Category: Podcast

Rise of the Los Angeles Tech Hub: Move Over, Silicon Valley!

We’re usually all about San Francisco and Silicon Valley in these Spark Talks podcasts but this time we’re putting the spotlight on Los Angeles, an exploding tech hub with tons of startups getting founded and big companies moving in.

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Agile Narrative Episode 3: Travel, Strategy, and Exits

This episode of Agile Narrative dives into the relationship between travel and Narrative as well as several real life success stories. How does traveling to foreign countries help develop your perception of a place?

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What Brands Can Learn From the Pepsi Ad Debacle

You must have heard of this whole Pepsi ad debacle: Pepsi released an ad that attempted to appear in touch with today’s youths by showing Kendall Jenner walking off her modeling job to join a social justice protest.

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Getting it Right: Differences Between Goals, Objectives, Strategies, and Tactics (GOST)

Get these four concepts right and you will be on your way to building and maintaining a successful business. Marco Iannucci, Spark’s Head of Strategy, explains the (often times confusing) differences between Goals, Objectives, Strategies, and Tactics (GOST).

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The Maturing of Wearables: Addressing What Really Matters

Wearables: What will those bands on our wrists look like in a few years? In this podcast, Herbie Calves, CMO of client Link AKC (which produces a smart collar for dogs) and Jeff Koo, Vice President and resident IoT expert at Spark, get into where wearables are headed (the maturing of wearables) and try to make deeper meaning out of the data we get from our Fitbits and Smart Watches.

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Evolution of Advertising: Rise of the Bots

Would you take shopping recommendations from a chatbot? Startups like Radbots are using artificial intelligence to turn targeted advertising into a positive experience. Join the founders of Radbots in this podcast to learn about the future of advertising and chatbots as well as how to use them to reach your company’s audience.

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Spark Talks: IoT Podcast

What are the biggest challenges for Internet of Things (IoT) companies in terms of public relations: viability, security, lack of consumer education? How does big data play a part in PR and marketing for IoT companies, since they have so much information on their customers? What’s in store for IoT’s future? And do IoT products actually make your life easier?

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Agile Narrative ™ Episode 2 dives into design thinking

How can you harness design thinking in order to develop your brand’s narrative? Host Walter Kuhn, Spark’s Creative Director, interviews Toby Trevarthen, Spark’s Chief Narrative Officer and Tim Donovan, Executive Narrative Strategist, to discover how design thinking influences the Agile Narrative methodology and how it can benefit companies across all industries in ways beyond product development.

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