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TechBytes with Andreas Gnutzmann, Chief Technology Officer, FotoWare

Andreas Gnutzmann Chief Technology Officer, FotoWare Digital Asset Mangement (DAM) platforms are transforming the way retail marketers align their strategy around customer experience and brand messaging. According to a recent report, it is speculated that the DAM market would growing at a CAGR of 20.5% from 2017 to 2021. To better understand the state of DAM platforms and their relation with the Content Management Systems (CMS), we spoke to the Chief Technology Officer at FotoWare, Andreas Gnutzmann.Tell us about your…

TechBytes with Deanna Ballew, VP, Product Development, Widen

Deanna Ballew VP, Product Development, Widen In a recent article, we mentioned how Product Reviews and Recommendations could be a central asset to your entire Content Marketing strategy in 2018.  We spoke to Deanna Ballew, VP, Product Development, Widen, to understand what data points should Product Development teams focus on to close the gap in their Digital Asset Management (DAM) platforms that deliver consistent product recommendations and customer experiences.Tell us about your role at Widen and the team/…

Scrapping Email: How Millennials are Changing Workforce Communication

The workplace is evolving, especially as millennials become the vast majority of the workforce. This demographic is growing – representing 38 percent in 2017 from just under 25 percent in 2011 according to Paychex, and is influencing how we conduct business, manage people, and communicate. Until now, email has been the pervasive medium for organizations to communicate, however, new messaging platforms are challenging the status quo to serve the needs of millennials. Whether working at a desk or in the field, email is not…

Here’s What Was on Everyone’s Take-Away List at Revenue Summit 2018

The One-Day Event Talked About the Most Innovative and Actionable Best Practices to Scale Revenue While Being a Phenomenal Destination for C-Level Enterprise Leaders, Junior Sales, Sales Management, and Demand Generation Marketers Missed one of the most amazing sales and marketing conference of this year? Don’t worry; we bring you a gist of what took place in San Francisco, California at Revenue Summit 2018. Hosted by Sales Hacker, the leading resource for sales innovation, acceleration, and the future of sales, The…

Beachfront and White Ops Expand Partnership To Clean Up Connected TV Advertising

Beachfront Video Inventory for Connected TV Advertising Across Mobile, Desktop and CTVs is Backed By White Ops Beachfront, a leading independent video supply monetization company across Connected TV (CTV), desktop and mobile devices and White Ops, the global leader in bot detection and human verification on the Internet, are expanding their partnership to place an emphasis on ensuring clean, fraud-free Connected TV (CTV) video advertising inventory. Recommended Read: Five DIY Activities to Become a B2B Content Rockstar…

Voci Closes $8 Million Series B Funding to Fuel Rapid Growth in Voice of the Customer and Compliance Analytics

Voci, Turns the Biggest and Least Accessible Customer Data into Actionable Insights for All Departments and Enterprises Voci, the leading provider of enterprise speech-to-text transcription and analytics, announced the close of its $8M Series B Round. The Series B round was led by Grotech Ventures (Grotech) and Harbert Growth Partners (Harbert). Voci plans to use this capital to accelerate sales and marketing while continuing its focus on delivering best-in-class technology for businesses seeking insights from their…

Interview with Bertram Schulte, Chief Digital Officer, SAP

"Customer Data Management will be the key driver – whoever gets customer data right, has a chance to get digital right (especially in an AI/ML world)."Tell us about your role and how you got here? What galvanized you to be a part of an enterprise tech company? I serve as the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) at SAP, running the digital business and helping provide customers one seamless, digital experience. Since May 2017, I have been overseeing digital customer strategy for SAP across sales, customer success, support, and…

Four Takeaways From Last Week’s Webinar World

Last week, marketers from around the world gathered at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco’s Union Square to learn more about the increasing role of webinars in digital marketing. The second annual Webinar World, hosted by On24, featured keynotes by executives from On24, Forrester, Gimlet Media, Heinz Marketing, and TOPO Inc, and breakout sessions focused on webinar best practices, marketing strategy, and webinar execution. Here were some major takeaways from the event -- Webinars Can Play A Role At Each Stage Of The…

Mindmatrix Sales Enablement Software Introduces Electronic Contract Signing Feature

The Leading Sales and Channel Enablement Platform Will Now Support Electronic Signatures Mindmatrix Inc., announced the addition of an electronic contract signing feature to its channel and sales enablement software, permitting customers and channel partners to electronically sign contracts and agreements. With encryption and access codes in place, the feature meets the necessary security and legal requirements to ensure that any contract signed using the Mindmatrix platform’s e-contract module is secure and legally…

TechBytes with Brennan Wilkie, SVP, Customer Experience Strategy, InMoment

Brennan Wilkie SVP, Customer Experience Strategy, InMoment A CX Blueprint could be a fascinating aspect of building a modern marketing campaign for millennial customers. However, the fading boundaries of CX and User-Experience (UX) make it hard for traditional SMEs to focus their resources on new-age expectations. To understand how CX exponents leverage data and if data privacy could be the biggest challenge in CX Intelligence, we spoke to Brennan Wilkie, SVP, Customer Experience Strategy, InMoment.Tell us about your…

Interview with Christopher Golec, CEO, Demandbase

"We hope that attendees take away from the conference the scaffolding to either get started on ABM and get the highest impact out of the gate or accelerate their ABM programs and take their efforts to the next level. "Tell us about your role and how you got here? How is the Silicon Valley today different from when you first started? I landed in Silicon Valley back in 1995 after being transferred from Boston by General Electric. I had held roles in engineering and sales, and this particular role was focused on working with…

The Two Mobile Trends That Cannot Be Denied

In 2018, Mobile is the new reality. It’s not a trend. It’s not a channel. It’s too big to be either of those things. With nearly 80 percent of the world’s internet users now accessing the web via mobile phones — totaling more than 2.7 billion people regularly using apps and the mobile web worldwide — mobile is simply how things are now. But just as our industry once watched mobile as a trend unto itself — as an observable portion of a larger whole — we’re now seeing two massive forces rise up within…

Evergage Named a Top Rated A/B Testing and Personalization Tool on TrustRadius for Second Year in a Row

Winners Are Based on Reviews and Satisfaction Scores from Real-World Users - Who Highlighted Their Successes With Evergage Evergage, the real-time personalization platform company, recently announced that, for the second year in a row, it is has been named a Top Rated A/B Testing and Personalization Tool on TrustRadius, the most trusted review site for business technology. TrustRadius awards are an unbiased reflection of customer sentiment, based on satisfaction scores independently provided by verified end-users.…

Episerver Announces Intelligent Content Personalization

Episerver Advance Rounds out the Episerver Personalization Suite, Drawing on Cognitive Artificial Intelligence to Support Unprecedented Content Personalization at Scale Episerver, the company transforming digital experiences, today announced the launch of Episerver Advance to help organizations deliver individualized content to visitors everywhere they digitally engage. Episerver Advance helps marketers and merchandisers solve the modern challenge of delivering relevant content to people when and where they need it.…

Interview with Mikko Honkanen, Co-founder, Vainu.io

"Using sales prospecting tools, CMOs can run very effective account-based marketing campaigns and make sure they spend their marketing efforts with the likeliest prospects."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to launch Vainu? Our founding team has collectively spent many years in the technology sector, specifically leading sales teams and managing accounts at major organizations. No matter where we were, we face a consistent challenge — finding the ideal prospects to go after and sell our…

How Webinerds Came, Conquered and Dazzled at Webinar World 2018

Webinerd -- the Coolest Thing We Saw, Heard, and Experienced at ON24's Webinar Marketing World 2018. Did You Miss It!  Three coruscating days amidst the beautiful landscape of downtown San Francisco saw brilliant minds come up with a wealth of practical knowledge on the latest trends in B2B marketing – webinars. ON24 Webinar World 2018, held between 5 and 7 March this week, showcased how to build optimized marketing campaigns and deliver events that “put the customer first and foster authentic engagement between the…

Implementing the Omnichannel Approach at the Digiday Retail Summit

At the Digiday Retail Summit that took place in Texas in February, retail marketers came together to brainstorm around how the industry can address the issues facing-- and threatening-- their businesses.  And there are quite a few. From changing consumer behavior to how to use First-Party Data while staying compliant and Amazon’s dominance of the e-commerce versus physical word approach. As an attendee, I listened to the executives explain what’s keeping them up at night and thought about how we can best address these…

TechBytes with Alexei Chemenda, CRO For Apps and MD, USA, Adikteev

Alexei Chemenda CRO for Apps and MD, USA,  Adikteev Ask any inbound marketer and they will tell you that mobile marketing is the future. Wireless expressions on the small screen now hold more dollars in the ad industry than ever before. In 2018, mobile marketing and mobile advertising (learn the difference between the two in this TechBytes!) is no longer a trend. Rather, they are a staples for any business. To understand how mobile marketing is evolving, especially in the app development ecosystem, and the impact of…

Interview with Luc Burgelman, CEO and Chairman, NGDATA

"Well-timed and relevant customer connections will reinforce customers’ trust in the brand and allow companies to optimize their customer engagement strategy."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to start NGDATA? I have a deep background in artificial intelligence, large data processing and rule-based systems. Before NGDATA, I co-founded Porthus, which delivered cloud-based solutions, a company that IPO’d in 2006 and was acquired by Descartes Systems Group in 2010. At that time, I was EVP global…

Full Circle Insights Sponsors TV Series Pilot to Showcase Women in Leadership Positions

Company Gives Employees an Extra Eight Hours of PTO for March 8, Sponsor's "Makeshift Society" Series Pilot about Female Founder Full Circle Insights Inc., makers of comprehensive marketing and sales performance management solutions, announced that the company celebrated International Women's Day on March 8 by granting all employees an additional eight hours of paid time off to engage in volunteer activities. The company is also sponsoring a project with acclaimed writer, director, and producer Serena Schuler to…