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T-Systems Launches Digitization Campaign

T-Systems kicked off the fall season by repositioning their brand. Everything is new, from their advertising campaign, brand claim, and video advertisements to their online presence. The launch began October 9 with advertisements in airports as well as in print and digital ads – investments that clearly demonstrate the impact T-Systems has on its technology customers worldwide. No digitization without "T" Common digital transformation terms such as "Connectivity", "Digital", "Cloud & Infrastructure", and "Security" are…

J.D. Power Reaches Strategic Partnership with BitAuto on Digitization

Under the Partnership, J.D. Power Will Publish Its Independently Conducted Voice of Customer-Based Ratings Across Various BitAuto Platforms J.D. Power, the global leader in marketing data and analytics, recently announced a strategic partnership with BitAuto, China's leading consumer-facing automotive portal, to conduct joint research and develop big data and artificial intelligence. The collaboration will help leverage J.D. Power research and analytics capabilities and BitAuto's data and technology strengths across…

Doxim’s Spring Product Release Offers Streamlined Document Generation and eSignature Experience for Faster Remote Interactions

Company makes a significant investment in enhanced document management, seamless end-to-end experience, and extended lending support Doxim, the leading customer communications and engagement technology provider serving financial and regulated markets, announced the availability of the Doxim Customer Engagement Platform Spring 2020 release, with new enhancements designed to simplify remote banking. The Doxim Customer Engagement Platform helps clients communicate reliably and effectively, improve cross-sell and upsell…

WebCargo and IBS Software Announce Industry-first Third Party System e-booking Integration

Partnership to provide airlines with easy out-of-the-box solution for real-time e-booking between WebCargo's 1,900 global freight forwarders and IBS' 30+ airline customers with minimal development WebCargo, a Freightos Group Company, and IBS Software announce an industry-first partnership empowering air carriers to become fully digital with an off-the-shelf solution. This move represents two air cargo leaders cooperating to help airlines digitize faster by removing the barrier of expensive and lengthy internal…

Blue Prism Honors Customers with Annual Awards in Connected-RPA Excellence

Global Organizations Showcase Innovation with Intelligent Automation Initiatives Blue Prism announced the winners of its annual Excellence in Connected-RPA (Robotic Process Automation) Awards for outstanding innovation and transformational use of its software offering. These awards showcase the best automation deployments from Blue Prism customers, which leverage intelligent automation capabilities to digitally transform how they operate, compete, and innovate. Marketing Technology News: Passageways Introduces Native…

Openbravo and Adyen Team Up and Launch a Joint Ready to go Solution to Help Retailers Succeed in the New COVID-19 Reality

Openbravo and Adyen announced that they have entered into an agreement to make Adyen's payments platform available to Openbravo customers globally. Today's extremely challenging market conditions due to COVID-19 have put many retailers in a difficult position, which is the main reason why both companies decided to accompany this announcement with the launch of a joint solution for retailers that can be implemented in a matter of weeks and combines their key respective strengths to allow retailers to adapt to the new…

Google Cloud and Splunk Announce Strategic Partnership to Help Customers Gain Deeper Insights from Data

Splunk Cloud will be available on Google Cloud's scalable and secure infrastructure Google Cloud and Splunk Inc., provider of the Data-to-Everything platform, announced a new strategic partnership to help organizations drive actionable insights from their data and enable better, faster decisions with real-time visibility across the enterprise. Splunk Cloud will soon be available on Google Cloud to help customers unlock the value of their data and provide increased flexibility for harnessing the power of the Splunk…

W2O Appoints Bryan Specht to Oversee Transformation, Consumer Activation and Marketing

Accelerates Firm’s Evolution to Drive Consumerization and Digitization of Healthcare W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing communications to the healthcare sector, announced that Bryan Specht has been named Group President, Transformation, Consumer Activation and Marketing. In this role, he will expand W2O’s healthcare offering to include additional consumer-focused, tech-enabled and digital capabilities, accelerating its transformation to a digital healthcare firm. With…

Microsoft Signs a 5-Year Deal with The Coca-Cola Company To Transform Global Engagement And Experiences

Microsoft Signs a 5-Year Deal with The Coca-Cola Company To Transform Global Engagement And Experiences Popular beverage company The Coca-Cola Company will use Microsoft’s Cloud platform to fully-transform its digital operations and deliver world-class customer experiences. Microsoft Corp. will provide its Azure, Dynamics 365, and Microsoft 365 to modernize how the company engages with employees and customers. In the official announcement, The Coca-Cola Company divulged its vision to utilize Microsoft’s enterprise…

Hire a Chief Pandemic Officer Today or Become One!

Why you Need a Chief Pandemic Officer Today! It took a while for the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare COVID-19 a global pandemic. And, it’s clearly taking tech companies (actually, much longer than we expected) to come to terms with the dangers of this pandemic lingering on and on, with no visible signs of vaccination as yet. That’s troubling us, especially when we are seeing a gargantuan wave of fake news, security breaches, 5G info-demic, and Video bombing risking the very fate of digitization we thought would…

Pinduoduo Subscribes to US$200 Million in GOME Convertible Bonds in Strategic Partnership

CBs are convertible at HK$1.215 per share, or approx. 5.6% of GOME shareholding PDD will bring GOME’s entire product range onto the e-commerce platform and help with its digitization strategy Pinduoduo Inc.,  an innovative and fast growing technology platform and one of the leading Chinese e-commerce players, announced it will subscribe to US$200 million in convertible bonds (“CBs”) issued by household appliance and electronics retailer GOME Retail Holdings Limited (“GOME”) (HKEX stock code: 493.HK) as part of a…

Unified Communication as a Service Market to be Driven by Growing Need for Scalability of Organizational Resources & Development of…

Unified communication as a service (UCaaS) is gaining a high momentum within the corporate sector and several organizations are turning to seek more productivity through collaborations and mobile workforce. BYOD (bring your own device) is an ongoing trend and is becoming commoner in the corporate workspace. Collaborations using social media technologies and growing digitization in the workspace are fuelling the demand for unified communication and collaboration services. Moreover, availability of software platform for…

Icertis Contract Management Platform Integrates with SAP Ariba Solutions

Market Leaders Partner to Accelerate Procurement and Optimize Supplier Relationships Icertis, the leading enterprise contract management platform in the cloud, today announced it has brought the power of the Icertis Contract Management (ICM) platform together with industry-leading SAP Ariba solutions for spend management to help transform the source-to-contract process. By connecting ICM's advanced contract management capability with SAP's acclaimed spend and supplier intelligence, customers of SAP Ariba solutions will be…

Glassbox Raises $40 Million to Power the Modern Digital Experience

Led by Brighton Park Capital, Series C will enable Glassbox to increase efforts improving site optimization and the customer experience for leading enterprises Glassbox, the leading analytics platform used to optimize user experiences on web and mobile applications, today announced a $40 million Series C funding round led by Brighton Park Capital. As part of the investment, Lisa Hammitt, Global VP of Data & AI at VISA and Special Advisor to Brighton Park, and Zachary Gut, a partner at Brighton Park, will join the…

Has COVID-19 Widened Everyone’s Digitized Existence?

Coronavirus has opened up cans of worms when it comes to adequately bridge the digital divide between brands and netizens, and how they affect Digitized Existence. Times have changed drastically since the last time we hit a recession. We are staring at a slowdown in 2020. Between 2008 and 2019, we have statistically outdone our own expectations, digitally speaking. Apple iPhone was introduced in 2007 and Android in 2008. Today, more than 50% of global residents use smartphone embedded with these OS. The number is a…

38% of Enterprises Plan to Adopt Blockchain Solutions in 2020

Data gathered by InsideBitcoins.com indicates that about 38% of organizations are planning to integrate blockchain solutions into their operations in 2020. From the data, 15% of the enterprises will adopt blockchain solutions on a large scale while 23% will have moderate operations. Blockchain technology gaining popularity In the course of this year, entities also plan to adopt the Public cloud at 79% with 72% of organizations going for Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Organizations also plan to…

o9 Solutions Announces Exciting New Additions to AIM10x Executive Network

o9 Solutions announced three new additions to the AIM10x Executive Network. This network, which is part of the broader ‘AIM10x’ initiative sponsored by o9 Solutions, has the goal of creating a network of change agents driving digital transformation in organizations. The AIM10x Executive Network brings together visionary leaders who have built significant operating experience at some of the world's largest companies. Their combined experience and network will help define the future of digital transformation in operations…

Whatfix Raises $32 Million in Series C Funding to Empower Enterprises to Drive Digital Adoption and Prepare for the Future of Work

Led by new investor Sequoia Capital India, and with participation from existing investors, Whatfix joins the family of tier-one B2B enterprise SaaS leaders funded by premier VC firms Whatfix, the leader in Digital Adoption Solutions (“DAS”), announced it has secured $32 million in Series C funding. Sequoia Capital India led the round, with participation from existing investors Eight Roads Ventures-a global proprietary investment firm backed by Fidelity, F-Prime Capital, and Cisco Investments. Whatfix plans to use the…

Uninett Selects Identity Automation as the Comprehensive IAM Solution Provider for Norway’s Research and Education Sector

RapidIdentity Chosen by the Norwegian Digitization Board for Higher Education and Research Identity Automation, provider of RapidIdentity, the most complete Identity and Access Management (IAM) platform on the market, today announced it has been selected as the IAM supplier for Norway's higher education sector by Uninett AS, a stateuser experience -owned infrastructure company leading efforts to digitize higher education in Norway. Identity Automation was selected as the IAM supplier following a detailed Uninett…

SABIS to Use Huawei’s Wi-Fi Solutions for Its School Network

Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has entered into a strategic alliance with SABIS—a global education management organization—which will use Huawei’s technology to uplift their IT infrastructure on the school and the corporate level. The alliance, which is set to last for two years, will cover all SABIS Network schools located in the Gulf, Levant, Africa, Kurdistan, and Europe regions. SABIS school campuses will become even more…