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Tharsus, part of Tharsus Group is one of the UKs fastest growing technology businesses. With sites in Blyth, Durham and Cambridge, Tharsus’ team of highly-skilled designers, engineers and technical experts help ambitious companies take advantage of emerging robotics and machine technologies to disrupt, lead and grow their markets. As a trusted product design and manufacturing partner, Tharsus’ capabilities span the entire product development life cycle from first ‘imagining’ conversations and technical exploration, through innovative design and engineering, to quality-assured manufacture and after-market support. Tharsus helps its customers imagine, define and produce future-focused solutions that deliver real commercial impact today For more information, visit www.tharsus.co.uk
Optimizely is the world's leader in customer experience optimization, allowing businesses to dramatically drive up the value of their digital products, commerce and campaigns through its best in class experimentation software platform. By replacing digital guesswork with evidence-based results, Optimizely enables product and marketing professionals to accelerate innovation, lower the risk of new features, and drive up the return on investment from digital by up to 10X. Over 26 of the Fortune 100 companies choose Optimizely to power their global digital experiences. Optimizely's impressive customer list includes eBay, Microsoft, the BBC, IBM and many more global enterprises. To learn more, visit optimizely.com.
CapeRock is a creative agency specialised in visual strategy & motion branding. We work at the intersection of brand engagement and experience design. Our visual strategy lays the foundation on which to build all brand expressions for all media, with a focus on a coherent customer experience. This approach results in a brand that stands out, creates value and impact. For more information, visit www.caperock.tv.
Branding expert Marco Casanova’s new book, Branding It 3.0: Business Performance through Excellence in Brand Management, has become a best-seller on Amazon in GLOBAL MARKETING. In Branding It 3.0 Casanova shows best practice examples from more than 20 of today’s leading corporations, including Amazon, Netflix and Tesla, and the following iconic brands from Switzerland: Lindt Chocolate, Nescafé, Omega, Patek Philippe, Rolex, Swatch, Victorinox and the Nation Brand of Switzerland.In the widely praised book, he gives guidance on how state-of-the-art brand management is achieved today. Casanova says, “I am firmly convinced that it’s worthwhile for all organizations to aspire for business excellence in brand management.” He adds, “If you are able to build a trustworthy relationship with your stakeholders through your brand, it is very satisfying, both emotionally and financially”, and “this kind of brand relationship becomes the competitive advantage. It becomes the core competence of success.” Read More
NetApp is the data authority for hybrid cloud. We provide a full range of hybrid cloud data services that simplify management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments to accelerate digital transformation. Together with our partners, we empower global organizations to unleash the full potential of their data to expand customer touch points, foster greater innovation, and optimize their operations. For more information, visit www.netapp.com. #DataDriven
Digital Agency Network (DAN) focuses on collaboration, knowledge-sharing, business support and exploration. DAN is a global network of carefully selected, highly talented, independently operated marketing & advertising agencies with digital DNA. DAN’s mission is to support member agencies’ businesses and enhance the intelligence, expertise, reach and effectiveness of the members through knowledge sharing and collaboration. Today, there are more than 500 DAN member agencies operating in 76 cities worldwide. All member agencies are amongst the market leaders in their respective countries in terms of creativity, with an impressive portfolio of campaigns and awards. For more information, visit digitalagencynetwork.com
YouGov is an international data and analytics group. Our core offering of opinion data is derived from our highly participative panel of 5 million people worldwide. We combine this continuous stream of data with our deep research expertise and broad industry experience into a systematic research and marketing platform. Our suite of syndicated, proprietary data products includes YouGov BrandIndex, the daily brand perception tracker, and YouGov Profiles, our planning and segmentation tool. Our market-leading YouGov Omnibus provides a fast and cost-effective service for obtaining answers to research questions from both national and selected samples. For further information visit yougov.com
OC&C help top management of major multinational corporations, leading national companies as well as private equity firms, governmental and other public institutions, develop winning strategies. We bring fresh insight, clarity and deep industry expertise to the table, dig into the numbers, and come up with pragmatic, creative solutions that have lasting impact. Helping our clients build out their analytics capabilities is an important foundation of our work Read More: www.occstrategy.com