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Kaltura Helps SAP Create Innovative Interactive Customer Experience During Coronavirus Lockdown

New Customer Experience Portal Proves More Effective, Engaging Way to Present Customer Enablement Kaltura, the video cloud, announced today that SAP successfully implemented Kaltura Video Platform as a Service (VPaaS) for their new open beta of the SAP CX Enablement Portal. This innovative probing experience, where listening to the customer is always the highest priority, allows SAP to quickly go-to-market with a timely offering and bringing together their CRM and Customer Experience enablement materials all in one,…

From Coronavirus to Cybersecurity: The Wisdoms of Dealing with Pandemics

In the span of a few months, the coronavirus has reached every country, every community, and every neighborhood. No nation is spared. The economy grinds to a halt. Millions have fallen sick. In the meantime, if you take a look at the 15 biggest cyberattacks in the 21st century, you’d notice a few things. First, no country is untouched. Second, it’s extremely disruptive to business operations. Third, millions have fallen victim to these attacks. We have been dealing with a different kind of outbreak for many years, that…

3 Ways to Adapt Your Digital Marketing Strategy During the Coronavirus – K2 Analytics Reveals

The recent and sudden transition into the coronavirus world of business has left some brands struggling, but K2 Analytics reveals the ways companies can successfully adapt their digital strategies K2 Analytics INC, a leading digital advertising agency in Las Vegas, identified three key steps businesses can take to adapt to the current social and economic situation brought on by the coronavirus. As many businesses have had to put an indefinite hold on in-person operations, the digital market place has quickly become the…

Everything Has Changed: Brands Adapting to the New Post-Coronavirus Normal

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues along with the economic recession or depression that comes with it, brands around the world need to adapt their strategies quickly in a coronavirus world. The “new normal” has shifted drastically as consumers focus on social distancing, varying levels of quarantine, getting core essentials delivered and enabling online experiences from home. More than 22 million Americans have now filed for unemployment, others face work furloughs and many more are either sick or have a family member that…

Neustar Offers Carriers Free Trial of Robocall Mitigation Service to Help Protect Subscribers from Coronavirus-Related Scams

Neustar, Inc., a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, is offering landline, mobile, cable and VoIP carriers its Robocall Mitigation service free of charge for the next two months to help protect subscribers from scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The service is automatically activated on the carrier’s network and takes effect May 15, 2020. The service will alert subscribers to potential spam calls by displaying a message in the Caller ID field on the consumer’s device.…

Amperity Releases Retail Monitor Research Report Documenting Changes Since Onset of Coronavirus Pandemic

Insights Derived from Anonymized Data Across 100 North American Retailers Amperity, the first AI-powered Customer Data Platform (CDP), has debuted the first in a series of regular research reports based on data from the Retail Monitor, an online a benchmarking tool containing anonymized data from over 100 North American retail brands. The Retail Monitor was designed for business leaders, journalists, and analysts, and will be regularly updated with data and insights on an ongoing basis. Amperity's Retail Monitor allows…

Magellan AI: How Coronavirus Has Impacted Podcast Advertising

Magellan AI, the podcast industry's leading provider of ad level data, has released a whitepaper outlining the impact coronavirus is having on the podcast industry's advertising landscape. While many analytics companies have addressed the change in podcast consumption, to date there hasn't been a report addressing advertising activity and spend. This report does so. In this whitepaper we explore the following: What's happening in the market overall? Which advertiser categories have increased or decreased spend?…

New Research Revealed At Forrester’s SiriusDecisions Summit 2020 Shows Coronavirus Pandemic Is Accelerating Modern B2B Buying Behavior

Environmental factors are forcing a reliance on digital interactions, with 42% of B2B purchases now being made online Rapidly evolving environmental factors due to the coronavirus pandemic are driving profound changes in the behaviors of B2B buyers. This poses a risk to all B2B organizations unless they adapt quickly and pivot their strategy to be more customer-centric and digital. To lead by example, Forrester transformed its flagship Summit 2020 into a four-day virtual event, which concluded earlier today. Attendance…

Coronavirus Leads to US Mobile Gaming Spike

COVID-19 has led to an increase in canned food sales, Zoom’s stock price and Walmart shirts (not pants) as people adjust to social distancing and working from home. The latest spike due to the pandemic? Mobile gaming in the US.  Mobile gaming and general mobile usage have experienced massive surges in daily users from consumers seeking stay-at-home entertainment to pass time, confirms data by digital advertiser, Jun Group. With millions of Americans working from home and more than 70% of American schools shutting down…

Free Customer & Employee Impact Assessment Helps Brands Navigate Coronavirus Challenges

CallMiner Analytics Rapid Evaluation (C.A.R.E) assessment analyzes contact center data to uncover shareable insight on how COVID-19 is impacting business operations CallMiner, the leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-fueled speech and customer interaction analytics, announced the launch of its CallMiner Analytics Rapid Evaluation (C.A.R.E) assessment, which provides an automated snapshot of how the coronavirus is impacting an organization through voice of the customer and work-from-home voice of the employee…

BrandZ Retail Ranking Shines Spotlight on Brands Most Resilient to Impacts of Coronavirus

- Total value of BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands reaches $1.5 trillion - Amazon grows 32% to $415.9 billion to remain the world's most valuable retail brand, commanding 27% of the Top 75's total brand value - Coronavirus highlights sector's pivotal role in global economy as retailers face supply and demand challenges that require innovation and agile response The third annual BrandZ™ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands Ranking, unveiled today by WPP and Kantar, reveals that the value of the world's…

Arti is Offering a Free Coronavirus AR Graphics Package to Help Broadcasters Deliver Impressive Augmented Reality Content from Home

To help news media continue to deliver high-quality video programming as they broadcast from home or outside a traditional studio, Arti is offering a free package of COVID-19 augmented reality graphics that can be easily integrated into video content using the Arti platform. Arti is the first cloud-based, no-hardware augmented reality platform for broadcasters and video producers. It enables both professional and amateur content developers to deliver high-quality AR video anywhere. “We want to help broadcasters continue to…

InVideo Offers Free Social Video Ad-Templates to Coronavirus-Affected Small Businesses, Bars and Restaurants

InVideo, the world's easiest way to make professional-looking videos, is announcing free custom video templates to mitigate further damage to small businesses, restaurants, and impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. With recent state-wide shelter orders and business closure, small merchants need as much assistance as they can get. While government aid has been slow, social video ads give organizations a way to enlist community support quickly and inform their customers on changes to operational hours, new delivery…

Vonage: Video Communication Soars as Businesses and Service Providers Respond to Coronavirus

New Vonage Report Reveals Video Usage Trends & Benchmarks, Including a 232% Increase in Video Traffic in March Vonage, a global business cloud communications leader, today released a report - “Video Communication Soars as Businesses and Service Providers Respond to Coronavirus“ - detailing rapid growth in video communications usage during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report provides unique insight into how organisations are leveraging programmable video solutions to stay connected even in a time of crisis, including a…

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Supports Unprecedented Demand for SMS Text Messaging to Help Keep Americans Connected During Coronavirus…

Comtech Telecommunications Corp., a world leader in secure and highly reliable location, public safety, navigation, and communication technologies, announced today their Comtech Location Technologies group, a division of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, is supporting unprecedented demand for SMS text messaging to help keep Americans connected during the coronavirus outbreak. In alignment with the FCC’s “Keep Americans Connected Pledge,” Comtech is working with its mobile network operator partners to provide ongoing…

Video Communication Soars as Businesses and Service Providers Respond to Coronavirus

New Vonage Report Reveals Video Usage Trends & Benchmarks, Including a 232% Increase in Video Traffic in March Vonage, a global business cloud communications leader, released a report - "Video Communication Soars as Businesses and Service Providers Respond to Coronavirus" - detailing rapid growth in video communications usage during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report provides unique insight into how organizations are leveraging programmable video solutions to stay connected even in a time of crisis, including a look at…

Forrester: Start Planning Your Coronavirus Pandemic Recovery Now

As many countries enter phase three of the coronavirus, pandemic management protocols (PMPs) will define how we work, travel, congregate, and connect as a society According to Forrester, many countries across North America and Europe are entering phase three (management) of the coronavirus pandemic, expected to last from mid-May through the end of the year 2020 and into the year 2021. During this phase, pandemic management protocols (PMPs) — ways of working, traveling, socially congregating, and connecting — will have to…

Kirkland’s Announces Additional Actions In Response To Coronavirus

Kirkland's, Inc. provided an update on additional measures it is taking in response to the impact from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). "With our stores closed to customer traffic to keep our employees and customers safe, we have accelerated our contingency plans across all areas of the company. I'm proud of the innovation of our team as we stood up contactless curbside pickup and immediately saw great results," said Woody Woodward, Chief Executive Officer. "These actions have had a direct impact on many within our…

Airline Industry Paid Ad Impressions Drop 99% Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Data acquired by Learnbonds.com shows that the paid ad impressions for the airline industry during the 15th week of this year dropped by 99% compared to a similar period in 2019. From the data, during the 15th week of 2020 the paid impressions were 2,661 while a year ago, the figure was 411,812. Marketing Technology News: Quest Named a Winner in G2’s Best Software 2020 Awards Coronavirus pandemic fuels drop By the 15th week of 2019, advertisers had bought about 4.5 million ad impressions which dropped by 67% to 1.4…