Will Salesforce Customer 360 Arrival Push CRMs and DMPs Out of Equation in 2020?

As we sink deeper and deeper into the 'Experience' economy, it's getting even more noisier in the MarTech ecosystem with the coming of age for Customer Data Platforms (CDPs). Last month, SAP threw their hat into the CDP ring and now, this week, it's Salesforce's turn to disrupt the MarTech flywheel for CRMs and DMPs. Salesforce has announced its new-age product, Salesforce Customer 360, to enhance Data Management across all omnichannel Cloud offerings. Salesforce Customer Data platform was announced in Dreamforce 2018,…

DMP, CDP or UDP – What’s in a Name?

There’s no denying the love of TLAs (three letter acronyms) in marketing today. Just when you have got used to the DMP (Data Management Platform) and CDP (Customer Data Platform) along comes an alternative acronym — the UDMP, or Universal Data Marketing Platform. But what are the differences and similarities between them and is a UDMP something that offers something new to marketers, or is it just a new buzz word for the same old thing? To understand this, you need to first understand the difference between a DMP and a…

Freewheel Markets Chooses the Nielsen DMP to Fuel Audience-Based TV Advertising Across All Screens

Advertisers Can Now Seamlessly Reach CTV, OTT-TV and Digital Video Audiences at Scale to Improve Brand Experiences and Marketing Outcomes Nielsen and FreeWheel, A Comcast Company have expanded their relationship to include the Nielsen Data Management Platform, Nielsen’s industry-leading omnichannel marketing technology. Using the Nielsen DMP, Freewheel Markets can now seamlessly analyze, build and target advanced audiences across connected TV (CTV), over-the-top (OTT) and digital video. The Nielsen DMP provides…

Softcrylic DMP Team Wins Gold at Adobe 1st Ever AAM Insider Contest

Softcrylic's Jerry Helou wins the Gold Medal at Adobe's First ever AAM Insider Contest on September 13th, 2018. Adobe has been touring the US and Overseas showcasing their Experience Cloud Suite especially Analytics, Target, and Audience Manager. The tour is called the AAM Insider Tour. In last week's tour, there were sessions that focused on disseminating exclusive tips and tricks associated with creating, unifying, and activating high value audiences by expert Adobe DMP Practitioners and learning how Adobe Products play…

Nielsen Marketing Cloud DMP Ties in With Snapchat’s Ad Buying Platform

Advertisers and Marketers Can Now Create and Connect with Personalized Audience Segments Using Consumer Characteristics on Nielsen Marketing Cloud DMP Nielsen has announced that its premium audience segments will be available on Snapchat's ad buying platform. This integration will allow advertisers and agencies to buy inventory on Snapchat using Nielsen-branded audience segments through the Nielsen Marketing Cloud. Recommended Read: Contextual Content and AI: The New Wingmen for Email Marketing Campaigns The…

Adobe’s Survey Highlights the Importance of DMPs

Adobe's Survey Showcased, Why DMP Is a Technology That's Here to Stay Modern Marketers can't imagine going about their daily activities without Data Management Platforms (DMP). DMPs allowed marketers to effectively channelize their marketing efforts to be, timely, accurate, and intelligible while guaranteeing customer experience. DMP showcased why it is a technology that's here to stay. Despite only being less than a decade old, it has become the main factor that decides whether your campaign will succeed or your…

Sizmek Announces Centralized DMP Integration to Enrich Programmatic Ad Inventories

Sizmek, an Open Ad Management tech firm, has announced the launch of a data-centralizing ecosystem – Data Hub, enabling advertisers to streamline audience data. Sizmek’s Data Hub will be offered with its Programmatic Creative solution. The new integration is designed to pull targeted audience segments from integrated DMPs, enriching programmatic ad inventories based on optimized campaign performance. With Data Hub, Sizmek is taking a leap in integrating DMP-based audience segmentation and ad history analytics. The…

MarTech Interview with Itamar Benedy, Co-Founder and CEO at Anzu.io

"As AdTech grows, we will see an enhanced focus on not just placing an ad, but also knowing what is happening on the other side." Tell us about your Journey in Technology? What inspired you to start Anzu.io? Since I first dipped my feet into the AdTech industry, I was hooked. I saw in AdTech, a wide-open canvas for innovation and meaningful advancements. My mission was - and is - to create breakthrough products that have the power to change the way humans and advertisements interface with one another. A core…

ENGINE and Clickagy Partner to Deliver High Performing Target Audiences

“Attitude Based Audience” Capability Significantly More Effective at Accurately Identifying Target Audiences for Programmatic Campaigns ENGINE, a global, full-service media and marketing services company, in partnership with Clickagy, a data intelligence company, announced the launch of its “Attitude Based Audience” capability, which leverages survey research to enable digital marketers to accurately reach consumers online an average of 25% more effectively than the traditional audience targeting solutions that currently…

MarTech Interview with Tom Smith, Founder and CEO at GlobalWebIndex

"Marketing Automation is baked into our own marketing processes, however, it’s no short cut for real people working with prospects and customers in a non-scalable way." Tell us about your role and journey into Marketing Technology. What inspired you to start GlobalWebIndex? I had previously worked in a Market Research role at a large global advertising agency. My job was to help clients understand who they should target their Marketing at, why and how to reach them. I utilized all the industry research and data sets…

NetWise Joins LiveRamp Data Store, Enabling Marketers to Utilize Best in Class B2B Audiences Easily Across Almost Any Platform

NetWise Data LLC, the B2B data 'brand behind the brand' of big B2B data companies like Bizo and a pioneer in B2B display audiences since 2012, is now in the LiveRamp Data Store. This means direct, 'farm-to-table' access for all data needs, across any digital channel, while maintaining consistency with the person records used for offline marketing. NetWise can instantly distribute custom segments to any almost any DMP, DSP, SSP,  Social Platform or brand while keeping those segments and contacts in sync - across all channels.…

Amplexor Forms Strategic Alliance with Genpact

Global content intelligence solutions leader Amplexor and Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, announced that they are forming a strategic alliance where Genpact will provide enhanced Digital Transformation services to support Amplexor’s Regulatory Information Management (RIM) solution. “With looming obligations, such as IDMP coming into force, now is the right time to look at a smarter, more efficient and more cost-effective way of ensuring regulatory compliance.” As…

A Sensible Approach to MarTech Choices

You’ve probably read somewhere the tongue-in-cheek definition of insanity that states, “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” It may not be Merriam-Webster’s definition, but it’s essentially the reason that MarTech solutions exist: to provide marketers new ways to achieve results and set realistic expectations for growth. Under that basic assumption, one can argue that MarTech solutions deliver sanity to the Marketing function. However, the sheer volume of MarTech solutions…

GumGum’s Groundbreaking Contextual Analysis Solution for Digital Publishers Makes Official Debut

The Company’s Latest Adtech Solution, Verity, Leverages Proprietary AI Technologies to Scan Web Content – Including Images – for Contextual Classification, Keyword Extraction and Brand Suitability GumGum, Inc., a technology and artificial intelligence company specializing in solutions for advertising and media, has announced the official release of Verity, a first-of-its-kind content classification and brand safety solution. The product – which analyzes the full publisher content of web pages, including images, where…

AUDIENCEX Announces Executive Team Expansion and Multi-Million Dollar Investment To Drive Continued Growth

Industry Veteran Brian Ko joins company as Chief Commercial Officer AUDIENCEX, the largest independent trading desk built for performance marketers, announced that industry veteran Brian Ko has joined their executive team as Chief Commercial Officer. In his new position, Brian will play a key role at AUDIENCEX, overseeing the Sales, Strategy, Client Services, and Marketing teams. This hire comes on the heels of AUDIENCEX’s announcement of a multi-million dollar investment from Decathlon Capital Partners to drive…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Top Coolest Things in Marketing and Sales Today

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Bullhorn, E-Vision, Talview, Konnect Digital, Gamut, Sojern, and WeChat. Bullhorn Acquires Herefish to Help Accelerate Automation of Staffing Processes Bullhorn, the cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organizations transform their businesses, announced that it has acquired Herefish, a provider of automation solutions for staffing firms. As part of Bullhorn’s…

Gamut Selects Nielsen’s Marketing Cloud to Power Local OTT Data Targeting

Nielsen and Gamut are excited to announce that they are amplifying their successful, existing relationship with Gamut signing a new multi-year agreement for the use of Nielsen Marketing Cloud's Data Management Platform (DMP). With this agreement, Gamut, a business started by Cox Media Group and a leader in local over-the-top (OTT) advertising, will use Nielsen's DMP to help advertisers achieve a richer understanding of consumers, intelligently target audiences, and drive better business outcomes. As OTT platforms continue…

TechBytes with Scott Gifis, President at AdRoll

From the time you started at AdRoll – how much has the market of online advertising evolved?’ In some ways, the market has remained constant: marketers must identify a target audience, create a message that resonates, deliver that message efficiently, and then analyze the impact of that campaign. However, the ability to do all of that today has been shaped by the accessibility of data and measurement. Ten years ago, there were a handful of publishers with the ability to leverage targeted advertising, with their high…

TechBytes with Anna Kuzmenko, COO at Fiksu DSP

Tell us about your journey in technology. What inspired you to join Fiksu? I guess I’m always looking for that next challenge. I started out as a Content Writer at an international product company, but, over the years, I’ve held varied positions, mainly having to do with product development. My key responsibilities were to manage projects, as well as to ensure their sustainable growth by promoting them in the US, Latin America, and other markets. It was always an exciting journey of working side by side with Developers,…

IRI Joins Marketing Mix Modeling Program on Facebook

IRI to Provide Marketing Mix Modeling Solutions with Improved Data Granularity and More Seamless Access to Insights IRI, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, announced that it has been selected to join the Marketing Mix Modeling (MMM) Program on Facebook. As a member of the Facebook MMM Partner Program, IRI has been designated as a trusted third party empowered to leverage Facebook performance metrics to drive comprehensive marketing measurement for clients. “In…