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Marketing Technology Bulletin Covering the Week Gone By

Top Picks from Martech Series. Original Martech Insights from the Week Gone By Our staff writers compiled a bulletin covering important news occurring in the world of Marketing Technology. This bulletin is the best source to glance through major MarTech developments last week. AdTheorent Launches High-Quality Social Advertising AdTheorent, a New York-based AdTech Firm Launches an Innovative Method to Target In-Market Individuals and Their Social Groups Klear Introduces Automated Tracking for Influencer Marketing…

TechBytes with Neta Agmon, Director of Product, Cloudinary

Neta Agmon Director of Product, Cloudinary Video and visual storytelling are inter-connected and make personalization campaigns more effective. There are many vital components in delivering a flawless video experience across channels. Neta Agmon, Director of Product, Cloudinary, reveals more about Video Management and her team's work with Digital Asset Management.Tell us about your role at Cloudinary and the team and technology that you handle. I’m a director of product at Cloudinary, managing our newly launched…

Interview with Shubham Goel, Co-Founder, Affinity

"CRMs should be able to go from being systems of record to actual prescriptive platforms where they’re helping the sales rep throughout their days on which deals to reach out to, where the ball is being dropped."Tell us about your journey into technology. What made you co-start Affinity? My co-founder and I were studying at Stanford and spent a summer at an incubator when we discovered the problems that made us start the company. It was fairly serendipitous: we were just looking to better understand what people across…

RevJet Announces New Artificial Intelligence Applications for Ad Creative Experiences

AI-powered RevJet Apps Monitor Real-Time Market Data, Weather, Consumer Behavior and More to Deliver Meaningful Ad Experiences RevJet, creator of The Ad Experience Platform powering digital ad experiences for Fortune 500 marketers, announced the addition of two AI powered apps available to RevJet subscribers through the RevJet AppXchange. With RevJet's AppXchange, marketers and agencies can easily connect with key apps that power their creative strategy and management. From leveraging first-party data and creating complex…

Estimote’s Futuristic Beacon Enables Marketers to Undertake Location-Based Marketing

After Launching Their First Beacon in 2013, Estimote Announced the Arrival of Their Highly Evolved Product, ‘the Estimote LTE Powered Beacon’ Estimote believes that the applications of the future will not be installed on electronic devices like phones, tablets or computers. Application developers of the future will leverage the physical world as a context to build applications. The core element in developing applications of tomorrow would be that of an object’s or an individual’s location. Applications will be installed…

IBM Gives Tennis Players a Competitive Edge with Watson at the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships

USTA Continues to Evolve the Tournament for Fans, and Now Tennis Players, with AI Technology IBM announced that IBM Watson will now partner with tennis players and coaches to enhance their game strategy and better prepare for matches more efficiently. As a partner of the US Open tournament for more than 25 years, IBM innovations have positioned the US Open as a tournament at the forefront of the modern digital experience with technology that fans have come to know and love. This year, IBM and the USTA will integrate its…

Interview with Michelle Eichner, Founder and CEO, Digitile

"The average corporate marketing team uses 91 different cloud tools in their tech stack."Tell us about your journey into technology. How did you end up as a CEO from being a VP Product? My marketing career led me into the tech industry. In the infancy of the “dot-com” boom of the late 1990s, I worked for Net Perception where I was doing B2B marketing for recommendation software before Amazon’s recommendation engine existed. I was a liaison between business and the tech community because I could speak both languages. As a…

What You Need to Understand About Content Intelligence

In the wake of disruptions brought on by technology and competition, both B2B and B2C companies have seen their operations turned upside down. According to the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), only 12 percent of the companies that were on the Fortune 500 list in 1955 were still on that list in 2016. AEI shares that most of these companies were victims of market disruption, innovation and creative destruction. With companies feeling more pressure to find ways to differentiate themselves from their competitors,…

Interview with Dave Swarthout, Data Protection Officer, Monetate

"Privacy by Design is about ensuring that all of the data privacy principles are incorporated into our products, on top of guaranteeing security."Tell us about your role at Monetate and how you got here. As Monetate’s Data Protection Officer (DPO) and General Counsel, I lead our legal, contracts, data privacy and HR teams. As DPO, I authored Monetate’s Data Protection Policy, developed internal General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) best practices and launched Monetate’s data security training. My responsibilities as…

Now, Google Is Your Most-Reliable Holiday Planner

How Google Can Help You Plan Holiday Travel Better We all need breaks to recharge our senses and take our mind off the hustle-bustle of daily life. Planning a holiday is never easy—especially if you are taking a break from work. As the holiday season approaches, most people have already started searching for tips and tricks to manage their time and money better. The question on  top of everyone’s mind is 'How do I save money and book a holiday that meets my expectations without burning a hole in my pocket?' Well, if you…

Jumio Accelerates its Investment in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence with the Expansion of AI Labs to Montreal

Jumio, the creator of Netverify Trusted Identity as a Service (TIaaS), announced the launch of Jumio AI Labs in Montreal dedicated to the creation, experimentation, and at-scale deployment of machine learning and deep learning technologies. The new office will expand upon the innovation driven by Jumio’s Vienna-based AI team by building production models that perform three vital functions related to online identity verification: data extraction, fraud detection, and risk scoring. Jumio’s AI Labs are developing deep…

Canon Discovery Services Releases Whitepaper Social Media Discovery

Canon Discovery Services, a division of Canon Business Process Services (Canon), has published a whitepaper focused on how social media collection and preservation can complicate legal discovery. While email is still widely used, more people are communicating with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram. Although using these communications platforms has become second nature to many, they present discovery challenges. A 2017 survey by Robert Half Legal found that 52 percent of lawyers said…

YouTube Announces Product Features to Monitor Video Surfing

Following Facebook and Instagram, YouTube Also Will Be Alerting Its Users About Time Spent Watching Videos Following in the footsteps of Social Media giants, Facebook and Instagram, YouTube has also launched features to tell users about the time spent on YouTube. Considering the awareness drives about Social Media’s impact on health recently, tech giants are looking to add usage indicators in their products. Hence, the world’s second most visited website, YouTube, will be introducing new features on Android and iOS…

Alfresco Hires Customer Success Officer Heather Guntrum to Lead Next Wave of Customer Success

Strategic Leader from SDL and Teradata Brings Solid History of Successful Management and Growth Alfresco Software, a leading enterprise open source provider of process automation, content management, and information governance software, announced that Heather Guntrum has joined the company as Customer Success Officer. Guntrum will own the post-sale experience for all customers, enabling their competitive advantage and success using Alfresco solutions. She will join Alfresco’s executive team and report directly to CEO…

Study Examines 44 Billion Instagram Ad Impressions; Spending Skyrockets While CPM Holds Steady

In 36 Month Analysis, Brand Networks Chronicles Instagram’s Maturity Brand Networks, the company recently named a “Leader” in Social Advertising Technology by independent analyst firm Forrester Research, released the findings of a study analyzing 36 months of data and examining more than 44 billion Instagram ad impressions served on behalf of the company’s customers. The report, which looks at advertising trends from June 2015 to July 2018, reveals Instagram’s stunning growth since the launch of its Ads API, its price…

fishbat Shares Four Strategies to Boost CRO

fishbat Shares Four Psychological CRO Tactics to Help Build a Stronger Brand Appeal Towards Customers CRO or conversion rate optimization is an important element for consumers to take some sort of action when they visit a website. CRO serves as the ultimate sign-off when customers are exposed to website content. Brands need to understand user psychology behind how users interact with a website. fishbat ensures that their CRO strategy will allow every web page to harness greater value. fishbat talks about the following…

TechBytes with Zephrin Lasker, VP, E-Commerce, Rakuten Viber

Zephrin Lasker VP, E-Commerce, Rakuten Viber Rakuten Viber has been at the forefront of the mobile commerce wave. We spoke to Zephrin Lasker, VP, E-Commerce, Rakuten Viber, to understand the latest trends in the space and how Rakuten Viber is leveraging consumer data to drive retargeting and how messaging apps are transforming marketing tactics.Tell us about your role at Viber and the team/technology you handle. I head up the eCommerce function at Viber, which is responsible for the messaging app’s native shopping…

Interview with Gil Becker, President and CEO, AnyClip

"As advertisers’ ability to target users is confined, they will have to get creative about reaching the consumer, and contextual targeting of the content they consume is the best place to do just that."Tell us about your journey into technology. What made you be a part of AnyClip? Most of my career evolved around technology. I studied Mathematics, Computer Science, and Electrical Engineering and I was always attracted to technology-centric companies. I’m at AnyClip because marrying premium video content with…

17 UX Trends That Are Better Than the Rest

Have you ever driven down a road that was incredibly uneven or bumpy? Did you ever get frustrated trying to install a piece of software on your computer? Have you ever eaten at a restaurant and had lousy food and even worse service? If you said yes, then you have been a victim of poor user experiences that you haven't forgotten. While UX is a crucial element in both the digital and physical world, it is in digital that we see the value of UX skyrocket, and that is for one reason - choice. People will often drive down a…

Supporting a New Age of Ad Targeting

Given that the average household has at least three devices and the fact that individuals can shift between these devices up to 27 times an hour, it can be nearly impossible for marketers to hone in on the most relevant audience and device for their campaign. Without a cross-device perspective, marketers won’t know if all the devices in that household belong to one individual or another, nevermind adding the complexity of shared devices and behaviors. However, what began as solving for media attribution has now evolved…