IKEA, Electronic Arts and Other Global Brands Share How They Are Responding to Market Changes by Launching New Digital-First Experiences…

“Fast Forward,” the conference on accelerating digital innovation, will feature brands known for cutting-edge digital experiences Contentful, the leading content platform for digital-first businesses, announced its Fast Forward customer conference lineup featuring some of the world’s most innovative brands. More than 1,500 digital leaders and builders will attend the free virtual conference Oct. 29. They will learn how to build for the digital-first era and rapidly adapt to digital demands driven by the ongoing pandemic and…

Contentsquare Completes $190 Million in a Series D Round, Accelerating Innovation in Digital Experience Analytics

Contentsquare, the global leader in experience analytics, announced today a $190 million Series D funding round, bringing total funding to date to $310 million. This round is led by BlackRock’s Private Equity Partners team, who joins existing investors Bpifrance (through their Large Venture fund), Eurazeo Growth, Canaan, GPE Hermes, Highland Europe, H14 and KKR, most of whom participated in this round. Sapiance Capital Limited is also providing credit to the company. This new capital will help Contentsquare to continue to…

Contentful and BVA Announce Partnership to Enable Brands to Build Omnichannel Digital Experiences

As a leader in digital commerce website development, BVA will use Contentful’s app framework to build leading-edge digital experiences  Contentful, the global leader in headless content management, today announced a new partnership with BVA, a leading Shopify Plus agency. BVA will leverage Contentful’s newly released App Framework to build services that help BVA’s customers deliver omnichannel digital experiences. Since BVA was founded in 2013, it has accelerated the growth of more than 100 brands including…

Contentful Releases App Framework: the New Standard for Assembling Digital Experience Platforms

Today’s most innovative companies assemble their DXP, rather than buying a one-size-fits-all suite Contentful, the global leader in headless content management, announced its App Framework — the new standard for companies to build a best-in-class digital experience stack, as opposed to buying a monolithic suite. This approach has been validated by Gartner, which found a 28-point preference for a stack over an integrated suite. Brands that assemble their own stacks maximize flexibility and agility to deliver digital…

Contentsquare, Worldwide Leader Of Digital Experience Analytics, Grew 200% In 2019

Continues Global Momentum, Named 2020 BIG Innovation Winner After raising $120 million since 2017, and following the acquisitions of Clicktale and Pricing Assistant, digital experience analytics leader Contentsquare announced record results for the full year 2019. For its vision and accomplishments, the company has been named a 2020 BIG Innovation Award winner by the Business Intelligence Group. "The digital experience analytics industry is growing at a rapid pace and Contentsquare is leading the way. Our company had…

Can a Content Management System Bridge the Digital Experience Divide?

In recent years, one term has seemingly come to dominate discussions surrounding online businesses — digital experience. And just like a decade ago, when IT and Marketing departments still debated who should edit the website, optimize for search engines and manage customer databases, the digital experience is causing a similar rift within companies. The latest research from Magnolia has revealed that 60% of marketers feel they should be in charge of digital experience, while 72% of IT professionals believe it should fall…

Contentstack and Commercetools Collaborate for Digital Shopping Experience of the Future

Contentstack, the headless CMS pioneer and enterprise Content Experience Platform, and commercetools, a leader in next-generation commerce software, announced a strategic alliance to deliver the future of digital shopping experiences. This partnership will offer an enterprise-class, cloud-native solution built exclusively on microservices to provide the best possible speed, agility, and flexibility for digital shopping. Joint customers will have access to an API-connector between the Contentstack and commercetools…

Contentstack Announces $31.5 Million in Series A Funding to Deliver Personalized, Omnichannel Digital Experiences

Led by Insight Partners, the funding will be used to extend Contentstack's position from core content infrastructure to a digital experience platform, accelerating digital transformation for companies of all sizes Contentstack, the headless CMS pioneer and enterprise Digital Experience Platform, announced $31.5 million in Series A funding led by Insight Partners with participation from existing backers Illuminate Ventures and GingerBread Capital. Teddie Wardi, Managing Director at Insight, will join Contentstack's Board of…

Over One-Third of B2Bs Plan to Invest in Personalized Content in 2020 Amid Extreme Pressure to Improve Digital Experience

Episerver's Newest Global Survey Highlights How B2Bs Are Meeting Consumer-Like Expectations Nearly nine in ten (84%) of B2B decision-makers say increasing digital expectations from customers or partners is their top external threat according to a new survey from Episerver, the company transforming digital experiences. In the face of these rising expectations, B2B leaders look to automate marketing, ordering and personalization with the help of artificial intelligence and key technology investments. For "B2B Digital…

Over One-Third of B2Bs Plan to Invest in Personalised Content in 2020 Amid Extreme Pressure to Improve Digital Experience

Episerver’s newest global survey highlights how B2Bs are meeting consumer-like expectations Nearly nine in ten (84%) of B2B decision makers say increasing digital expectations from customers or partners is their top external threat according to a new survey from Episerver, the company transforming digital experiences. In the face of these rising expectations, B2B leaders look to automate marketing, ordering and personalisation with the help of artificial intelligence and key technology investments. For “B2B Digital…

Contentful Launches New Optimizely Application that Enhances the Content Delivery Process to Drive Great Digital Experiences

New application enables developers to build content experimentation directly into Contentful’s content infrastructure  Contentful, the leading enterprise headless CMS provider, announced the release of a new Optimizely application, which allows developers to build content experimentation into Contentful, enabling faster experimentation and more efficient content delivery. The new application allows marketers to test critical marketing content without leaving Contentful. This enables more and faster content…

Contentstack Unveils CMS Industry’s Most Advanced Integrations Framework to Power New Generation of Digital Experiences

Contentstack Announces Slew of Partners to Deliver Best-in-Class Technology Stack to Customers Contentstack, on the heels of winning the Aragon Research Hot Vendor award for the Dynamic Experience Management category, further enhances its platform capabilities with "Experience Extensions" – the industry's most powerful integrations framework to create unprecedented digital experiences. The release of Experience Extensions marks a turning point for Content Management System (CMS) customers, who were previously faced with…

Contentstack Levels the Playing Field for Content Editors to Join Developers in Delivering Modern Digital Experiences

Contentstack Splurges on New Features to Empower Marketers to Tackle Omnichannel, Digital Content Management Contentstack, the digital content hub of the future and pioneer in "headless" content management system (CMS) technology announced major new enhancements to its Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform, paving the way for easier and more sophisticated content management by business users. "API-first content management is a growing trend in the enterprise, but most commercial solutions are optimized for developers…

Digital Content Next Report Finds Facebook, Google Experiences Together Account for Less Than 5% of Total Digital Revenue for Publishers

Video Revenue Drives Growth for Publishers; Snapchat's Ad Product Portfolio Is Failing Publishers A research report released recently by trade association Digital Content Next (DCN) – the "DCN Distributed Content Revenue Benchmark Report" – offers in-depth insights into how Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube and other platforms are partnering with premium digital publishers to attract users and grow advertising revenue. As the only trade association exclusively dedicated to trusted, high-quality digital content…

Study Quantifies Impact of SDL Tridion DX and Language Solutions on Global Content Delivery and Digital Experience

Brands Can Experience 112% ROI with Payback in 15 Months and Expected Benefits of up to $8.3 million  SDL, a leader in global content management, translation, and digital experience, released a Forrester Consulting's Total Economic Impact (TEI) commissioned a study, demonstrating the benefits that brands can expect from using SDL's integrated solutions - SDL Tridion DX and SDL Language Technology and Services to enhance digital experience and customer journeys. According to the Forrester Consulting study, "The Total…

SurfStitch Launches Its Own App to Enrich Customer Experience

Australian coastal lifestyle brand expands their digital channels through partnership with Tryzens and Poq. SurfStitch, the Australian based coastal lifestyle platform, has launched their own brand-new app in partnership with digital commerce agency Tryzens and appCommerce platform Poq to enhance the experience for their loyal following of customers and support their digital flagship. The new app provides an intuitive experience for customers that is uniquely SurfStitch while also leveraging new features such as shoppable…

Nuxeo Recognized as a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Services Platforms

Nuxeo, developer of a leading cloud-native Content Services Platform, announced it has been named a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Services Platforms (CSP) for the fourth year in a row. Gartner analysts evaluated multiple vendors based upon their completeness of vision and ability to execute. Nuxeo believes it was positioned as a Visionary in the 2020 report because of its modern and flexible architecture, advanced AI-capabilities, and powerful low-code functionality to support complex application…

How AI-Powered Content Generation Is Impacting and Advancing Four Industry Sectors

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a powerful technology already playing a role in our daily lives. Online news sources and many within the business sphere frequently tout the merits of AI, but the reality is many people do not comprehend the many use cases of AI. While there is plenty of talk about future AI applications that are still years off or misconceptions based on science fiction, AI is already currently in use now for many common sense and practical business needs. The use of AI can be found in the things you…

Loop Media, Inc. Announces Former MTV, Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox Executive Greg Drebin as Loop Media Studios Chief Content and…

Loop Media, Inc., the first media company focused on fully integrated 360-degree engagement of music videos and other premium content for consumers and businesses, announced former MTV, Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox Executive Greg Drebin as Loop Media Studios Chief Content and Marketing Officer. Drebin will be tasked with creating the content and brands that reach Loop Media’s rapidly growing footprint across out-of-home businesses and consumer-facing channel platforms. Additionally, he will be responsible for the…

Adjust Joins Adobe Exchange Partner Program to Enhance App Marketing Measurement, Fraud Prevention and Reporting for Digital Advertisers

New data integration enables Adobe Experience Cloud customers to seamlessly and securely use Adjust's app marketing platform as a single source of truth for performance marketing across channels Global app marketing platform Adjust announced a premier-level partnership and technology integration with Adobe, as part of the Adobe Exchange program. By combining mobile app data with data collected from additional touchpoints, current and prospective mutual clients will be able to build a more complete view of the user journey…