Information Builders Shows Strong Momentum Driven by Cloud Growth and New Customer Acquisition Entering 2020

Performance Underpinned by Leadership Vision, Product Innovation, and Industry Recognition Information Builders, Inc., the leading data and analytics company, today announced significant performance in 2019, including continued growth in annual recurring revenue (ARR), quadrupling ARR from its cloud offering, earning multiple new logo wins across industries, and maintaining strong customer retention rates based on trusted relationships. These positive financial indicators  are bolstered by widespread industry recognition…

Salesforce Update: Vlocity Acquisition, Co-CEO Keith Block Stepping Down and More…

Salesforce economy is definitely booming and set to register another phenomenal quarter ahead. The world's biggest CRM-maker for Marketing, Sales and Commerce has announced big updates this week. The big updates are: Salesforce will acquire Vlocity for $1.13 Billion.  Vlocity is a three-time Forbes Cloud 100 winner and strategic Salesforce ISV. It currently delivers industry-specific cloud and mobile software that embed digital, omnichannel processes for customer-centric industries. David Schmaier, CEO & Founder,…

Hyland Completes Acquisition of Streamline Health’s ECM Business

Hyland, a leading content services provider, has completed the acquisition of Streamline Health's enterprise content management (ECM) business. The acquisition bolsters Hyland's efforts to become the world's leading content services provider and furthers Hyland Healthcare's mission of helping healthcare organizations improve the lives of patients and enhance the experiences of healthcare consumers. Marketing Technology News: Spiro Calls Sales Leaders to Join the AI Movement with Proactive Relationship Management…

Zoovu Aiming to Double Growth Plans and Dominate the Global Conversational Search Market Following the Acquisition of Clever

The Global Conversational AI Market Expected to Exceed Us$ 16 Billion by 2024 Global AI-driven conversational search platform, Zoovu, announced that it has acquired Belgium-based company, Clever. This move enhances  Zoovu’s current offering by adding NLP and a sophisticated Intent Engine. According to Market Research Engine, the global Conversational AI market is expected to exceed more than US$ 16 Billion by 2024 at a CAGR of 30% in the given forecast period. Clever is a conversational search company that specialises…

Medallia Completes Acquisition of Video Feedback Platform, LivingLens

Combination Delivers Rich Visual Insights, Emotion, Sentiment Analysis to Drive Continuous Experience Improvements, Loyalty and Revenue Medallia, Inc., the global leader in experience management, announced it has completed the acquisition of Liverpool-based video feedback platform provider, LivingLens. Marketing Technology News: Really Simple Systems Wins SoftwareSuggest Recognition Awards 2020 The addition of LivingLens will add rich customer insights to the signals Medallia Experience Cloud already collects and…

Trax Moves Closer to its Vision of Digitizing Physical Retail with Qopius Acquisition

Trax, a leading provider of computer vision and analytics solutions for retail, announced its acquisition of Qopius, a top provider of AI-based in-store technology solutions in Europe. The acquisition will serve as a force multiplier in pushing real-time store monitoring and autonomous inventory management into mainstream adoption, helping retailers across the world embrace data and digital innovation to cut costs and boost sales at every shelf. Retailers and consumer goods manufacturers around the world leverage Trax’s…

OneTouchPoint Adds Digital Marketing Services to Strengthen End-to-End Solution With Bluewater Acquisition

OneTouchPoint's acquisition of Bluewater adds a suite of digital marketing capabilities, amping up its ability to elevate brands, increase margins, and speed time-to-market with centralized management of customer engagement programs and brand materials in the franchise and multi-unit industries OneTouchPoint, a leading managed marketing services company, has purchased Bluewater, a digital marketing services agency headquartered in Bloomington, Minn., accelerating its ability to offer seamless, online and offline brand and…

TTEC Announces Acquisition of Serendebyte

Acquisition Expands TTEC's Intelligent Automation Solutions for Customer and Employee Experience TTEC Holdings, Inc., a leading digital global customer experience technology and services company focused on the design, implementation and delivery of transformative solutions for many of the world's most iconic and disruptive brands, announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Serendebyte, an intelligent automation CX solutions provider. Serendebyte helps companies transform their customer and employee…

Bounteous Continues Growth Momentum, Deepens Experience Capabilities with Acquisition of The Archer Group

Bounteous, now over 500 employees, leads independent digital experience agencies with depth in strategy, experience design, technology, and analytics Bounteous, a leading insights-driven digital experience agency, announced it has acquired The Archer Group, a leader in digital strategy, experience design, usability research, technology, and media. Archer’s unique capabilities and services have driven growth and engagement across some of the world’s most recognizable brands in financial services, insurance, retail, and…

Optimove Expands Realtime Data Capabilities with Acquisition of Event Streaming Technology Vendor, Axonite

Optimove, the Science-First Relationship Marketing Hub, announced that it acquired Axonite, a leading mission critical, realtime event streaming vendor. This acquisition completes Optimove's new database infrastructure, Optidata, and will provide its clients with access to its realtime customer data platform (CDP). Axonite has been developing its event streaming framework since 2015 facilitating connections between systems and building realtime workflow automations. Axonite's platform rapidly simplifies the process of…

Power Marketing + Printing Enhances Capabilities with the Acquisition of Market Place Color

Atlanta-based provider will now offer an extensive array of best-in-class print services with just the right punch of color Power Marketing + Printing (PMP) has announced the completion of the acquisition of Market Place Color based in Atlanta, GA, a leader in large format printing specializing in digital UV inkjet and backlit Duratrans production. The acquisition is a strategic pairing of each firm's established offerings intended to bring existing clients a more robust spectrum of print production services. Power…

Spotify Announces Strategic Acquisition of Bill Simmons’ The Ringer to Grow Sports Vertical

Spotify Technology S.A., the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Ringer, a leading creator of sports, entertainment and pop culture content. The Ringer was founded by Bill Simmons in 2016. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. With this acquisition, Spotify continues to deliver against its goal to become the world’s leading audio platform. The Ringer will bring to Spotify its industry leading sports and…

TELUS Corporation Completes Acquisition of Competence Call Center through TELUS International

Merger adds significant scale, growth and diversity to TELUS International  TELUS Corporation and its global arm, TELUS International - a customer experience innovator that designs, builds and delivers next-generation digital solutions for some of the world’s most established brands,  confirmed the close of their previously announced acquisition of Competence Call Center (CCC). TELUS International now holds a 100% interest in CCC. The merged company has an expanded portfolio of customer experience, digital…

Atos Completes the Acquisition of Maven Wave

Strengthening Atos’ leadership in cloud with a reinforced Google Cloud solutions portfolio Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announced the completion of its acquisition of Maven Wave, a U.S.-based cloud and technology consulting firm specialized in delivering digital transformation solutions for large enterprises. With this acquisition, Atos reinforces its global leadership in cloud-solutions for applications, data analytics and machine learning in hybrid and multi-cloud platforms. After being awarded the…

Lingo Completes Acquisition of Select Customers From Blue Casa Telephone, LLC

Adds Scale to Lingo, Which Is Focused on the SMB, Carrier and Consumer Markets Lingo Communications, LLC, a leading global Cloud/UC communications and managed service provider dedicated to serving the SMB, Carrier and Consumer markets, announced that it has completed the acquisition of select customers from Blue Casa Telephone, LLC ("Blue Casa"). Lingo acquired select customers by working with Blue Casa via an Agent Sales Agreement that was signed in Q4 2019 and implemented and completed during the past several weeks.…

Linx Announces the Acquisition of Neemo

The Company Becomes a Pioneer in Offering Delivery Management Solutions With Products Related to Financial Services From the Fintech Linx Pay Hub Linx , the leader and specialist in retail software, announces the acquisition of Neemo. Owner of the Delivery App, the company is one of the pioneers in customized delivery solutions, through the integration of the establishment's delivery application and its e-commerce platform, offering consumers an omnichannel experience. The omnichannel experience provided by Neemo also…

LiveVox Announces Acquisition of SpeechIQ

LiveVox, the leading provider of customer service and digital engagement tools, today announced the acquisition of SpeechIQ. “Their capabilities continue to fulfill our pledge to make digital transformation easier for our clients.” SpeechIQ is an AI-driven speech analytics and quality assurance platform that will enable LiveVox to substantially strengthen its WFO application suite. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, SpeechIQ is an easy-to-use, cost-effective solution that helps drive agent productivity,…

Dentsu Aegis Network Builds Out Merkle’s B2B Services with Acquisition of Digital Pi

Acquisition Expands Merkle’s Capabilities in Marketing Automation and Demand Generation Dentsu Aegis Network announces the acquisition of Digital Pi, a leading digital marketing agency focused on marketing automation consulting services in the business-to-business (B2B) sector. The company will join Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, as an extension of its B2B business. “2020 will be a year of continued growth for Merkle, and Digital Pi will be a key player in our expansion…

Zynga’s Head of User Acquisition Joins ConsumerAcquisition.com

Zynga's John Choi is joining Consumer Acquisition to drive world-class user acquisition strategy for gaming and mobile apps at the company. ConsumerAcquisition.com announced John Choi as Vice President of User Acquisition (UA). Choi joins the company with a wealth of experience in user acquisition from his most recent role as Head of UA at Zynga overseeing games like Words With Friends, CSR Racing, Zynga Poker, and his previous UA roles at Kabam, Glu Mobile and CAPCOM. Choi will be speaking at the annual Mobile Growth…

Platinum Equity Acquires Marketing Technology Platform Centerfield, Completes Add-on Acquisition of Digital Ventures

Centerfield's World-Class Customer Acquisition Technology Poised for Additional Growth and Expansion Platinum Equity announced the acquisition of Centerfield, a technology-driven marketing and customer acquisition company. The firm also announced that Centerfield has acquired Digital Ventures, which operates leading web sites in home security, residential services, senior services and other verticals. Financial terms of the transactions were not disclosed. "Centerfield has delivered millions of customers and sales to…