PR students learn the power of the Cision Communications Cloud

Cision hosted 14 students from the University of West London’s Advertising and Public Relations course on Wednesday as part of the company’s partnership with the university. The cohort of students attended Cision’s offices as part of a partnership between the company and the university. As part of the programme, Advertising and Public Relations students are… Continue reading PR students learn the power of the Cision Communications Cloud

Abe Smith: Tarot cards, crystal balls and the democratisation of analysis

On stage in Barcelona, surrounded by hundreds of the most attuned PR professionals globally, it hit me – right then, right there. As I said the words “a PR evolution is cresting into a PR revolution,” it felt as if the genie was proverbially let out of the bottle. It was the AMEC Summit 2018 and… Continue reading Abe Smith: Tarot cards, crystal balls and the democratisation of analysis

Jennifer Palmieri: “You don’t need to act as if you belong – you DO belong”

On Wednesday 25th April, we had the privilege of a talk and Q&A session from Jennifer Palmieri as part of the Cision UK office’s Empower initiative. Palmieri was the White House Director of Communications for President Barack Obama, and Communications Director for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, and she has recently published a book, “Dear… Continue reading Jennifer Palmieri: “You don’t need to act as if you belong – you DO belong”

AI and the future of sentiment analysis in PR

Jason Edelboim is President of Cision Americas where he oversees sales, customer service and operations for the US, Canada and Latin America, as well as Cision’s Global Product organisation. He is responsible for developing and executing the company’s go-to-market strategy to drive revenue growth and profitability. We have all heard the buzz around machine learning… Continue reading AI and the future of sentiment analysis in PR

Lauren Steadman: You have to make mistakes in order to progress

Team GB paratriathlete Lauren Steadman discussed her experience dealing with losses of confidence, failure and having the bravery to realise your potential in front of a captivated audience at the launch of Cision’s Empower initiative. Steadman said that learning from her mistakes allowed her to grow as a person and improve her confidence. She recounted… Continue reading Lauren Steadman: You have to make mistakes in order to progress

Talking the future of women in business with Cision’s Angie Vaux

We spoke with Angie Vaux, Cision’s VP of sales, about her path to top, the challenges she’s faced – and why the future has never looked brighter for ambitious businesswomen. Cision is profiling some of the most successful women in PR to mark International Women’s Day. What makes this year’s event particularly symbolic? International Women’s Day… Continue reading Talking the future of women in business with Cision’s Angie Vaux

Abe Smith: I can see clearly now…

It’s 7:00 am on a Tuesday and the day breaks, not with the sun or a warm cup of java, but with the sterile “X” of that iconic green productivity staple known as Microsoft Excel staring me in the face. As a business leader driving a large organisation in Europe, like so many other executives,… Continue reading Abe Smith: I can see clearly now…

Abe Smith: Here’s to the crazy ones…

With the New Year now here, it’s a good time to both reflect on 2017 and, importantly, look towards the opportunity ahead. I could talk for hours about the adventures, already, across the continent or the journey I’ve been on (both literally and metaphorically) to get here. For now, I’ll defer to Facebook for that account.… Continue reading Abe Smith: Here’s to the crazy ones…