#ThinkBeyond Newsletter
November 2021

Here's your monthly look at digital, beyond the transformation.

 

Our latest edition of the #ThinkBeyond newsletter highlights key digital trends and stories for the month of November.

#PhotonPodcast

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Photon Podcast: Digital Strategy Unlocked

Unlock the road to transformation with this exclusive podcast show

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L'Oréal partners with metaverse avatar platform, Ready Player Me

L'Oréal partners with metaverse avatar platform, Ready Player Me

Products from L’Oréal Professionnel and Maybelline New York are now accessible on more than 4,000 virtual experiences.

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Nike launches marketplace to collect, trade virtual products

Nike launches marketplace to collect, trade virtual products

Using blockchain technology, the platform allows community members to collect and trade Nike’s virtual creations.

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GE Healthcare unveils AI program for simplified MRI scans

GE Healthcare unveils AI program for simplified MRI scans

The program aims to expand MR imaging’s usage in emerging markets, achieve operational efficiency and reduce clinical burnout.

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Retail

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Take your first step into the metaverse 

A guide to metaverse by Muhamad Daud, EVP Engineering at Photon

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Charlotte Tilbury unveils custom metaverse shopping avatars

Charlotte Tilbury unveils custom metaverse shopping avatars

Shoppers can now apply complete makeup looks to their avatars and attend events in real-time with their friends’ avatars.

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Nike launches marketplace to collect, trade virtual products

Nike launches marketplace to collect, trade virtual products

Using blockchain technology, the platform allows community members to collect and trade Nike’s virtual creations. 

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True Religion launches new app as mobile becomes the brand’s top digital channel

True Religion launches new app as mobile becomes the brand’s top digital channel

The app will improve True Religion’s mobile shopping experience and enable customers to unlock exclusive offers, products and promotions.

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FinServ

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JP Morgan and Mastercard unveil Pay-by-Bank service

JP Morgan and Mastercard unveil Pay-by-Bank service

Through advanced analytics, the new solution will minimize the risk of returns from an insufficient balance.

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RBC launches Swift Go to facilitate easy cross-border payments

RBC launches Swift Go for easy cross-border payments

Canadian businesses can now send cross-border payments of up to $10,000 in foreign currencies seamlessly.

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HSBC launches Discretionary Portfolio Management platform in Asia

HSBC launches DPM platform in Asia

The platform allows private banking clients to subscribe and reallocate discretionary portfolio via HSBC GPB’s mobile apps.

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Consumer Goods

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L'Oréal partners with metaverse avatar platform, Ready Player Me

L'Oréal partners with metaverse avatar platform, Ready Player Me

Products from L’Oréal Professionnel and Maybelline New York are now accessible on more than 4,000 virtual experiences.

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PepsiCo and Frito-Lay celebrate holidays with AR experience

PepsiCo and Frito-Lay celebrate holidays with AR experience

The brands’ Share More Campaign is gearing up to capture consumer interest through immersive experiences.

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Kellogg’s and Blankos Block Party collaborate to enter the metaverse

Kellogg’s and Blankos Block Party collaborate to enter the metaverse

Kellogg’s has developed a collection of NFTs for popular characters and integrated it with Blankos Block Party.

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Healthcare

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The rise of digital healthcare and consumerism

Deliver customer-centric digital healthcare services

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Philips unveils AI-powered platform to improve diagnosis from imaging scans

Philips unveils AI-powered platform to improve diagnosis from imaging scans

The platform connects a hospital’s cardiology, oncology, neurology, and radiology departments in one virtual place.

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GE Healthcare unveils AI program for simplified MRI scans

GE Healthcare unveils AI program for simplified MRI scans

The program aims to expand MR imaging’s usage in emerging markets, achieve operational efficiency and reduce clinical burnout. 

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Amazon launches virtual health service with Amazon Clinic

Amazon launches virtual health service with Amazon Clinic

Amazon Clinic, a virtual healthcare service will deliver care for 20 common conditions, and offer personalized treatment plan.

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People On The Move
Sephora names Guillaume Motte as its next CEO.
Guillaume Motte

Sephora names Guillaume Motte as its next CEO.

Bed Bath & Beyond names Bart Sichel as new Chief Marketing and Customer Officer.
Bart Sichel

Bed Bath & Beyond names Bart Sichel as new Chief Marketing and Customer Officer.

Party City names Peter Smith as the new Chief Operations Officer.
Peter Smith

Party City names Peter Smith as the new Chief Operations Officer.

Levi Strauss & Co. appoints Michelle Gass as President.
Michelle Gass

Levi Strauss & Co. appoints Michelle Gass as President.

Tuesday Morning appoints Andrew T. Berger as new CEO.
Andrew T. Berger

Tuesday Morning appoints Andrew T. Berger as new CEO.

Job Openings
Coca Cola is hiring Director Global Marketing Procurement, Data and Technology
Director Global Marketing Procurement, Data and Technology

Coca Cola is hiring Director Global Marketing Procurement, Data and Technology

Staples is hiring Director of Engineering - Order Fulfillment and Inventory Management
Director of Engineering - Order Fulfillment and Inventory Management

Staples is hiring Director of Engineering - Order Fulfillment and Inventory Management

BNY Mellon is hiring Vice President, Technology Risk Management
Vice President, Technology Risk Management

BNY Mellon is hiring Vice President, Technology Risk Management

PepsiCo is hiring Senior Director - CTO
Senior Director - CTO

PepsiCo is hiring Senior Director - CTO

Lilly is hiring Sr. Director - IT (Manufacturing & Quality)
Sr. Director - IT (Manufacturing & Quality)

Lilly is hiring Sr. Director - IT (Manufacturing & Quality)