Momentum, Integration Drive PR Forward

Momentum, Integration Drive PR Forward

The CEOs of the world's largest­ holding companies credit integration for 2015's success stories. Publicis Groupe CEO, Maurice Lévy's interview is an excerpt of the article publish ...

Digitising Customer Relations: Ongoing Actions & Reactions

Digitising Customer Relations: Ongoing Actions & Reactions

Companies are used to external communications that are top-down and completely controlled. Interactions with customers have been relatively limited, both from a contact and frequen ...

Brexit Stage Left?

Brexit Stage Left?

By Alastair Bealby, Senior Consultant, MSLGROUP Brussels The debate about Brexit is raging in the United Kingdom. Journalists and politicians from across the political divide have ...

Unlocking the Forces of Business & Consumer Demand

Unlocking the Forces of Business & Consumer Demand

An interview with Sally Uren, Chief Executive, Forum for the Future People’s Insights: What do you see as the top 3 priorities for businesses in the next few years? Sally: Here's w ...

A 360-degree Perspective on the Power & Possibilities of VR

A 360-degree Perspective on the Power & Possibilities of VR

These quotes underscore what was made crystal clear at the 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival – VR is here to stay. Virtual reality is set to make a splash in 2016 - CNET   2016 w ...

Behind the Scenes at Ahold USA

Behind the Scenes at Ahold USA

An interview with Kim Cannon, Director of Internal Communications, Ahold USA Q. Tell us a little about Ahold USA. KC: Ahold USA (AUSA) represents the U.S. sector of Koninklije Ahol ...

2016: Translating EU Strategy into New Legislative Proposals

2016: Translating EU Strategy into New Legislative Proposals

In its first “State of the Energy Union” released at the end of 2015, the European Commission reviewed the progress made since the release of the Strategy and identified key legisl ...

Diversity, PR, SXSW and Gen Z

By Mark McClennan, SVP, MSLGROUP Diversity is an important issue and it is one that PR professionals, the industry, marketers and brands have been struggling to address adequately for quite some time. This was really driven home to me on the first day of SXSW 2016. SXSW is one of the most diverse conferences I have ever had the pleasure of attending, no matter what way you cut it. Just this evening, I was s ...

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Priorities Change, Values Stay the Same

David Tulauskas, Sustainability Director, General Motors At General Motors, our approach to sustainability is strengthening our company and providing customer benefits while building stronger communities and a better world through improved mobility. We will increase the fuel efficiency and reduce our vehicles' environmental impact beyond anything anyone imagined even a few years ago. But we know our custome ...

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Boosting Employee Engagement

The Crux of the Transition Research shows that around 80% of employees are not committed to their companies and many do little more than show up. Many factors influence this situation, including management styles, leadership, company reputation, working conditions, opportunities to get involved, interesting work, recognition and personal development programs. Digital collaboration can help with most of thes ...

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2016 Is the Year of VR; But How Does It Play in PR?

To help marketing and PR professionals get started with virtual reality, MSLGROUP has collaborated with PR Week for an exclusive panel at SXSW featuring technology advocate Robert Scoble, Jon Hackett of Nurun, Tara Kriese from Samsung and Jim Marggraff, Founder of Eyefluence. Jeff Melton of MSLGROUP will moderate the panel discussion. Register here to hear panelists discuss the most creative ways to utilize ...

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Collective Intelligence at Work on MIND

By Sarika Waje, Global Knowledge Manager, MSLGROUP After 16 brands came together to form our agency, MSLGROUP needed to spark collaboration across our network to better serve our clients. With 3,000 employees across 100 global offices, we were looking to connect our colleagues, experts, our experience and our work across offices and geographies. We needed to develop the most robust knowledge-sharing platfor ...

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Make Innovation Possible through Innovation

By Jeff Melton, SVP, Global Technology & Platforms, MSLGROUP The vast majority of executives, 93 percent, hitch their company‘s long-term success to their ability to innovate but at the same time, less than 18 percent believe their own innovation strategy is delivering a competitive advantage – Accenture The private equity and venture capital sector’s actions are indicators that established organization ...

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Leveraging the UN SDGs for Business Growth & Global Impact

By Nigel Salter, CEO, Salterbaxter MSLGROUP and Kristina Joss, Senior Sustainability Consultant, Salterbaxter MSLGROUP A more diverse set of goals: A larger role for business Starting January 2016, the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in dictating the global development agenda through 2030. The 17 SDGs reach across six broad categories of cooperati ...

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Paving the Way for a Digital Single Market

In 2016, the European Commission plans to translate all the initiatives announced in the Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy of May 2015 into individual legislative and non-legislative proposals. Besides the first two proposals presented in December 2015 on cross-border portability of online content services and on the revision of the copyright framework, the Commission will this year address several other ...

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Virtual Reality in Public Relations

MSLGROUP and PRWeek are collaborating on a fascinating hands-on event session on Monday, March 14 at 11 a.m. on the subject of Virtual Reality in the PR industry. One of the world’s top social media evangelists and futurists, Robert Scoble, will be appearing on our panel along with Jon Hackett, Director of Emerging Technology at our sister agency, Nurun, Mitch Gelman, VP, Product, Gannett, USA TODAY Network ...

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Behind the Scenes at Canon

An interview with Neil Barnett, former European Marketing Manager, Canon EMEA Q. Can you tell us a little bit about Canon, its history and your role in it? Almost everyone will have heard of Canon. Synonymous with photography and visual imagery, the company has been going strong for nearly 80 years since it was founded in Japan in 1937. Most people know Canon from its consumer business of cameras and printe ...

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