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The primacy of privacy, the rapid transformation of storytelling and of course the inexorable rise of e-commerce — this is what it feels like to live inside the pages of Mary Meeker’s famous Internet Trends report (all 333 slides this year). In a series of personal contributions below, our readers

In the world’s first truly digital sport, esports, analytics is emerging as a key competitive advantage, and the technology industry is taking note — and writing cheques. Last year, SAP signed a three-year sponsorship deal with one of the world’s biggest esports teams — US-based Team Liquid — and the

Digitisation can unlock another $US13 trillion dollars of economic value over the next decade, most industries have reached their digital tipping point, and providing effective leadership remains a major challenge but one that must be overcome. Yet sadly, most businesses are failing to achieve their transformational goals, especially when the

While it often seems that companies skate through major breaches of consumer trust with little more than a short-term blip to cash flow or market capitalisation, the evidence suggests that the negative impacts may be more long-lasting and serious. And not just to the executives who lose their jobs —

Digital leaders drive innovation, while the mob wants stability. In blunt terms, that’s the difference between how leaders and followers treat transformation, according to this year’s global Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey. Now in its 21st year, the survey is one of the largest of its kind in the world. The

Yeah, you read that right. In a deal that eclipses its acquisition of Mulesoft last year, Salesforce has announced it will spend $15.3 billion on data visualisation business Tableau. That’s more than two and a half times what it paid for Mulesoft. The news comes just days after Google revealed

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Once an enterprise has set up its ecommerce platform, it needs to decide how it will entice its customers – new and old – through the entirety of the customer experience journey. In the Magento ebook, Want to Build an Irresistible eCommerce Experience? the authors say retailers will need to

Companies with enough digitally savvy board members make more money. That’s the key finding from a recent study by MIT Sloan, which also revealed that few organisations measure up. The research found that only 24 per cent of the boards of companies listed in the US with over $1 billion

Digital technology is giving superannuation members more information and oversight than ever, reducing the industry’s traditional “stickiness”. Add to that new nimble competitors and incumbents today face arguably their biggest disruptive threat. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Nominate today for the Which-50 Digital Experience Awards. Simple. Fast. Easy.

IBM and NGO Stop The Traffik believe predictive intelligence could be used to break apart the modern slave trade. The problem, however, is human trafficking occurs all over the world and the data needed to spot patterns and identify criminals is hidden in organisations around the globe. Caroline Taylor, vice