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2020 Outlook: Blackhawk Network CEO and President Previews the New Ways Shoppers Want to Pay In-Store

Talbott Roche Shares New Shopper Research at NRF 2020: Retail's Big Show Blackhawk Network CEO and President Talbott Roche will share new research on shopper preferences for payment methods and how retailers can close the physical and digital gap. Roche will present these findings at NRF 2020: Retail's Big Show in New York City on Monday, January 13. "Mobile wallet adoption is on the rise and can generate nearly $190 billion in transaction value in the U.S. by 20211, but there is still a disconnect between digital…

SAS Highlights Success with Belk, Sodimac and Shop Direct at NRF 2020

'Runway' Mood and Style Captured With AI and Computer Vision From NRF 2020 Attendees NRF 109th Annual Convention and EXPO - Customers and innovative technology again take center stage as SAS' focus during the annual NRF 2020 Big Show and EXPO. Whether shopping for new shoes for a family vacation or hardwood flooring to complete a remodeling project, consumers are in the driver's seat as never before. The dynamic between retail companies and consumers is pivotal, and SAS helps retailers like Belk (US), Sodimac (South…

CoreMedia Announces CoreMedia Content Cloud – Commerce B2B Connector on Salesforce AppExchange, the World’s Leading Enterprise…

CoreMedia's Customers Can Now Benefit From a Powerful Multi-Cloud Solution That Empowers Them to Deliver Exceptional B2B Shopping Experiences Across All Channels and Devices CoreMedia announced it has launched CoreMedia Content Cloud - Commerce B2B Connector on Salesforce AppExchange, enabling businesses to create iconic B2B commerce experiences across all channels and devices by leveraging CoreMedia Content Cloud's powerful, easy omnichannel content creation and experience orchestration tools. CoreMedia helps B2B…

Pega Ranked a Category Leader in KYC Solutions by Chartis Research for Third Consecutive Year

Pega Named a Leading Industry Provider in Report From Notable Risk Technology Analyst Firm Pegasystems Inc., the software company empowering digital transformation at the world's leading enterprises, announced that leading risk technology analyst firm Chartis Research has named Pega as a category leader for its Know Your Customer (KYC) offering in its latest report, Financial Crime Risk Management Systems: Know Your Customer, for the third year in a row. Chartis assessed Pega based on completeness of offering and…

MongoDB Announces Pricing of Upsized $1.0 Billion Convertible Senior Notes Offering

MongoDB, Inc., the leading modern, general purpose database platform, announced the pricing of $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of 0.25% convertible senior notes due 2026 (the "notes") in a private placement to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The aggregate principal amount of the offering was increased from the previously announced offering size of $750.0 million. MongoDB also granted the initial…

Gimbal Launches LocationChoices, Giving Consumers Increased Control Over Their Location Data

Gimbal announced the launch of LocationChoices, a mobile app that gives consumers increased control over their location data. The program was launched to inform and educate consumers about the data they produce and allow them to opt out of potential use cases they were unaware of. While increasing government regulations like GDPR and CCPA provide broad consumer protections, the sensitivities of location data require more nuanced controls for consumers to decide if and how that data is used.…

Fortune 500 Betting Big on Sales Coaching and Gamification

Enterprise Sales Teams Are Investing in Sales Coaching Software to Compete in 2020 Fortune 500 companies are investing heavily in sales coaching and gamification software to put them ahead of competitors in 2020. Formal sales coaching programs are shown to increase win rates by 28%, according to CSO Insights. More enterprise and mid-market companies are seeking out sales coaching and gamification software providers, like Ambition, to bring automation, consistency and engagement to their sales coaching initiatives.…

Blueshift Identified as a Leader in G2’s Customer Data Platform and Marketing Automation Winter 2020 Grid Reports

G2's Dual Recognition Validates Blueshift's Mission To Provide The World's First Data Activation Solution Blueshift, the leading Customer Data Activation Platform, was identified as a leader in G2's Customer Data Platform (CDP) and Marketing Automation grids in the Winter 2020 report. The dual recognition validates Blueshift's accomplishment of providing the world's first data activation solution, which simultaneously offers the flexibility of a CDP and the intelligence of marketing automation in a single, scalable…

Coveo for Commerce Transforms the Way Businesses Sell Online

AI-Powered Solution Helps Deliver Relevant Buying Experiences, Driving Business Growth Coveo, the experience intelligence platform leader for enterprises, announced Coveo for Commerce, an AI-powered solution that will drive the next era of personalized, profitable omnichannel customer interactions. Coveo for Commerce enhances product and content discoverability, detects buyer intent, and automatically merchandizes personalized product recommendations that make business sense. “Research indicates six in 10 customers…

WP Engine Appoints Ramadass Prabhakar Senior Vice President of Global Engineering

Veteran Leader From Adobe And Magento To Continue To Advance WP Engine’s Digital Experience Platform WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), today announced the appointment of Ramadass Prabhakar as the company’s new Senior Vice President of Global Engineering overseeing its global engineering team. Prabhakar will report to Heather Brunner, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer. “His experience working with open-source software and growing global technology teams will help us evolve our…

Navigating Sales Cycles in Uncertain Times

Renee Joseph, VP, Johnson Controls, to Share Winning Techniques at Sales Team Accelerator Retreat: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange Headliner Renee Joseph, Vice President, Global Customer and Sales Enablement, Johnson Controls, will lead a session on Driving Revenue and Succeeding Amidst Accelerating Cycles and Escalating Competition, at the Sales Team Accelerator Retreat: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange. The event will take place from March 2-4, 2020, at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort in…

WeChat Mini Programs Showcases New Capabilities to Celebrate its Third Anniversary

Total Transactions Surpasses 800 Billion RMB in 2019 Tencent's WeChat team celebrated WeChat Mini Programs' 3rd Anniversary by revealing that total transaction value generated on Mini Programs has exceeded 800 billion RMB in 2019, an increase of 160% year-on-year and a clear demonstration of the platform's tremendous business value. The announcement took place at the 2020 WeChat Open Class PRO event in Guangzhou, the flagship conference for business partners and developers where Tencent shares successful business cases…

Lyte Launches Send Tickets

Lyte's New Send Tickets Feature Allows Fans to Safely and Securely Sell or Transfer Live Event Tickets to a Friend or Another Fan, No Questions Asked  Lyte, the technology platform putting real tickets back in the hands of fans, has introduced the first new feature from its forthcoming platform update. Send Tickets is a new, convenient and safe feature that lets sellers decide who their ticket goes to. This enhancement to the Lyte Official Ticket Exchange gives fans the power to sell or transfer live event tickets…

Bold Screen powered ‘BestSelf TV’ OTT App Launches, Cornering the Women’s Lifestyle Market

BestSelf TV, a new women's lifestyle OTT app, has officially launched and is now available on the ROKU platform. The app is designed specifically for women and focuses on "helping women become their best self."  Women are to feel empowered, motivated and entertained with the variety of genres found in the app. With the launch of BestSelf TV, consumers can enjoy a diverse spread of videos from fitness, beauty, home, and food content. Within those categories, instructional videos can be followed in the comfort of your home;…

Data Driver Cinelytic Engages Warner Bros. Pictures International to Utilize Their Revolutionary AI-Driven Content and Talent Valuation…

Data-Informed Decision Making to Enhance the Greenlight Process for Film Studios Cinelytic Inc., has announced that Warner Bros. Pictures International (WBPI) has officially signed on to use their platform - a revolutionary new AI-driven project management system that was launched for the motion picture industry last year. WBPI will leverage the power of Cinelytic to inform decision making around content and talent valuation to support release strategies. Cinelytic engages Warner Bros. Pictures International to use…

Gamut Selects Nielsen’s Marketing Cloud to Power Local OTT Data Targeting

Nielsen and Gamut are excited to announce that they are amplifying their successful, existing relationship with Gamut signing a new multi-year agreement for the use of Nielsen Marketing Cloud's Data Management Platform (DMP). With this agreement, Gamut, a business started by Cox Media Group and a leader in local over-the-top (OTT) advertising, will use Nielsen's DMP to help advertisers achieve a richer understanding of consumers, intelligently target audiences, and drive better business outcomes. As OTT platforms continue…

NextGen Leads, a Top-Tier Insurance Lead Generation Platform, Partners with Clearpoint Agency for Public Relations and Marketing…

Award-Winning PR Firm Hired to Provide Strategic Integrated Communications Program for Insurance Sales Leads Company Founded by EX-Googler Clearpoint Agency, a public relations (PR) and digital marketing firm, announced it is leading public relations and marketing communications for NextGen Leads, a top-tier health, Medicare and auto insurance sales leads company. @ClearpointPR is leading public relations and marketing communications for NextGen Leads Clearpoint is managing PR strategy, media relations, social media and…

Global Leadership Hires Drive New Decade of Disruption, Growth and Opportunity at Exclusive Networks

Global Cybersecurity and Cloud Specialist VAD Strengthens Leadership Team With New Svp Appointments to Further Accelerate Growth and Innovation Exclusive Networks announced the appointments of four new Senior Vice Presidents to complement its existing global leadership team. The appointments of Gerard Allison (SVP, EMEA), Brad Gray (SVP, APAC), Scott Lewis (SVP, Americas) and Barrie Desmond (SVP Marketing & Communications) will provide strategic in-theatre leadership, supporting the company’s continuing success in…

SnapLogic Appoints Dayle Hall as Chief Marketing Officer

Seasoned B2B Executive to Build and Lead Innovative Marketing Initiatives as Self-Service Integration Leader Accelerates Growth and Expansion SnapLogic, provider of the #1 Intelligent Integration Platform, announced that it has named Dayle Hall as its new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Hall, who brings two decades of success building and scaling marketing organizations for high-growth technology companies, will lead the company’s global marketing initiatives including: branding and digital marketing, corporate…

Talview Partners With LinkedIn Talent Hub to Put AI-powered Live Video Interviewing Inside the New ATS

With the Integration of Live Video Interviewing, Users of Linkedin Talent Hub Can Interview Candidates Anywhere and at Anytime, Objectively Assess Hard and Soft Skills, and Verify Authenticity Artificial Intelligence (AI) recruitment startup Talview announces that it's an integration partner with LinkedIn's Applicant Tracking System (ATS), Talent Hub. LinkedIn Talent Hub allows organizations to source, manage, and hire candidates from one place, and Talview's live interviewing capabilities are now integrated into the…