FAST talk with Mindshare’s Norm Johnston and why he is so fascinated by AI

FAST talk with Mindshare’s Norm Johnston and why he is so fascinated by AI

Mindshare, the global media agency of WPP, recently announced that it is placing its FAST (Future Adaptive Specialist Team) integrated performance unit at the heart of its business as part of an ongoing transformation programme evolving the agency into an Adaptive Marketing organisation, to help clients do the same. We had a chance to sit […]

‘There is a huge knowledge and opportunity gap around AI,’ says LoopMe’s Stephen Upstone

‘There is a huge knowledge and opportunity gap around AI,’ says LoopMe’s Stephen Upstone

LoopMe is the largest mobile video platform, supporting all video and full-screen formats and reaching over 2 billion devices worldwide. We had a chance to catch up with their CEO, Stephen Upstone during the Cannes Lions Festival, who revealed to us the company’s foray into Artificial Intelligence and discussed the impact the technology will have on the […]

‘Industry moving from the Connected Age to the Intelligent Age,’ says SapientRazorfish’s Daniel Bonner

‘Industry moving from the Connected Age to the Intelligent Age,’ says SapientRazorfish’s Daniel Bonner

Every year the cream of the Marketing, Advertising and Communications Industry gather in France for the Cannes Lions Festival, and this year was no different. We caught up with one of the Industry’s brightest mind and SapientRazorfish’s Global Chief Creative Officer, Daniel Bonner, who spoke about moving into his new role and how the Marketing Industry […]

McDonald’s Sweden Gamifies its Music Playlists with Cloud-Powered Soundtrack Your Brand Quiz

McDonald’s Sweden Gamifies its Music Playlists with Cloud-Powered Soundtrack Your Brand Quiz

McDonald’s Sweden has rolled out a music-based quiz across its restaurants via a partnership with Spotify-backed Stockholm company, Soundtrack Your Brand, adding a gamified dimension to dining in its restaurants via its pre-existing app. McDonald’s hopes to appeal to young people, driving them to download its app on iOS and Android in order to participate […]

Coca-Cola uses Google AI to send shoppers personalised displays in-store

Coca-Cola uses Google AI to send shoppers personalised displays in-store

Coca-Cola has launched a ‘Minority Report’-style in-store display system shows personalised messages to approaching shoppers based on data on their smartphones. The system is powered by Google Cloud technologies and works on any HDMI-ready display that serve as grocery store aisle “end caps”, restaurant menu boards and even interactive cinema posters. The system can be […]

Mobile Finalists for The 19th FAB Awards Announced

Mobile Finalists for The 19th FAB Awards Announced

The FAB Awards have unveiled the finalists for the 19th edition of the awards programme. FAB is an International Awards programme focused entirely on work done for Food and Beverage brands. It recognises the critical contribution that outstanding creative work makes to build brands, it identifies and rewards the leading practitioners from over 60 countries, and […]

Deutsche Telekom and Saatchi & Saatchi London create new media channel using colour as the medium

Deutsche Telekom and Saatchi & Saatchi London create new media channel using colour as the medium

Launched on April 20, the iconic Deutsche Telekom colour magenta has been harnessed to create a new medium for entertainment. Created by Saatchi & Saatchi London and Deutsche Telekom, The Lenz App changes the way content can be viewed, bringing about a new way to consume entertainment and enabling anything magenta to become a viewable […]