Calabrio Study: C-Level Execs Rely on Limited Data to Drive Business Change

New Findings by a Calabrio Report Show Organizations Ignore Crucial Sources of Customer Feedback, Thus Missing out on Opportunities to Meet Customer Expectations Companies know they must adapt to change to compete, but often don’t rely on a wide enough lens into data to drive change. A new study announced by Calabrio last week, titled, “Business Transformation and Analytics: Driving Change in a Customer-Centric World,” revealed that 85 percent of executives know that data and analytics are critical to informing sales and…

CleverTouch Unveils ‘Momentum’ for Email; Becomes a Marketo Accelerate Partner

Created by CleverTouch DevLab, Momentum Revolutionizes the Email Creation Process for Regional and Central Marketers Using Marketo® CleverTouch, a leading Marketing Automation consultancy and service provider, announced their latest product offering, Momentum. Momentum by CleverTouch is a marketing technology platform that revolutionizes the email creation process in Marketo Engagement Platform®. The company also announced that they are now a Marketo Accelerate Partner. Using Momentum by CleverTouch, marketers can build…

Interview with Haresh Gangwani, CEO and Co-Founder, Bolstra

"When up to 90% of a customer’s value comes after the initial sale, retention isn’t something you want to just pay lip service to."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to start a B2B SaaS Customer Success company?  When I was the Chief Revenue Officer at a SaaS company, we were excelling at acquiring new business, but we weren’t garnering the renewals we wanted. You might say, we had a leaky bucket. We could point our fingers at a slow (poor) implementation process, but I knew this wasn’t a…

TechBytes with Trae Clevenger, EVP Analytics and Chief Strategy Officer, Ansira

Trae Clevenger EVP Analytics and Chief Strategy Officer, Ansira What is one way to achieve business success in 2018? Most CMOs feel companies that are leveraging intelligence at every interaction to acquire, grow and retain best customers would be at the to. Data intelligence ensures channel partner empowerment, delivering long-term profitability to B2B clients. Ansira offers cutting-edge marketing solutions, making every customer interaction count. To better understand the core tenets of Ansira’s Business Strategy…

Content Update: Top MarTech Blogs for Every Marketer’s Platter

Served straight up, here are five MarTech blogs that our marketing analysts felt should make it your To-Do list this weekend. Enjoy. Seen And Heard At SXSW Interactive by Steven Cook This MarTech blog from CMO.com made it to our list by virtue of its uber cool insights and straight-to-point takeaways from the recently-concluded 32nd annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference. The article features insights by Adam Leidhecker, the Brand Strategist at Startup accelerator firm, Coplex; Anne Marie Stephen, CEO, Kwolia  and…

Mondly Launches MondlyAR: The First Augmented Reality Experience That Uses Speech Recognition to Teach Languages

Mondly Introduces MondlyAR, the First Language Learning App Powered by Augmented Reality and Chatbots with Speech Recognition. MondlyAR offers virtual lessons and purposeful conversations in seven languages (French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, American and British English). Throughout the experience, a virtual teacher carries humanlike conversations with the user, processes spoken language, offers instant feedback and replies with a human voice. Mondly, one of the most popular languages learning platforms…

Bizible and Sojourn Solutions Join Forces to Help Marketing Leaders Drive More Impact and Revenue

Together Bizible and Sojourn Solutions Are Helping Marketers Make Better Informed and More Profitable Decisions. Bizible, leaders in B2B marketing attribution software, and Sojourn Solutions, a leading marketing operations firm specializing in marketing automation for the B2B enterprise market, have announced their partnership. “by partnering with Bizible, Sojourn Solutions can offer our customers a best-in-class marketing attribution solution. Bizible is unique in letting businesses see granular touchpoints - all the…

AI Evolves … and Organizations that Manage Digital Content Benefit

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been used within information-driven businesses for many years now. For example, think about forms processing applications where AI technology automatically extracts key data points while capturing and scanning a paper file or ingesting an electronic document. These applications are “trained” with a sample set of forms and then learns from these. This enables the AI technology to process potentially thousands of files with minimal human interaction.  Despite being around for many years,…

Contextual Content and AI: The New Wingmen for Email Marketing Campaigns

The Performance of Your Email Marketing Campaigns Hold the Key to Measure How Well Buyers Respond to New Omnichannel Experiences and Preferences Offered to Them AI and personalization are definitely on the horizon for email marketers in 2018! According to the Email Marketing Industry Census 2017, by Econsultancy in association with Adestra, optimizing mobile email is the most trending technology for marketers to acquire, engage and retain their customers. With a certain overhaul coming to email marketing in 2018, I think…

Branch Becomes Premier Level Partner in Adobe Exchange Partner Program to Drive Digital Experience

Branch Technology Will Be Integrated Across Adobe Experience Cloud to Help Enterprise Marketers Optimize Consumers' Digital Experience and Attribution Branch, the mobile linking infrastructure for the world's best brands, announced that it is joining the Adobe Exchange Partner program at the Premier level. Branch's core mobile linking technology will be integrated with multiple solutions across Adobe Experience Cloud. The integration empowers enterprise marketers to drive significant improvement in campaign performance…

Periscope Data and Amazon Web Services Collaborate to Streamline, Simplify Analytics Workflow

Periscope Data Achieves Advanced Tier Status in the AWS Partner Network; Further Integrates Amazon Redshift with Platform for Data Teams Periscope Data, the world's first software platform built to address the complete analytics lifecycle, announced an expansion of its collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help streamline the analytics workflows of data teams. Periscope Data will now be recognized as an Advanced Tier Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN) for recognition of its overall business investment on…

TouchstoneCRM Is Now Xpedition

Xpedition: Guiding Your Path to Growth TouchstoneCRM, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Touchstone Group, announced that it has changed its name from TouchstoneCRM to Xpedition. A Microsoft Gold Partner for over 15 years, TouchstoneCRM has engaged with clients on hundreds of projects, historically delivering Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The renaming to Xpedition signifies another step in a period of growth and evolution, as the business moves beyond CRM. Every organization's business or digital transformation represents…

Devon MacDonald Named As The New CEO of Mindshare Canada

Devon MacDonald, Currently Chief Strategy Officer, to Assume CEO Role August 1, 2018, after Karen Nayler Retires in July This Year Mindshare North America, the global media agency that is part of WPP, announced that Karen Nayler, Chief Executive Officer, Mindshare Canada, will retire as CEO effective July 31, 2018. Devon MacDonald, currently Chief Strategy Officer, will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer as of August 1, 2018. Nayler has been Mindshare Canada's Chief Executive Officer since 2012. She launched…

Fireside Chat with Scott Brinker

Scott Brinker talks about his Martech journey. The March of Martech  Marketing is quickly becoming one of the most technically advanced professions in the business world. That's still pretty surprising to many people, as marketing historically had been on the opposite end of the spectrum — highly creative, but not particularly technical. This blend of technical and creative skills is fascinating, and we're only going to see a greater entwining of those talents in the years ahead. It will be more than creative and…

FedEx and Evernote to Give Keynotes at the 19th Annual Marketing Impact 2025: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange

Scott Harkins from FedEx and Andrew Malcolm from Evernote to Deliver Keynotes at 19th Annual Marketing Impact 2025: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange Frost & Sullivan is hosting the 19th Annual Marketing Impact 2025: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange, taking place on July 16-18, 2018 at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. The event, themed In Pursuit of a Complete Reinvention of Marketing, will feature two outstanding keynote presenters from two remarkable organizations: FedEx and…

Email Signature Marketing: 10 Tips on How to Drive Leads, Increase Sales and Boost Your Social Following

Despite the rapid growth of social media and technologies, email remains one of the most effective marketing channels. According to a research conducted by the Direct Marketing Association and Demand Metric, email has a median ROI of 122% which is four times higher than other marketing formats such as paid search advertising or social media. The Power Of Email What makes an email such a powerful tool in the hands of marketers and sales reps? Email is one of the few marketing channels that do not depend on a third…

Scala’s Intelligent Visual and Consumer Engagement Solutions on Display at DSE 2018

The Booth Features Innovations from the STRATACACHE Family and Top Scala Partners Scala will feature consumer engagement solutions from the STRATACACHE family of digital media/marketing technology companies at Digital Signage Expo 2018, displaying shopper engagement solutions that feature the intersection of intelligent visual display, consumer analytics and actionable shopper data used to impact the consumer journey. Also featured in the booth are some of Scala's top partners from Latin America, the US and Canada, giving…

Your Buyers are Online: Why Aren’t You?

Bringing Your Business Online to Meet Your Employees and Customers Gartner’s definition of a digital workplace is one that “enables new, more effective ways of working; raising employee engagement and agility; and exploits consumer-oriented styles and technologies.” Because many of the world’s most successful companies have decentralized teams, solutions that facilitate digital collaboration are critical. Slow applications can dampen productivity, discourage digital collaboration and lead to siloed departments -…

MobilSense Acquires Mobile Data Management Company MobilePhire

This Acquisition Amplifies MobilSense's Commitment to Leading the Industry's Advancement towards the next Generation of MMS MobilSense Technologies, a Los Angeles-based provider of managed mobility services (MMS) software, announced that it is acquiring MobilePhire. This acquisition will extend MobilSense's capabilities for controlling data consumption on cellular networks. As a pioneer in mobility management, MobilSense has delivered automation software to over 700 corporate customers. Its award-winning MobilSentry…

TechBytes with Spencer Pingry, Chief Technical Officer, Zaius

Spencer Pingry Chief Technical Officer, Zaius Zaius gives B2C marketers the power to own customer data. This data enables marketer's to grasp their customers' shopping patterns and engage them with personalized, omnichannel campaigns. To understand how should a brand leverage Testing and Optimization software for marketing campaigns, we spoke to Spencer Pingry, Chief Technical Officer, Zaius.Tell us about your role at Zaius and the team/technology you handle. Zaius empowers B2C marketers to better understand how…