This week we look at the disruptive technology feeding the raft of start-ups and causing headaches for sector incumbents who, by their very nature, are slow to adapt. Marketing is an area where technology is making great strides, but it’s worth remembering that technology is no substitute for a great idea and strategy.
The DVO team and I have been spending a lot of time thinking about disruptive technology and how we can grow our proposition of creating integrated campaigns and experiences for our clients through a curated technology stack.
It’s increasingly apparent that brands are recognising the need for change. However, their internal organisations are so tightly linked to the marketing landscape that has grown up in the last 60 years, since TV came along, that the way forward has become blurred. This can be seen in the many tools and tactics that focus on a particular silo, while the root problem remains the same; brands need a strategy that will adapt to the disruption new technologies bring.Continue reading