Banner Before Header

8×8 Acquires Jitsi Video Communications Technology From Atlassian

Acquisition of Open-Source Video Communications Technology and Engineering Team Reinforces 8x8’s Technology Stack and Unique Ability to Deliver Best-In-Class Meetings Experience 8x8, Inc., a leading cloud provider of voice, video, collaboration and contact center solutions for over one million users worldwide, announced that it has acquired the Jitsi open source video communications technology and its highly skilled team of open source video technology experts. The Jitsi technology further extends 8x8’s cloud technology…

Cloud Communications Platform, Melrose Labs to Protect Businesses from Fraud with New Technology Partnership

Melrose Labs has partnered with Phronesis Technologies to reassure businesses that customers are who they say they are Following the launch of its voice and messaging services earlier this year, Melrose Labs’ new partnership will see the platform develop new identity verification services that will protect businesses and improve customer engagement. The new offerings will also enhance Melrose Labs’ existing Identity and Location, and One-Time Password (OTP) services. Marketing Technology News: Outbrain Launches Carousel,…

Qualtrics Hires Chief Industry Advisor for Technology, Media, and Telecommunications to Help Organizations Drive Business Impact with…

Tech veteran Jesse Purewal will define and shape the experience management vision and strategy with organizations across these industries to drive business impact by leveraging the XM Platform Qualtrics, the leader in customer experience and creator of the experience management (XM) category, today announced the appointment of tech industry expert Jesse Purewal, the new Chief Industry Advisor for the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Industries team. Jesse is responsible for shaping the XM vision with…

Businesses Could Recoup Over $10,000 per Employee per Year With More Efficient Communications Practices and Technology

Global report examines latest trends in business communications and how they affect employee productivity and the bottom line Mitel, a global leader in business communications, announced the results of its latest global report on workplace productivity and business communications trends. The independent research study—conducted by research firm Vanson Bourne with advisement and analysis from KelCor, Inc.—surveyed 2,500 business professionals in five countries across North America, Western Europe and Australia to examine…

Optimizing Loyalty Communications: Finding a Partner with Technology and Convenience Retail Expertise

A loyalty program is a powerful tool in today’s highly competitive convenience retail market, and that’s why an overwhelming majority of C-stores in the United States offer a program. According to PDI’s 2019 C-Store Shopper Report, 73 percent of C-stores in this country have a loyalty program in place, with the majority (97 percent) saying their programs have been in place for over a year. Well and good, except many c-store operators struggle to turn their programs into a powerful tool for generating sales and foot traffic.…

Evolution of Marketing Technology: Showcased Through the Best Financial Communications Campaigns

It’s no secret that financial services communications has been slower to adapt to the way the digital era has impacted marketing and communications strategies. But for the past 25 years, the Financial Communications Society (FCS) has been recognizing the agencies and in-house communications professionals that have been leading the charge. The blending of marketing and technology applied to financial services can be measured through the lens of the FCS, a not-for-profit trade association founded in 1967 as the “Advertising…

Communications Industry Investing More in Technology

Results from the Second Annual PRSA/APPrise Mobile Technology Survey The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and APPrise Mobile’s second annual Technology Trends survey found professionals are increasingly spending on technology, with the focus majorly on mobile and improvisation of analytics. PRSA is the world’s largest organization for Public Relations professionals. APPrise Mobile is a B2B enterprise/native platform which enables organizations to effectively communicate via mobile. Companies recognize the…

PublicRelay Partners with Consumer Technology Association To Power Communications Media Hub Nerve Center At CES 2018

This Is the Third Year for the Media Intelligence Partnership PublicRelay announced that the company is partnering with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) for the third consecutive year to provide real-time communications intelligence and coverage analytics at CES 2018, produced by CTA and running in Las Vegas from January 9-12, 2018. PublicRelay will operate the Communications Media Hub Nerve Center at CES, monitoring news coverage, delivering daily trending data, and providing real-time media analysis about…

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

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from DX Marketing (People-based Marketing), UserReplay (Customer experience), Zoom (Unified Communication), Semcasting (Identity Management), and  Melrose Labs (Mobile Marketing). Vision Completes Acquisition of DX Marketing H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global alternative investment firm with over $41 billion of equity capital under management, announced that its portfolio…

VERB Video Communications and Integrated Sales Tools Gain Traction in Remote Work Environment

Company’s proprietary integrated technology platform for sales enablement offers advanced features not available in popular video conferencing offerings Seasoned executives from leading technology firms continue to join VERB as technology acceptance broadens VERB Technology Company, Inc., a leader in interactive video-based sales enablement applications, including interactive livestream ecommerce, webinar, CRM and marketing applications for entrepreneurs and enterprises, announced that the Company’s Software-as-a-Service…

Retail Tech Startup Tiliter Raises $7.5 Million for Cashierless AI Shopping Technology

Tiliter to increase global footprint as Investec invests through its IEC Australia Fund I Investor demand for innovative emerging companies remains strong with Australian AI tech startup Tiliter completing a $7.5 million capital raise, led by Investec Emerging Companies (IEC). Eleanor Venture, a tech investment syndicate for angel investors, and New York's Cornell University also participated in the funding round. Tiliter is a leading artificial intelligence (AI) provider whose technology uses computer vision to…

Qualtrics Expands to More Than 300 Partners and 100 Technology Integrations within the Qualtrics Partner Network to Empower Organizations…

The Qualtrics Developer Platform, a core element of the Qualtrics Partner Network, extends customers' existing technical capabilities and systems by integrating to the Qualtrics XM Platform in order to support the four core experiences of business Qualtrics, the leader in customer experience and creator of the experience management category, announced that the Qualtrics Partner Network has expanded to more than 300 partners over the past 12 months. In addition, the Qualtrics Developer Platform, part of the Qualtrics Partner…

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

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from Fabric (E-commerce), Conversica (Intelligent Assistants), RingCentral (Unified Communications), 3radical (Customer Experience), and Gong (Sales Intelligence). Fabric Launches Headless Commerce Platform with $9.5 Million in Seed Funding Fabric, a headless commerce platform purpose-built for growth, launched its cloud-native experience and commerce product suite and announced $9.5…

RingCentral Announces Fully Integrated High-Volume SMS Services for Rapid Business Communications

Code Together Conference 2020 brings together industry leaders and developers, features several new product innovations driven by RingCentral’s Open Platform RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions,  announced a new high-volume SMS service that enables businesses to send SMS messages and updates to their customers rapidly and reliably. Using this service, developers can build customized apps using RingCentral’s business communications…

Entravision Communications Corporation Acquires a Majority Stake in Cisneros Interactive

Entravision Communications Corporation, a leading global media, and marketing technology company, and Cisneros Interactive, a digital advertising company serving over 2,000 brands and agencies each month across the U.S. and Latin America, announced that Entravision has acquired a majority investment in Cisneros Interactive. This investment deepens and enhances Entravision’s digital product offerings, while positioning the combined platforms to be one of the largest premier digital advertising companies serving the U.S.…

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

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from edrone (E-Commerce), Kustomer (Customer Service), Telestream (Content), Concentrix (Customer experience), ZineOne (Customer Engagement). MarTech Startup, edrone, Secures Funding of USD 5.3 Million to Fuel Their Ambitions of Becoming One-Stop-Shop for E-Commerce Polish marketing technology startup edrone has raised USD 5.3 million Series A funding to fuel their ambitions of…

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

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from Alida (Customer experience), Chorus.ai (Unified Communication), Folloze (Account-Based Marketing), Deloitte (Behavioral Marketing), and Bambuser (E-Commerce). Alida Partners with Stratifyd to Integrate AI-Powered Analytics Engine in New Alida CXM Platform Alida (formerly Vision Critical), creator of the world’s first CXM (customer experience management) and insights platform, and …

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

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from ChannelAdvisor (E-Commerce), Genus AI (AI/ML), Riversand (Data Management Platform), Vyopta (Unified Communications), and BrandMaker (CRM). ChannelAdvisor Introduces Shoppable Media ChannelAdvisor, a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable brands and retailers to increase global sales, announced the launch of Shoppable Media, a comprehensive suite of…

8×8 Cloud Communications Pulse Reveals New Workforce Reality Trends

8x8, Inc, a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced its findings from an analysis of usage trends across its more than one million global business users. Organizations shifting to remote work are driving new employee communications behaviors as app usage for business communication and collaboration has more than doubled, which is leading to nearly 2.5X more voice calls and 6X more video meetings. In 2020, organizations around the world have realized that remote work is no longer a nice-to-have perk, but…

New Salesforce Research Reveals That Effective Use of Technology Will Help SMBs in India Pivot Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

30% of SMB respondents in India expect business to be as usual post the COVID-19 pandemic Meeting customer expectations and financial management and growth are the top challenges for Indian business growth currently and in the future Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, released its fourth edition of Small & Medium Business Trends Report capturing insights from Small and Medium Business owners and leaders worldwide. This research was conducted by The Harris Poll in two parts, with a study in March 2020 and a…