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 ...

Davos 2016: Reclaiming The Service Profit Chain For A Post-Revolutionary Marketplace

By Ron Guirguis, CEO, U.S., MSLGROUP, New York Revolutions – even industrial ones – are disruptive by definition and sometimes even destructive. As the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos comes to an end, we can reflect on the implication of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on our industry, our clients and how we work together. At MSLGROUP, this has been a major topic of conversation as we go through our ...

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How Innovation Will Affect Earned Media

By Erin Lanuti, SVP. Cross Channel Strategy and Paid Media, MSLGROUP Media relations has always been one of the most trusted forms of communication. People around the world trust earned media to deliver fair, unbiased coverage about world and local events, business, lifestyle, sports, fashion and many other important topics. The Fourth Industrial Revolution has caused a seismic shift in the definition and p ...

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Breaking Through The Empathy Barrier

By Narendra Nag, Regional Director, Integrated Planning & Digital, MSLGROUP Asia A great story makes an audience empathize with the protagonist, makes them feel what the hero is feeling, makes them suffer and makes them cry, and ideally leaves them elevated. You walk out of a great movie wanting to be the smooth-talking, gun-toting James Bond, or the witty, whip-bearing Indiana Jones, or the swashbuckli ...

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution In Latin America: David vs. Goliath

By Paulo Andreoli, Chairman MSLGROUP Latin America and President MSLGROUP In order for a Fourth Industrial Revolution to be successful in Latin America, governments, companies, workers, universities and society will have to work together. Wendell Lira was an unknown Brazilian footballer until January 11, when he won the FIFA Puskas Award for the best goal of 2015. He plays for a second division team and is ...

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Creating & Sharing Value for All: Inclusive Growth Amid the 4th Industrial Revolution

By Pascal Beucler, SVP & Chief Strategy Officer, MSLGROUP In his new book, The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, calls for leaders and citizens to “together shape a future that works for all by putting people first, empowering them and constantly reminding ourselves that all of these new technologies are first and foremost t ...

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Is Asia Ready For The Fourth Industrial Revolution?

By Glenn Osaki, President, MSLGROUP Asia The Fourth Industrial Revolution’s most distinctive characteristics are speed, scale and impact. Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), believes the world is unprepared for the fourth Industrial Revolution, “which will come over us like a tsunami.” According to WEF’s recent study “Future of Jobs”, the revolution is said to tri ...

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Publicis Groupe’s Start-Up Program Is What The Fourth Industrial Revolution Is All About

By Guillaume Herbette, CEO, MSLGROUP Never in the history of the world will so many new technologies become available in a short period to companies, brands and the agencies that counsel them. The term “Fourth Industrial Revolution” was coined by Klaus Schwab, the founder of the World Economic Forum, as the title of his new book that many business leaders have no doubt read in preparation for Davos. It is a ...

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution’s Biggest Impact Will Be On Public Affairs

By Stan Collender, Executive Vice President, Qorvis MSLGROUP The largest impact of the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” – the overall topic of this year’s World Economic Forum – will be at least as much on the public affairs ecosystem of most countries as on their economies. This revolution has already begun. These technological and communication changes have already started to have such a huge effect on the ...

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It’s Not Just Science on Our Radar

Kristina Joss, Senior Sustainability Consultant, Salterbaxter MSLGROUP interviews Matthew Swibel, Director of Corporate Sustainability, Lockheed Martin For Matthew Swibel, science offers a starting point but not always a destination. Turning data into knowledge requires judgements, too. At their best, scientific approaches help focus the conversation and provide the raw material for finding effective soluti ...

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Behind the Scenes at Airbnb

An interview with Nicolas Ferrary, Director of Airbnb France Q. Would you introduce yourself and Airbnb? Nicolas: Airbnb, which was founded in San Francisco in 2008, is a community platform that connects people who want to rent all or part of their homes, with travelers from all over the world. We connect people in more than 34,000 cities and 190 countries. We opened a French office in Paris in 2012, which ...

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