Artists and designers battle with the idea that they think that they own their ideas, but that their ideas are mostly references of other ideas so can they really own anything? Often originality of design, and the creativity of artists, is contested by other artists and corporations, delegitimising ideas and feeding people unoriginal outcomes. In this episode we discuss whether originality is the key to success for creators (maybe it’s not) and what does originality even look like anymore?...
In this episode, we talk to Mike Oelschig, Head of Strategy @ Cerebra about the importance of crisis communication on social media. We explore different types of crises and the potential impact that they can have on brands. We further explore what we, as agencies, can do to mitigate this type of risk for our clients. An informative episode for those looking to better understand how to navigate a crisis.
On the 1st of December, we celebrated #wundermanday by inviting representatives from the different Wunderman Companies in South Africa (Aqua, Base2, Cerebra and Applogix) and discussing what it means to 'come together'.
Batsirai Madzonga, Associate Creative Director @ Aqua, talks to us about how it is critical for creatives to get inspiration from their local contexts. He shares with us how the African context has inspired creatives across multiple disciplines including fashion, design, art and marketing. An important and intelligent discussion.
Matt Black, senior content strategist @ Aqua, comes on the show to talk about the evolution of political communication in the digital world. We look at the key examples of the US presidential election, Brexit and the political landscape in South Africa, with a view to identifying key lessons for marketers.
This week we chatted to Brett Burgess, BU Head Training Division at adidas South Africa, about the launch of the Adidas Athletics category and specifically the Z.N.E (zero negative energy) hoodie which was the focus piece of the category’s first range.
This week we chat to Paul Williams, Country Manager for Fortinet, the number 1 online hardware and software security vendor in Africa. We take a closer look at the rise of cyber security, what companies, IT managers and individuals need to know and where the threats line.
This week we chatted to Busi Sizani, Uber for Business Program Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa. We take a closer look at Uber for Business, a ride management platform built for companies big and small. One app for safe, reliable, and easy to expense rides globally.
This week we chatted to Mike Wronski (@mikewronski), Director of Digital Flow, straight from presenting some of his research findings at the Social Medial Landscape Briefing 2016 in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Mike will be discussed the top 5 platforms, how the research results and the latest announcements will impact brand social media planning for FaceBook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube....