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Digital Clarity Group

Will Merging Sapient and Razorfish Solve or Exacerbate Publicis’ Problems?

Around this time last year, media conglomerate Publicis Groupe released a video of CEO Maurice Levy on YouTube. Levy explained that the company was moving to a more client-centric organizational model comprised of four divisions: Publicis Communications, Publicis Media, Publicis.Sapient, and Publicis Health. As Digital Clarity Group noted in an analysis of the announcement, the idea of… read more >


HCL Makes Moves Into Experience Design

This week, the global systems integrator (SI) HCL briefed industry analysts on the latest developments in the company’s strategy and service offerings. Based in India, HCL is one of the largest SIs in the world – it earned $7 billion in revenues in its FY 2016, and employs over 110,000 people over 31 countries. As was… read more >

Service Provider Selection Tool

Avoid Digital Ruin with Outstanding Service Provider Selection

With the transition from buying products (we need some technology) to buying solutions (we need to improve our customer experience), implementations are more complicated, integrations more numerous, and overall business objectives more difficult to achieve. In this context, effective service provider selection has never been more imperative or more elusive. Further complicating matters, organizations typically invest… read more >

Digital Agencies Madison Avenue

Is Digital Disrupting Madison Avenue?

Welcome to Just Clarity, a periodic podcast about Digital. Just Clarity is produced by the team at Digital Clarity Group. We help leaders transform the experience they deliver to customers, prospects, and their employees through the effective selection, integration, and adoption of customer experience management technology. Learn more at In this week’s episode, we… read more >

Mapping the Service Provider Landscape

Navigating the service provider landscape for customer experience success

As customer expectations for superb and even unparalleled customer experience intensify, companies of all sizes, industries and locations are feeling the pressure to transform their businesses in ways that, even two years ago, weren’t urgent or on the radar screen. Now, as organizations are realizing the criticality of customer experience management (CEM), they are starting to… read more >


Valtech acquires eFocus, Graion

Valtech, a French digital agency, recently acquired Netherlands-based eFocus and Argentina-based Graion. The acquisitions are part of a strategy to add service capabilities and increase its global presence. Valtech, whose name stands for “value through technology,” is a publicly traded company on Euronext that was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Paris. The digital agency… read more >

Digital Clarity Group

Naked & Afraid IT Projects

In the hit reality TV show Naked and Afraid a man and woman who have never met in their lives before are taken to a remote and dangerous location, the jungles of Borneo, or the rain forest of the Amazon. Once there they strip off all their clothes and head off, barefoot together into the… read more >

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Newly Independent Magento Targets the Enterprise

Magento’s annual Imagine conference last week in Las Vegas followed the standard format for today’s software vendor conferences: new product announcements, break-out sessions, executive presentations, and partner awards. Where it diverged from the norm was that it was also a kind of unofficial independence party. The gathering of partners, customers, employees, and community members was… read more >

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Rightpoint acquires Agency Oasis

The digital agency mergers + acquisitions space is an insatiable creature. Last week, Chicago-based technology and design firm, Rightpoint, bought out Boston-based full service digital agency, Agency Oasis. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but the acquisition was funded with a $55 million investment captured in May 2015 from New York-based private equity firm… read more >

Adobe Summit 2016

Adobe’s Partner Challenge

Just a little while ago I spent time at Adobe’s annual summit in Las Vegas. The event was filled with great stories and news about Adobe products, customer success stories, and partner achievements. The software company has come a long way in the past few years with some of its biggest hurdles: further integrating products… read more >

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