For consultancies and ad agencies, never the twain shall meet – but does this still apply for digital?

There’s a longstanding belief that consultancies cannot provide the same level of creativity as advertising agencies, but MDC Partners (paywalled link) has found a workaround for this theory. Its new agency collective, Constellation, combines creative, data, strategy, design, user experience, storytelling, and media capabilities.

Constellation’s five-team bundle includes 72andSunny, the company behind the NFL’s “Next 100” Super Bowl ad, and Crispin Porter Bogusky, the...

Everyone talks about personalisation – but here is why only a few get it right

Lately, experts have written countless articles about personalised marketing and how it is changing the game. And, to be honest, it is a significant trend because it works.

Personalisation has become table stakes. Whether you are talking about business-to-consumer or business-to-business marketing, you have to personalise your marketing message if you want to drive revenue and increase sales.

Although everyone is talking about personalisation, only a few companies are...