Scala’s Intelligent Visual and Consumer Engagement Solutions on Display at DSE 2018

The Booth Features Innovations from the STRATACACHE Family and Top Scala Partners Scala will feature consumer engagement solutions from the STRATACACHE family of digital media/marketing technology companies at Digital Signage Expo 2018, displaying shopper engagement solutions that feature the intersection of intelligent visual display, consumer analytics and actionable shopper data used to impact the consumer journey. Also featured in the booth are some of Scala's top partners from Latin America, the US and Canada, giving…

TechBytes with Spencer Pingry, Chief Technical Officer, Zaius

Spencer Pingry Chief Technical Officer, Zaius Zaius gives B2C marketers the power to own customer data. This data enables marketer's to grasp their customers' shopping patterns and engage them with personalized, omnichannel campaigns. To understand how should a brand leverage Testing and Optimization software for marketing campaigns, we spoke to Spencer Pingry, Chief Technical Officer, Zaius.Tell us about your role at Zaius and the team/technology you handle. Zaius empowers B2C marketers to better understand how…

Interview with Mark Cullinane, SVP And GM Digital, Publishers Clearing House

"Brands who build this direct consumer relationship have an incredible opportunity to personalize virtually every aspect of their consumer offering."Tell us about your role at Publishers Clearing House (PCH), and how you got here.  As Senior Vice President/GM of Digital, I work with our teams to develop and take to market our unique chance-to-win entertainment offerings. Our collective goal is to grow PCH’s interactive media business. I was attracted to PCH by the supremely talented team, the differentiated business…

Verimatrix Demonstrates How the Cloud is Fundamentally Changing the Video Delivery Business at NAB Show 2018

From Cloud Security to Real-Time Video Intelligence to a New Connected Content Marketplace, Operators Embracing the Cloud Are Best Prepared for this New World of Video Verimatrix, a specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for network-connected devices and services, is bringing the benefits of cloud-based technology to the forefront of its solution strategy at the NAB Show 2018. Video service operators are aware of the CAPEX advantages that cloud-based solutions can offer, but may not be thinking of…

Julius Deploys AI-Driven Earned Media Value Index to Monetize Influencers

Earned Media Value Index to Help Marketers Identify High-Performing Partners Julius, the 100 percent vetted and curated influencer marketing solution, has expanded its dataset to include Ayzenberg’s Earned Media Value Index (EMVI). Beyond clicks and engagement metrics, brands and agencies can now leverage the Julius platform to search for, message with, and measure social influencers according to their real-world, monetary performance. Read More: Interview with Jon Lombardo, Global Brand Strategy Lead, LinkedIn Julius…

SpotX Doubles Down on Digital Video Advertising Safety, Granted Renewal on All Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) Certifications

Video Advertising And Monetization Platform Strengthens Its Leadership Role In Brand Safety SpotX, the leading video advertising and monetization platform, announced that it has been granted certification renewal by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) for all official seals including the Certified Against Fraud Seal, Certified Against Malware Seal, the Certified Against Piracy Seal, and the Certified Inventory Quality Guidelines (IQG) Seal. TAG is a first-of-its-kind cross-industry accountability program…

Marketing Automation Platform AdStage Raises $3 Million to Help Marketers Prove Return on Ad Spend

AdStage, a closed-loop reporting and automation platform for paid marketers, announced that it raised $3M in a strategic round of funding led by Forté Ventures, HubSpot, and Verizon Ventures. The new funds will help AdStage further develop its core products to meet the growing demand for paid marketing measurement and analytics technology. Last year, AdStage grew its revenue by 150% after shifting focus from campaign management to data analytics and reporting. The volume of ad spend going through AdStage’s platform went…

Boxx.ai Eyes Rapid Expansion via Magento Plugin

Boxx.ai - AI for e-commerce - has launched a Magento plugin to help its expanding user base in integrating quickly and effectively with its services. Using the plugin e-commerce, companies running on Magento can integrate with the Boxx.ai platform within a matter of few clicks. "Magento is one of the popular e-commerce platforms in India and abroad. With this plugin launch, we are targeting an addition of a 1000 new customers in next few months. Plugins for other popular platforms like Shopify and PrestaShop are on…

Interview with Gavin Finn, President and CEO, Kaon Interactive

"By integrating AR experiences into all of Kaon’s applications, the customer can experience a product or 3D scene in Augmented Reality."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of Kaon Interactive? I’m honored to be the President and CEO of Kaon. Several years ago, I was asked by the early investors to come in to lead the company, which had created great technology but had not deployed a successful go-to-market strategy. My enthusiasm for the incredible people, the significant value we…

Programmatic Skills Development Programme Launched To Address Adtech Skills Demand

Specialized Programmatic Skills Development in Digital Capabilities Is One of the Key Pillars of the Professional Services Industry Transformation Map Interactive Advertising Bureau Singapore (IAB Singapore), Workforce Singapore (WSG) and Economic Development Board (EDB) have announced the launch of the Adapt and Grow Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) for Programmatic Advertising. The new program would help in meeting the growing need for talent with programmatic advertising skill sets. Read More: Interview…

Bluecore Partners With Magento Commerce for Enhanced Personalized Customer Interactions

New Retail Intelligence Offering Will Activate Retailers’ Live Product Sets, Use Insights to Pair Products and Communications with Customers Bluecore, an AI-driven retail marketing platform, has announced its technology partnership with Magento Commerce. Together, Magento and Bluecore will equip merchants with new opportunities to interact with their customers through individualized communications deployed directly from the Magento platform. The new offering is now available on the Magento Marketplace. Bluecore…

Interview with Alan Fletcher, Chief Product Officer, Demandbase

"The amounts of data we now have access to is massive, and the traditional methods of analyzing and rationalizing data in spreadsheets no longer work."Tell us about your role and how you got here? I am the Chief Product Officer at Demandbase where I lead the company’s overall product vision, innovation, and strategic execution. Prior to Demandbase, I was co-founder of Spiderbook, an Artificial Intelligence-driven enterprise sales engine, which Demandbase acquired in 2016. I’d also spent 25 years in executive level product…

Appy Pie Introduces Coupon Analytics Feature on Its DIY Platform

Coupon Analytics, Appy Pie's New Feature, Would Allow Businesses to Keep Track on the Coupons That Have Been Already Used Appy Pie, the doorway to a rewarding journey into the world of apps, has now introduced an evolved Coupon Analytics feature on its next-generation mobile app development platform, giving app owners clear insights on coupons usage. With this latest feature, small to medium-sized businesses can keep a real-time track of coupons used by their customers, helping them enhance user engagement like never…

Impact Radius Rebrands to ‘Impact’ with a Newly Integrated Martech Platform 

Newly Branded Impact Would Focus on Bringing Simplified and Optimized Paid Marketing and Media Strategies, Enhancing Transparency and Confidence Impact Radius has announced the launch of its new company brand, Impact, and unified marketing technology platform. Impact Radius is a provider of a natively-integrated marketing platform that measures, manages, and optimizes brands’ paid marketing and media investments. The new platform is designed to help marketers stop ad fraud, make decisions confidently, create new…

Deloitte Named a Leader by Gartner in Data and Analytics Service Providers, Worldwide

Deloitte announced that Gartner has named it a global leader in their February 2018 report entitled, Magic Quadrant for Data and Analytics Service Providers, Worldwide 2018. This marks the third year that Deloitte has been positioned highest in execution. The evaluation is based on completeness of vision and ability to execute. Also Read: DCMN Releases DC Analytics, TV Attribution Technology to Public "Deloitte being recognized by Gartner as a global leader in data and analytics services for the fourth year is…

Interview with Jon Lombardo, Global Brand Strategy Lead, LinkedIn

"Exceptional marketing focuses on understanding customers -- they are radically individualistic -- and I think ABM takes that idea to the next degree."Tell us about your role and how you got here? I grew up in the era of Friendster and MySpace, which is how I -- like many people -- was first exposed to Web 2.0. I then read a Tomi Ahonen book called “Communities Dominate Brands,” which made a convincing case for the rise of the mobile phone and community-based platforms well before most other people took those stands.…

TechBytes with Shouvick Mukherjee, Chief Technology Officer, Amobee

Shouvick Mukherjee Chief Technology Officer, Amobee In December 2017, Amobee launched their Inventory Accountability Program to build a strong anti-fraud community. This signaled the start of active participation from adtech companies in creating a brand safe and fraud-free digital ecosystem. To understand how Amobee is building an advanced brand safety roadmap for better inventory accountability, we spoke to their Chief Technology Officer, Shouvick Mukherjee.Tell us about your role in Amobee and the team you handle.…

Marketers Fighting Cybercrime: How You Can Protect Your Brand

Many enterprise marketers view cybersecurity as someone else’s job. On the surface, this may be true. Enterprise cyber defense is largely an IT-led strategy, whereas marketing is responsible for the brand and company image. That said, separating marketing and cybersecurity completely can be dangerous. In today’s digital-first landscape, any successful marketing strategy revolves around a company’s website as a central hub that incorporates multiple outside apps and plugins – many of which are potential entry points for…

Dailymotion Expands Senior Leadership to Grow Global Advertising Capabilities

Dailymotion, a Vivendi-owned Platform Appointed Two Management Hires in New York and Paris to Bolster Advertising Product and Partnerships Dailymotion, a leading destination for video discovery and exploration, is deepening its global advertising capabilities with the appointment of two key senior leadership hires. Nola Solomon is joining Dailymotion as Vice President of Global Programmatic Partnerships while Michael Aidane signed on as Vice President of Engineering. Read More: Five DIY Activities to Become a B2B…

Verint Launches New Intelligent Customer Self-Service Capabilities

Verint Systems Inc., the customer engagement company, announced new customer self-service capabilities, including intelligent virtual assistants (IVAs) and enterprise chatbots powered by an open, modular Artificial Intelligence (AI) engine. Verint is a recognized leader and innovator with a broad portfolio of self-service solutions, including IVAs, voice self-service (interactive voice response), web self-service and customer communities, all powered by knowledge management to drive consistent experiences across channels.…