InMobi Expands IAS Integration to Provide Enhanced Viewability Reporting for Mobile In-App VAST Video Advertising

Advertisers Can Now Leverage IAS Firewall Tags to Run In-App Vast Video Supply on InMobi Exchange InMobi, an independent mobile in-app advertising platform, has announced an expanded integration of Integral Ad Science (IAS) verification solution to include IAS Firewall tags that now provides advertisers with enhanced viewability reporting for their mobile in-app VAST (Video Ad Serving Template) video campaigns. Recently, InMobi announced that it has acquired AerServ for $90 million. Recommended Read: InMobi Acquires…

AdBirds and Dynamic Yield Announce Global Partnership

Partnership Combines Dynamic Yield's World-Class Personalization Technology with the Analytics and Digital Marketing Expertise of Adbirds Dynamic Yield, the world's first personalization technology stack and AdBirds, a global team of former Google employees who specialize in digital marketing and eCommerce, today announced a global partnership to help clients deploy world-class personalization and optimization programs. According to McKinsey, personalization done right can drive a 10-30% increase in revenue and…

Are Your Consumers Getting Along With Chatbots?

Businesses Should Look For Opportunities to Bridge The Gap Between Consumers and Greater Chatbot Understanding ‒ Those Who Do Will Reap The Reward, says PointSource AI’s most popular application to date – chatbots – are everywhere these days. Chances are you have interacted with them while banking, shopping or trying to find the best insurance for your car. Now that brands are convinced about using chatbots, they hope consumers as kicked. PointSource's report 'Finding Common Ground Between Consumers And Artificial…

Five Best Practices for Successful People-Based Marketing

The CMO of Acxiom Explains How The Most Modern People-Based Marketing Platform Uses Datapoints From Multiple Channels to Break Down Traditional Data Silos and Get All Parts of the Marketing Stack Working Together The term “people-based marketing” is relatively new, but the concept behind it is grounded in more than 50 years of marketing practices and ongoing innovation. Marketers have always wanted to reach their customers with the most relevant message based on what they know. What’s new in the past few years is…

TechBytes with Jeremy Pinkham, CTO, Lotame

Jeremy Pinkham CTO, Lotame Lotame recently announced their partnership with a leading Automated Content Recognition (ACR) data company, Inscape. The objective of this partnership is to deliver advanced television planning, targeting and measurement through Lotame's aiTV: Platform. To understand the core tenets of Lotame's DMP, Audience Optimizer, and the concept of 'pre-enriched data', we spoke to Lotame's Chief Technology Officer, Jeremy Pinkham.Tell us about your role at Lotame and the team you handle. At Lotame,…

Lotame & Inscape Join Forces to Elevate Ad-Buying, Targeting & Measurement

Powered by Inscape’s Viewing Intelligence from Millions of Smart TVs, Lotame’s aiTV Product Suite Brings Advanced Audience Targeting and More to Advertisers and Networks Lotame, the leading independent data management platform (DMP), as well as the most trusted and comprehensive data exchange, has announced it has extended its strategic partnership with Inscape, the Automated Content Recognition (ACR) data company that delivers highly accurate, up-to-date viewing data from millions of smart TVs, through 2021.…

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…

The Future of a Modern Workplace: “HumAIns” are Coming

The Arrival Of HumAIns —  Would It Happen In 2022? Would A New Machine-DNA Begin To Manage The Entire Value Chain Of Man, Machine, Material, Money, And To An Extent, Mind Too? According to the latest Accenture report on the future of workplace collaborations, businesses that manage to balance human ingenuity with machine intelligence will be successful. Released just ahead of the World Economic Forum 2018 in Davos, Accenture's AI report takes a positive stance on the need to grow investments into AI and Human-Machine…

TechBytes with Johann Wrede, Global VP, Strategic Marketing, SAP Hybris

Johann Wrede Global VP, Strategic Marketing, SAP Hybris According to a recent SAP survey, a majority of online consumers expect prompt service, assured protection of their personal data, and best-in-class personalization from the businesses. Clearly, in 2018, winning a consumer is tougher than losing one-- and much of it depends on how marketers leverage customer data and build their omnichannel campaigns around unique behavioral intent collected from more sources than previously assumed. To understand how modern…

SAP Survey: US Consumers Want Better Service and More Transparency in Data Collection

A Majority of US Consumers Expect Personalized, Exclusive Experiences in Addition to Convenience of Shopping and Data Privacy from the Business Models According to "The Global 2017 SAP Hybris Consumer Insights Report," a survey sponsored by SAP SE, online brands must respect the US consumers' data privacy if they want to build strong US customer relationships. They must also offer discounts and respond to queries within 24 hours. At the time of this announcement, Matthias Goehler, senior vice president and head…

Altify’s Winter’18 Revolutionizes Account Planning with Enriched UX and Simple Plans

Easy Account Planning, Team Collaboration, and New Executive Insight Capabilities Transform Complex Team Selling Altify, a pioneer in digital sales transformation technology, today announced its new Winter‘18 release, designed to help b2b sales leaders and their teams more easily collaborate around the customer to improve win rates and sales velocity. Altify’s Winter’18 enables sales teams to set up their account plans in minutes and get guidance on the right level of planning for every opportunity, while also providing…

Interview with Ben Harris, CEO, Decibel Insight

"This decade will be seen as the rise of the impatient customer. The power is finally in the hands of the buyer, literally."Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to start a digital customer experience analytics company? I come from a long line of entrepreneurs, so my aspirations to start a business began at a young age. Upon graduating with a business degree from The University of West England, I worked for a few years in business development (then known as Price Waterhouse) and at digital…

“The Butterfly Effect”: Rich Data & AI for Richer Personalized Customer Experience in 2018

In Part Seven of Our Predictions Series 2018, We Explore How the 'Butterfly Effect' Is Going to Disrupt the Martech Community Small drops, big oceans... Minor flutter, gigantic tornado!!! In our scientific parlance, the "Butterfly effect" within martech demonstrates a great metaphorical effect on the way B2B technology ecosystem is shaping up in 2018. An extension of the Chaos Theory, the butterfly effect is "the sensitive dependence on initial conditions in which a small change in one state of a deterministic …

Interview with JC Ramey, CEO, DeviceBits

"Artificial Intelligence with the ability to better predict what the customer wants and needs by studying, tracking and analyzing previous interactions and behaviors will truly help set the course for marketing automation moving forward."Tell us about your role at DeviceBits and how you got here?  With a career that began in enterprise software and telecommunications, I started in research and development of 3G and 4G wireless networks at Bell Labs, and I moved my career to the executive ranks of both private and publicly…

Anuj Kucheria Named Chief Revenue Officer of CrossInstall

Digital Advertising Veteran Joins Fast-growing Mobile Ad-tech Company to Oversee All Business Teams CrossInstall, a leading creator of programmatic interactive mobile ads, today announced Anuj Kucheria’s promotion to Chief Revenue Officer from his previous role as Vice President of Business Development. At the time of this announcement, Anuj said, "CrossInstall is pioneering a better approach to ads as all the pieces of our business become integrated,” said Kucheria. “Our tech, people, and understanding of the…

Decibel Insight Appoints Even Walser as Chief Revenue Officer

Even Walser's Hire Comes Amid Momentum as Leading Brands Increasingly Turn to Decibel Insight’s Digital Experience Analytics to Understand, Optimize and Measure Their Customer Experiences Decibel Insight, a leader in digital experience analytics for enterprise businesses, announced that it has appointed Even Walser as Chief Revenue Officer. Walser joins the company as brands are increasingly investing in solutions to better understand and improve the digital experience, particularly in the US market where the company…

TechBytes with Nate Wright, Director, Product Marketing, Optimizely

Nate Wright Director, Product Marketing, Optimizely Optimizely has been at the forefront of CX experimentation and has brought out many enhancements that enable companies to experiment at scale. We spoke to Nate Wright, Director, Product Marketing, Optimizely to understand the benefits of their Optimizely X Program.Tell us about your role at Optimizely and the team you handle? I lead two sides of Optimizely’s product marketing team: the team responsible for experimentation and personalization solutions, as well as…

Interview with Mark Smith, President, Kitewheel

"The popularity of customer journey approaches to solve the customer experience problem has meant that suddenly almost any marketing technology is being described as delivering, or helping with, customer journeys."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be a part of consumer engagement company? I am president of Kitewheel, and began the business almost 5 years ago born out of a frustration with Marketing Automation software being stuck in the batch campaign mode of marketing and unable to serve…

Predictions Series 2018: Think of Tech (Not Necessarily AI) to Influence, Empathize, Connect, and Listen at Scale

Joe Hyland, CMO at ON24, On What 2018 Holds For The Martech Community In the age of rapid tech disruptions, we are looking at the genesis of more than one "revolution" in martech. Most marketers are shifting their focus from tech-based targeting to tech-based interactivity with their customers. Customer engagement in the most humane way is the theme for marketers in 2018. Further to our recent coverage in the Predictions Series 2018, ON24 CMO, Joe Hyland chose to dig deeper into what lessons marketers could take from…

Tech + Human: Marketing Navigation 101 to Delight The C.U.S.T.O.M.E.R. in 2018

"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, not the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change." -- Charles Darwin "In 2018, we will see successful marketers are those able to prove their products work through data - legitimate and specific data," said Johanna Beckmen, Vice President of Marketing at VitalConnect. Not far from the truth! Isn't it? In Part Six of our Predictions 2018 Series, we bring cutting-edge insights on how leading business representatives are…