When Data Gets Too Big

|  by Brian Quinton

“Big data” is the new hot topic, the latest hook to sell marketing books and webinars, and I can’t wait for it to go away. Not because there’s not a large kernel of truth buried in it: Marketers can make very profitable use of the amounts of data they may already hold on their customers,…

2012 PRO Award Finalist: Weber Shandwick for Kraft Foods

|  by Brian Quinton

On March 6, 2012, the Oreo cookie celebrated its 100th birthday. Weber Shandwick was charged with ensuring that the celebrations were well publicized and received extensive media attention. The agency focused on bringing back the spirit of childhood while working toward a goal of making 1million birthday moments happen globally and asking consumers to submit…