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Taking the Sales Approach to Marketing – Part 1

Recently, Women In Revenue, an amazing organization empowering current and future female leaders in Sales and Marketing roles, asked me to do a “thought leadership” presentation in front of, and alongside, inspirational women who have written books, been keynote speakers and have thousands of followers on Twitter. Needless to say, I was a tad nervous. All I have are my experiences—my failures, successes, and lessons learned along the way—but, does that really qualify me as a thought leader? Using those experiences to…

LAB Launches New Method to Aid in the Detection of Potentially Vulnerable People Online

New Approach Will Enable Brands to Ensure They Address the Needs of Vulnerable Customers Throughout the Digital Journey Digital agency LAB, part of the LAB Group of agencies, has announced the launch of a proprietary method to identify vulnerable customers online. The Intra-Browser Vulnerability Assessment (IBVA) assesses the likelihood that a customer is vulnerable, based on their behaviour within a purely digital transaction – such as the purchase of a personal loan or investment product. LAB developed the tool in…

Liferay Names Jonathan Tam Vice President of Marketing

Liferay selects former Forrester and SiriusDecisions Senior Research Director to lead the company’s global marketing department Liferay, Inc., which makes software that helps companies create digital experiences on web, mobile and connected devices, announced that recognized B2B sales and marketing authority Jonathan Tam has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing. Reporting directly to Liferay CEO Bryan Cheung, Jonathan will direct Liferay’s global marketing activities as a member of the company’s executive team.…

Comcast Business ActiveCore Platform Enhances Digital Experience; Providing Enterprises Greater Network Control, Flexibility and Peace of…

New “Digital-First” Features – Including Amazon Alexa Voice Assistant Integration – Enhance the ActiveCore User Experience Comcast Business announced new enhancements to the digital experience of the Comcast Business ActiveCore software defined networking (SDN) platform that give enterprise users the flexibility to monitor their networks across multiple locations, branch offices or data centers anywhere, on any device or even, with the sound of their voice. The ActiveCore SDN platform now allows enterprises to take…

HGS Unveils HGS Digital to Provide Intelligent Innovation Solutions for Enterprise Clients

HGS Digital to provide suite of industry-leading digital offerings based on smart utilization of data, automation, cloud solutions and its award-winning DigiCX platform Hinduja Global Solutions Ltd. (HGS) (listed on BSE & NSE in India) launched HGS Digital, a new practice focused on providing high-end digital strategy and transformative digital-first solutions. HGS Digital aims to be the top facilitator for leading disruptive change in the consumer journey, and transforms organizations into digital innovators by…

Deloitte Ascend Launches at Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco

New platform helps organizations accelerate digital transformation beyond cloud migration to simplify and standardize core business processes with digital enablement Deloitte announced the launch of Deloitte Ascend — a pre-configured digital accelerator built on the Oracle Cloud platform designed to drive business innovation, help improve performance, and deliver enterprise digital transformation. Deloitte Ascend is designed for clients migrating from on-premises applications to Oracle Cloud Applications and can be…

Constant Contact Expands Marketing Suite With Websites, Logos, Domains and Stores

Leader in email marketing expands platform, going beyond email, to simplify the small business journey Constant Contact, an Endurance International Group company announced that it is expanding its email marketing platform to include a powerful suite of branding, ecommerce and productivity tools. At the center of the offering is a new AI-powered website builder that includes LogoMaker, ecommerce stores, custom domain options and G Suite productivity tools. Marketing Technology News: Velocix Taps Telecoms Veteran David…

What Is AI Marketing and How It Impacts SaaS Cloud Industry?

AI Marketing is a combination of AI principles and applications directly applied to Marketing concepts to target, acquire and retain customers. In a short span of time, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI ML) have become the central marketable assets for SaaS and Cloud businesses. "Technology Maturity" of the organizations which are already offering and leveraging AI ML and data infrastructure in the Cloud range from start-ups, to innovators and pioneers, to leaders and trend-setters. The worldwide…

TechBytes with Ya-Bing Chu, VP of Product at Formation

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Formation. I’m the Head of Product at Formation. We’re building technology that is making offers and promotions more engaging, personalized, and effective. What makes Formation’s AI-based Marketing Platform distinctly different from other platforms? At the end of the day, we’re about building journeys. Most AI-based marketing platforms are about next-best-actions. But these tools only incentivize one-off purchases. We want to build life-long behaviors. The…

MarTech Interview with Vanita Pandey, VP of Marketing at Arkose Labs

"While technology is key, it is the people and customers that make the work rewarding." Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start at Arkose Labs? I am the VP of Marketing for Arkose Labs where I am responsible for establishing Arkose Labs’ global brand, driving demand and building the go-to-market strategy, as well as establishing the Product and Market positioning. Prior to Arkose Labs, I had the chance to work with some of the world’s biggest brands in payments as well as successful…

Evergent integrates its AI-driven Offer Management solution with Microsoft Azure AI to Maximize Subscriber Retention

Evergent, a market-leading provider of solutions for Revenue and Customer Lifecycle Management, announced how its Artificial-Intelligence (AI) Service using Microsoft Azure AI can help Digital Service Providers reduce churn and manage ROI spend. Marketing Technology News: PubMatic Releases Industry-First Independent Omni-Channel Wrapper Solution The Evergent platform is now integrated with Microsoft Azure AI to enable premium-entertainment service providers to:  Reduce churn by continuously understanding the consumer…

Infosys Announces the Launch of the Live Enterprise Suite

Helps Incumbent Enterprises to Accelerate Their Digital Innovation Journey Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, unveiled the Infosys Live Enterprise Suite, a comprehensive set of platforms, solutions and digital services that help incumbent enterprises to accelerate their digital innovation journey. The Live Enterprise Suite enables organizations to drive process agility, deliver customer delight and enhance ecosystem value – all in real time. The Infosys Live Enterprise Suite…

How To Optimize Native Advertising To Grow A Business, According To New Report From DesignRush

Studies Show That Just 3 Percent of Marketers Are Truly Familiar with Native Advertising DesignRush.com, a B2B marketplace connecting brands with agencies researched exactly how to execute successful native advertising content that fosters business growth. The top 5 native advertising tips that drive results in 2019 include: 1. Properly Label Native Ads Businesses should not mislead consumers by engaging in native ads but not identifying them as such. Instead, they need to build trust by honestly labeling native ads as…

MarTech Interview with Chris Johnston, Founder and CEO at Adoreboard

"The development of AI and NLP starting to understand more how people think and act is really exciting." Tell us about your interaction with smart technologies like AI and Cloud-based computing platforms. As a consumer of technology, I see how smart technologies and Cloud-based computing platforms are being used every day. When I see predictive suggestions on email or simple courtesies coming through on the next actions such as our CRM or other tools that we're using I can see the real power and I think there are three key…

Conviva Launches Content Insights, Introduces New Standard for Streaming Media Strategy, Promotion and Monetization Decisions

Conviva Content Insights and next generation Conviva Experience Insights expand integrated intelligence portfolio and deepen viewer journey and quality of experience optimization capabilities Conviva, the global leader in streaming media intelligence, announced the launch of Conviva Content Insights and the next generation of Conviva Experience Insights, the latest innovations in the Conviva Insights Portfolio. Conviva Content Insights introduces a new industry standard for…

IBM Unveils z15 With Industry-First Data Privacy Capabilities

Designed for Hybrid Multicloud Security, Cloud-Native App Development with New Instant Recovery Feature IBM announced IBM z15™, a new enterprise platform delivering the ability to manage the privacy of customer data across hybrid multicloud environments. With z15, clients can manage who gets access to data via policy-based controls, with an industry-first capability to revoke access to data across the hybrid cloud. IBM Designers, Shani Sandy (L) and Don Spangler, review last minute specifications on the new…

The Top 4 Challenges Plaguing B2B Marketers in the Digital Age

Compared to their B2C brethren, B2B marketers have historically lacked scalable solutions that enable them to unlock the value of their first-party data and leverage third-party data to power their Marketing initiatives. Furthermore, navigating B2B data and measurement is complex and comes with unique nuances, such as finding the right data at scale globally, creating custom audiences, and measuring impact at the account level. eMarketer forecasts B2B digital spend will top $6 billion in the U.S. alone in 2019. As B2B ad…

TechBytes with David Zapletal, Chief Innovation & Media Officer at Digital Remedy

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Digital Remedy. As Chief Innovation & Media Officer, my role is to keep Digital Remedy, and our clients, at the forefront of the convergence of media and tech, finding ways to ensure our platforms, systems, and tools are best equipped to ensure success for our clients campaigns as well as to maintain full integration of all data streams so that we can optimize and help our clients with real-time business decisions. How is the direct to consumer economy…

Simon Data Unveils Transform Initiative to Help Brands Scale Personalization

 Launched at WORLDZ 2019, exclusive program empowers marketers with ability to deliver next-gen customer experiences Simon Data, the market-leading enterprise Customer Data Platform (CDP), debuted its invitation-only program Transform by Simon Data at WORLDZ 2019, the global community and summit connecting most influential business and cultural leaders. The program is designed to accelerate a brand’s ability to scale one-to-one personalized customer experiences. This initiative comes on the heels of Simon Data’s recent…

WPP and InMobi Group Enter Into a Multi-year Strategic Partnership to Co-Build Unique Benefits for Marketers

Partnership to help marketers enhance brand experiences for consumers WPP and InMobi Group have entered into a long-term strategic partnership to build unique benefits for marketers. Leveraging the best of expertise from InMobi Group and WPP agencies, including GroupM and Kantar, the partnership aims to simplify complexity for Indian marketers. The collaboration between WPP and InMobi Group will enable brands to create personalized consumer experiences at scale. Through this partnership, brands will be able to…