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What’s making you fat: stress in the workplace

by Carla Curtsinger
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Remember the 40-hour work week?  The eight-hour work day? I miss those guys. Sadly the digital workplace, along with its many conveniences, has also ushered in one big inconvenience: the endless work day. “Stress is the new fat,” said Jan Bruce, CEO and Founder of MeQuilibrium. “Today we eat too much. We work too much. ...

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Marriott International’s George Corbin Delivers Content as a Service, Sans Silver Platter

by Anna Fuller

A 2017 PageFair report notes security is the number one reason consumers use ad blockers. CMO Insight Summit Keynote George Corbin, Senior Vice President of Digital at Marriott International, says relevancy—or lack thereof—is the real reason ads are being brushed aside. Corbin points a finger at an unprecedented level of content saturation, which has consequentially ...

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Using a Mobile Wallet? Show Some I.D.

by Carla Curtsinger
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I have had the same wallet for years. I like the feel of it… the look of it… the organization it provides.  It holds all of the stuff that makes me ‘me.’ A mobile wallet, on the other hand? It kinda leaves me cold.  But it turns out I’m not exactly in the demographic. According ...

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Your Digital Breakfast

by Rob King

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, or so I hear, it sets your mind and body up for the whole day. So too with digital – how you begin your digital journey can either set you up for long term success, or feeling rather unfulfilled. I was recently a participant on a roundtable discussion hosted by ...

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Digital transformation can destroy the siloed business

by Adam Burns
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Perhaps more than any other business decision, digital transformation is a team game. It may also be your best opportunity to finally break the business bottleneck: siloes. To make a success of digital transformation, you need every key player in from the start (and to use the cooked breakfast analogy, I mean pig in, not ...

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Will AI Take Your Banking Job?

by Shawna Ryan

Let’s get one thing very clear. I can bust out a mean robot on the dance floor. I’m talking full on robot arms and twists, the whole robot experience set to music. So when I got to witness someone impersonate a robot in one of my interviews at the GDS NG FST summit, I got ...

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VR, voice and artificial intelligence: digital’s next big thing

by Ben Thompson

Where is the next big marketing disruption coming from? We caught up with a host of digital experts to find out. Tucked away on Scotland’s wild and rugged west coast, Turnberry has a special place in golfing folklore. Famous for the legendary ‘Duel in the Sun’ between Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus at the 1977 ...

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Reach eCommerce Fraud Prevention Enlightenment

by Shawna Ryan

As I speak to executives in the business of cyber security and online fraud prevention, I find the language being used contains a guru quality and it’s making some big brands devout followers. “Preventing fraud is a mindset,” Liron Dambri, COO of Forter, told me at our GDS Ecommerce Insight Summit. “I think for eCommerce enterprises, ...

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How Drones & Exoskeletons Are Innovating Safety At Exelon

by Shawna Ryan

Buzzwords! Buzzwords! Everyone Loves Buzzwords! Aren’t they amazing? They dazzle and delight! Just mention them at any cocktail party and you’re instantly the coolest kid in the crowd! Omnichannel! Digital Disruption! Digital transformation! Multi-Platform Personalization! Break The Internet! Woo Hoo! Keep ‘Em Coming! As an emcee of our B2B summits, it’s easy to get caught up in ...

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Out of Site, Out of Mind? — Retailers React to a Rise in Mobile Shopping

by Anna Fuller

An explosion of retail apps is changing the way—and the amount of time—consumers are exposed to products before making a purchase. The easier it is to swipe from one app to the next, the harder retailers must work to maintain a space on users’ home screen. As digital transformation shifts from online to mobile, brands ...

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