Opinion

Future Flash blog: On invention and failure

Speakers from Deutsch, Mondelez global and more took to the stage to discuss things that keep them up at night, and potential solutions.

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SXSW blog: The privacy conundrum

Critical Mass’ Chris Gokiert checks out the opportunities for brands in protecting consumers’ data.

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SXSW blog: The maker movement

Printing entire buildings or airplane wings? How about 3D printing with silkworms? Check out cool tech from the conference.

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SXSW blog: No more ‘me too’ real-time marketing

Tribal Worldwide’s Laura Muirhead’s lessons from Lego and Sharknado on really marketing in real time.

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SXSW blog: Wearables are the future

BBDO’s Linda Carte looks at how these devices will change the conversation around security and health.

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Ad Week blog: Turning work into a game

PHD’s Mark Holden presented the agency’s theories on gamification and how it has turned the way it works into one massively multi-player game.

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Ad Week Blog: Then, now and an exponentially different tomorrow

Tech expert Shelly Palmer tells the industry crowd we are only at the “baby beginnings” of the tech changes to come.

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Cannes blog: Things I learned at the festival

Boston Pizza’s Drew Campbell, part of the three-team Young Marketers contingent Canada sent to Cannes, shares his final thoughts on the Festival of Creativity

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Cannes blog: The power of looking backwards

Post Cannes jury duties, One Advertising’s CCO goes from a high volume micro look at advertising, to a compact but macro view of the industry

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What’s going on in the basement at Cannes?

Draftfcb’s CCO Robin Heisey eschews celeb sessions for some hands-on learning and collaboration in the bunker of the Palais.

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Cannes blog: Begin with the end in mind

Campbell’s Philip Donne on the death of the traditional creative brief, breaking barriers and building ground-up platforms.

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Best of Cannes: Radio

One Advertising’s Karen Howe on the best Radio work at the festival, including one Bronze she thinks should have struck Gold.

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Cannes Blog: A call to action

Philip Donne, president at Campbell Company of Canada, on the need to get beyond day-to-day battles and strive to find new digitally-directed possibilities for your brands.

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Cannes blog: Solving big challenges with tiny budgets

Young Marketer Steve MacLean, brand manager, Uncle Ben’s at Mars Foods Canada, on the most inspiring Media projects at the festival.

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Cannes blog: Mofilm, a solution to the constant quest for content?

Boston Pizza’s Young Marketer, Bianca Kwasnycia, shares her Cannes discoveries, and finds the Mofilm Awards intriguing and inspiring – and perhaps a little scary.