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Developing Future Strategy: Long-Term Thinking for Marketers

1. Introduction We live in times of ‘agile’, ‘fail fast’, ‘beta testing’ and ‘lean startups’. The doubling of computer processing power every two years, as predicted by Moore’s law, has delivered exponentially increasing computational abilities. Vast data sets are now available to marketers, enabling them to respond to customer demands in real time or even […]

A Marketer’s Guide to AI and Machine Learning

A Marketer’s Guide to AI and Machine Learning

1. Introduction 1.1. Executive Summary Artificial intelligence (AI) is an area of technology that has suffered from over-hyping and confusing language, but clarity is finally developing. AI is the ability of technology to make smart decisions in a human way in relation to such things as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages. […]

A Marketer’s Guide to the Internet of Things

1. Introduction 1.1. Executive Summary The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the embedding of sensors into objects so they can connect to each other and the environment via the internet. It promises a more seamless world where many decisions and actions are automated to make our lives better and easier, offering enhanced value and […]

Marketing in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Marketing in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

1. Introduction The use of technology in marketing has transformed the profession in recent years. As well as greater levels of measurement and data, the strategies and methods used have radically changed and marketing mindsets have altered. There has been a marketing arms race with the adoption of such automated techniques as demand-side platforms, cookie-based […]

Blogs by Martin Talks

10 ways marketers can use Virtual Reality right now

Virtual Reality (‘VR’) gives marketers the opportunity to give their audience the closest experience they can get from a product, service or place without actually physically being there. 

As the lines between the physical and virtual worlds get increasingly blurred, VR presents marketers with an ideal way to engage their customers.