MarTech Interview with Tim Brown, CEO at Magnolia

"“Omnichannel is an inescapable requirement of a modern Digital Experience (DX). It follows that the key underlying platform requirement for our customers is an ability to seamlessly assemble content, data and transactional services across a range of applications and platforms far broader than just marketing”." Hi Tim, please tell us about your current Marketing and sales goals? We’re focused on maintaining our exciting revenue growth as we add to our existing 400+ global customer base. Of course, in the common…

Magnolia Launches Marketplace to Help Customers Build a Fully Tailored DX Stack

Leading content management system (CMS) provider, Magnolia today announces Magnolia Marketplace, a one-stop shop to help customers build a fully tailored digital experience (DX) stack. Within the Magnolia Marketplace, customers can choose from a wide range of marketing, commerce and analytics extensions, as well as solutions that optimize development and operations. Available extensions within the Marketplace include Magnolia’s Connector Packs that integrate Magnolia into popular complementary systems in a DX stack,…

Magnolia Bolsters APAC Footprint With Appointment of Industry Veterans Vincent Jiang and Matthew Zhang

Leading content management system (CMS) provider, Magnolia announces the appointment of industry veterans Vincent Jiang and Matthew Zhang, to strengthen its footprint in the APAC market. Vincent Jiang joins the company as the Head of Business and Alliances for Magnolia Asia Pacific. An expert in digital marketing technologies, Jiang previously worked on complex solution portfolios at Salesforce, Brandwatch and Smartly.io. Marketing Technology News: Comcast, Charter and ViacomCBS Announce Blockgraph Partnership Jiang…

TechBytes with Darren Hitchcock, General Manager, UKI & Nordics at Magnolia

Hi Darren, please tell us about your role and the team/technology at Magnolia. I am the General Manager of UKI & Nordics. Magnolia CMS is the leading ‘headless with no limits’ CMS for today's changing architectural demands. As more and more retailers look to headless architecture, triggered by a need for agile working practices, the additional notion of better information architecture has arisen. Magnolia doesn’t limit the IT team’s need for agile front-end processes or the Marketing team’s need for greater…

Magnolia Partners With Bigcommerce to Deliver Complete Omnichannel E-Commerce Solution

Magnolia, the leading content management system (CMS) provider announces a partnership with BigCommerce, one of the leading open SaaS e-commerce platforms, to deliver a complete omnichannel e-commerce solution.  This new integration provides a valuable tool for marketers and UX teams in today’s omnichannel environment to deliver seamless user experiences across desktop, mobile, tablets and wearable devices. The partnership will empower BigCommerce customers with Magnolia’s flexible content management capabilities to…

Magnolia Announces New 6.2 Release, With First Ever Headless Digital Experience Hub

Magnolia today announces the launch of Magnolia 6.2, the latest version of its leading content management system (CMS), designed to manage connected experiences. Along with a series of new features, Magnolia 6.2 provides a headless digital experience hub, which aims to take managing digital experiences in headless and omnichannel environments to the next level. Within the hub, marketers can use Magnolia’s Visual Single-Page Apps Editor to re-use content across all channels and digital touchpoints, while maintaining…

TechBytes with Priya Patel Dockerty, Marketing Director UKI and Nordics at Magnolia

Could you tell us about your role and journey into technology? I’ve worked in technology for over 12 years but before that, my career started client-side with a creative flair as a graphic designer at IKEA. I’ve always had an interest in joining a start-up and to experience the thrill of the constant challenge. My determination led me to begin a journey into successful Silicon Valley start-ups where I headed up the EMEA Marketing division. The move from design to Marketing seemed like a very natural transition. I love…

Magnolia Recognized by Gartner in the Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management

Magnolia, one of the world’s leading providers of open-source content management, recently announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management for the very first time. Magnolia was the only vendor added to the Magic Quadrant this year. The report evaluated Web Content Management vendors based on ability to execute and completeness of vision. Magnolia was positioned the furthest for completeness of vision in the Niche Players quadrant. Marketing Technology News:…

Magnolia Adds New Digital Experience Features with Major Product Update

Magnolia launches latest version of flagship CMS product, providing marketers with a centerpiece to their digital experience platforms Magnolia, one of the world’s leading providers of open-source content management solutions, announces the launch of Magnolia 6.1, the latest version of its flagship product. The release includes new Connector Packs and features enabling authors to get content to market faster. Marketing Technology News: Norled Sets Sail for Digital Transformation with Infor “We have long believed in…

TechBytes with Rasmus Skjoldan, Chief Marketing Officer, Magnolia

Why do you think YouTube decided to create more targeted advertising spots rather than just showcase different forms of advertisements? Targeted Advertising is all about achieving relevancy. Digital experiences are still terribly disconnected from the real desires of the human beings that are searching online for entertainment, new skills, news or the thrill of peculiarity. Becoming relevant now is about real human communication—and as soon as you reach a near-human communication or even something that feel could honest…

Magnolia Appoints Tim Brown as Chief Executive Officer

Marketing Technology Industry Visionary to Power Global Growth for One of the World’s Top Digital Experience Solution Providers Magnolia, a global leader in digital experience and content management software, announces the appointment of Tim Brown as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Former CEO and Co-Founder, Pascal Mangold, will continue to serve on the Board of Directors and is delighted to finalize the transition of executive leadership to Brown. Brown brings more than two decades of experience in the…

Magnolia Launches New Capabilities for Digital Marketers to Measure and Optimize Customer Experience

Digital marketing teams can look forward to more concrete ways of enhancing the customer experience, with new capabilities from the Swiss CMS vendor Magnolia that optimize business goals along the customer journey. While launching these content capabilities at DMEXCO, Magnolia also announced partnerships with Siteimprove and Spryker aimed at reinforcing its abilities to deliver experience-driven commerce. “Digital marketing is becoming more data-driven and Magnolia’s new capabilities give businesses…

Free TV Application Is Now Streaming in Puerto Rico

Olympusat, International, LLC., a world-class media company with a fast-growing multi-platform portfolio and specializing in production, distribution, and commercialization of high-quality HD content for broadcast television, MVPDs, and OTT platforms in the US Hispanic market and Latin America, announced that Free TV,  the ad-supported, app-based on-demand video service, is now available in Puerto Rico on internet-connected devices through Google Play Store, Apple Store, via Web Browser, and mobile apps for Apple's iOS as…

Druva Recognized as Leading Solution for Customer Experience with 88 NPS Score

Proactive support and passionate customer base helps Druva secure industry-leading certified score in recognition of customer service excellence Druva, Inc., the leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, today announced the company has been recognized for its outstanding customer experience as Druva received an industry-leading certified NPS score of 88. In addition, the company was awarded the NorthFace ScoreBoard Award by the Customer Relationship Management Institute (CRMI) for the second consecutive year,…

IONpath Appoints Brad Nelson to Its Leadership Team as Senior VP of Marketing and Corporate Strategy

IONpath, Inc. the leader in multiplexed spatial tissue imaging and analysis, announced the appointment of Brad Nelson to the position of Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Strategy. Mr. Nelson will lead marketing, product management and application functions to meet the increasing demand for translational medicine insights that can only be achieved with Multiplexed Ion Beam Imaging (MIBI™). Rapid growth in immuno-oncology and adjacent markets requires approaches that can sensitively detect and quantify the…

31% of Retail Marketers Say “Lack of Ownership” Is Their Biggest Challenge When Building Digital Experiences

New report from Magnolia shows the digital experience challenges of marketers working in the retail sector Over a third (31%) of marketers working in the retail sector say that a “lack of clear ownership” is their biggest challenge when building digital experiences. That’s according to new research from leading CMS provider, Magnolia. The Magnolia report, ‘The state of CMS in the retail sector,’ incorporates a survey of 200 marketers and IT professionals and examines the unique needs and challenges of marketers in the…

A Third of Financial Marketers Still Rely on It to Make Basic Edits to Their Website

New report from Magnolia shows the digital experience challenges of marketers working in the financial sector Despite increasingly digital-first customers, a third (31%) of marketers working in the financial sector must rely on IT to make even basic edits to their websites. That’s according to new research from leading content management (CMS) provider, Magnolia. Marketing Technology News: FreedomPay Integrates with Google Pay to Support Next Level eCommerce Payments The Magnolia report, ‘The state of CMS in the…

75 Inspiring Martech Leaders Who Are Prepared for 2020

The year 2019 has been a year full of surprises that saw path-breaking mergers and acquisitions, unique product innovations, mega-funding rounds, and start-up growth. As we approach the end of a phenomenal year for martech companies, the stage is already set for the New Year 2020. We have picked 75 leaders from the ever-growing martech community who we think are a step ahead in envisioning the future and preparing themselves and others with their knowledge, skills, and team collaborations. You can subscribe to our resources…

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…