A Penny For Your Thoughts: Can Consumers Become The Benefactors Of Our Own Data?

Have you ever heard someone say, “A penny for your thoughts”? I hear the expression regularly, but no one has ever actually given me a penny for my thoughts – or my data, for that matter. We live in a world where data is king; and yet, we have very little control over how our personal data is used for the financial gain of those that collect it. In light of data breaches, privacy concerns, and recent General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in Europe, perhaps it’s time we take the ownership and monetization back into our…

Empowering Consumers to Control their Personal Data, Freckle Launches Killi

Killi, the Revolutionary App Built on the Blockchain, Not Only Allows Consumers Control of their Identity but Provides F500 Brands with GDPR-Compliant Data Freckle IoT, the leading multi-channel offline attribution company, announced the launch of Killi, a consumer application built on the blockchain that allows people to take back control of their identity from corporations that have been using it for their benefit without the consumers’ express consent. Now available in both the Apple and Google stores in North America,…

US Consumers Becoming More Open to Sharing Data: Acxiom Report

Joint Study by Acxiom and Data & Marketing Association Reveals Almost Half of American Consumers Feel More Comfortable With Data Exchange Than They Did Previously Acxiom, the data foundation for the world's best marketers, released a new report in partnership with the Data & Marketing Association (DMA), that found US consumers are becoming more open to engaging in data exchanges in return for better offers and services. The joint study, “Data Privacy: What the Consumer Really Thinks,” discovered nearly half of…

Localytics Data Privacy Services Help Enterprises Deliver Personalized Mobile Experiences Without Sacrificing Consumer Trust

New Services Helps Enterprises Go Beyond GDPR Compliance to Proactively Protect Their Users' Privacy Localytics, the leading mobile engagement platform, is expanding its data privacy services to help enterprises strike the right balance between providing the personalized mobile experiences that consumers want and ensuring consumer data is protected. 80% of consumers are more likely to do business with a company if it offers a personalized experience. That is especially true on mobile, yet recent events and data breaches…

Insights Network Study Shows US Consumers Want Privacy and Protection of Personal Data

Nine out of 10 Consumers Think it is Unethical for Personal Info to be Shared Without Consent, Says Study All our personal data continues to be a major source of revenue for companies like Google and Facebook, but we consumers have still been unable to leverage our data for profit. To further drill into the details, Insights Network commissioned a survey of 1,000 consumers in the United States and found that the respondents are eagerly awaiting a change in the data sharing landscape. Consumers want an increase in…

Brands Must Show Loyalty To Earn Loyalty, According To Alliance Data’s New Consumer Study

Gen Z and Millennials Play by Their Own Set of Rules, and Now Loyalty Does, Too NextGen consumers are leading the retail industry to a new view on loyalty, according to new research by Alliance Data's card services business, a provider of a market-leading private label, co-brand, and business credit card programs. The newly released study, "The Rules of NextGen Loyalty," reveals how Gen Z and Millennials have been empowered by unique experiences, technology, and the power of choice to engage brands and experience loyalty…

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…

TechBytes with Mindy Pankoke, Product Manager, Consumer Marketing Data Solutions, Experian

Mindy Pankoke Product Manager, Consumer Marketing Data Solutions, Experian Good data can drive great customer experience. With changing expectations on customer experience, there has never been an accurate estimation of what the best “Customer Experience’ feels like. While modern marketers aggressively approach a customer-centric model to build experience programs across channels, an ideal experience could either be an everlasting moment or one that is forgotten in the blink of an eye. To better understand how brands…

Acxiom and Amex Advance Launch New Data-Driven Offering to Predict Consumer Purchase Intent

Amex Advance combines predictive insights with Acxiom InfoBase® to increase marketing effectiveness Acxiom, the data foundation for the world's best marketers, and Amex Advance, a personalization services business within American Express, today announced the launch of a joint data-driven offering to predict purchase intent across the broad US consumer population. Currently, Acxiom provides the data foundation for the world’s best marketers. The company enables people-based marketing everywhere through a simple, open…

Data Science Firm 0ptimus Choses comScore as Measurement Source for Consumer Overlays

comScore's Television and Digital Measurement Will Help Agency Create New Targeting Products comScore announced that data science firm 0ptimus will comprehensively match comScore's television ratings and digital measurement with 0ptimus' nationwide custom modeled audiences. Such matching will allow 0ptimus more in-depth political targeting on an individual basis across all marketing channels including TV and digital. 0ptimus, which works with political campaigns and brands to help find key audiences and…

The Telos Foundation Welcomes Unbiased, a Data Marketplace Designed to Combat Bias in Artificial Intelligence

Unbiased, a startup based in Goteborg, Sweden, has set a March 6 launch date for its new Data Marketplace that uses a combination of crowd-sourcing, blockchain, and artificial intelligence to enable a transparent collection of trustworthy data The artificial intelligence community has a problem; their data sources are riddled with bias. "We live in the era of AI, and data requirements are increasing rapidly. AI & Machine Learning have the potential to shape industries like Healthcare,…

Valassis Research Identifies Factors That Influence Consumer Shopping

Brands Need to Pivot Based on What Consumers Shop For; Insights Drive Purchase Intent Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, shared additional insights from “The Future of How People Shop” research, delving into how consumer shopping behavior varies across categories. Based on responses from 1,000 U.S. consumers and conversations with industry leaders, the Valassis survey – conducted in partnership with Kantar – uncovers shopping behaviors, the triggers that influence consumers and the…

Domo Launches its Next Generation Appstore Including Third-Party Data Catalog from AWS Data Exchange

With New Enterprise Apps, One of the Industry’s Largest Collection of Data Connectors and an Expanding Partner Ecosystem, Domo Makes It Easy to Find and Build Solutions to Modernize Any Business Process Domo launched the next generation of the Domo Appstore including a new collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) designed to help customers modernize any business process and get BI leverage at cloud scale in record time. Through Domo’s collaboration with AWS, customers will be able to access and integrate any data…

IAB “250 Brands to Watch” Identifies the Most Disruptive US Direct-to-Consumer Brands and Services

IAB has unveiled the most disruptive, influential DTC brands. More than 3,500 brands were analyzed before IAB narrowed the list to the most important 250 direct-to-consumer products. This year, for the first time ever, 100 service companies were added. "These brands epitomize the growing disruptor brand economy, representing the leading edge of business development across the U.S. and globally," says IAB CEO Randall Rothenberg. "We watch these brands because their business model, personalized relationships with consumers…

RevTrax Launches Privacy-Friendly Data Services to Help Brands Personalize Pricing & Promotion

Cutting-edge data science predicts purchase behavior while protecting consumer privacy RevTrax, the industry pioneer and market leader in offer management solutions, and the exclusive Offer Management Platform (OMP) provider to hundreds of multinational consumer brands, announced the launch of data services to help brands better understand consumer sensitivity to pricing and promotion. Using data science, RevTrax now offers its client partners the ability to leverage insights from billions of consumer engagement data…

VERB Launches Consumer-Facing Version of Its LEARN App for Market Leader Vasayo

VERB Technology Company, Inc., a leader in business-focused interactive video CRM, marketing, and sales enablement applications, announced a renewal and major expansion of its relationship with Vasayo, a leading provider of nutritional supplements. Vasayo provides high-quality nutritional products that are specially formulated to overcome many of the issues consumers tend to encounter in the supplement industry, such as those caused by dilution, problems with body absorption, and ingredient degradation. Through its…

Horizon Media Launches New Company, Night Market, a Dedicated Data Intelligence Commerce Business

Horizon Media Hires AI Leader Randy Browning as President to Lead Night Market Horizon Media, a leader in driving business-based outcomes for marketers, announced that it has launched a new data intelligence company, Night Market. Night Market is designed to provide brands with unique insights into consumer purchase behaviour within the walled gardens of Amazon, Google and Facebook, thus giving brands unprecedented control of the consumer e-purchase journey. Night Market will be led by a leading AI and data intelligence…

Enea Launches Cloud-Native 4G/5G Unified Data Manager

The Cloud-Native Unified Data Manager Builds on a Software-Defined Approach to Manage and Monetize Data Enea launched the Enea Unified Data Manager, a hardware-agnostic, cloud-native network function for 4G and 5G data management. The software performs the 3GPP functions of Unified Data Management (UDM) in 5G networks and interoperates with any Home Subscriber Server (HSS) in 4G. The solution is a critical component in multi-vendor and multi-generation network architectures. Operators, who initially focused on the…

Raydiant’s New Consumer Behavior Report Highlights the Importance of Retailers Creating In-Store Experiences

Digital signage and in-store experience solutions provider Raydiant has released the findings from their State of Consumer Behavior Report 2020. The report surveyed 1,000 US consumers on Jan. 19, 2020 with a goal of better understanding the evolving habits, preferences, and behaviors of consumers shopping both online and offline. Marketing Technology News: BlackBerry Secures the Modern Workforce with New Digital Workplace Raydiant Bobby Marhamat, CEO of Raydiant said: "The findings confirm our…

Dathena Opens US Headquarters, Bringing AI Data Protection to US Enterprises

Deep-Tech Innovator Delivers Cost-Effective Data Security for Global Businesses Dathena, the leader in AI-powered data-protection and privacy-management for global enterprises, today announced the official opening of its U.S. headquarters, located in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan in New York City. With offices in Singapore, Thailand, France, Switzerland, and now the United States, Dathena’s global growth positions the tech leader to capitalize on the rapid evolution of the $120 billion data protection market.…