Finding your favourite episode of our popular Alexa Flash Briefing is now easier then ever
Welcome to our Podcast Episode Directory
To enable our faithful listeners to quickly locate previous episodes, from December of 2018 until today, we have created this Directory, which will be updated with each new release.
We hope it is both useful and interesting, and will make it easy to discover -- as well as revisit -- content that will enable you and your company to play a leading role in the nascent Voice Revolution.
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Quickly Find Your Favourite Episode
Finding your favourite interview of European innovators, or that special video or link to a useful resource mentioned by Paul or Anna is now faster and easier than ever.
Just click on the links below!
Alexa European Marketing Flash Briefings | Season 01
THE DEBUT EPISODES | DECEMBER 2018-JANUARY 2019
01 Interview with Raúl Cabrera, FC Barcelona Football Team
02 Voice News and Smart Data Tip
03 European Case Studies
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS | FEBRUARY-MARCH 2019
04 Special #MWC19 Flash Briefing
AI: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE | MARCH 2019
05 Interview with Alexei Kounine, Selligent Marketing Cloud
- VOICE: THE GREAT PARADIGM SHIFT | APRIL 2019
06 Valuable Insights from Paul Fleming, Barcelona Virtual
- CASES, CHATBOTS & SMART DATA TIP | MAY 2019
07 Hyper-personalised Experiences from France, Kinetic Swiss Smart Watches
- INVISIBLE BRANDING | MAY 2019
08 A Chat with Jacqueline Ramos, Barcelona Virtual
- THE NEW SEO | JUNE 2019
09 VEO, Alexa and Your Privacy
- INNOVATION IN FRANCE | SEPTEMBER 2019
10 Interview with Chani Kabla, Affinità France
- CLIMATE CHANGE, MARKETING & INNOVATION | SEPTEMBER 2019
11 A Chat with Dr. José Luis Maccarone, Former United Nations Diplomat
- ALEXA IN EUROPE, GOOGLE'S RISE, THE NEW SEO | OCTOBER 2019
12 Alexa Stats in Europe, Smart Speakers Worldwide, Google's Rise in Voice, The New SEO
- COMPANY CULTURE AND DIGITAL DISRUPTION | NOVEMBER 2019
13 A Chat with Elodie Martin, Key Performance Consulting, Paris
Alexa European Marketing Flash Briefings | Season 02
- EUROPEAN INNOVATION | JANUARY 2020
01 Cases Presented: City of the Future, Smart Attribution, Robot Caterers
- SECURE VIDEOCONFERENCING | FEBRUARY 2020
02 Swedish Innovation to Save the World: A Chat with Bengt Grahn
- VOICE UPDATE | MARCH 2020
03 BV Voice Services: Automotive / e-Health / News Media / Voice Commerce
- 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION: BARCELONA VIRTUAL | MARCH 2020
04 25 Years of Innovation: Facing Challenges, Lessons Learned
- INNOVATION IN GERMANY | APRIL 2020
05 Trend Analysis from Hamburg, WAVE 5, Immunity Passports, COVID-19 Voice Detection
- E-COMMERCE GROWTH TIPS | MAY 2020
06 Energise Your eCommerce Strategy, Fast. Increasing ROI / Smart Data Tips.
- MAKE A DIFFERENCE: HOMELESS ENTREPRENEUR | JUNE 2020
07 An Interview with Andrew Funk, Vision and Innovation to Solve Homelessness
- EUROPEAN INNOVATION | JULY 2020
08 Our periodic overview of surprising innovation and Marketing strategies from Europe
- VOICE NEWS: ALEXA LIVE WRAP-UP | JULY 2020
09 Our team reports on the latest innovations from Amazon's Alexa Live conference.
- COVID-19: CRISIS, HOPE & OPPORTUNITY | SEPTEMBER 2020
10 GDPs across Europe plummeted in Q2, and experts warn of more. What can you do?
- NEUROMARKETING | OCTOBER 2020
11 An Interview with Raquel Fructos, founder of The Smart Bubble & BV Senior Consultant
- LATEST RELEASE! · VOICE COMMERCE UPDATE | NOVEMBER 2020
12 Get the latest Voice Commerce stats and learn how to design your own V-Commerce!
In late October of 2018, Amazon finally launched its long-awaited Alexa-enabled devices in Spain, localised to Castillian Spanish. Here in the agency, we quickly snapped up 2 Echo Dots for in-agency research.
And several members of the team went on to introduce Alexa to their families, by means of the popular Smart Speaker, but also by learning to use new "intelligent devices" such as Philips HUE Smart Lightbulbs and Smart Plugs that quickly transformed our homes -- as well as our daily routines -- into a 21st-Century reality hitherto only seen in Sci-Fi fantasies.
Our Alexa Flash Briefing Is Born
But that's not all we did. We quickly formed our own internal "Alexa Rapid Response Team" and by mid-December 2018, had created the first three episodes of our popular English-language Alexa Flash Briefing on European Marketing and Innovation.
Made up of interviews, relevant Voice news and practical case studies from Europe, the number of episodes has reached 23, with Episode 10 of Season 2 just about to be released at the time of this update.
Upon publication, each Alexa Flash Briefing can be heard using Amazon Echo devices by simply asking Alexa to play the latest show. At the same time, each podcast is accompanied by a post here on the Blog of Barcelona Virtual in which it is possible to listen to embedded Soundcloud audio of each episode.
Listeners -- who currently come from a host of European countries, as well as the USA, Canada, Mexico, India and elsewhere -- can also find links and additional resources from each Flash Briefing.
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The Production Team of our European Marketing Alexa Flash Briefing: Pere, Anna and Paul
First published on this blog on 22 October 2019.
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- 07 / 13 / 15 / 19 October 2020
- 19 / 20 November 2020