Interview with Boon Lai, VP Global Marketing, Cisco

"The ultimate goal is to create one-to-one relationships with our customers and reach them when they are most receptive — with the most relevant message to drive brand affinity and call to action."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What attracted you to Cisco Collaboration? As the Vice President of Marketing for Cisco Collaboration, I am responsible for all areas of branding and demand generation for a $5-billion technology portfolio that includes Cisco WebEx (Calling, Meetings, and Contact Center) and…

MediaMath Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Ad Tech

MediaMath Recognized for Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute MediaMath, the independent technology company for marketers, announced that it has been recognized by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in the latest "Magic Quadrant for Ad Tech". The company has been recognized for its completeness of vision and ability to execute. "We believe MediaMath's leadership position in the Gartner MQ for Ad Tech further validates our vision of consumer-first marketing," said Dan Rosenberg, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer,…

NP Dodge Becomes First Omaha Independent Brokerage to Utilize the Adwerx Enterprise Automated Listing Advertising Program

Property Advertisements Will Deploy as Soon as a Listing Goes Live NP Dodge, the longest running, family-owned real estate company in the United States has adopted the Adwerx Enterprise Automated Listing Advertising Program. Adwerx, the leader in digital advertising for real estate and other verticals, developed the Enterprise platform to generate and deploy property advertisements automatically. Adwerx Enterprise uses listing data from the NP Dodge feed of properties to instantly create attractive ads that contain a…

Interview with Josh Decker, Chief Executive Officer, Tagboard

"One of the biggest challenges for marketers today is finding a way to break through the noise and drive meaningful engagement."Tell us about your role at Tagboard. What inspired you to establish the company? Tagboard was founded in 2011 as a social search and display platform, allowing communities to search for content using hashtags across social networks, and then display that content online via web or mobile properties, on broadcast TV or in a stadium. My vision in founding Tagboard was to bring communities together…

TechBytes with Kris Barton, Chief Product Officer, Gannett | USA TODAY NETWORK

Kris Barton Chief Product Officer at Gannett | USA TODAY NETWORK The USA Today Network recently announced the launch of LOCALiQ, a data-driven marketing solution designed to simplify the complexity of marketing for businesses and drive improved return on investment. We spoke to Kris Barton, Chief Product Officer at Gannett | USA TODAY NETWORK, to understand the core technical tenets of LOCALiQ and how marketing teams can benefit from this new product.Tell us about your role at USA TODAY NETWORK | Gannett and the…

Fuze Unlocks Business Insights with Fuze Discover for Interactive Exploration of Real-Time Communications Activity

Fuze Discover Empowers It Leaders to Make More Informed Business Decisions Based on Extensive Trend Analysis of Unified Communications Activity Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications and collaboration platform provider for the modern global enterprise,  announced Fuze Discover, a new tool that provides deep analysis of communications and collaboration activity, enabling enterprises to identify and explore new trends to guide strategic business initiatives. Fuze Discover will be generally available in Q1 2019.…

Adobe Announces Next Generation of Creative Cloud at MAX 2018

Major Updates to Flagship Apps, Launch of Premiere Rush CC for Social Video and Previews of Photoshop CC and Project Gemini on iPad Accelerate Creative Cloud Innovation and Value Today at Adobe MAX, the Creativity Conference, Adobe announced major updates to Creative Cloud applications including Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Premiere Pro CC and Adobe XD. Adobe also introduced Adobe Premiere Rush CC, the first all-in-one, easy-to-use video editing app for social media creators,…

Local Ad Costs Even Easier to Research and Report

SQAD Releases MediaCosts: Local Update for Greater Speed and Efficiency SQAD LLC, an advertising research, analytics, and media planning software company, has announced an update to the MediaCosts: Local platform - a local ad cost research database built from actual reported transaction data. The update provides subscribers of the local broadcast TV, cable TV, radio, Hispanic TV, and out-of-home databases quick access to local ad cost intelligence through the streamlined web application. "Our team has rebuilt the heart…

RingCentral Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Dimelo, a Leading Digital Customer Engagement Platform

Acquisition Will Accelerate Enterprise Transformation to Deliver Next-Generation Digital Customer Experiences RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dimelo, a leading cloud-based digital customer engagement platform. Dimelo enables enterprises to manage all their digital customer interactions through a single platform. Dimelo is deployed by leading global organizations such as Allianz,…

Meredith Corporation to Announce Its Plans to Extend Live Programming and New IGTV Programming at Inaugural Digital Content NewFronts West

Anna Faris of CBS Hit Comedy "Mom" and Host of "Anna Faris Is Unqualified" Podcast To Join Jess Cagle, Editor in Chief of PEOPLE and Editorial Director of Meredith's Entertainment Group, On Stage Meredith Corporation , the leading media and marketing company—which reaches 175 million Americans every month, including 80 percent of US millennial women—will announce expanded programming, including new shows for Instagram Live and a tighter focus on live programming for its PeopleTV brand, at the first-ever NewFronts West in …

Welcome to Teads, The Global Media Platform

With Recent Product Expansion Beyond Video and Continued Adoption of the Teads Platform by the World's Top Publishers, Teads Reveals Expanded Company Vision and New Tagline Teads' development has long been fueled by a vision to build the definitive platform that unites and empowers the world's top publishers to provide a global alternative to the advertising ecosystem. To articulate this vision clearly to the marketplace, Teads is sharing its expanded company vision and adopting the tagline, "The Global Media Platform."…

Zoom Expands Communications Platform with Zoom Voice, App Marketplace, Zoom Rooms Device Partnerships & User Experience Enhancements

End-to-End Communications Platform to Demo at Zoomtopia User Conference Today at Zoomtopia 2018, Zoom Video Communications, Inc. will announce new features that together form an end-to-end modern communications platform. While Zoom remains a video-first platform, these new announcements show the company rounding out its product suite to include every business communications use case, including cloud PBX, cross-platform workflows, and enterprise conference rooms. Read More: Torchlite Raises $3 Million to Expand…

New Xerox ConnectKey Apps Speed Digital Transformation for Enterprises, SMBs

Apps Support Office Workers, Mobile Workforce, Educators Organizations can now better connect staff to popular business platforms such as Salesforce, QuickBooks Online and Concur, supporting customer relationship management, accounting and invoicing, plus streamline additional processes with new apps for Xerox ConnectKey devices. Purchasing and implementing the apps is simple with a new e-commerce-enabled site. .@Xerox unveils new @XeroxOffice #ConnectKey apps, transforming how work gets done in the office, on the road…

Toyota CH-R Launch Campaign Powered by Outsell AI-Driven Marketing Automation Platform Honored with Industry Awards

Wins WebAward Automobile Standard of Excellence Award with Agency Partner DSplus and Finalist for Digiday Technology Awards Outsell, which offers the only AI-driven marketing automation platform for the automotive industry, announced with agency partner DSplus, that it was named the winner of the 2018 WebAward Automobile Standard of Excellence Award for the 2018 Toyota CH-R Launch Campaign. Outsell’s technology platform behind the Toyota CH-R campaign was also named a finalist for the Digiday Technology Awards in the…

Interview with Shashi Seth, SVP, Oracle Marketing Cloud

"Data Science is pushing the effectiveness of email marketing in new directions, bringing us closer to human interaction."From eBay to Google to Oracle, tell us about your journey in product innovation. My journey in product management really started at eBay, during a time when product manager roles hadn’t been fully defined. I was the first technical product manager hired at eBay to lead the establishment of a developer program, as well as set the strategic vision for their development platform. It was interesting to…

New Report: 12 Percent of Global Ad Traffic is Fraudulent

Fraudlogix, an ad verification company, has released a new report that finds 12 percent of global digital ad traffic to be fraudulent, with the United States and the United Kingdom having higher percentages. It also found there to be significant differences in the amount of fraud in ad traffic between desktop and mobile channels. The ten countries with the highest volume of ad traffic observed were Argentina, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain, United Kingdom, and the United States. Of these, the United…

Outbrain Helps Publishers Win Back Audiences from Facebook and Google Newsfeeds

A New Digital Experience for Publishers, Brands and Users That Transforms Every Page into an Infinite Stream of Discovery While Providing Publishers with a Blank Canvas with Full Editorial Control Outbrain, the world’s leading native advertising platform, announced its launch of SmartFeed, an endless feed of content discovery that allows publishers to customize the user experience, improving both engagement and revenue. Outbrain helps publishers win back audiences from Facebook and Google newsfeeds Continuing its…

The Era of Paid Social Media Promotions Has Just Begun

In 2018, Social Budgets Have Exceeded 30%, and the Ad Revenue Attributed to Social Media Is Set to Touch $51 Billion by the Year-End Paid social media promotion is not just earned impressions, clicks, organic video views or farmed comments. It’s a conversation that is forged between real identities, offering a chance for every ad campaign to connect and expand audience reach for higher revenue. Why This Suddenly Focus on Paid Social Media Promotions? It has been a year of remarkable transformation for the social media…

Why Refrigerator TV Is the Next Cool Ad Opportunity

If you want to see the future of connected computing, check your fridge. Many prognosticators believe that the mobile era is a placeholder until we reach an age of ubiquitous computing. The first test of this hypothesis will be whether smart refrigerators catch up in the way that smartphones have. OK, that’s an unfair comparison. A smartphone is a versatile device that can be used to do everything from tell time to navigate to play games to yes, make phone calls. A smart refrigerator, by contrast, is maybe a two-trick…

Three Advanced TV Strategies CPG Brands Can Use to Increase Revenue

In a 2017 report by Credit Suisse, they projected that the current distinction between ‘media’ spend (TV, digital, print, radio, outdoor and cinema) and ‘below-the-line’ marketing spend (price promotions, PR, sponsorship, direct mail and telephone marketing) would continue to blur in the future of advertising. This co-branded television campaign by Tylenol and Stop & Shop targeting caregivers is a perfect example. Further, with advances in data-driven television ad buying and the scale that can now be achieved through…