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Unlocking leadership excellence in the digital age: Satya Nadella's blueprint for tech leaders
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Satya Nadella’s leadership ethos, combining authenticity, empathy, and intent, redefines success in the digital era, transforming both Microsoft's journey and tech industry paradigms.
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Four ways Automatic Content Recognition data unlocks advertising success
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martech
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cookies
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advertising
Marketers harnessing ACR technology to understand Asia-Pacific consumer habits in real-time, offering targeted ads and optimised engagement strategies, amid third-party cookie depreciation.
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Futureful revamps recruitment with values-focused approach
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productivity
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gen z
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employment
Futureful disrupts traditional recruitment with a platform centred on shared values and skills, not CVs, promising better job satisfaction and retention.
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How clever UX design can encourage more effective climate action
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Fintech company, Cogo, uses innovative UX design to increase climate literacy, promoting sustainable habits and effective climate action, study reveals.
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Using data to improve the management of contingent workforces
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wfh
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outsourcing
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productivity
Businesses are harnessing data to optimise the management of their contingent workforces, a trend invigorated by the remote work shift during the pandemic.
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The appeal of live streaming to grow online communities
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video
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digital entertainment
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Live streaming heightens online engagement, outpacing TV shows in views, with its raw, unfiltered content and real-time audience interaction, becoming a prime avenue for growing virtual communities.
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'Beminded' to launch in New Zealand to boost tech productivity
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nz
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productivity
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oecd
In an effort to boost New Zealand's lagging productivity, Anna Bojlert's Beminded is set to launch its neuroscience-informed tech and human skills programme this month.
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The power of embedded green finance
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Banks wrestling with outdated systems can bolster sustainability efforts by leveraging carbon management to personalise client services, ensuring greener finance integrates seamlessly with consumer lifestyles.
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Why companies are ‘democratising’ employee share plans in tough times
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payroll systems
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hcm
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strategy
In light of increasing costs and dwindling margins, companies are shifting towards democratising employee share plans, offering equity ownership to a wider workforce as a strategic method of cost reduction and employee motivation.
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IWD 2024: Scaling for success - vision, values, and people power
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International Women's Day 2024 calls for strategic company scaling, leveraging vision, values, and team motivation, in the pursuit of long-term, sustainable success.
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IWD 2024: International Women’s Day 2024: How sharing equity is inspiring inclusion for female founders
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silicon valley
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productivity
In 2023, female-founded US start-ups received only 2% total venture-backed capital; the International Women's Day 2024 theme 'Inspire Inclusion' aims to break down such barriers.
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IWD 2024: Embracing empathetic leadership as key to greater gender diversity
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Amidst ongoing gender disparities, International Women's Day 2024 turns spotlight on empathetic leadership as key to driving gender diversity and fostering inclusivity in the corporate world.
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IWD 2024: Why the human element makes all the difference
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web development
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coding
In the unrelenting world of IT, the overlooked human element—understanding and connecting with the people behind the screens—often proves to be the key to sustained success.
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Artificial Intelligence: The key to Customer Lifetime Value
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cx
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ml
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martech
AI offers a refined approach to evaluating Customer Lifetime Value (CLV), providing insights to develop personalised strategies and drive business growth.
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Crayon partners with Kahoot! to boost global educational engagement
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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creative technologies
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ai
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students
IT services innovator, Crayon, joins forces with learning and engagement platform, Kahoot!, in a strategic partnership aimed at enhancing global educational experiences through technology.
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How Innovative Loyalty Programs Boost Customer Retention
Mon, 19th Feb 2024
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cx
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martech
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subscriptions
Retail subscriptions have proven to be key in fostering enduring brand loyalty and customer retention, responding to changing consumer behaviours and economic shifts.
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Digital signage boosts productivity & engagement – study
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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digital signage
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pro av
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data literacy
Workplace digital signage significantly boosts productivity and enhances engagement among deskless workers, suggests a study by ScreenCloud and Google ChromeOS.
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David Jones boosts staff training with YOOBIC app deployment
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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digital transformation
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martech
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omnichannel
Australian luxury department store David Jones has implemented the YOOBIC digital workplace app among its employees, receiving the Retail Technology Innovation Hubs 2023 Digital Transformation Project of the Year Award.
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Saracens names SQREEM as Official AI Marketing Partner
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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cx
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martech
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ai
Singapore's SQREEM Technologies becomes Official AI Marketing Partner for England's top rugby club, Saracens, highlighting its standing in AI-driven consumer behaviour analysis.
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Darren Gladman becomes Energy Policy Manager at SMA Australia
Tue, 16th Jan 2024
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regulation
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engagement
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safety
Climate and energy policy veteran, Darren Gladman, assumes the pivotal role of Energy Policy and Regulatory Manager at SMA Australia, aiming to effect climate-friendly energy reforms.
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Vonage secures National Innovation Award for enhancing guest experience
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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video
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cx
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Global cloud communications leader Vonage wins the National Innovation Award for Guest Experience 2023 for its transformative technologies enhancing customer experience in hospitality.
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Tiny Happy HR leverages data analytics to enrich work experience
Wed, 3rd Jan 2024
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Tiny Happy HR utilises sophisticated data analytics to advance the future of work, fostering an optimised, inclusive, and fulfilling workplace environment.
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Whispir unveils innovative 'Transact' & 'Off-Platform Messaging' products
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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commerce systems
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martech
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payment gateways
Whispir has launched two new innovative products, Whispir Transact and Whispir Off-Platform Messaging, to enhance its platform.
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Managers call for more AI use despite underutilisation
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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ai
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Despite nearly 70% of managers advocating for greater use of artificial intelligence, only 23% utilise it, a Beamery study reveals.