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Addressability in OTT Is More Than Just Checking The Box

Recently, there have been a number of public discussions about the future of TV (both linear and VOD) and addressability and measurement in the OTT space. A key component of these discussions is that cross-device addressability within OTT is easy to do and essentially a solved issue and that what the industry is really lacking is consensus and standards. The truth is, cross-device addressability, which is core to OTT measurement, is not solved. Not even close. OTT addressability which is tied directly to cross-device…

Interview with Adrian Pike, CMO, district m

"Audiences are demanding more, they want less intrusive ads whilst at the same time more engaging ones. This is reflected by the creation of other associations like the ‘Coalition for better ads’and in the growing interest for DCO (Dynamic Content Optimization)."Tell us about your role at district m? What inspired you to be part of an advertising technology company? As CMO, my role includes all aspects of Marketing, from Brand Awareness to Demand Generation for the district m brand and sub-brands. I was offered the…

Pessimistic Security, Embedded AI and GDPR to Reign Supreme in the Legal Sector in 2018

Roy Russell, CEO of Ascertus Limited, highlights the top three technology trends in the legal sector in 2018 The Shift From Optimistic to Pessimistic Security Will Gain Momentum It is widely acknowledged that, be it intentionally or inadvertently, people are the weakest link for organizations when it comes to security. With law firms being an especially attractive target for cybercriminals, and vulnerable as their security measures are often found to be inadequate; clients will demand tangible, demonstrable and even…

Interacting with Consumers Without Writing a Word

Apparently, humans now only concentrate for around eight seconds. For anyone who works in mobile marketing, this probably won’t come as a surprise: keeping users engaged and making sure your messages aren’t simply swiped away is a full-time job. So it’s worth noting that the secret to increasing customer interaction with your messaging might not be written in the words you’re sending out. Studies have shown that our brains process images thousands of times faster than words, which in those key eight seconds of…

Our Look Back at 2017

As we jump into 2018, we wanted to take a look back at 2017 with you. We’ve made new friends, engineered new functionality, hosted events, and even won awards for our software and company culture. We’re so grateful for all the hard work and collaboration our teams and customers put into 2017 to make it the success it was. Customers shared their success stories We have to start off by thanking you, our incredible community of 3,000 admins and hundreds of thousands of users across 600 customers for your loyalty, evidenced by…

Mobile Growth Summit 2018 Announces Speakers From Facebook, Google, Dropbox, Pandora, Reddit and Others

North America’s Largest Mobile-only Growth Conference To Include Sessions on Cryptocurrency, Virtual Reality and More Mobile Growth Fellowship, the mobile industry's largest network of user acquisition and growth leaders, announced an impressive lineup of speakers and content for its upcoming Mobile Growth Summit 2018. North America’s largest mobile-only growth and marketing conference, Mobile Growth Summit will bring together more than 1,000 attendees and 100 speakers to share insights on how to grow mobile app…

Latest Canvs Study Proves Audience Emotions Predict Live TV Viewership

'This Is Us’ Saw a 10% Increase In Live Tune-In Following a Strong Week of Emotional Reactions (ERs) Driven by Talent Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and emotion measurement leader Canvs has announced a joint study on how the television show audience Emotional Reactions (ERs) impact the following week’s live airing viewership. The study on Audience Emotions -- Reacting to Actors, Characters, and Programs: Social TV Content and Television Viewing Behavior -- found that certain viewer ERs in response to…

Fireside Chat with Jeff Pedowitz

Jeff Pedowitz talks about his journey in setting up The Pedowitz Group. My Journey, My Company: How I Conceived Of The Pedowitz Group (TPG)  As President and CEO, I am responsible for setting the company’s vision and strategic direction along with managing all daily operations. This is my third business. I started in the restaurant business, owning and operating 35 Subway Sandwich franchises.  This provided a foundation for operations, controls, and measurements. I also owned a sales training company, which gave me…

ZoomInfo Announces Compliance with the Forthcoming GDPR

Ensuring Customers and Partners Are Aware of New Principles and Regulations to Better Evaluate Implications of the GDPR Zoom Information Inc., the world's most comprehensive B2B data provider, announced today it's on track to become fully compliant with the regulations set forth by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Europe's new framework for data protection which replaces the 1995 EU Data Protection Directive (DPD). By achieving GDPR compliance by May 2018, ZoomInfo ensures that its collection of contact and…

Choozle Unfurls 2018 Roadmap Product Enhancements

Choozle Announces 2018 Roadmap and a Sneak Peek at Upcoming Product Enhancements Digital marketing and advertising platform, Choozle has announced its 2018 roadmap, in addition to a sneak peek at upcoming product enhancements. The company revealed that revenues grew at 120% from January to December 2017. This growth enabled Choozle to raise $6 million in Series B funding in Q4 2017. Choozle confirmed that the proceeds will support continued product innovation on the core self-service advertising platform as well as…

The Three Types of Ad Fraud Marketers Should Know About – and How to Tackle Them

Predicted to cost brands $16.4 billion last year alone, ad fraud is a growing challenge that a marketer can no longer ignore. And with fraudsters constantly adjusting their tactics to evade detection, staying one step ahead can seem like an impossible challenge. Marketers must educate themselves on the different types of fraud – including the latest tactics – and work with their ad tech partners to protect their campaigns and stay above the fray. In this article, we’ll describe three types of ad fraud marketers need to be…

Urban Airship AI Marketing Orchestration Unveiled for Optimized Customer Engagement

Urban Airship's New Predictive Machine Learning and Intelligent Orchestration Allows Marketers to Effortlessly Coordinate Communications Across All Digital Channels and Reduce Costs Leading digital growth company for brands, Urban Airship has announced the extension of its open data and channels to support existing MarTech solutions, while adding new native support for triggered email and SMS notifications. Urban Airship AI Marketing Orchestration Allows Brands to Grow Beyond Contemporary Personalization Standards in an…

NGDATA Adds New Enhancements to the Lily Customer Data Platform

Group DNA, OneAnalytics, and Other New and Expanded Features Provide Additional Insights to Marketers to Deliver More Relevant Customer Experiences NGDATA®, the customer experience management solutions company, has announced enhancements to Lily™, the company’s next-generation customer data platform, designed to help marketers deliver more relevant customer experiences powered by deeper insights and context around individuals and groups. The company’s next-generation customer data platform, Lily™, puts people at the…

Pega Research: Fears Notwithstanding, Executives Believe AI and Robotics Could Improve Workplace

Latest Pega Study Finds Teaming Machine Intelligence, AI and Robotics With Humans Can Help Organizations Embrace a New Era of Efficient and Meritocratic Workforces Organizations believe that pairing humans alongside machine intelligence, AI and Robotics will create a more effective, engaged, and meritocratic workforce, according to a new global study released by Pegasystems Inc., the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises. Read More: The Future of a Modern Workplace:…

Upland Software Transforms User Experience for Critical Business Applications Through FileBound

Latest Release of the Upland's Filebound Workflow Automation Solution Provides an Innovative Experience That Anticipates and Intelligently Delivers Content Within Commonly Used Business Applications Upland Software, Inc., a leader in Enterprise Work Management software, today announced a new release for FileBound, its industry-leading workflow automation solution. The latest release focuses on content availability, performance and reliability, security, and enhances the day-to-day interaction between FileBound and an…

RizePoint in 2018 Shatter List for Actively Working to Break Technology’s Glass Ceiling

RizePoint Was Recognized in the Shatter List for Its Commitment to Providing Growth Opportunities for Qualified Women at All Levels of the Organization RizePoint, the leader in quality experience management software, announced that it has been recognized in the Women Tech Council's 2018 Shatter List for its measures to help break technology's glass ceiling. RizePoint was among 44 companies recognized based on the successful implementation of measures that create inclusive cultures where women can contribute and…

28 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Affect Your Business and Life in 2018

Like it or not, the machines are claiming new territory. And by “machines” I mean artificial intelligence (AI). Our business and personal lives are touched by AI every day. That friendly lady who took your information and looked up your account when you called your insurance company? A robot. That helpful service on Netflix that recommends new shows to watch? An AI algorithm. That stilted voice that gives you directions when you’re lost in a new city? AI. Amazon’s helpful home assistant, Alexa and…

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…

Periscope By McKinsey Announces Availability of its Sales Solutions on the Anaplan Platform

Periscope Rep Planner, Now Available on the Anaplan App Hub, Is an End-To-End Sales Growth Analytics Solution Periscope By McKinsey, a suite of solutions focusing on price, promotion, assortment, sales and marketing optimization to achieve sustainable revenue growth, has announced that Periscope Rep Planner, part of its Sales Solutions is now available on the Anaplan platform. Anaplan provides a cloud planning platform that connects data, people, and plans in every part of a business. Large and fast-growing…

Digital Media Veteran Mike Peralta Takes On As EVP, Central Sales & Operations At Criteo

Mike Peralta Has Global Experience in Effective Sales Strategies Development, Data Management and Performance Advertising Platform Management Criteo S.A., the leading commerce marketing technology company, named Mike Peralta as Executive Vice President (EVP), Central Sales & Operations. Peralta brings more than 20 years of management and internet technology experience with deep expertise in the advertising technology and digital advertising industries. In his new role with Criteo, he will oversee the central sales…