Modern Nomads Launches to Develop Future Digital Nomads

Modern Nomads Launches to Develop Future Digital Nomads

The world of work is being disrupted. New models for careers and workplaces are emerging thick and fast. Modern Nomads is a new start up which provides practical support for those who want to be ‘remote workers’ – professionals who use technology to work from anywhere in the world and demand the freedom to combine […]

MarComm News’ Hit Parade: July 2017

MarComm News’ Hit Parade: July 2017

MarComm News’ Hit Parade brings you our selection of the “hit” projects of the month. The highlights for July 2017 include technology, design, advertising and viral projects: 1) “The Homo-schlepiens” by SodaStream Although it has not been the most viral ad of July, SodaStream‘s “The Homo-schlepiens” didn’t fair too shabbily, racking up over five million views at the […]

Domino’s Launches Amazon Echo Ordering in the UK

Domino’s Launches Amazon Echo Ordering in the UK

Domino’s, one of the UK’s favourite pizza, is once again pioneering the use of new technologies to make ordering a pizza even easier, with voice-activated ordering through Amazon’s Echo and Dot devices. Working closely with its innovation agency We Are Social, Domino’s now allows customers with an Easy Order profile to place an order for […]

MEC’s Jessica Chapplow on how the London Tech Week continues to inspire and inform

MEC’s Jessica Chapplow on how the London Tech Week continues to inspire and inform

In addition to showcasing some of the city’s best tech talent, 2017’s London Tech Week (LTW) provided an important gauge of the state and direction of tech advancement globally, with a focus on emerging technologies and the digital economy. Over the past 12 months we have seen verticals like 5G, AI, Robotics, augmented reality and […]

Five by Five creates virtual reality contact lens video to revolutionise the waiting room experience

Five by Five creates virtual reality contact lens video to revolutionise the waiting room experience

Launch activation agency, Five by Five, has created a 360-degree virtual reality (VR) video on behalf of global contact lens manufacturer, CooperVision, to support the launch of its new Biofinity Energys contact lens. Eye care practitioners will be encouraged to utilise this technology to transform their patient waiting room into an educational experience, informing customers about […]

WARC’s report highlights the impact planning disciplines are having on the marketing landscape

WARC’s report highlights the impact planning disciplines are having on the marketing landscape

WARC, the global authority on advertising and media effectiveness, has released the results of its first worldwide survey of senior strategists, highlighting the impact the planning discipline is having on the ever-changing marketing landscape. The new global survey was conducted over the last year. Results are based on interviews with a regionally-balanced sample of 75 […]

Mindshare’s Gowthaman Ragothaman: ‘Industry is at the cusp of that ‘Aha’ moment, but is not there yet’

Mindshare’s Gowthaman Ragothaman: ‘Industry is at the cusp of that ‘Aha’ moment, but is not there yet’

Mindshare is placing its FAST (Future Adaptive Specialist Team) integrated performance unit at the heart of its business going forward. According to the agency, FAST is an integrated service that joins together with traditional media planning and buying services, enabling maximum efficiency in driving insights, targeting, allocating investment, activating and optimising across all media. To […]

Tom Cheesewright on what the future holds for the marketing industry

Tom Cheesewright on what the future holds for the marketing industry

Standing in other people’s shoes is crucial to effective communications, yet technology and AI are changing our world at a continually accelerating pace. And so, at an event in central London recently, creative direct marketing agency Soul asked applied futurist and author Tom Cheesewright what he thinks the world will look like in five, ten or 20 years […]

AKQA Announces Future Lions 2017 Winners

AKQA Announces Future Lions 2017 Winners

AKQA announced the winners of Future Lions, the official student awards at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Future Lions attracted more than 2,100 students from 64 countries, making it the most successful year to date. The five winning ideas and teams are: Ask the Candidates for CNN Team: Yeon Sang Yoon and Jin Sug […]