The beginning of June usually sees the great and the good of the media and marketing world preparing for Cannes Lions and relishing the thought of soaking up the sunshine on La Croisette.
With consumers more likely to make purchasing decisions based on how a business responded during the Coronavirus pandemic, now is the time for industry leaders to show up and use all available resources to demonstrate how they can make a difference.
The lines between online and offline continue to blur as technology becomes increasingly integrated into real-world activities, augmenting all aspects of business and everyday life.
Just as beauty is in the eye of the beholder, newsworthiness is largely in the mind of the journalist. Put bluntly, a story is only newsworthy if a journalist is willing to cover it.
Coronavirus has changed many aspects of online advertising, but passion for programmatic remains strong.
“EdTech is the next FinTech” — four years ago, this felt like a bold statement from David Bainbridge, CEO of Knowledgemotion. Now, it’s clear that optimism was well-founded.
Back in 2014, business leaders at the Global Leadership Summit in London were confident remote working would be the norm by 2020. A third of them believed that – by now – half of their full-time workforce would be staying at home, or at least based outside of a traditional office.
The workplace has changed beyond recognition in recent weeks. For many of us the office is now our spare room or dining table, and our co-workers are partners, housemates, parents or children.
Nobody is likely to forget 2020, not least the education sector, which has been turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Reach for the stars so if you fall, you land on a cloud.” This is the guidance offered by Kanye West in the 2007 song ‘Homecoming’. That may have been sound advice back then, but in 2020 the cloud itself — and specifically cloud computing — is a worthy goal for most businesses.