TechBytes with Maribeth Ross, SVP Marketing, Monetate

Maribeth Ross SVP Marketing, Monetate The digital age has revealed to marketers how no two customers are alike in their interaction with a brand. The art of pleasing a customer is more complex than it ever was, and a good way to start is to leverage technology that measures what works, and what doesn't across the buyers' journeys. It's imperative today for marketers to have a clear understanding of Personalization- Segmentation- Optimization, and Automation at various stages of the Customer Lifecycle. To tell us more…

Monetate Launches Revolutionary Product Recommendation Tool

Personalization Leader Innovates Product Recommendations with Real-Time, Omnichannel Approach Monetate, the worldwide leader in personalization solutions, announced Monetate Intelligent Recommendations, a next-generation recommendation tool that incorporates real-time customer data and works across every channel, delivering personalized product recommendations that match each customer’s need at the moment. Product recommendation tools forever changed the way brands interact with customers by taking the intuitive skill…

Monetate Unveils Individual Fit Insights within its Personalization Engine

Individual Fit Insights is a New Capability from Monetate that Arms Brands with AI-Based Automated Segment Discovery Monetate, the worldwide leader in personalization, has announced a major enhancement to the Monetate Intelligent Personalization Engine, which allows marketers to use artificial intelligence to power real-time, cross-channel personalization. The new capability, Individual Fit Insights, provides a highly specialized view into how individualized decisions are made. Last month, Monetate unveiled …

Monetate Intelligent Personalization Engine Unveiled to Drive Cross-Channel CX

The Monetate Intelligent Personalization Engine Makes It Easy to Test and Optimize, Segment and Target, and Even Create True 1-To-1 Experiences Leading optimization and personalization platform, Monetate, has announced enhancements to the Monetate Intelligent Personalization Engine, which enables brands to drive previously impossible real-time, cross-channel custom use cases in personalization, driven by enhanced customer data. These new capabilities are made possible by The Engine’s open architecture, which allows…

Monetate Partners with WBR Insights for Personalization Development Study

Marketers Overcome Organizational Hurdles to Personalization and Now Cite Data Quality as Number One Challenge Monetate, the worldwide leader in personalization, announced the availability of the second annual Personalization Development Study, a report that provides insight into the challenges, benefits, and best practices of personalization. The 2017 report, developed through a partnership with WBR Insights and based on input from more than 500 marketers in North America and the UK, found that a majority of those who…

Monetate to Take Fresh Guard from Its New York Headquarters

Monetate, the leading personalization and customer experience management platform, is moving its corporate headquarters to New York. The decision unveils the company’s determination to get closer to growing concentration of clients, especially in enterprise software, retail, and fashion industries. Monetate currently provides SaaS, powering multi-channel personalization for world’s leading brands. This is the first of many strategic moves made by the company towards expanding their business visibility in the US. Monetate…

MarTech RADAR 2020: Top 150 Marketing Technology Updates of 2020

Now that we are already into the New Year 2021, our content analysis picked the top 50 marketing technology updates from the industry that made the most buzz in 2020. We have organized these updates in chronological order. January 2020 Accenture Helps United Utilities Build and Deploy a Digital Workforce Management Solution, Based on Salesforce Platform "Accenture helped United Utilities, the UK’s largest listed water company, build and deploy a new digital workforce management solution built on the Salesforce platform,…

Amperity Expands Executive Team

Amperity, the leading enterprise customer data platform (CDP), announced expansion of its executive team, adding Brian Goldfarb as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Michael Wasyluka as Chief Sales Officer (CSO). Brian and Michael join the company amid a period of rapid growth for Seattle-based Amperity, which has recently completed deals with Kroger, Dicks Sporting Goods, and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, and which recently  welcomed Kevin Johnson to its Board of Directors. As consumer-facing businesses contend with a…

Kibo Named a Strong Performer in Experience Optimization Platforms

Kibo, the leader in unified commerce, announced that global analyst firm Forrester Research has named Kibo a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave: Experience Optimization Platforms, Q4 2020. Powered by AI-driven personalization from Monetate and Certona, Kibo Personalization delivers best-in-class experience optimization capabilities for online and omnichannel retailers. The report describes Kibo’s vision “to enable commerce professionals to design and launch hyper-personalized experiences, tests, and recommendations in…

TechBytes with Ram Venkataraman, Chief Product and Technology Officer, Kibo

Please tell us about your role and the team / technology you currently handle at Kibo.  I’ve been with Kibo for more than two years, serving as the chief product and technology officer where I oversee our product and engineer organizations. My role at Kibo is to constantly work to better align our technology stack across all products and increase innovation velocity. In this role as a CPO, I work to ensure Kibo continues to create and deliver innovative, yet effective technology solutions designed to answer merchants’…

Vibes Names Richard Rivera as Chief Revenue Officer

Vibes, the technology pioneer powering the direct-to-consumer mobile engagement revolution, announced the appointment of Richard Rivera as Chief Revenue Officer. Vibes has tapped Rivera to aggressively expand and accelerate the use of its unique engagement platform among enterprise brands while helping these customers prepare for an increasingly mobile-centric future. Mobile has become the primary digital channel for the majority of consumers. According to a recent survey conducted by OneSignal, 72% of businesses have…

Helly Hansen Delivers Personalized Experiences to Outdoor Enthusiasts with Kibo

Personalization and Advanced Recommendations Drive 100% Increase in Revenue Per Session Kibo, a leader in unified commerce, announced that customer Helly Hansen increased performance in the U.S. and Europe with personalization from Kibo Personalization, powered by Monetate and Certona. Helly Hansen, the Norwegian producer of outdoor and workwear gear, sells directly to customers in 19 stores around the world; as well as to an international audience online. The marketing team at the company’s Norwegian headquarters and…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI and ML announcements from Folloze (Account-Based Marketing), Zendesk (CRM), ON24 (Customer Experience), Kibo (E-commerce), and Zeotap (Customer Data Platform). Folloze Inks Deal with Microsoft to Enhance Account-Based Marketing for B2B Companies Folloze announced it has joined the Microsoft ISV Connect program and signed a Business Applications agreement with Microsoft. Folloze also announced the release of…

MarTech RADAR 2019: Top 250 B2B Technology Companies You Should Follow

Our MarTech Radar 2019 Brings You The Top 250 B2B Technology Companies That We Believe Would Continue to Excite Us the Most With Their Cutting– Edge Insights, Events, Content, and Product Updates. According to a survey, 71% Martech leaders agree that their company lacks sufficient in-house martech talent; 61% of the IT leaders acknowledge lack of enough MarTech training and learning resources for Marketing professionals in dealing with traditional and advanced Martech stacks. Last year, we published the MarTech…

Kibo Announces Curbside Pickup to Help Retailers Meet Demands of COVID-19

Retailers are able to rapidly deploy an optimized BOPAC process with Kibo Kibo, a leader in cloud commerce, is releasing Curbside Pickup, a new fulfillment offering designed for retailers to meet growing demand for buy online, pick up curbside options (also known as BOPAC) resulting from COVID-19. In order to support retailers through the uncertain future of COVID-19, in Q4 and beyond, Kibo is offering promotional discounts throughout 2020 to help retailers launch curbside pickup operations in 30 days and weave it into…

Kibo Announces AdLink to Personalize the Post-Click Experience

Kibo’s Monetate connects targeted advertising with personalized marketing Kibo, a leader in cloud commerce, announced the release of AdLink, a new audience creation tool that enables marketers to efficiently personalize the onsite experience for traffic from paid media campaigns. With personalization from Monetate, Kibo empowers retailers to break down traditional silos between marketing and advertising and bridge the gap between the pre- and post-click experiences for consumers. By managing these two sections of the…

Kibo’s AI-Based Personalization Drives 80% Conversion Rate Increase for Room & Board

Home furnishings retailer used Kibo’s Monetate to personalize customer experiences Kibo, a leader in cloud commerce, announced that the company increased online conversion rates for those visitors that engaged with personalized content by 80% for contemporary home furnishing company Room & Board. Room & Board worked with Kibo's Monetate to deliver personalization that leveraged the retailer's rich customer data and large library of creative assets. Through a scalable AI-driven program, Room & Board personalized…

Kibo Named a Strong Performer In eCommerce Report by Independent Research Firm

Kibo announced that the company has been named a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: B2C Commerce Suites Q2 2020. The report identified the 10 most significant B2C commerce suites and researched, analyzed, and scored them for the report. Forrester notes that, “This report shows how each provider measures up and helps eBusiness and channel strategy professionals select the right one for their needs.” Forrester notes that B2C merchants are looking for simplicity, unity, efficiency and choice. As headless solutions become…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Annoucements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Monetate (Mobile), DirectMail.io (Email Marketing), Conversica (Virtual Assistants), BetterCloud (identity management), Talkdesk (customer experience). Monetate Releases React Mobile SDK for Faster, Easier Personalization Monetate, a Kibo company and leader in omnichannel personalization, announced it has released a new Software Development Kit (SDK) for the React Mobile JavaScript…

Three Ways to Connect Better With Customers During Unexpected Turns

The customer journey has taken some unexpected turns as retailers and shoppers navigate the ever-changing rules surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Shoppers grapple with stock-outs and faraway delivery dates, changing store hours, new pickup options, and new rules around online purchases and returns.  Retailers are expected to cater to customers through it all while dealing with depleted staff, reimagining store footprints and fulfillment like curbside pickup, and uncertainties in the supply chain. Now is a good time to…