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Google Consumer Driven

Natalie Zmuda, global executive editor of Think with Google, talks to Marvin Chow, VP of consumer apps marketing at Google, about how brands can put their customers first and deliver great mobile experiences. They talk about how Google balances data with empathy to deliver relevant, helpful experiences across channels.

Kuehne + Nagel South Africa

Just launched: Kuehne + Nagel Logistics (SA), SAICE Geotechnical Division (SA), Innovative Consulting Solutions (US), Hambisa Taxi Insurance (SA), Kinderkrebshilfe Waldeck Frankenberg (DE)… Upcoming: Re-Launch Lombard Insurance (SA), Rochambeau Chapter (FR), AICR Chapter Singapore (SG), Joberg2C 2021 (SA); Everest Funerals (SA).

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Siva Vaidhyanathan, professor of media studies at University of Virginia, says Facebook’s 2.5 billion users are impossible to monitor using artificial intelligence. He appears on “Bloomberg Technology.”

Just launched: Orgro – industrial psychologists (SA), Worldtech Consulting (UAE), Halliday Finch (KE), Soho NYC (SA), Just Motoring (SA). Coming soon: Insurety (international surety alliance), Auto Kurz – Transport Solutions (DE),  Africa Blogging (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung , SA)

You should get paid for your data

The world’s most valuable tech companies profit from the personal data you generate. So why aren’t you getting paid for it? In this eye-opening talk, entrepreneur and technologist Jennifer Zhu Scott makes the case for private data ownership — which would empower you to donate, destroy or sell your data as you see fit — and shows how this growing movement could put power (and cash) back into the hands of people.

Coronavirus in South Africa

We are here for you, at the normal operating hours. For information, current updates on the coronavirus in South Africa , visit the government’s Covid-19 portal: https://sacoronavirus.co.za/

Another year… we look forward to a lots of new exciting projects! Most recent launch… Match Trading – Drilling & Cutting Tools (SA). Upcoming projects: Shining Light Awards (De Beers Group, SA), Festival Week-end au bord de l’eau (CH), World Tech Consulting (UAE).

CES 2020

From high-tech food to folding computers to upgrading your health to a prototype city of the future, these trends mattered. With thousands of new products shouting for your attention, you can easily miss the bigger takeaways at CES. Recognizing the trends that develop and will impact the future is one of the most valuable things about the show. And since technology now touches more aspects of our lives than ever before, there were several key trends on display at CES 2020. Read more (CNET)…

Netflix

If there’s a company that’s synonymous with seamless customer experience, it’s Netflix. It has become the defacto entertainment source for many. So much so that 15 percent of the world’s web traffic goes to Netflix. But when your experience is industry-leading, how do you evolve it without disappointing customers? The answer lies in experimentation, built on proven psychological principles. And because Netflix is a subscription service, you can quickly discover what’s working. Just observe how many customers cancel their service in response to your experiment and optimize from there. 1. The Reciprocity Principle Reciprocity is a social norm of responding to a positive action with another positive action. It’s why you feel indebted when someone does you...