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F8 2017 - Facebook And The Augmented Reality Platform [VIDEO]

Today at our F8 developer conference, we're making the camera the first augmented reality platform.” With these promising words, Mark Zuckerberg opened the annual F8 conference in San Jose, California.

Year after year, the meeting has gradually lost its ‘developers only’ nature, to become a mainstream event where Facebook presents the new products that will - eventually - change the life of millions around the world.

Topics: Facebook Mobile customer engagement

Generation Z - Understand And Engage The Mobile-First Customers

We have barely started to understand millennial customers, and it is already time to move on. Say hi to the Generation Z, the first ‘truly mobile-first’ generation of customers, set to disrupt (again) the way you plan and execute your business.

Till now, the GenZ has been overlooked in marketing research, because younger customers did not have the same purchasing power of the previous generations. The spotlight was on Millennials, but things are swiftly changing.

Topics: Digital Customer Experience Mobile customer engagement customer loyalty

What Drives Customer Loyalty? Look Beyond Traditional Programs

What are the drivers of customer loyalty? One of the major challenges brands face today is to create meaningful, satisfying experiences for their customers. Experiences they will love so much that they will come back again and again.

The spread of disruptive technologies undermines the ability to conquer and retain customer’s heart using traditional loyalty programs. When technology changes, so do the drivers of trust and engagement. Are you willing to look beyond the usual way of doing things?

Topics: Digital Customer Experience customer engagement customer loyalty

How Artificial Intelligence Is Disrupting Your Organization

Whoever reads a science fiction novel ends up thinking about smart machines that can sense, learn, communicate and interact with human beings. The idea of Artificial Intelligence is not new, but there is a reason if big players like Google, Microsoft or Amazon are betting precisely on this technology right now.

After decades of broken promises, the AI is finally reaching its full potential. It has the power to disrupt your entire business. The question is: How can you harness this technology to shape the future of your organization?

Topics: Digital Customer Experience Innovation customer engagement Machine Learning Artificial Intelligence

Emotions 2.0: A Science Of Sentiment Primer

Let me take you on a walking tour through the gardens of philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, not to mention popular culture. It's just a three minutes walk that you won't regret.

Emotions are an evolutionary necessity that plays an essential role in ensuring human survival. Some basic emotions seem to be hard-wired into our human species, innate and invariable, notwithstanding cultural differences. In example, fear and anger have helped human survival by encouraging reflexive flight and hard fighting.

Topics: Digital Customer Experience customer engagement Customer Journey

Content Marketing Trends That Will Shape Your Strategy In 2017

Visibility, we all need visibility at a lower price. Ask any CEO what his top demand for the new year’s content marketing strategy is, and you will likely get this very answer. Brands and contents are becoming inextricably intertwined.

We have just entered the 2017 business arena, and yet some things are already evident: the content challenge is more fierce and wild than ever. The problem, then, is how to become and stay relevant, hopefully spending less to obtain more.

Topics: Digital Customer Experience Content Marketing Mobile customer engagement

The Year of 'Supershoppers' - How To Engage And Monetize Them

The Black Friday and the Cyber Monday usually pave the way for the grand opening of the holiday shopping season. While traditional consumers would wait until the last minute to buy their gifts, the digital customers show a completely different behavior.

Welcome to ‘The Year of Supershoppers’, a new breed of customers, set to revolutionize the retail industry. What are the peculiarities of the new shoppers? How are you going to change your strategy to deliver amazing experiences?

Topics: Digital Customer Experience Retail Mobile customer engagement

Three Questions For The Next Generation Customer Experience

Sometimes we are so focused on what we need to do today that we barely realize that our efforts could be vain in the near future. This principle is even truer when it comes to the experience of your clients.

Today, everybody is well aware of the importance of the customer experience, and it can hardly be called a buzzword anymore. While we talk about the principles of the experience, however, they have already moved one step forward.

Topics: Digital Customer Experience Mobile customer engagement Customer Journey

Pokemon Go - How Retailers Can Capitalize On The Power Of Games

Hordes of walkers move towards the same target. They are looking for something, and willing to fight to catch it. This is not the plot of a post-apocalyptic drama. This is what is happening right now with Pokemon Go.

In less than two weeks, the brand-new mobile game of the Nintendo franchise has gone from an experiment to a social phenomenon, to a business case. A story that every retail brand should listen carefully.

Topics: Digital Customer Experience Gamification Retail Mobile customer engagement

How Mobile Commerce Is Disrupting Your Business [Infographic]

We check the phone on average 150 times a day. We turn in on within 15 minutes of waking up in the morning. While we are in a store, we turn to our smartphone to get suggestions, compare prices and decide what - and where - to buy.

Is this affecting your business strategy? Mobile commerce already makes up 34% of all e-commerce transactions around the world, and it is destined to disrupt the retail industry. How are you going to keep up?

Topics: Digital Customer Experience Retail Mobile customer engagement