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An Introduction to the Future of Creativity

An Introduction to the Future of Creativity

By Olivier Fleurot, CEO, MSLGROUP Creativity is a topic that comes up frequently at PR conferences – especially at Cannes. As a lot of PR awards still go to traditional advertising ...

Citizenship in India: Getting Involved – Offline and Online

Citizenship in India: Getting Involved – Offline and Online

By Schubert Fernandes, Senior Vice President, MSLGROUP in India Millennials in India view citizenship as being responsible and contributing to society. Most agree that active citiz ...

Asia in “The New Global Context” at Davos

Asia in “The New Global Context” at Davos

By Jochen Legewie, Managing Director, CNC Communications, Japan, MSLGROUP The annual Davos meeting gets more international every year, reflecting the unrelenting trend towards glob ...

The Real Beauty of Davos

The Real Beauty of Davos

By Stan Collender, Executive Vice Chairman, Qorvis MSLGROUP Davos, Switzerland, is indeed the beautiful place we see on the news for many of the world’s corporate and political lea ...

Davos 2015: A Year of Disintegration, or Cooperation?

Davos 2015: A Year of Disintegration, or Cooperation?

By Andrew MacDougall, Senior Executive Consultant, MSLGROUP UK World Economic Forum founder and Executive Chairman Dr Klaus Schwab views 2015 as a fork in the road: the coming year ...

The Interview: Setting a New Benchmark for Film Distribution

The Interview: Setting a New Benchmark for Film Distribution

By Nidhi Makhija-Chimnani, Director – Research and Insights, MSLGROUP After the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, major theatre chains were wary of releasing the controversial the mov ...

Citizenship in Hong Kong: Priority in Millennials’ Lives

Citizenship in Hong Kong: Priority in Millennials’ Lives

Millennials in Hong Kong view citizenship with high importance and priority in their lives. They see active citizenship as participating in the community, doing what they can to ge ...

Enhancing Content Marketing Practices for the Health Industry

By Aleisia Gibson-Wright, Senior Vice President, MSLGROUP Content marketing was a novel concept in communications few years back. But this year, content programs are more prevalent in our industry than in the prior year. Content now is largely unbranded, very visual, and filled with inspiring patient-focused storytelling. Whether pharma, healthcare systems or devices and diagnostics – all kinds of organizat ...

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Top Ten Blog Posts of 2014

This year, we shared trends in the PR industry, transmedia storytelling and crisis communications; energy, financial communications, the latest news and updates in public affairs; crowd sourced opinions on new social media platforms; insights into local markets from our leaders along with tactics and strategies that apply to you as a PR professional. Let's take a look at the most read post on our blog. TOP ...

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The Gamification of Healthcare – Wellness at Work with MSLGROUP

By Davida Dinerman, Account Director at MSLGROUP Summer’s here, and it’s a great time to get outdoors and be active. I, for one, am a big believer in the benefits of physical activity. It’s fantastic for one’s mental and physical well-being. There is a big movement now to use social gaming to help people modify behavioral patterns, start a health plan and stick with it. But wellness is more than diet and ex ...

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Big Data Takes Big Steps into Healthcare – Part II

By Thea Lavin, Senior Account Supervisor, MSLGROUP In Part 1 , I introduced big data and explained the differences between structured and unstructured data. Today, I will discuss why big data is so important to healthcare and how the industry can squeeze value out of it. Is Big Data That Important to Healthcare? Yes. Ahem, let me say that again. YES!!! Healthcare now represents about 17 percent of GDP—nearl ...

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Big Data Takes Big Steps into Healthcare – Part I

By Thea Lavin, Senior Account Supervisor, MSLGROUP The big data analytics market swelled to $18.6 billion in 2013 – a whopping 58 percent growth from the previous year.[i] And this data behemoth isn’t standing still. Its economic foot print will grow to $50 billion by 2017.[ii] Dollar signs that big means there is an unfathomable amount of data to be analyzed. And tons of it is being generated by the most r ...

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EU Seeks Input On Wider Deployment Of mHealth

By Leonardo Sforza, Managing Director, MSLGROUP Brussels The European Commission has just launched a broad stakeholder consultation on existing barriers and issues related to the use of devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, patient monitoring devices and other wireless devices in the context of health prevention and care. The consultation process was launched on 10th April, 2014 and will close on 3rd Jul ...

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Video: Wait A Minute: Now is the Time for Pharma to Get on Board the Social Media Bandwagon

In today's digital world, social media has become an important part of an integrated communications strategy. When utilized to its full potential, this powerful communications channel fosters meaningful two-way discussion between a company and its stakeholders. Most industries have climbed on board the social media bandwagon, however the pharmaceutical industry has been slower to make the investment in this ...

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SxSW: Healthcare and the Connected, Mobile, Private Future

By Mark McClennan, APR; SVP, MSLGROUP, Boston What do physicians, Melbourne and the CFPB have in common? More than you might think. Today I had the pleasure of attending three very different panels at SxSW 2014, but when you look at them in aggregate, they paint a very interesting picture for the future of healthcare, real-time interaction and the way we look at society. As communicators, there are lessons ...

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Infographic: Advancing Content Marketing in the Health Field

While health is a regulated industry, there are still many opportunities to inform, educate and engage stakeholders through lively, relevant content. Health has been and always will be about people. Content marketing is about understanding and encouraging them to take action. Recognizing the growing demand for content in the health sector, leaders from the pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech fields c ...

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MSLGROUP’s New Advocacy Model — Share and Care

By Stefanie Clemen – Scientific Consultant and Strategist MSLGROUP Germany Stefanie Clemen, a Scientific Consultant and Strategist at MSL Germany, drives us through the major challenges of today’s healthcare arena to present us our new advocacy offer. This model has been developed by Dr. Clemen and Dominic Payling, Planning Director at MSLGROUP in London and it is summarized in our thought leadership paper ...

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