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CoreMedia Appoints Jim Stirewalt to Role of Chief Revenue Officer

Former IBM and SAP Executive to Drive the Company's Revenue Generating Functions CoreMedia, developer of the content management and experience orchestration platform, CoreMedia Content Cloud, announced the promotion of Jim Stirewalt to the global role of Chief Revenue Officer. Stirewalt, who came to CoreMedia after executive leadership roles at both SAP and IBM, was formerly the company's SVP and General Manager for the Americas. Stirewalt will be directly responsible for managing all of CoreMedia's…

Copper Launches New Partner Program and Hires Olga Lykova as Global Vice President of Partnerships

The leading CRM for G Suite Unveils Its 2020 Partner Ambassador Program Focusing on Google Partnerships, Expanding Benefits to Reseller Partners, Technology Partners, Affiliates and Launching Referral Motion Copper, the leading provider of CRM for G Suite, announced the launch of its 2020 Partner Ambassador Program which is focused on bridging the gap between CRM and productivity for the small business ecosystem using G Suite. Additionally, Olga Lykova has joined Copper as its Global Vice President of Partnerships. In her…

Samsung Showcases Innovative Retail Solutions to Reinvent the Customer Experience at NRF 2020

Samsung Continues to Transform the Shopping Experience for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers with Display, Mobile and Behavior-Sensing Solutions At this year’s National Retail Federation (NRF): Retail’s Big Show, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. is featuring its latest retail innovations to help brick-and-mortar retailers reinvent the in-store experience for customers. Powered by its latest display solutions, mobile devices, and behavior-sensing technologies, Samsung along with partners, are spotlighting solutions that provide…

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…

Coming to a Store Near You: Aruba Advances Digital Retail Experiences with SD-Branch Innovations

SD-Branch Pioneer Extends Zero Trust Security and New Cloud-native Management Capabilities to Enable Non-stop Retail Operations at Scale Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, announced the next milestone for its SD-Branch solution that enables more secure, streamlined and simplified deployment and management of large distributed retail networks. “As we continue to grow our retail stores internationally, we are laser-focused on using technology to deliver our customers a truly unique shopping experience” A…

DoubleVerify Launches Authentic Performance, a New Paradigm for Ensuring Digital Ad Effectiveness

New Offering Expected to Drive Return on Investment (ROI) for Global Advertisers DoubleVerify ("DV"), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, announced the launch of Authentic Performance®, the first data solution in the market to provide predictive data expected to drive campaign performance – from the impact of an ad’s presentation to key dimensions of consumer engagement. A number of DV customers, including global CPG brand Mondelez, currently are using Authentic Performance in beta…

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…

YuppTV Bags the Digital Broadcast Rights for BCCI Home Season

YuppTV users in Continental Europe, Central Asia, SAARC Countries & MENA Regions Can Catch All the Action Live YuppTV, the world's leading OTT platform for South-Asian content, has bagged the digital broadcast rights for the BCCI Home Season. Following the development, YuppTV users in major countries across the globe will be able to catch their favourite sporting action live on the platform. The BCCI Home Season features spirited action between Sri Lanka, Australia, South Africa, and India. YuppTV is…

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…

Merkle Launches New Stream Media, Enabling Retailers to Grow Digital Ad Revenue

Customized Offering Improves Retailers’ Personalized Experiences for Shoppers Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced the launch of New Stream Media, a solution that allows retailers to grow their digital ad revenue, create more personalized experiences for consumers, and form unique partnerships with manufacturers. “With the creation of New Stream Media, Merkle aims to provide an additional revenue opportunity for retailers during a particularly competitive time in…

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…

Now, Experience AR Experience in Your Mastercard Transactions

Mastercard Launches Augmented Reality - AR Experience to Bring Card Benefits to Life; New AR Experience Application Informs and Empowers Cardholders to Maximize the Full Potential of Their Card Benefits Global technology company for payments, Mastercard has unveiled a new AR experience app that lets cardholders see, explore and access the benefits of their Mastercard. The industry-first card benefits app delivers a photorealistic AR experience that transports users to a 360-degree virtual environment, where a series of…

It’s ‘Merry-Go-Round’ for Mastercard Sonic with the First-Ever Music Single

Brands Can No Longer Ignore the Power of Digital Audio Marketing. Mastercard Unveiled Its First-Ever Music Single, Delivering Latest Evolution of Its Sonic Brand Identity for the Next Decade Mastercard has chosen to redefine how it interacts with customers and partners with a unique audio marketing campaign for its Sonic brand. The global technology company for payments and Big Data announced its first-ever song drop for its sonic brand identity at CES 2020. At the time of this announcement, Tom Poleman, Chief…

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…