POV: SXSW Interactive 2016

Background: Every March, thousands of people flock to Austin, Texas for SXSW Interactive—an incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity, featuring five days of compelling panels, presentations, brand activations and more. Some of this year’s key themes and takeaways for...

SXSWi: The Science of Color, Biodesign, and More

SXSW is a smorgasbord of choice, and to get most out of each day, you need to carefully curate your journey of discovery. As marketers, it may be tempting to limit yourself to certain categories, but doing so would...

SXSWi Nightcap: Day Five

As we say farewell to another great year at SXSW Interactive, new tech converges with new music and the “warm little pond” that is Austin during SXSWi starts to incubate the next musical phenomenon. This year’s SXSWi heralded an era...

SXSWi Nightcap: Day Four

Salivating at SXSW today? That makes two of us. You can't experience a festival like this without some fuel, and the Mindshare group was fortunate enough to check out 3D printed cookies and the cognitive cocktail bar. Starting with 3D...

Nightcap: Day Two

Alright, alright, alright - the skies have cleared and this weekend is heating up with another round of thought provoking sessions for SXSWi attendees. The second day continued to focus on all things tech – from AI to the...

SXSWi Nightcap: Day Three

Before we watch the sun go down and hear the music turn up, let’s hit pause for a moment and remember what today was all about.  Sunday at SXSW shed light on the importance of experiencing touch with technology,...

SXSWi: Media Evolution, The Gospel of Doubt, and More

SXSWi is a conference that delivers a journey of your own making. My own personal journey has been one that blended work and life, one that asked the big important questions and also brought forth surprise, intrigue, and delight. ...

SXSWi Nightcap: Day One

As the sun sets on day one of SXSWi 2016, energy is high and the city of Austin is buzzing. As a SXSW first timer I was warned that patience is a virtue and to get ready to stand in...

MediaPost: Androids Vs. Humans: The Robot Debate And More At SXSWi

There’s a scene in the original Willy Wonka where all the kids run from school to Bill’s Candy Store. He starts handing out scrumdiddlyumptious candy to the (slightly greedy) ecstatic children. Song breaks out and the kids are having...

Advertising Age: How the Shift from Swiping to Inserting Cards Will Accelerate Mobile Payments

Consumers Would Rather Tap Than Wait, and That's Good News for Mobile Wallets   Let's face it. None of us likes to dip, even though we know it's good for us. If you are unfamiliar with dipping, it's the newest way...

Campaign: Programmatic is the Viagra media needs

Most people don’t know that Viagra was created as a treatment for heart disease. It was only during the trials that Pfizer realised those blue pills were having an unexpected consequence. Viagra became a treatment for penile dysfunction and...

POV: Beacons Are Lighting Up For Google

Last week, Google announced that it will start supporting physical beacons in its Chrome browser for Android. It's another indicator that beacons are now becoming a reality after a long hype period. For example, Target is rolling them out...

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Broadcasting & Cable’s Top Media Planners and Strategists: Nick Bernard

Broadcasting & Cable has selected Mindshare's Nick Bernard, Senior Partner and Director, as one of its Top Media Planners and Strategists – a list that...

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