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Global Digital Capitals Index: AI Tops Emerging Technologies List Set to Inject Billions into the World Economy

AI, IoT, 5G and Blockchain Are Predicted to Contribute $721 Billion per Year in Economic Development of 60 Major Global Cities Digital Realty, a leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, unveiled new research predicting that by 2029 AI, IoT, blockchain and 5G will drive $721 billion in revenue per year to 60 of the largest cities around the world. Through new jobs, new businesses, new industries, improved public services and more, the following 10 cities (ranked in order) are…

Sequoia & Samsung Backed Firms Launch Execution Intelligence Group (E24P) to Address Growing Need for Advanced Practical Expertise in…

Sequoia & Samsung-backed blockchain firms Aergo & Blocko launch Execution Intelligence Group (E24P), aims to address large-scale problems in Smart Government, Smart Tourism, Smart Supply Chains, and Smart Finance with breakthroughs in trusted computing, quantum, cryptography, green energy, IoT, smart identities and practical blockchain coupled with AI The Aergo Foundation, the open-source software foundation that stewards the Aergo blockchain project, a hybrid blockchain technology protocol built for enterprise…

Jivox Named a Leader in Creative Advertising Technologies

Independent research firm report rates Jivox with the highest possible score in 28 evaluation criteria, including company vision, product vision and profitability Jivox, the personalized digital marketing technology leader, announced it has been recognized as a leader in The Forrester Wave™ Creative Advertising Technologies, Q4 2020 report. Forrester’s 2020 evaluation cites Jivox’s investment in personalized commerce, the next-phase of growth for brands: “Jivox embraces the evolving needs of the modern brand, which faces…

Retail Solutions Inc.’s (RSi) Ansa and Aki Technologies Partner for Better Attribution

Moment marketing company teams up with retail technology leader and measurement provider to help brands more effectively measure mobile ad ROI Attribution just got easier, thanks to a partnership between Aki Technologies, the leading provider of mobile moment marketing, and Ansa, RSi’s shopper marketing solution that automatically delivers unbiased insights into campaign sales performance. Now that retail stores and points of interest are reopening across the US, there’s a re-emerging awareness of the need for proper foot…

Gartner Identifies Five Technologies to Drive More Agile and Scalable Advertising Capabilities for Marketers

Inaugural Hype Cycle for Digital Advertising 2020 Provides Insights on Prioritizing Digital Advertising Technology Investments Gartner Inc.’s inaugural Hype Cycle for Digital Advertising 2020 report reveals five technologies that will have the greatest impact on marketers ability to respond and adapt to emerging trends. Among the 19 technologies represented in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Advertising 2020 report (see Figure 1), marketers should keep an eye on advanced supply-side bidding, ad blocking, identity…

Israel’s Retail Innovation Club Unveils New Technologies to Get Brick & Mortar Stores Back on Track Following COVID Lockdown

Israel has leveraged technology to overcome the current health crisis, with different innovative solutions that track the spread of the coronavirus. This tech allowed the country to build models and intervene rapidly when necessary before communities and health facilities were overwhelmed. Now that schools, offices and shops are going back to "the new normal", the country's retailers also turned to tech and innovation to revitalize their businesses. Marketing Technology News: Victory Square Portfolio Company FansUnite…

ListenFirst Brand Reputation Index Recognized by SIIA as Best Emerging Technology

ListenFirst Brand Reputation Index Earns Prestigious Industry Recognition ListenFirst, the most comprehensive enterprise social analytics solution, today announced that the ListenFirst Brand Reputation Index has been named the Best Emerging Technology of 2020 as part of the annual SIIA CODiE Awards. The prestigious CODiE Awards recognize the companies producing the most innovative business technology products across the country, and around the world. Marketing Technology News: Programmatic Job Advertising Leader Joveo…

Baidu to Empower Content Creators and Further Integrate AI Technologies in Strengthened Mobile Ecosystem

Baidu will encourage content creators to develop high-quality, knowledge-based livestreams on its interconnected mobile platforms Baidu, Inc. announced a series of measures to support content creators on its mobile platforms and set out its overall mobile strategy at the 2020 Wanxiang Conference, an event hosted by the company's Mobile Ecosystem Group (MEG), which marked the one-year anniversary since Baidu's search, feed, and mobile businesses were consolidated under MEG. In light of impressive user growth and increased…

Glia Recognized in Gartner Report “Market Guide for Digital Customer Service and Support Technologies”

Glia, a leader in enterprise Digital Customer Service solutions, announced that it has been named in Gartner's recent report, The 2020 Gartner Market Guide for Digital Customer Service and Support Technologies as a Representative Vendor for providing Digital Customer Service and Support Technologies solutions. With current world events changing the way all business is conducted, enterprises need tools to quickly address situations where both customers and service representatives are working remotely, and customers are…

Blue Acorn iCi Recognized as the 2020 Adobe Emerging Solution Partner of the Year

Blue Acorn iCi, a leading digital customer experience (cx) company, was recognized as the 2020 Adobe Emerging Solution Partner of the Year in the Americas. The award honors the Adobe partner that has achieved impressive growth in business, including ASV and services. Recipients must also demonstrate a strong commitment to driving customer success and exhibit continued improvement through completing certifications and specializations. "As a leader in digital customer experience, digital commerce & analytics for over…

Akamai Technologies Holds Akamai Edge Live | Virtual Summit 2020

Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, hosts Akamai Edge Live | Virtual Summit 2020. This interactive virtual event brings Akamai's top experts together with customers, technologists, developers, and business executives to engage around the latest strategies to maintain business continuity, protect technology from ever-evolving threats, and accelerate digital transformation during challenging times. Three live events will be offered over the course of two days in order to…

Axiomatics Presents Data Security Trends Emerging in 2020

More Data, Modern Technologies and New Regulations Mean Data Security is a Top Priority for IT Professionals in the Future Axiomatics, the leader in externalized, fine-grained dynamic authorization, released its annual trends that are now developing in the data security landscape. Axiomatics’ data security specialists assembled this year’s trends highlighting new techniques large enterprises are using to secure an ever-increasing amount of data. In fact, according to this report, enterprises could produce as much as 90…

UJET Releases New Research with Insights on the New Tools, Technologies, and Channels Shaping Customer Support

New report further establishes the need for building seamless customer experiences across all channels and touchpoints UJET Inc., a leading provider of customer support communications and solutions, released its new report, Optimizing Channels for Customer Support, focusing on the new tools, technologies, and channels customers are moving towards as they look for a more seamless support experience. The report is based on a survey conducted with data analytics firm YouGov, which queried 500 respondents across…

Cognizant Intends to Acquire EI-Technologies, a Leading European Salesforce Platform Specialist

Acquisition would accelerate growth of Cognizant's Salesforce business Cognizant has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire the French operations of EI-Technologies, a Paris-based, privately-held digital technology consulting firm and leading independent Salesforce specialist in France. The proposed acquisition would complement Cognizant's global Salesforce practice, expanding client resources in Europe. The planned acquisition requires advance consultation with the relevant works councils and would be subject to…

4 Evolving Technologies That Are Empowering Chatbots

Chatbots are already transforming industries across the board—and they’re only going to become more impactful as technology evolves. A chatbot is a piece of software that can communicate with users in a back-and-forth, conversational way. All kinds of different businesses and organizations are starting to use them because they can: Automate and scale routine support functions Provide education and information in a friendly, digestible style Guide shoppers to boost e-commerce sales Generate and qualify leads…

Davos Panel Hosted By IBM CEO Ginni Rometty Explores Precision Regulation Of AI & Emerging Technology

Event Formally Launches Ibm Policy Lab, a New Forum to Advance Bold, Actionable Policy Recommendations for a Digital Society and Foster Trust in Innovation also Follows IBM Policy Lab Publication of Industry-Leading Priorities to Guide Regulation of Artificial Intelligence Based on Accountability, Transparency, Fairness and Security Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, IBM launched the IBM Policy Lab - a new global forum aimed at advancing bold, actionable policy recommendations for technology's toughest…

5 Revelations from LinkedIn 2020 Emerging Jobs Report that Should Excite a MarTech CMO

This week, LinkedIn released the third edition of their annual 2020 Emerging Jobs Report for the US. This US emerging trends report makes startling revelations on the unique job avenues and opportunities within the fast-growing 'data economy'. LinkedIn's annual report for 2020 pushes the bar higher for MarTech CMOs who would benefit from this well-examined emerging jobs report, identifying with top 15 jobs in the US that have emerged in the last five years. The emerging workforce trends in the space of Marketing, Sales, …

What’s Up, Doc?: How Digital Technologies and AI Are Changing Healthcare

In the near future, having an appointment with your doctor online will become as normal as making a payment on an app or booking a taxi through Uber. Through a range of new technologies, like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Telehealth, and Robotics, as well as disruptive market entrants, Healthcare is in line for some big changes. Google, Amazon, and Apple are all eyeing up a lucrative market with built-in inefficiencies. These span from the cost of medical insurance to the length of time needed to get an appointment. The…

Adoption of AI Technologies Among U.S. Businesses Increases from 48% to 72% in One Year, According to RELX

New Study Reveals Perception of AI among U.S. Business Leaders is Evolving as Emerging Tech Hits Hypergrowth Phase RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers, announced the release of its second annual RELX Emerging Tech Executive Report, which highlights how executives in different industries across the United States use and view artificial intelligence (AI) technologies including machine learning and deep learning. The survey reveals AI use has…

Volante Technologies offers FREE SaaS Real-Time / Instant Payments Processing

Any bank, regardless of size, can offer immediate payment capabilities to their customers Volante Technologies Inc., a global provider of technology and software as a service to accelerate digital transformation and payments modernization, announced the launch of free RTP / instant payments processing on the cloud as a service. The capability to offer RTP is rapidly becoming the norm for large banks and an emerging necessity for smaller and mid-sized banks. Traditional implementation models, with their high costs and…