Can Technology Companies Achieve Diversity?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

One glaring example is the technology sector. Make no mistake, just like other businesses, Big Tech has stepped up with financial pledges to antiracist causes and statements of commitment to racial justice. The post Can Technology Companies Achieve Diversity?

How Does EMV Impact Financial Services Brands?

Cision

Thieves stole more than 500 million financial records in 2014. That’s one financial record for every 14 people on earth. Americans in particular are demanding greater security through EMV chip card technology. This not-so-secret secret has put consumers on edge.

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Impact of Technology on PR

Critical Mention

The impact of technology on public relations is accelerating. As such, PR pros must determine how they can best leverage technology to stay current. In the end, technology is at the heart of most organizations. Embrace the Technological Future.

The Rise of Mobile Payment: What Financial Institutions Need to Know

Cision

credit card issuers and merchants adopt new EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) chip-card technology to address certain types of fraud, some consumers are already looking ahead. As we combed through the data, several key categories emerged: Roll-out and use of EMV/chip card technology.

M&A Strategy: Communications and Safeguarding Reputations

Reputation Us

Moreover, the cohesiveness of a strategic plan – and its actualization – must include safeguarding reputation as a paramount consideration. When analyzing and auditing a respective business to determine if proceeding with a merger makes sense, considerations include the strength of both companies’ balance sheets, cultural similarities, and compatible technology and communication channels (e.g., This can also help safeguard your reputation for the long-term.

Merger Talk: How Credit Unions Can Communicate & Safeguard Their Reputations

Reputation Us

That is the question that credit unions (and financial institutions at large) are discreetly asking. Moreover, the cohesiveness of a strategic plan – and its actualization – must include safeguarding reputation as a paramount consideration. “To merge, or not to merge.”

How To Protect Reputation In The Age Of Leaks

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Serious problems at one-time technology highflier Theranos were exposed by a series of investigative reports by John Carreyou of The Wall Street Journal. The post How To Protect Reputation In The Age Of Leaks appeared first on Crenshaw Communications.

Report: Less than a third of financial reporters trust press releases

PR Daily

A recent Muck Rack survey of financial journalists. As source credibility continues loom large, especially as communicators battle fake news, financial journalists won’t hold your press release or PR statements in high regard.

PR measurement by valuing intangible assets–brand and reputation

Stuart Bruce

The latest Global Intangible Finance Tracker (GIFT) report reveals many directors, analysts, investors and other stakeholders don’t adequately understand how brand, reputation and other intangibles impact the value of their business. However, there is still far less focus on reputation.

Repairing Trust: Reputation Management and Crisis Communications

Shift Communications

Many financial crises, such as incorrect reporting of financial results, stem from failures of intent. Enron failed first in competency when it didn’t generate financial performance, then failed to disclose those results honestly, a failure of character. Vice President, Marketing Technology. cta] The post Repairing Trust: Reputation Management and Crisis Communications appeared first on SHIFT Communications PR Agency - Boston | New York | San Francisco | Austin.

Uber’s SVP resigns as company struggles with reputation

PR Daily

Another executive is out as Uber scrambles to repair its company culture and reputation. Financial Times. Financial Times. Uber has also appointed Wan Ling Martello, Nestlé’s previous chief financial officer, as an independent board member.

Why PR pros must own reputation management

PR Daily

Reputation management” was once strictly a PR term. In the past few years, however, reputation management was taken over by the search engine optimization world. Online reputation is more than search results. Today, reputation management and cybersecurity are joined at the hip.

Time for PR to Take Back Reputation Management

David PR Group

As an old-school public relations consultant, I remember the days when “reputation management” was strictly a PR term. But then sometime in the past few years, reputation management was stolen from us by the search engine optimization world. We need to take back reputation management.

Brands Bring Substance To COVID-19 Response

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Google reached into its deep pockets and rolled out an $800 million program of direct financial assistance , ad credits, and grants to businesses with active Google Adwords accounts. There have been some real reputation losers, along with the occasional tone-deaf message.

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Why AI isn’t ready for the spotlight in PR—yet

PR Daily

Is technology alone “good enough” for what communications professionals need now? Like any tool, the technology is limited by the vision, expertise and skill of the person who manages the tool and the job at hand. Measurement PR AI artificial intelligence technology

Fostering Insurtech Success at GILS 2019

Flack's Revenge

Chad Nitschke , Co-Founder and CEO of Bunker (an insurer and technology platform that serves SMBs) contacted and now works with Chubb. When asked about advice for insurtechs, Sean Ringsted of Chubb said: “Have a business proposition, don’t just lead with technology.

The PR “Losers” of 2018

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

At a time when Big Tech’s reputation has plummeted, Facebook is a convenient scapegoat for an entire industry, but many of its problems are of its own making. This time it claimed the job of network chief Les Moonves, costing Moonves his $120 million severance package and the network its reputation. A third reputation hit came in October with yet another investigative piece about its work in Saudia Arabia. Mercurial founders aren’t only in technology startups.

My Explorations of Blockchain Technology, One Year In

Where the Fishermen Ain't

As of today, I will have been writing about the promise of blockchain technology for corporate communications for exactly a year. This was a case of the PR guy suddenly asserting a bit too much control over the technology-and-open-source evangelist.

My Explorations of Blockchain Technology, One Year In

Where the Fishermen Ain't

As of today, I will have been writing about the promise of blockchain technology for corporate communications for exactly a year. This was a case of the PR guy suddenly asserting a bit too much control over the technology-and-open-source evangelist.

PR Agency Search: Priorities in a PR Expanded World

PR Expanded

Creativity, multi-disciplinary/integrated communications, reputation and specialized expertise were priorities in agency search. As a former head of CorpComm functions at Fortune 100 financial institutions, these priorities resonate for a number of reasons.

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Who Were The PR Winners And Losers of 2017?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Here’s a look at those who came out on top, and others who took a reputation beating last year. After “Today” show star Matt Lauer was abruptly fired following allegations of sexual misconduct, it seemed that NBC would take a terrible blow to its reputation.

Recession is coming – are you prepared?

PR in High Definition

Whether communicating redundancies during difficult times or growth during the bounce back, protecting company reputation at this time is critical – businesses can’t afford a loss of confidence in who they are, what they do, and how they do it. Recession is coming – are you prepared?

Managing an Online Reputation – A practical book for dealing with a social media crisis

Norton's Notes

This is my review of a book called Managing Online Reputation: How to Protect Your Company on Social Media which is a book is written by Charlie Powell and produced by Palgrave Pocket Consultants. This part looks at defining online reputation threats, strategic and financial threats, social environmental, behavioural and legal and finally operational and technological threats.

The Faraday Future way: failing to plan is planning to fail

PR in High Definition

Anyone working in the tech space (or who has a healthy interest in consumer technology) will know that this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has come and gone. Blog PR Industry news Technology Uncategorised World News CES crisis comms Faraday Future PR planning technology

Future of PR and social media for International Air Transport Association crisis communications conference

Stuart Bruce

I will be talking about mobile, data and wearable technology as the drivers and ethics, real time and content as the issues. Mobile, data and wearable technology. Their sensor technology and ability to communicate will accelerate and magnify the changes we are already seeing.

Why the NBA’s Hong Kong Controversy Is a Timely Lesson in Corporate Responsibility

PRSay

Fewer than 24 hours later, the Twitter brouhaha would expand into a sprawling crisis for the NBA’s relationship with China and its reputation at home. Reprimands against the team and the NBA at large poured in from the Chinese Basketball Association, the Chinese consulate in Houston, Chinese Central Television — and most notably, from Tencent Holdings, a Chinese internet and technology giant and the NBA’s largest digital partner outside the United States. On Oct.

Investor Relations: Your Earnings Are Out, Now What?

Onclusive

Three essentials of measuring your financial earnings news and developing the right message. For investor relations and communications professionals, it is this color and insight that can make or break their company’s reputation in the market.

Growing out of lockdown: how to scale an agency

Stephen Waddington

Solid financial and talent management have been critical. Education, health, mobile, online retail, safety and technology have all grown during lockdown. Organisations that went into COVID-19 focused on profit have taken the biggest financial and reputational hit.

It’s Christmas! Let’s get “PR-sonal”

PR in High Definition

We find that there are a lot of technology companies whose financial years run by calendar years or the traditional April – March financial year. Blog Claire Walker PR tips Uncategorised content marketing Firefly communications PR PR agency public relations reputation management tech PR agency“One can never have enough socks,” said Dumbledore. “Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.”.

Are CEOs Ready To Embrace Social Activism?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For years, public relations and reputation experts have promoted CEO activism and corporate social responsibility, preaching its benefits and warning of limits and pitfalls. With millennials in particular, a strong reputation is a key asset in the battle to attract top talent.

Intimate Brands Explained

David PR Group

I spoke with him about the most recent study and why this is important for marketers, business owners, and reputation managers alike. Many of the traditional marketing models are broken and discombobulated due to the proliferation of messages and advancements in technology.

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??9 Business Books Recommended as Last-Minute Gifts

David PR Group

Since writing my book How to Protect (Or Destroy) Your Reputation Online, I have met many interesting authors and interviewed a number of them for my blog. Financier Scott Page takes-on one of the bigger elephants in the room: retirement.

Our Team

Reputation Us

Before forming ReputationUs, Casey was president of LT Public Relations, directing the strategic communications efforts for corporations, financial institutions and public sector clients. Judy Hutchison has an extensive background in financial services and client relationship management.

Five Ways Social Media Makes your Planning Process More Strategic

PRSay

You may hear about the challenges of technology (yes, they exist) but there are also tremendous benefits. Social media is about people, however, the technology helps to facilitate the great interactions we experience.

Annual reports should report what matters

Stuart Bruce

Many PR professionals help companies and organisations to create annual reports, but despite improvements to make them more interesting they are still frequently just focused on financial data with everything else relegated to mere cosmetic additions.

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The Future of a PR Pro

Critical Mention

With continuous advancements in technology, increasing emphasis on analytics and increasing competition, PR pros need to hone their skills to keep themselves up-to-date. As technology advances, we fear that robots will eventually render some jobs obsolete, including PR.

Convergence of Marketing & Comms: Insights From E*Trade, Dolby, BitGo,  Bank of the West

Onclusive

Becky Saeger, Board of Directors, E*Trade Financial. “I Since then I’ve worked on boards and as an advisor to a lot of companies that are about technology empowering marketers through technology.

Competitor in crisis? Here’s how to avoid guilt by association

PR Daily

A new survey, conducted by Aspiration , shows that one company’s PR crisis can damage the reputations of its competitors. It found that Wells Fargo is the least trusted bank, with 44 percent of Americans trusting it less than other financial institutions.

6 reasons to hold back prank press releases

PR Daily

Though these hoaxes are intended to be harmless, fooling reporters with an untrue press release can be extremely damaging to your reputation and create a host of problems. Your reputation. Don’t forget about your reputation with wire distribution services.

Five Tips to Make the CFO of the Company Your BFF

PR Expanded

If you’re in PR, then chances are it’s because the company needs brand awareness, reputation / crisis management, or community, media, financial / analyst or government relations to name a few areas of expertise. For years, PR was the intangible service questioned by so many CFOs.