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Brian Solis Urges Businesses to Look Forward

Brian Solis Urges Businesses to Look Forward

via 21st Arkansas Business and Century Business Forum Hall of Fame pitcher Satchel Paige was known for saying, “Don’t look back; something might be gaining on you.” Futurist Brian Solis shares that belief, especially as it pertains to businesses and their need to look forward, not back. That need is even more poignant in this post-pandemic world, according to Solis, who maintains that businesses should not be yearning for a return to the old normal but rather must adapt to…

The Augmented Workforce: How Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, and 5G Will Impact Every Dollar You Make

The Augmented Workforce: How Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, and 5G Will Impact Every Dollar You Make

When my friend Cathy Hackl asked me to write the foreword for her new book with John Buzzell (@buzzxr) the answer was of course, “yes!” Not only is she a long-time friend, but the’s also a leading authority on virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and spatial computing. I geek out on this stuff! But when I actually read the manuscript, I felt lucky to have been asked. It’s an incredibly important and timely topic for every business and for entrepreneurs…

Association of National Advertisers: Why It’s Time to Humanize the Brand — for Real This Time

Association of National Advertisers: Why It’s Time to Humanize the Brand — for Real This Time

By Maureen McLaughlin, ANA Brian Solis of Salesforce discusses why people are looking for a genuine connection with companies and organizations now more than ever Brian Solis, global innovation evangelist at Salesforce, doesn’t mince words when it comes to how the coronavirus will change the way brands and organizations present themselves to the public. “If this pandemic has shown us anything, it’s that it’s time to add several new pillars to the brand that allow it to become much more…

The New Trajectory for Digital Transformation and the Role of AI and Automation in a Post-Pandemic World

The New Trajectory for Digital Transformation and the Role of AI and Automation in a Post-Pandemic World

An insightful conversation with Sameer Datta of Enterprise Talk about technology’s boom within orgs around the world and the accelerated rise of AI and automation in the post-pandemic economy. We also explore the impact digital transformations are having on customer experience.  Please watch and share! [simple-author-box}

PhocusWire: A new age for customer engagement in travel

PhocusWire: A new age for customer engagement in travel

Via PhocusWire There is no time like the present to consider whether or not you engage your customers in the best and most valuable way. Travel brands are desperate to be doing the right thing for passengers or guests, at the same time as getting operations running smoothly and efficiently once more. Social media is one element of that effort but customer engagement through any channel has a lot more potential now than ever before. This is due to the…

2021: 11 Digital Trends Shaping CX and Marketing

2021: 11 Digital Trends Shaping CX and Marketing

Written by Martechvibe staff based on Brian Solis’ presentation at Brand Innovators CES on “11 Digital Trends Shaping CX and Marketing in 2020” which can be found on SlideShare. Presentation embedded below… Times, tastes and trends always change. We live in an era of digital Darwinism, the evolution of technology and markets and its impact on norms and behaviours. To better compete, we need to see the world through the eyes of the customer. This is why I believe that when we…

The Future of Retail is Now: The Shift to Digital-First, Customer-Centered Engagement

The Future of Retail is Now: The Shift to Digital-First, Customer-Centered Engagement

To meet post-pandemic expectations, retailers are challenged with transforming their operations, accelerating digital transformation, and modernizing their workforce management strategies to better empower their service agents and store associates. With 80% of customers agreeing that experience is as important as product or service, it’s imperative that you take a customer-first approach to enhance your customers’ end-to-end shopping experience and achieve new levels of loyalty. Becoming a digital-first business is a commitment to your customers. Leveraging data to understand shopper habits…

Principles for Thriving in a Post-Pandemic Economy

Principles for Thriving in a Post-Pandemic Economy

What is the Novel Economy and Generation-N and why is it important in a post-pandemic economy? Tune in for this Global Masterclass featuring Brian Solis, a world-renowned digital anthropologist and futurist who serves as Global Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce. Brian is an 8x best-selling author and international keynote speaker. Over the past 20 years, he has dedicated his work to understanding innovation and digital transformation. Following the disruption brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, global businesses are squinting their eyes through…

Growing your business in today’s all-digital, work-from-anywhere world

Growing your business in today’s all-digital, work-from-anywhere world

I’ve been spending quite a bit of time with the Salesforce Canada team. Recently, I had a chance to present at the #PathToGrowth LIVE series along with a stellar cast: Joe Mimran, Founder, Club Monaco & Joe Fresh Jaldeep Pandya, Sr. Manager Business Transformation, Honda Canada Zahra Al-Harazi, Purpose-Driven Leadership Expert & Entrepreneur, Skillit Amber Mac, President, AmberMac Media Inc. Our theme was not only growth, but also innovation in customer experience and employee empowerment. The world has changed and…

Conga Connect Keynote: The Importance of Digital Empathy in a Digital-First World

Conga Connect Keynote: The Importance of Digital Empathy in a Digital-First World

Brian Solis will keynote Conga Connect Live 2021 along side Serena Williams and Frank Blake, Chairman of Delta Air Lines. Wow! While working digitally, it’s easy to forget we’re all human and that what we see on the screen doesn’t always reveal what people are really feeling. Brian will present on “The Importance of Digital Empathy in a Digital-First World.” Join Brian Solis, Global Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce, 8-times best-selling author, and digital anthropologist, for a discussion on how we…

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