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Interview with Michael Benedek, President and CEO, Datonics

"The consumer comes first — this is a concept that we incorporate in everything we do and something that all members of our ecosystem should follow."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What galvanized you to join Datonics? As President and CEO of Datonics, a subsidiary of the AlmondNet Group of companies, I head the company’s business of providing high-quality, high-performing data to marketers while helping data-providing partners maximize returns from their data. I helped establish Datonics over seven…

TechBytes with Tiam Korki, Co-Founder, Pressboard

Tiam Korki Co-Founder and CTO at Pressboard Europe enacted GDPR earlier this year, which saw several MarTech platforms exiting the market due to the restrictive nature of the laws and onerous methods of compliance. In this context, we spoke to Tiam Korki, Co-Founder and CTO, Pressboard, to understand how he sees the American market for content marketing platforms competing with the APAC and Europe.Tell us about your role at Pressboard and the team/technology you handle. I co-founded Pressboard 4.5 years ago with my…

SAS and ThreatMetrix Team up to Fight Identity Fraud

SAS' Powerful Machine Learning Capabilities Will Apply ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Intelligence Analytics giant SAS has joined forces with leading digital identity solutions provider ThreatMetrix, a LexisNexis Risk Solutions Company. The alliance will help creditors better establish the "who" behind online credit applications, giving them a new edge in rooting out fraud, identity theft and synthetic identities. Today's consumers expect to apply for credit at any time and from anywhere. To deliver optimal…

VideoAmp Launches TV Viewership Audiences to Drive Advertising Impact, Performance, and Efficiency

Matches Commingled TV Viewership Data with Privacy-Compliant Digital Identities for Superior Audience Targeting; Delivers Advanced Reach/Frequency Management to Maximizes Campaign Impact Across Linear TV and Digital While Minimizing Over-Exposure VideoAmp announced the debut of its Custom TV Viewership Audiences. These advanced TV segments map ACR-based TV and set-top box viewership data directly to privacy-compliant digital identity through a deterministic match and support the integration of first- and third-party…

SRAXmd Announces New Members of Executive Team

SRAXmd, a leading healthcare focused ad-tech marketing company, announced that Ben Waldshan has joined the company as Executive Chairman of the Board of Managers and Stacey Hafers has joined as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Ben Waldshan is the founder and former CEO of Datamyx, a leading provider of integrated technology, data and analytics for marketers leveraging credit-oriented information. Datamyx was sold to Deluxe Corporation in 2015 for $160 million and Ben subsequently served as VP of Marketing Solutions…

TrackMaven and Skyword Merge to Deliver the Best-In-Class Content Marketing Platform

The Merger Implies TrackMaven’s Superior Content Analysis Engine to Be Integrated into Skyword’s Content Marketing Platform Content has become the crux of marketing for brands. Gone are the days when businesses were channelizing content marketing as a standalone entity. Today, content is the biggest contributing factor for consumer-brand engagement. Therefore, businesses entrust marketers to create outstanding content at every stage of a consumer’s buying journey and reinforce buying decisions. However, creating exclusive…

Kochava Releases Campaign Traffic Insights Report

Index Ranks Media Partners Based on the Completeness of Data Sent, Fraud, Quality, and Strength of Correlation Between Clicks and Installs Kochava Inc., the leader in measurement and attribution for mobile and connected devices, announces the Kochava Traffic Index, an objective, data-driven ranking of media partners available to marketers as a free quarterly report. The report highlights the top 20 media partners, providing marketers with insights on which ones perform highest in the areas of data signal quality, freedom…

botique.ai Launches the First AI Powered Digital Agent ‘Chatbot’ Platform for Small and Medium Businesses

Smbs Can Now Utilize the Powerful AI NLP & NLU Engines for Customer Support Automation, Visitor Engagement at Zero Cost botique.ai Inc., the Conversational Artificial Intelligence Company, announced the launch of the first Conversational Artificial Intelligence Digital Agent Platform for small and medium businesses (SMBs). The AI-powered Chatbot platform is designed to help small businesses add intelligent and conversational features to their customer engagement channels. With the new free version of the…

Using Your Marketing Team as a Cloud Focus Group

Marketing is no longer a matter of launching a campaign, monitoring engagement and waiting to review the results over a set period of time. Today, everything happens in real-time and, anything that brings marketing teams closer to the customer enables more meaningful and timely engagements. The key to doing that strategically? Data. The data revolution has turned marketing on its head, meaning many marketing professionals must do away with emotion-driven “big campaign” reveals and, instead, take a more incremental,…

Advancing Amazon Connect Implementation Success in United Kingdom

Voicefoundry, Leading Consulting Services Provider for Amazon Connect, Expanding into the United Kingdom VoiceFoundry, a principal provider of enterprise cloud-based contact center solutions with a unique focus on customer experience and automation in North America, Australia and New Zealand, announced that it is expanding consulting services for Amazon Connect to the United Kingdom. VoiceFoundry continues to gain momentum in the delivery of Amazon Connect deployments, supporting innovative contact center…

Codewise Presents Revolutionary Traffic Distribution Automation Technology

Digital Marketers Can Now Leverage AI More Than Ever to Scale Their Advertising Efforts and Maximize ROI Codewise, the industry's first provider of AI-powered online ad measurement and management solutions for digital marketers, recognized by the Financial Times as one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe, announced that it has enriched its Voluum tracking platform technology with an additional component to its AI-powered set of tools, known as Traffic Distribution AI. The Traffic Distribution AI technology…

Outsell’s New AI-Driven Marketing Automation Platform for Automotive Is the First to Auto-Generate Individualized Customer Incentives Proven…

Dealers Can Also Now Create and Send On-Demand Micro Campaigns and Craft Multi-Channel Conquest Campaigns in Minutes From the DrivingSales Executive Summit, taking place Oct 21-23 in Las Vegas, Outsell announced significant enhancements to its AI-driven marketing automation platform for the automotive industry. The first vendor to bring AI-driven solutions to auto dealers, Outsell has added key new features intended to help boost incremental sales and service bookings, including: A new integration with AutoHook…

Interview with Jean-Christophe Conti, CEO, VIOOH

"Many industries have been disrupted by OTT strategies, but it is a winning bet for marketers to always start their thinking process from consumer behavior."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What made you join VIOOH? I have spent the majority of my career in the technology and advertising field, most recently as VP in charge of the Publisher Business Unit for EMEA at AppNexus and VP of Global Partnerships at Yahoo. The advertising industry is changing rapidly, so when the opportunity to lead a business…

5 Reasons to Join the Mobile E-Commerce Bandwagon

More than 5 billion people — two in every three living on the planet — are now connected on mobile devices, and it’s estimated that three-fourths of the global population will have a connection by 2020. As the ranks of mobile users continue to swell, the mobile device is assuming more importance than ever in e-commerce, where mobile accounts for a growing share of consumer spending. One in four e-commerce dollars is now spent on a mobile device, and 62 percent of smartphone users say that they’ve made a purchase using…

Accenture and Oracle Unveil Integrated Technology and Services Platform for Utilities to Help Clients Enhance Customer Experience

Accenture and Oracle unveiled an integrated technology and services platform for Utilities. The Accenture Customer Experience as-a-Service Utilities Platform helps utility companies achieve more meaningful interactions with customers and employees by incorporating the latest Oracle technology and learning applications, while dramatically lowering project implementation risk and reducing software integration costs. The announcement was made today at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco. “Our agile approach enables faster…

‘Yes Lifecycle Marketing’ Rebrands as ‘Yes Marketing’ to Fulfill New Vision

The Multichannel Marketing Services and Technology Provider Executes on Company Vision with a New Name and Website Yes Lifecycle Marketing, the leading multichannel marketing services and technology provider, announced the company will operate under the name Yes Marketing and has relaunched its website, reflecting a renewed vision on empowering brands to harness the value of their consumer relationships. Through a unique combination of marketing services, robust data and advanced technologies, Yes Marketing will be…

Dentsu Aegis Network Announces the Acquisition of Namics AG

Namics Will Join Merkle Expanding Its Capability and Geographic Footprint in EMEA Dentsu Aegis Network announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Namics AG, a leading full-service digital agency in Switzerland and Germany. Following the acquisition, which is subject to approval from the German competition authority, the company will become ‘Namics - A Merkle Company’. “I am delighted to welcome Namics into the Dentsu Aegis Network. This acquisition brings scale to our existing presence in the German…

Accenture Agrees to Acquire Brazilian Content Marketing Agency, New Content

New Content Will Enhance Accenture Interactive’s Ability to Connect People and Brands Through Strategic, Relevant Content Experiences Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire New Content, an independent Brazilian content marketing agency, to strengthen its customer experience services provided through Accenture Interactive. The acquisition will enhance Accenture Interactive’s ability to serve its clients in Latin America with branded and strategic content that connects people and brands, and helps clients…

Web Analytics Software Powered by Fastbase Now Analyzing 6 Billion Web Visitors Each Month

Achieving enormous growth and momentum, Fastbase, the popular extension to Google Analytics, is now analyzing an incredible 6 billion website visitors from 900,000 top brands and businesses each month from around the world. The software has become increasingly popular among large companies that export products or have dealers or distributors in countries where it's difficult to identify customers. Fastbase solves this issue by disclosing which companies have visited a website and the products that have been viewed. To…

How to Make the Most of Your CDP

There is no denying that customer data platforms (CDPs) are increasingly popular among more and more companies. In fact, recent research anticipates the CDP industry will reach $3.3 billion by 2023. Brands are turning to CDPs because of the increased demand for omnichannel customer experiences and availability of real-time data. A CDP is an effective way to gain visibility into a customer’s path to purchase through an always-on, always-updating golden record of all users across all touchpoints. Brands who deploy a CDP can…