Between the Battle of the Spicy Chicken Sandwich and One-Cent Burgers: Here’s How Marketers Need to Adapt to Win Consumer Hearts in the QSR…

Consumers are getting busier and old habits have evolved to reflect new lifestyle changes. This is represented across all aspects of life - whether it’s new shopping or eating preferences, consumers have shown a growing desire for something in particular: convenience. As a result, many Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) brands have adapted by offering online ordering for easy in-store pickup and sending promotional deals and discounts via mobile. As these consumer patterns continue, QSR marketers will need to adapt strategies…

Kenshoo Integrates Oracle Data Cloud’s Third-Party Audiences to Improve Advertising Relevance on Social Platforms

Improved audience segmentation variables enable more customized, one-to-one communications Kenshoo , a global leader in marketing technology, announces Kenshoo Audience Manager integrates with Oracle Data Cloud’s third-party audiences, enabling social marketers using Kenshoo to include these highly segmented groups into their own audience-centric efforts and improve the results of social advertising campaigns. The offering spans both Oracle’s standard and premium audiences, which include exclusive data segments not…

PlaceIQ Now Available in AWS Data Exchange

Businesses Now Able to Access PlaceIQ’s Visit Stream Data Through AWS Marketplace PlaceIQ, the company building a new model of consumer behavior with location data and insights, announced the company’s data is now available in AWS Data Exchange, a new service that makes it easy for millions of Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers to securely find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud. Now, any business can subscribe to PlaceIQ’s aggregated location-based insights to understand consumer foot traffic and…

AWS Announces AWS Data Exchange

New service makes it easy for AWS customers to find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced AWS Data Exchange, a new service that makes it easy for millions of AWS customers to securely find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud. Qualified data providers include category-leading brands such as Reuters, who curate data from over 2.2 million unique news stories per year in multiple languages; Change Healthcare, who process and anonymize…

Anonos Keynote Speech on Lawful Data Monetization in the GDPR Era

CEO Presents at the Largest and Most Prestigious Meeting of the It Environment in Poland with the Polish Banking Sector. Anonos, the data enablement and privacy rights management technology platform provider, announced on behalf of strategic technology partners, Hitachi Europe & Hitachi Vantara, that Gary LaFever will speak on ethical data monetization in the GDPR era at IT@BANK 2019 – the largest and most prestigious meeting of the IT environment in Poland with the Polish banking sector. Each year, the IT@BANK…

Research Findings: The Ill Effects of Data Pollution Are Skyrocketing in Marketing Organizations

Over the past decade, marketers have embraced the concept of “Big Data.” Unfortunately, they’ve found that bigger is not always better—not if size comes without the requisite level of control, that is. As a result of the recent uninhibited data land grab, today’s marketers are being forced to confront an inconvenient truth of their own: data pollution. According to a recent Forrester Consulting study, commissioned by Infogroup, “Marketers Need To Confront The Inconvenient Truth Of Data Pollution,” the vast majority of…

Tealium Launches Private Cloud to Help Organizations Maintain Unparalleled Data Security in the Cloud

Tealium's latest innovation provides customers with a private cloud providing increased security and data privacy Tealium, the trusted leader in real-time customer data orchestration, announces today the launch of Tealium Private Cloud, the first private cloud solution for customer data infrastructure and customer data platform technology.  With Tealium Private Cloud, organizations can begin to use trusted and comprehensive customer data while continuing to comply with data privacy and regulatory rules like HIPAA.…

DataRobot Unveils New Tableau Feature to Deliver Increased Value with AI

New tools unveiled at Tableau Conference allow users to publish DataRobot predictions to Tableau Data Source for use in visualizations DataRobot, the leader in enterprise AI, announced an enhanced integration with Tableau that makes it even easier for analysts to visualize predictions and rich explanations within their Tableau dashboards. The new features will allow Tableau customers to publish predictions from DataRobot into a Tableau Data Source (TDS) that can be visualized alongside other business data. Building on…

ZoomInfo Launches Compliance API to Help Businesses Adhere to Data Privacy Obligations Outlined by GDPR and CCPA

Global Leader in GTM Intelligence Solutions Strengthens Commitment and Capabilities to Assist with Data Privacy and Compliance Within Everyday Workflows, Across All Marketing Automations ZoomInfo, the global leader in go-to-market (GTM) intelligence solutions, announced the release of its Compliance API, created to help ZoomInfo customers understand the personal data they possess and more accurately respond to consumer requests under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and the forthcoming CCPA (California Consumer…

Colling Media Study Reveals 30% of Consumers Plan to Spend Less This Black Friday

The market research team at Colling Media, a top-ranked national digital advertising and marketing agency, has conducted a nationwide consumer survey to understand probable consumer spending behavior for upcoming Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Marketing Technology News: QuickBooks Brings AI-Driven Innovations to Small Businesses Key findings of the study include: 30% of U.S. adults say they are likely to spend less this Black Friday than last year. Only 19% say they plan to spend more. 26% say they will spend…

NRS Promotes Retail Executive Vanessa Strain to Vice President of Data Sales

 National Retail Solutions (NRS), operator of a leading point-of-sale network for independent retailers, announced the promotion of Vanessa Strain to Vice President of Data Sales. "Our nationwide network of terminals operated by independent retailers around the country generates rich data flows for insight in the dynamic independent retailer market.  Vanessa has proven an invaluable leader to NRS as we continue to drive data-set based value to consumer package goods clients and safeguard the personal data of customers,"…

Juniper Research Forecasts Consumer Mixed Reality App Installs to Reach 10 Billion by 2024, Driven by Social Media & Games

Consumer Mixed Reality App Installs to Grow by 170% over Next 5 Years A new study from Juniper Research has found the number of consumer mixed reality app installs will reach 10 billion by 2024; rising from 3 billion in 2019. Mixed reality overlays interactive digital images and videos onto the real world through a smartphone, tablet or smart glasses. The new research, Consumer Mixed Reality: Emerging Opportunities, Vendor Strategies & Market Forecasts 2019-2024, identified social media and games as the key app…

Roku Completes dataxu Acquisition

Roku, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of dataxu, a demand-side platform (DSP) that enables marketers to plan and buy video ad campaigns. “This acquisition reinforces our already strong position in the OTT ad space” Announced on Oct. 22, the acquisition of dataxu provides Roku with a DSP, device graph technology, and analytics platform and is expected to accelerate Roku’s ad tech roadmap and ability to serve a wide array of advertisers. Marketing Technology News: Astute Business Solutions Appoints…

New Rakuten Marketing Research Reveals APAC Consumer Intentions Ahead of the Holidays

Leading digital advertising business Rakuten Marketing has announced the launch of its new 2019 Consumer Holiday Shopping Research, delving into the planned spending habits of consumers ahead of this year’s holiday season. The research surveyed 2000 consumers across four key APAC markets including Australia, South Korea, China and Singapore with the findings revealing a number of key trends that will help marketers plan for this holiday season. Consumers are officially in holiday shopping mode. When asked to describe their…

Right Right Place, Right Time: How B2B Marketers Can Turn Location Data into Strategy

We used to attribute being “in the right place at the right time” to luck or good karma. However, today’s marketers aren’t leaving the connection up to chance. In fact, they are scouting out web-based hot spots or desirable locations to target consumers and simulate those “right place, right time” encounters using location data. Spotify is one of the biggest brands employing this strategy, using Geomarketing to create an unmatched user experience. In our hyper-connected world, this approach enables brands to bridge the gap…

Genesys Survey Shows U.S. Consumers Are Warming up to AI: Nearly 70% Describe Past Experiences With Customer Service Bots as Positive

Chatbots Are Also More Polite Than Humans, Say Nearly 40% of Genesys Survey Respondents As organizations increasingly look to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to automate their customer support processes, consumers are coming around to engaging with chatbots. A new U.S. nationwide survey of 800 consumers over the age of 18 finds that more than two-thirds (68%) have positive interactions with customer service bots when they require support. While 21% say they can "almost always" resolve their issue…

Clicktivated Survey Reveals Insights About Consumers’ Ecommerce Patterns, Demonstrating Shoppers Value Simplicity and Purposeful…

Data gathered also reveals insights on social media use, ad preferences, and website browsing habits Clicktivated, an interactive platform that connects viewers to products and information inside video as they watch, announced the results of a proprietary survey on consumers' online shopping and browsing opinions, revealing new insights that can help brands reach target audiences more effectively and increase user engagement and ultimately drive sales. Marketing Technology News: Aviso Named Sales Analytics Leader by G2…

New Streaming TV Data Shows Significant Increase In Viewership And Quality As New Services Prepare To Launch

Conviva's Quarterly State of Streaming Report Reveals Why Streaming Ads Are (Still) Failing, How Fans are Watching the NFL and Who is Winning the Device Wars Conviva, the leader in global streaming media intelligence, released its quarterly State of Streaming report for Q3 2019, revealing time spent streaming continues to climb – up 53% year over year – as consumers embrace on demand videos (63% of all streaming viewing is on demand) on their TVs, PCs and mobile devices. This significant growth in viewing – along…

Olivier L’Abbé Joins Metadata.io as President to Lead Go-to-Market Efforts

Metadata.io is building on the success of organic growth by adding serial MarTech GTM leader to accelerate growth and take on the B2B marketing operations market. Today, the AI-powered marketing operations platform, announced the appointment of Olivier L'Abbé as president. L'Abbé is a respected leader with a deep track record of success at MarTech companies. At Metadata, he will lead go-to-market strategy, customer success and business development. Read More: Amperity Acquires Custora to Build Next-Gen Intelligent…

It’s Time for AdTech to Get Serious About Data Quality

Everyone in tech is talking about Big Data. Recent decades have seen an enormous shift from data scarcity to overabundance, in which data sets have become impossibly large for humans alone to make sense. We often said that data is the new oil - the most valuable commodity in the world. While that’s true, it fails to bring home an important point – many data sets are useless. Other data might be potentially useful but can’t do much in its raw form. Weak data leads to bad decisions. If we draw upon the wrong data points for…