Bigtincan Introduces Bigtincan Life Sciences to Help Sales Teams Tackle Growing Number of Industry and Regulation Challenges

Vertical Solution Adds to Productivity Enhancements Included in Bigtincan’s Spring 2018 Platform Update Bigtincan, the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, announced the launch of Bigtincan Life Sciences (Bigtincan LS) as part of its Spring Platform update. This announcement was made during Medforce 2018, taking place 25-26 June in Boston, Mass. “Bigtincan has listened to us as customers and has continued to add new features. I would definitely recommend Bigtincan to any company that’s struggling…

Linc Global Named Best AI Solution for Customer Service

Linc Global, the Customer Care Automation platform used by leading customer-centric brands, today announced it has been selected as the winner of the Best AI Solution for Customer Service for the 2018 Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough Awards. The award recognizes the best companies, technologies, products, and services throughout various categories of artificial intelligence, including machine learning, vertical applications, smart robotics and many more. “We are thrilled to be recognized as the Best AI Solution for…

Simple Story Announces Nathan Hall As New CEO

Simple Story Is an Award-Winning Video Production Agency Simple Story, an industry leader in video production, announced the appointment of Nathan JD Hall as its new CEO. Nathan has over a decade of marketing and digital strategy experience that spans across varying technology companies and startups. Previously, he held the position of Vice-President, Marketing at ShopLiftr, a digital advertising platform designed to drive in-store sales. While there, Nathan was responsible for product strategy, partnerships, customer…

Neverbounce Announces Major Expansion of Third-Party Integrations

NeverBounce Integrations for HubSpot and SendGrid are Available Now, While Integrations With MailerLite and MailJet Will Arrive Later This Week NeverBounce, the industry-leading email verification and list cleaning service, announces new API integrations with several of the world's leading email marketing and sales automation platforms. Four new integrations are set to launch this week, with six additional integrations coming in the next six weeks. Today, NeverBounce integrations for HubSpot, the inbound marketing and…

Sales Intelligence 101: Demystifying the State of B2B Buying in 2018

Enabling Better Sales Conversations Begins with a Better Insight into the Market and Prospects, Says TechTarget CMO In the challenge to win B2B buying game, every marketing and sales teams are drawn to the same line -- Score with the right account with personalization and real-time intent. In a candid chat with TechTarget's CMO, John Steinert reveals why better sales motions and sales conversations are keys to mastering the rising tide of B2B buying using sales intelligence tools. Tell us about the ‘State of B2B Buying’…

New Technology Causes Career Anxiety as 45% of Employers Hire for Technical Skills

Nearly Half of All Employers Have Hired Staff for Their Technical Skills, and 10% Have Laid off Workers Because of Automation and Other Technology, a New Survey Reveals. Nearly half (45%) of businesses hired workers in the past year specifically for their technical skills. But in the same time frame, 10% of businesses have laid off employees due to new technology. These divergent trends are creating growing anxiety in the workplace, according to a new survey conducted by Clutch, a leading B2B research and reviews firm.…

With SOCi, DexYP Brings Enterprise Social Media Management to America’s Small and Midsize Businesses

Move Accelerates Digital Software Provider Ability to Power Business Transformation DexYP, a leading small business software provider, announced a partnership with SOCi Inc., a San Diego-based social media and reputation management technology platform company. One of the largest national providers of small business automation software, DexYP has been accelerating its digital offerings to enable more than 500,000 small and midsize business (SMB) clients with a footprint across the United States to compete and win in today’s…

Urban Airship Lands $25 Million to Further Accelerate Global Growth of its Rapidly Expanding Customer Engagement Platform

New Funding Led by Foundry Group Comes on Heels of Financial Breakeven and Groundbreaking New Products to Power Precisely Coordinated Real-Time Customer Interaction Across All Marketing Channels Digital growth company Urban Airship recently announced that it raised $25 million in Series F funding led by Foundry Group. In addition to Foundry, current investors True Ventures, August Capital, Intel Capital, Verizon Ventures, QuestMark Partners and Franklin Park Associates all participated in the round. Already operating at…

Campaign Monitor Merges with Emma and Delivra to Launch New Campaign Monitor Brand

Suite of Three SaaS Products Now Support the Full Range of Marketing Challenges to Help Growing Brands Drive More Revenue and Conversions from Email Campaign Monitor announced that it has joined forces with Emma and Delivra to become the new Campaign Monitor brand, offering the leading email marketing solution for businesses of all sizes. As the three products address the range of email marketing challenges, it’s now much easier for marketers to expand email engagement strategies as their business needs evolve. More than…

Interview with Andy Byrne, CEO, Clari

"By applying AI against a wide variety of sales activity signals, sales teams are able to find patterns, identify risk and leverage predictions to proactively focus resources where they’re needed most."Tell us about your role at Clari and how you got here? What inspired you to be a part of an AI-for-Sales company? My journey with AI began in 2004 at Clearwell, a company I helped start with Venkat Rangan, who is also my technical co-founder here at Clari. This is our fourth company together. It is a wonderful partnership…

Thoughtonomy Launches New Partner Portal As Its Channel Business Soars

Fast Growth Intelligent Automation Leader Continues to Recruit Top Tier Partners in Us and Globally Thoughtonomy, the leading Intelligent Automation platform provider, launched a new online portal for its enhanced partner program, as it continues its rapid international growth. The new partner portal provides Thoughtonomy's partners with immediate, 24/7 access to all of its training and enablement materials, including exclusive best practice and marketing resources. By signing up to Thoughtonomy's enhanced partner…

RichRelevance Launches Xen AI: The First Open AI for Experience Personalization

New Experience Browser and Key Product Innovations Provide Digital Business Leaders with Unprecedented AI Transparency, Extensibility & Control RichRelevance, the global leader in Experience Personalization, announced RichRelevance Xen AI™, the next generation of open and explainable artificial intelligence (AI) focused on experience personalization. The culmination of more than ten years of AI and machine learning innovation, Xen AI delivers several breakthrough capabilities that allow digital leaders to perfectly…

ISG Impact Mobile App Enhances Customized, Interactive Access to Industry-Leading Insights

Online Registration Sweepstakes for ISG Impact Offer Apple Watch and Amazon Echo Prizes Information Services Group (ISG), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, announced significant updates and enhancements to ISG Impact, its first-ever mobile app for clients, that allow users to customize their ISG content feeds and features and interact with ISG advisors and the broader ISG Impact user community. Launched in February 2018, ISG Impact creates a virtual community of industry players, including buyers…

ZoomInfo Launches Innovative New Tools At The Growth Acceleration Summit

Products Underscore Zoominfo's Commitment  to Extend into the Platforms and Systems in Which B2B Sales and Marketing Professionals Work At its Growth Acceleration Summit recently, Zoom Information Inc. (ZoomInfo), the world’s leading B2B account and contact database, unveiled two new products and offerings designed to expand the reach of ZoomInfo’s unprecedented contact and account data. “Over the last year, we have doubled down on our strategy of making ZoomInfo’s contact and company data available on the platforms…

Vymo Named ‘Cool Vendor’ in CRM Sales for 2018, by Gartner

Vymo's AI-enabled Personal Assistant Detects Sales Activities Automatically and Predicts Next-Best Actions Based on Data Vymo has been included in Gartner's 2018 'Cool Vendors', listing in CRM Sales, composed by Ilona Hansen, Adnan Zijadicand Tad Travis. Vymo is an Intelligent Personal Assistant for Sales teams. It is funded by Sequoia Capital and recognized by Gartner and CB Insights for Prescriptive Sales. Vymo helps organizations collect rich contextual sales data correlate sales activities…

Nielsen Catalina Solutions Introduces Targeting Playbook for CPG Brands

Brand Growth Consortium Completes Research Project Aimed at Understanding How to Target Advertising for Better Returns Nielsen Catalina Solutions (NCS), the company that improves advertising performance for the CPG ecosystem, announced a new playbook for CPG marketers that can identify which TV and digital media targets are expected to drive the highest dollar sales based on brand traits and creative effectiveness. Advertisers have long been divided on the best approach to targeting, some focused on targeting buyers…

P&G Advances Systemic Change for Gender Equality in Advertising at 2018 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity

P&G Launches Strategic Partnerships With Media And Entertainment Powerhouses, Queen Latifah And Katie Couric The Procter & Gamble Company advanced its commitment to gender equality through a series of new actions, commitments and partnerships to increase diversity throughout the creative supply chain, leading to more accurate and positive portrayals of women in advertising and media, and driving growth and social good. Women and girls are inaccurately or negatively portrayed in 29 percent of ads and media…

Luxoft Acquires US-based Digital Innovation Agency, Smashing Ideas

Luxoft Purchased Smashing Ideas From Penguin Random House Luxoft Holding Inc, a global IT service provider, announced the acquisition of Smashing Ideas, a Seattle-based design and innovation agency. Smashing Ideas consults across the product design and development lifecycle, with a focus on accelerating innovation at every stage for their Global 500 clients. Their approach and depth of experience in strategy, design, development, and program management fosters collaboration and enables them to bring new products,…

Interview with Todd Owens, CEO, Azuqua

"Marketers have at their disposal an increasing set of tools and technologies that will help to crunch the numbers, but data is usually the bottleneck."Tell us about your role at Azuqua and how you got here? What made you join a martech company? I am Azuqua’s CEO. I started earlier this year and joined a great team that had already built the most powerful cloud integration and automation platform on the market. Azuqua counts some of the world’s leading companies such as Netflix, Airbnb, Proctor & Gamble, HubSpot and…

How Deep is the Permeation of Artificial Intelligence?

AI and ML Are Being Shaped into the New-Generation High-Tech Atmospheres That Are Slowly but Surely, Taking over the World Artificial Intelligence or AI has sunk its roots deep into the world of technology. We’d read sci-fi novels implementing ghost tech that is surreal. Today, a lot of that sci-fi technologies are realistically possible (or inching closer to reality), since we’ve reached that platform of intelligence and ability. AI has powered numerous platforms with revolutionized content. AI-driven technology…