Zoom.ai Announces Integration with Google Hangouts Chat

After Last Month's Integration with Microsoft Teams and Office 365, Zoom.ai Announces Integration with Google Hangouts Chat Zoom.ai, a SaaS start-up, utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) to enrich work experience, recently announced an integration with Google Hangouts Chat. Explaining the application of Chat in his blog post, Scott Johnston, Director of Product Management, Google, writes, “From direct messages to group conversations, Chat helps teams collaborate easily and efficiently. With dedicated, virtual…

Lucidchart Integrates with Google Hangouts Chat to Extend Collaboration with G Suite

New Offering Enhances Ability for Teams to Utilize Lucidchart Where They Work Lucidchart, the visual productivity platform that drives innovation and collaboration, announced a new product integration with Hangouts Chat, the collaboration tool in G Suite built to bring teams together. This announcement extends Lucidchart's robust offering within the G Suite environment and provides even more opportunities for users to utilize Lucidchart seamlessly as they work. "For years now, we've integrated tightly with G Suite,…

Smartsheet Launches Integration with Google’s Hangouts Chat

With the Integration Enabled, Users Can Have Their Smartsheet Update and Approval Requests, Notifications, and Reminders Delivered Directly to Hangouts Chat Smartsheet Inc., a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, announced an integration with Hangouts Chat that enables users to take action without leaving the application, further extending Smartsheet’s capabilities within G Suite. “We are deeply committed to helping customers drive work execution from their preferred messaging platform,” said Gene Farrell,…

Genesys Taps Google and Microsoft Veteran Joyce Kim as New CMO

The leading cloud customer experience provider - Genesys has added a new business unit dedicated to workforce engagement management with Merijn te Booij as head. Former Google and Microsoft marketing executive Joyce Kim is also joining the unit as the new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Joyce Kim succeeds Merijn te Booij, who now serves as general manager (GM) for the company’s new business unit, Employee Engagement Solutions. As CMO, Joyce would head worldwide marketing for Genesys, reporting to Chief Executive…

Google Empowers News Publishers: Waives Off Ad-Serve Fees, Provides Direct Data Visualization Access

If you are a Breaking-News Publisher, Google is taking noble steps to sustain your digital business. In a timely financial relief to global and local news publishing sites, Google Ad Manager is waiving off ad serving fees with an immediate effect. Google announced it is waiving off ad-serving fees globally on Ad Manager for five months. With the spread of coronavirus to every corner of the world, we are seeing a surge of people going out of employment, and businesses calling it a pause on their Marketing and…

Copper Deepens Strategic Google Partnership with the Release of G Suite Add-ons

Recommended CRM for G Suite, Copper Is Delivering Automated Recommendations for Users in Collaboration-Suite Style CRM Copper, a Google Cloud-recommended CRM for G Suite, announced it’s deepening its strategic partnership with Google Cloud and is now offering rich functionality and recommendations in emails, documents and calendars via the recently announced G Suite Add-ons. Copper is the first CRM that enables productivity and collaboration across teams so selling and relationships can be easier. This news is timed…

Finalsite Joins Google for Education Technology Partner Program

Finalsite, a leader in web solutions for more than 2000 schools worldwide, has joined the Google for Education Technology Partner Program as a Premier Partner. This partnership will create multiple integration points between the Finalsite platform and the Google Suite for Education, which is used by more than 80 million students, teachers, and administrators and includes Google Classroom, Drive, Docs, Hangouts and more. The partnership will also allow for Finalsite to be powered by Google Cloud Platform. Also Read:…

Google Cloud Next ’18: Key Announcements Every CMO Should Know from the Event

Google Cloud Next '18 Led the Way in Turning More Heads that Ever for Business Leaders and CMOs with their 100+ New Announcements Google Cloud Next’ 18 turned out to be the event of the month for global marketing teams. The tech giants from all over the world thronged to SF last week to celebrate their dependence and collaboration with Google. Add to it, the freefall of Facebook in the share market. The rumor mills kept winding more about more privacy, data protection, the social media apocalypse, and everything AI. We…

eClincher Integrates With Google My Business

Industry First Advances the Most Comprehensive Platform to Manage Online Presence eClincher, the platform to manage and promote identity and engagement across the Internet, is the first social media management solution to integrate Google My Business. This joins other major social media and web applications, streamlining comprehensive management of business and organizational Internet presence more than ever. “Integrating with Google My Business is a key advance because it is a powerful way to boost search results,…

ProsperWorks Deepens Collaboration with G Suite, Announces New Hangouts Chat Integration

ProsperWorks and G Suite Hangouts Will Allow Relationship-Makers to Have Direct Messages and Group Conversations ProsperWorks, one of the leaders in the CRM market, announced a new evolution in the CRM industry for its customers. This coincides with G Suite revealing Hangouts Chat, an intelligent and secure collaboration tool designed to bring amazing teams together no matter where they work from. With the proliferation of digital tools in the workplace and omnichannel communication, this integration will arm teams…

mParticle Names Chee Chew as Chief Product Officer

Former Twilio Executive Joins Largest Independent Customer Data Infrastructure Company; Brings Deep Expertise in Customer Experience mParticle, the largest independent customer data platform, today announced that Chee Chew will be joining the company as its Chief Product Officer. Twilio's former Chief Product Officer will join mParticle's executive team and report to mParticle's co-founder and CEO, Michael Katz. The appointment of Chee to CPO comes on the heels of rapid growth for the company. mParticle grew new sales by…

MarTech Interview with Sara Spivey, CMO at Braze

"Loyalty and retention are the key to long-term success, not acquisition. Prioritizing convenience and cost during the pandemic, consumers have opted for new products and services, meaning brand loyalty is at an all time low." Hi Sara, please tell us how you started in martech and the journey in marketing and sales. My first job in martech was in 2008, so I am in over a decade now.  I really wanted to market and sell a product that I actually would use. I think having the customer’s perspective anytime you are selling…

What Slack’s Entry into Salesforce Family Means for Enterprise App Community

In 2019, it was Tableau and Mulesoft that got acquired by Salesforce. This year, it's Slack's turn.  At $27.7 Billion, the Salesforce- Slack deal is Martech's most prized integration ever; beating last year's mega acquisition deal of Tableau ($15.7 billion). Salesforce is getting good at mergers and acquisitions, targeting the app economy that could further bolster Salesforce Connected Economy benchmarks for 2021. For some, Slack's sell-off to Salesforce is the end of an era in productivity-focused business apps. After…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI and ML announcements from Hiverlab (Augmented Reality), Ware2Go (E-commerce), Genesys (Customer Experience), Salesforce (Marketing Cloud), and Attentive (Mobile Marketing). Hiverlab Launches Webcasting Mobile App, RealityCast Hiverlab, a media technology company based in Singapore with global partnerships focusing on immersive technology, has launched its new augmented reality (AR) webcasting mobile app for…

Hiverlab Launches Webcasting Mobile App, RealityCast

Hiverlab, a media technology company based in Singapore with global partnerships focusing on immersive technology, has launched its new augmented reality (AR) webcasting mobile app for Android and iPhone. RealityCast offers native Android support for live streaming platforms such as Facebook Live and YouTube. It is also compatible with Zoom, Google Hangouts, Skype, and other webcasting platforms via screen share. The app is targeted at event organizers, presenters, and studios looking to leverage the latest technology to…

TVPage Brings Online Live Shopping Feature to Retail and Esports

New Storefront app allows online content creators to be e-commerce ambassadors for major brands TVPage, the company that powers virtual brand ambassador storefronts for e-commerce, is bringing a live shopping capability to its Storefront app. A new virtual selling app for retail e-commerce and gaming, the Storefront app allows online content creators to become brand ambassadors and virtual sales associates for major participating brands while earning a commission. With the need for retailers to go touchless and an…

LiveChat Adds Text Messages Integration to Its Customer Service Platform

LiveChat Software, a provider of a SaaS-based suite of products for managing business communication, now allows brands to send and receive text messages while contacting their customers through its chat software. The new solution combines LiveChat’s technology with the features of Twilio. Although people have different preferences when it comes to communication with businesses, the trend for using messaging platforms within customer service has increased over recent years. In addition to popular applications like Facebook…

Essential Technology for Remote Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has forced millions of workers around the globe, across different industries, to work from home. Companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google have all asked employees to work remotely for the foreseeable future, in attempts to curb infection rates. Smaller companies have also followed suit, as most countries order employees from non-essential businesses to stay home. While before the outbreak, remote work was considered a perk, the virus has now made it a daily routine. A large-scale experiment has…

Arista Delivers Cognitive WiFi for Collaboration, Video and Chat Applications

Supports video conferencing applications - Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams and Zoom Arista Networks, today announced a new release of its Cognitive WiFi software that seamlessly delivers intelligent application identification, performance optimization, automated troubleshooting and location services. This provides customers with an enhanced WiFi experience for critical video collaboration applications and the power of cloud-based AI for rapid problem resolution. “Arista is delivering a cognitive application dashboard…

Verizon Buys BlueJeans to Open New Opportunities in 5G-Era of Remote Conferencing

Today, Verizon has announced it has struck a deal to acquire its rival, B2B Video Conferencing software company BlueJeans. The transactional details of the deal remain undisclosed at the time of this reporting. BlueJeans founders and key management team will join Verizon to lead the continued growth and innovation of the business. BlueJeans employees will become Verizon employees immediately following the close of the deal. In an official announcement, Verizon Business announced that BlueJeans Network will enable the…