rush after a new technology, or platform, or trend, in the hope that it will generate new business, or solve their marketing challenges. We saw this with Pokemon Go, last summer, … Continue reading Marketers should think more like engineers, says @AndrewTStephen