Compared to a year ago, more technology industry leaders globally said the United States is the most promising market for innovation and technology breakthroughs that have global impact, according to KPMG’s 2018 global technology innovation report.

Artificial intelligence (AI) stands out as a transformational technology of our digital age—and its practical application throughout the economy is growing apace. For this briefing, Notes from the AI frontier: Insights from hundreds of use cases, we mapped both traditional analytics and newer “deep learning” techniques and the problems they can solve to more than 400 specific use cases in companies and organizations. Drawing on McKinsey Global Institute research and the applied experience with AI of McKinsey Analytics, we assess both the practical applications and the economic potential of advanced AI techniques across industries and business functions.

Some business leaders, Elon Musk among them, worry that artificial intelligence poses a threat to human existence. How should businesses handle the responsibility of working with AI? In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," we sit down with marketing executive Kyle Psaty of Brand Networks to discuss the challenge.

Our 2018 compilation of research explains what’s helping and what’s hurting the Internet across five issues, from personal experience to global concerns.

What are Latino jobs? In ALMA’s latest production, they prefer to ask: “What AREN’T they?” HP enlisted ALMA’s multicultural expertise for the Hispanic segment of their “Reinvent Mindsets” campaign for diverse recruitment, titled #LatinoJobs. The film reveals the stereotypes of Latino professions that still exist today and proposes a redefinition of the label.

The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing (CMC) announced its 2018 Hispanic Market Guide is now available to download.

ThinkNow was honored with a 2018 ARF David Ogilvy Award for Excellence in Advertising Research for Covered California’s “Life Can Change in an Instant” advertising campaign created by Campbell Ewald.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises  announced three new hires. Veteran media executive Ronald Day has been appointed to Executive Vice President of Programming for Telemundo Networks, Amanda Calpin has been named Chief Financial Officer for Telemundo Networks and Ignacio Barrera has been named to Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Telemundo Global Studios.

Each World Cup match viewership is roughly equivalent to that of the Super Bowl. So from June 14 - July 15, brands have 64 Super Bowl-sized opportunities to reach soccer fans.

TABASCO® Brand announces, Dale Sabor A Tu Mundo, a new Hispanic-focused marketing campaign that shines a spotlight on TABASCO® Sauce’s versatility and supports the Latino community’s desire to celebrate the fusion of food, culture, and flavor that surrounds the world around them.

Republica announced the promotion of Ana Echenique to the role of director, communications. In her new post, Echenique will lead all aspects of the agency’s communications practice, including public relations strategy, influencer engagement, and media relations.

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) has announced the launch of the CMO Growth Council in partnership with the ANA's CMO Masters Circle.

Natalie Boden, Founder & President of BODEN has been selected to the ColorComm, Inc. Board. ColorComm, Inc. is a company focused on advancing the visibility and accomplishments of women of color in communications.

By Gonzalo López Martí    Creative director, etc    / LMMiami.com

  • Plastic surgery has been around for several decades now.
  • What began as a technique to repair scarred tissue gradually evolved into human sculpting for aesthetic purposes.
  • The goal: to increase the self-esteem of the “patient”.

About a year and a half ago, The Guardian caused a ruckus in the marketing tech industry when it announced that it received only 30% of the ad dollars advertisers spent on its site programmatically. Many believed the publisher was an outlier for letting so much money wind up in the hands of vendors. But according to a recent study, The Guardian’s experience isn’t that unusual.

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