Nimble, PieSync Announce Contact Unification and Social Enrichment SaaS Apps

Nimble's Signature Social Business Profiles, Contact Discovery Engine and Smart Segmentation Enhance the Value of 90 SaaS Applications Nimble, the leading social sales and marketing contact relationship platform, today announced in-the-box integration with PieSync. The B2B cloud integration platform extends Nimble’s social business profiles, contact data discovery engine, and smart segmentation to more than 90 SaaS applications, including G Suite, MailChimp, Hubspot, Salesforce, and Quickbooks. Based on the premise…

Interview with Sydney Sloan, CMO, Alfresco

"Speed and responsiveness are the new metrics of successful companies, combined with the ability to seamlessly access information and arm people with the information that will empower them. " On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to be part of an enterprise content services company? I’ve spent my entire career working for software companies that focus on building applications that foster collaboration, communication and the automation of business processes to better…

Tact.ai Launches the First Conversational CRM Skill for Amazon’s Alexa for Business

Tact.ai Presented Tact Sales Assistant for Amazon Alexa at AWS re:invent 2017 in Las Vegas Tact.ai, the sales experience platform for the intelligent edge, released of the Tact Sales Assistant Skill for Amazon Alexa. Selected as a launch partner for Alexa for Business, the Tact Skill unlocks a conversational and bidirectional interface into the tools that salespeople use every day such as Salesforce, LinkedIn and Microsoft Exchange. Tact.ai was onstage at Amazon Web Services' re: invent 2017 in Las Vegas, NV …

TechBytes with Guillaume Clement, Chief Product Officer, Dailymotion

Guillaume Clement Chief Product Officer, Dailymotion By the end of 2017, 2.6 billion social network users will have been exposed to an average of 32 videos. By 2020, mobile video will generate more than 75% of mobile data traffic by 2021. However, video marketing and advertising technologies haven’t evolved much in the last two years, even as programmatic and intelligent content discovery platforms continue to grow at scale. Increasingly stringent brand safety and transparency standards to protect advertiser interests…

TechBytes with Ted Jaffe, Senior Product Manager, RingCentral

Ted Jaffe Senior Product Manager, RingCentral RingCentral, the leading provider of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) recently announced an AI-powered extension to its workplace communication technology suite. The UCaaS leader already offers advanced AI-driven integrations for Glip team collaboration with Salesforce Alert Bot, Kore.ai, and Gong.io. Unveiled at the ConnectCentral 2017, the new bot integrations provide advanced artificial intelligence automated workflows for calls, tests, and video meetings. Ted…

Interview with Ryan Phelan, Vice President, Marketing Insights, Adestra

"An intelligent data platform needs intelligent operators. Many marketers lack the sophistication and training to set up the kinds of complicated integrations that hyper-personalization often requires." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be a part of a MarTech innovation company? I've been in the email space for 18 years, and I've worked for a lot of different email companies on both the client and vendor sides. I've seen this industry mature over that time.…

A Marketer’s Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, I’d like to take an opportunity to show immense gratitude for the many gifts that we marketers have received this year. First and foremost, I am thankful for an opportunity to have a direct, one-to-one conversation with our customers. Previously, we did not have the tools to do that. We had to resort to inferior tools to communicate with our customers. It started with print and TV ads, and got a little better with search and social media ads. However, messages were still targeted at broad customer…

Interview with Bill Magnuson, Co-founder & CEO of Braze (Previously Appboy)

"Brands should be listening closely to consumers in order to better understand how people are interacting with them and to better interpret behaviors and preferences associated with each user." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to start a lifecycle engagement platform? I am the CEO and co-founder of Braze (recently renamed from Appboy). In 2011, Jon Hyman, fellow Appboy cofounder, and I won the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon in NYC, cementing a relationship that…

ClickFox Brings Analytic Decision Making Through Conjoined Data

ClickFox’s Journey Science Ecosystem Gives Executives And Business Analysts Unprecedented Visibility Into Consumer Journey Complexities And Automatically Surfaces What Matters From The Millions Of Behavior Variations ClickFox, The Journey Company, leaps forward again proving itself as an innovation leader by breaking the square, boring, Big Data barrier with its next-generation journey science product, Fox, and becomes the first Technology leader to give data a meaningful shape. Do your analytics efforts consist of a…

Consumer Acquisition’s Creative Marketplace Now Supports Google Universal App Campaigns

The Creative Marketplace Is First To Offer Ad Design Services For Both Facebook Ads And Google's Universal App Campaigns. ConsumerAcquisition.com, a Facebook and Instagram Marketing Partner offering the world's first end-to-end user acquisition platform, today announced that Google is now available as a channel in its Creative Marketplace. For the first time, advertisers can access high performance videos, images and ad copy from a unified creative marketplace that engages video editors, designers and ad copy writers for…

Kentico Makes EContent 100 List of Companies That Matter Most in Digital Content Industry

Now in its 17th year, the List is Compiled by Some of the Most Respected Analysts, Editors, and Journalists Covering the Space Kentico Software, maker of both premise- and cloud-based CMS platforms, announced that it has been named in the EContent 100 List of Companies That Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry. Now in its 17th year, the list is compiled by some of the most respected analysts, editors, and journalists covering the space. This marks the sixth major distinction earned by Kentico this year.…

Outreach Meetings Simplifies Scheduling Workflow With Prospects

New Product Cements Outreach's Position as First Complete End-to-End Solution for Sales Professionals Featuring Multi-Channel, Integrated Analytics Outreach, the leading sales engagement platform, unveiled its newest product available through the Outreach platform, Outreach Meetings. Designed to accelerate and simplify salespeople's daily process of scheduling meetings with prospects, Outreach Meetings helps ensure more meetings happen. Outreach Meetings is a suite of features that solves all the pain points of…

Frankly Partners with IRIS.TV to Launch Frankly Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative

The AI Initiative Will Include Both In-House Development And External Partnerships To Bring A Suite Of Innovative Products And Services Frankly, the leader in transforming local TV broadcast and media companies by enabling them to publish and monetize their digital content across multiple platforms, has launched the Frankly Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative. Frankly's AI Initiative aims to leverage cutting-edge AI and machine learning technologies to help media companies increase audience…

Interview with Dvir Doron, Chief Marketing Officer, Cedato

"When applied to video, header bidding makes it possible for publishers to monetize more efficiently than ever before." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role at Cedato and how you got here? What do you enjoy most about being in video adtech? I joined very early on following an impactful meeting I had Ron Dick, Cedato’s CEO. At the time I was busy working on my own project, but Ron’s positivity, passion and overall vision for the company’s future intrigued me. It seemed like an industry-changing idea and a…

TechBytes with Christopher Golec, CEO, Demandbase

Christopher Golec CEO, Demandbase Demandbase recently launched the new-generation ABM platform, enabling B2B marketers to execute Account-Based Marketing effectively and easily. Promoted as a comprehensive, end-to-end ABM platform that lets you easily manage audiences of target accounts, measure the progress of those accounts and act on them across the entire funnel, the next-generation of Demandbase ABM has an Artificial Intelligence (AI) layer, which ensures an improvement in account identification rates. To dive…

Dreamforce TechBytes with Mike Fitzmaurice, VP, Workflow Technology at Nintex

Mike Fitzmaurice VP, Workflow Technology at Nintex Salesforce Dreamforce is one of the biggest software conferences in the world. In the run-up to this event, we unveil our special TechByte series featuring high-profile Dreamforce attendees and MarTech Champions. We spoke to Mike Fitzmaurice, VP, Workflow Technology, Nintex, to see how he views the event.MTS: What’s the biggest attraction for you at Dreamforce 2017? Mike Fitzmaurice: Every year, the biggest attraction for me is definitely the community. We are always…

Interview with Javier de la Torre, CEO, CARTO

"Location intelligence technology needs to be more accessible and closer to the specific areas of expertise professionals understand already." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role at CARTO and how you got here? What inspired you to start a location data intelligence company? I am the Founder and CEO at CARTO. While I do a bit of everything, I particularly focus on the long term strategy for the company and staying close to our customers, ensuring we are understanding market needs that drive the future of…

Interview with Doug Randall, CEO, Protagonist

"The creative aspect of marketing can’t be replicated by a machine and humans will always be part of utilizing the data that AI delivers." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to start a narrative analytics company? When I co-founded Protagonist, I didn’t really know we were building a narrative analytics company when we first started. I had been working in a boutique consulting firm after grad school on the East Coast, but became intrigued by what was happening in…

Interview with Ed Bussey, CEO, Quill

"Consumers are now interacting with brands across more channels and touch points than ever before, the issue of maintaining consistency and providing customers with a cohesive brand experience is also becoming increasingly important." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to start a content production company? I began my career in the Royal Navy, followed by various security and counterterrorism roles with the UK diplomatic service. When the internet became more…

TechBytes with Enriko Aryanto, Co-Founder, QuanticMind

Enriko Aryanto Co-Founder,  QuanticMind Last month, QuanticMind secured $20 million in Series B that was followed by the data platform for intelligent marketing announcing an AI-powered solution for Google shopping. To understand how the new machine learning-based solution integrates with the existing predictive advertising platform, we spoke to QuanticMind Chief Technology Officer, Enriko Aryanto.MTS: What are the key components of QuanticMind’s predictive advertising platform? Enriko Aryanto: QuanticMind’s key…