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One in Five Millennials Are Comfortable with a Robot Managing Their Money

Significant demographic shifts are poised to reshape the economy in a multitude of ways, particularly for financial advisors. Global X ETFs, the New York-based provider of exchange-traded funds, released the results of its fourth annual survey of high net worth investors, "Beyond Baby Boomers," which exposes key differences in financial tendencies between generations. The survey focused included Millennials (ages 21-39), Gen X (40-54), Baby Boomers (55-73), and Swing (74+). As the number of robo-advisors offered by asset…

Panopto Expands North America Video Cloud, Launching New Infrastructure

Panopto announced the expansion of its cloud infrastructure, launching a new video hosting option on the Canadian-based Amazon Web Services (AWS) data center. With this announcement, businesses and universities based in Canada can now host their Panopto video libraries on an in-region cloud that complies with organizational data storage policies. Today's announcement is in response to accelerating demand for Panopto across Canada. To date, Panopto Cloud has been available from datacenters in the United States, Europe and…

TechBytes with Cody Bender, Chief Product Officer at Campaign Monitor

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Campaign Monitor. I am the Chief Product Officer (CPO) of CM Group, a family of MarTech brands, including Campaign Monitor. In this role, I work across CM Group brands to improve the email campaign experience for both senders and recipients by driving the latest innovations in our product offerings. I guide the development of impactful new products, features, and services in our product portfolio. To do this, my aim is to continue to create and support highly…

MarTech Interview with Robert Humphrey, CMO at SecureAuth

"Putting identity at the center of a consumer or employee journey is critical from both a business and security perspective." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What inspired you to start at SecureAuth? I began my career in Technology Sales, many years ago, selling mainframe computers to large enterprises. Throughout the course of my career, participating on the Sales and Marketing side of the business, I’ve witnessed most of the major technology shifts. With each major shift, there have been key…

Marketing Automation Becomes Necessary to Achieve an Omni-channel Experience and Increase ROI from Data

Marketing Automation Solutions Market to Reach $6.36 Billion by 2025, Finds Frost & Sullivan Marketers are adopting marketing automation solutions (MAS) to make sense of unlimited amounts of customer data, turning it into actionable, intelligent leads for sales enablement. Small- and medium-sized businesses are expected to contribute more significantly to growth than large enterprises as the MAS market moves toward $6.36 billion by 2025. High-tech and software and business services are the top verticals adopting…

Viamedia, Hardee’s Announce $10,000 College Fund Contest

Companies Partner to Award Qualifying Kentucky Student Grand Prize for Education Expenses Viamedia, the leading cross-media local advertising company, announced that it will once again partner with Hardee's Restaurants LLC to award a qualifying Kentucky student $10,000 to go towards college tuition. Over the last 6 years, Viamedia and Hardee's® have awarded $45,000 in scholarships to 5 Central Kentucky students. The 2019 Hardee's® $10,000 College Fund Contest is open to Central Kentucky students enrolled in a Kentucky…

Meredith Reports Strong Advertising Revenues in 4th Quarter; Trends Remain Strong

National Media Group Advertising Revenues Exceeded Expectations in 4th Quarter; Trends Remain Strong Meredith Corporation – the leading media and marketing company with national brands serving 115 million unduplicated American women, including nearly 90 percent of U.S. millennial women; 150 million digital monthly unique visitors; a paid subscription base of 42 million; and 30 million viewers via 17 local television stations in fast-growing markets – today reported fiscal 2019 fourth quarter and full year results. "Our…

Advalo Builds on AWS to Become the Strategic Lever of Retailers

Since its creation Advalo has relied on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to store and process its data. The strength of Advalo is based on its ability to analyze large volumes of data to enable brands to better understand the purchasing patterns of their customers, detect purchase intention and individualize their marketing actions. A value proposition that is based on artificial intelligence algorithms developed by Advalo and stored on the AWS Cloud. Marketing Technology News: Voyant Accelerates Mobile Capabilities with…

Bigtincan Takes Aim at Revenue Enablement with AsdeqLabs Acquisition

Integration for an Industry First offering Cements Leadership in Sales Enablement Market Bigtincan, the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, announced the acquisition of AsdeqLabs, whose platform provides support for field-based employees and mobile service capabilities, helping to usher in the next evolution of service enablement and customer engagement for revenue accountability. With AsdeqLabs, Bigtincan strengthens its revenue enablement platform by expanding its content management and…

HubSpot Expands Functionality of its Growth Platform With New Features Announced at INBOUND 2019

New features include a machine learning tool to remove duplicate contacts, expanded functionality in Sales Hub Professional, and improvements to HubSpot Conversations Christopher O'Donnell, SVP of product at HubSpot, took the stage at INBOUND 2019 to showcase the top ideas from customers that the company has now implemented in the product. Customers will enjoy improved functionality, greater reliability, and a more sophisticated user experience across the entire HubSpot platform. "We get hundreds of suggestions from our…

Oracle and Kaltura Enter OEM Partnership to Enable Advanced Video Experiences Across Oracle Content & Experience

Kaltura’s Video Platform as a Service Will Power Video Experiences and Workflows Driven Through Oracle Content & Experience Oracle and Kaltura, the leading video cloud provider, announced that Oracle will OEM the Kaltura Video Platform as a Service (VPaaS). This partnership enables Oracle to add advanced rich media capabilities to its cloud products, including interactive video creation and editing, management, search, cross-platform video playback and engagement and intelligent media analytics. As a result of the…

Mediafly Transforms Sales Enablement Landscape with Acquisition of Ipresent

Combined Solution Provides “Sales Enablement for All,” Ensures Sales Teams of Any Size Have Easy Access to Effective Tools That Impact Revenue Mediafly, a provider of sales enablement technology, content management and advisory services that create interactive, value-based selling experiences, announced it has acquired iPresent, a UK-based pioneer of sales enablement. The acquisition brings a sophisticated yet flexible sales enablement solution to any company, of any size and expands Mediafly’s global footprint. From 2013…

broadhead Acquires Kohnstamm Communications

broadhead – the largest full service, independent marketing agency in Minnesota, has acquired Kohnstamm Communications, a leading food public relations agency. Known nationally for launching and marketing dozens of iconic better-for-you brands, including Honest Tea, Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP, Happy Baby and Noosa Yoghurt, Kohnstamm and its leadership team will transition into broadhead, while remaining a boutique, consumer food-focused brand in the market. Consistently ranked among the nation’s top 20 food PR…

Episerver Hires Well-Known Content Management Veteran

Deane Barker Joins Episerver Amid Rapid Growth, Recurring Product Upgrades Fresh off its fifth-consecutive Leader position in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management, Episerver announced longtime partner and leading industry author and speaker Deane Barker has joined the organisation as its senior director of content management strategy. Barker brings decades of CMS implementation experience to the role, most notably as the chief strategy officer and founding partner of Blend Interactive, Episerver’s…

WTG Integrates With AppSmart, Relaunches With Platform That Delivers Pioneering Technology to Agent Channel

The first-of-its-kind merger combines a telecom master agent and a cloud service provider to offer channel expertise and the most diverse portfolio of business solutions AppSmart, the channel-led, one-stop shop for all B2B technology services, announced that it has completed the integration of master agent WTG (World Telecom Group) into its company and the relaunch of the combined team under the AppSmart brand. The new AppSmart offers the digital transformation expertise of top channel leaders, best-in-class…

Cloud Technology Leader Clio Announces $250 Million Investment from TCV and JMI to Transform the Legal Industry

Clio, the leader in cloud-based legal technology, announced it has raised US$250 million in Series D funding from TCV and JMI Equity. This growth investment marks one of the largest in legal technology, the largest in Canadian history, and a definitive shift for the future of the legal industry. Clio Raises $250 Million Investment from TCV and JMI to Transform Legal Industry According to the US Census data, Americans spent US$261 billion on legal services in 2012. Yet, 77% of legal problems don’t receive legal…

HubSpot Launches Redesigned App Marketplace to Make It Easier for Growing Businesses

Improving the Marketplace Experience Is Another Step in Hubspot's Efforts to Expand and Enhance Its All-On-One Platform HubSpot, a leading growth platform, announced the launch of a new app marketplace that features hundreds of third-party tools that HubSpot users can integrate with their accounts. Businesses can discover new integrations and connect their tools, teams, processes, and data with a single, connected system. "We're dedicated to delivering an open platform that makes it easy for our customers to seamlessly…

AirTies Unveils Enhanced Cloud Management Platform for Home Wi-Fi

Airties Cloud Includes "Wi-Fi Experience Index" to Provide Operators with a New Ratings Scale and Actionable Intelligence AirTies, the most widely deployed supplier of managed in-home Wi-Fi solutions to service providers globally, unveiled its enhanced cloud management platform with a powerful new "Wi-Fi Experience Index" ratings scale and new capabilities to help operators better serve their customers. AirTies Cloud will be showcased at the IBC Conference in Amsterdam later this month. "Today's service providers want…

Eluvio Launches Content Fabric for Internet Video Distribution

Enables Ultra-Low Latency, High Quality Media Distribution and Monetization with Maximum Scalability in a Far-Reaching New Approach Eluvio, Inc. announced the launch of the Eluvio Content Fabric, a novel software platform for content owners to manage and distribute premium video (live and on-demand) to consumers and business partners without content delivery networks (CDNs).  It enables content owners to deliver ultra-low latency, high quality video content – and reduce their reliance on complex and costly transcoding…

TechBytes with Jafar Adibi, Head of AI and Data Science at Talkdesk

Tell us about your interaction with smart technologies like AI ML, and Automation for contact centers. AI and ML are near and dear to our hearts at Talkdesk. We have pushed AI as a layer in Talkdesk architecture where it empowers all Talkdesk products. We apply advanced Machine Learning to address practical problems in contact centers on a daily basis and try new ideas without any fear. How did you start in this space? I joined Takdesk about two years ago. My goal was two-fold 1) Make Talkdesk a totally intelligent and…