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Genesys Acquires Altocloud to Empower All Businesses with Improved Sales and Service Results Through AI and Journey Analytics

Genesys Customers Gain Rich Real-Time Engagement Capability to Deliver a Hyper-Personalised Experience, Resulting in Higher Lead Conversion and Customer Satisfaction Genesys, the global leader in omnichannel customer experience and contact center solutions, has completed the acquisition of privately held Altocloud Ltd., an industry-leading cloud-based customer journey analytics provider. By adding the Altocloud solution to its portfolio, Genesys strengthens its capability in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine…

SintecMedia Relaunches as Operative

Operative Delivers the Ingredients for Media Companies to Create Multi-Channel Marketplaces SintecMedia, the leader in advertising business management, announced recently that it will relaunch as Operative. The global organization will focus on delivering the technology components global media companies need to create their own ad sales and content platform across digital, linear, advanced TV and other channels. Media companies need key digital ingredients to thrive in a quickly changing advertising market. As media…

Momo Announces Acquisition of Tantan‎

Tantan Is a Leading Social and Dating App in China for the Young Generation Momo Inc., a leading mobile social networking platform in China, announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with Tantan Limited and all of its shareholders, pursuant to which Momo agreed to acquire 100% fully diluted equity stake in Tantan for a combination of share consideration and cash, including approximately 5.3 million newly issued Class A ordinary shares of the Company and US$600.9 million in cash. The deal is expected to close in…

Intelligence Partner Brings RingCentral Cloud Communications Solutions to Businesses in Spain

Intelligence Partner Is a Google Premier Partner, and These Product Integrations Between RingCentral and Google Solutions Are Key to Empowering Workforces to Be More Productive RingCentral UK, Ltd., a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of RingCentral, Inc., announced that Intelligence Partner, a consulting leader in cloud computing solutions, has selected RingCentral as its exclusive cloud communications and collaboration solutions provider. With…

Interview with Pushpa Ithal, Founder and CEO, Advo.Ninja

"Corporate culture has been moving towards employees deeply embracing their employer’s brand. Social media is the best platform to showcase this employee-employer relation."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to Advo.Ninja? I am the founder and CEO of Advo.Ninja, an enterprise social platform. I am passionate about building products that solve problems, are easy to use and deliver tangible results. I have worked for startups like SilverTail Systems and large companies like Oracle and EMC in…

Tech Giants to Attend Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Conference 2018

The TMT 2018, Starting Today, February 26, Will See Thought Leaders Share Their Insights on the Latest Industry Trends This year Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Conference will see tech gurus from companies like Facebook, Criteo, Cognizant, Pegasystems, Akamai, Apptio, Zendesk, LiveRamp, Acxiom, Nielsen, etc. participate in the four-day conference. TMT 2018 is being held from February 26 to 2018 - March 1 at The Palace Hotel, San Francisco, California. Morgan Stanley is bringing together more than…

Interview with Michael King, Executive Recruiter, King Recruiting

"Marketers will need to have very strong analytical skills to be able decipher all the data that will be coming at them, and also they have to be able to combine that with a great imagination so they can be a truly modern marketer."Tell us about you got into the Recruiting business. Back in 1998 I ran into an old friend at a golf course that I hadn’t seen in years. I asked him what he was up to. He said that he was a recruiter. My response was, “for the Army and Navy?” I did not know anyone that was a recruiter. He told…

Oktopost Selected by Marketo as ‘Technology Partner of the Year’

The Leading Engagement Platform Provider Marketo Has Awarded Oktopost the 'Technology Partner of the Year' Oktopost, the only social media management platform that is architected for B2B enterprise companies, announced its selection as the "Technology Partner of the Year" by Marketo, the world-leading engagement platform. The Technology Partner of the Year award was announced two weeks ago in Las Vegas at Marketo's Revenue Kickoff Meeting, which is Marketo's biggest partner event, bringing together employees,…

Interview with Andre Yee, CEO, Triblio

"I think the lines between multi-channel marketing programs and sales automation will blur by 2020. This means tighter and smarter integrations between sales and marketing."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to start an ABM platform?  I'm the founder and CEO of Triblio. Prior to Triblio, I was SVP Product Development for Eloqua where I helped grow a $20M company to IPO and subsequently a $1B exit to Oracle. I was inspired to start an ABM company because I believe existing marketing automation…

ON24 Grows New Bookings by More Than 50% YoY for an Unprecedented Fourth Quarter

More Than 2,000 Businesses Use ON24 To Engage Customers And Prospects And Transform Engagement Into Revenue With more than 70 percent of marketers prioritizing lead quality over quantity, businesses are putting data-driven, engaging webinars at the core of their demand generation strategy. As a result, over 850 new and expanded accounts turned to ON24 to engage and convert prospects into lifetime customers through the company's marketing platform. "With the rise of the data-driven marketer, the marketing…

Aptrinsic Adds Email Channel to Help Companies Deliver Hyper-personalized Customer Communications

Empowering SaaS Companies to Execute on More Personalized Onboarding and Customer Marketing Experiences Aptrinsic, the company behind the Product Experience Platform, has announced the addition of email engagements to its solution. Designed for product managers and product growth managers, the Aptrinsic platform enables companies to deliver more interactive product experiences by guiding their customers to really know, love, and use their products. "While there are numerous email solutions available, most fall short in…

TechBytes with JJ Kardwell, CEO and Co-founder, EverString

JJ Kardwell CEO and Co-founder, EverString Data is the new digital currency. Many companies are struggling to clear their data streams and leverage the benefits that DMPs offer. We spoke to JJ Kardwell, CEO, and Co-founder of EverString to understand how marketers can address the issue of data and its uses.Tell us about your role at EverString, and the team and technology that you handle? I am the CEO and Co-founder of EverString, the leading marketing and sales intelligence software company. EverString helps B2B…

Simplaex’s AI Fuels 3X Revenue Growth in 2017

Simplaex’s AI Technology to Classify, Target and Retarget Online Users Has Been Among the First Data Intelligence Companies to Fully Comply with the GDPR Simplaex, the world’s most advanced artificial intelligence-powered user classification technology, saw 2017 revenues increase 3x over 2016, headcount climb to 28, and strong market share worldwide, according to Co-Founder and CEO Jeffry van Ede. Simplaex’s success can be directly attributed to the ongoing development and application of Wallace, it’s artificial…

DataFox Launches Account Scoring to Help B2B Teams Find Best-Fit Accounts

A Data-Focused Approach to Account-Based Sales and Marketing DataFox, the Company Intelligence provider, has launched Account Scoring, a new product that helps businesses and financial firms find and prioritize their best-fit targets. As account-based strategies grow in prominence, sales and marketing teams are increasingly relying on Artificial Intelligence to predict which accounts to prioritize. However, the challenge with any account-based approach boils down to two components: a robust data foundation and a…

Lumavate Adds IT Veteran Bill McConnell to Its Board of Managers

Lumavate, a leading platform for building cloud-based mobile apps, is pleased to announce that former IU Health and Boston Scientific senior leader, Bill McConnell, has joined Lumavate’s Board of Managers. Recommended Read: Marketing Strategies Turn To Mobile For Data And The Role Of AI In 2018 McConnell’s career in IT and life sciences spans more than 20 years. Previously, he was the senior vice president and CIO at IU Health, SVP at Boston Scientific, vice president and CIO at Guidant, and COO at RCI. Currently,…

Dare or Drop: Top Challenges for Marketers Set to Intensify in 2018

Executives from Top Marketing Technology Companies Participated in Our Predictions Series 2018 and Identified the Top Challenges That Marketers Would Face in 2018 In 2018, what would be the best "personality" to define you as a marketer-- an angler, a crossbow hunter, a weekend rockstar, or a Zen monk. Well, whatever quality best suits you may not make that much of a difference if you (your marketing campaigns) fail to deliver customer experiences with a context, within set rules of transparency, data privacy, and of…

PartnerTap Unleashes its Revolutionary Sales Collaboration and Intelligent Partnering Technology with Scribe’s Data Integration Platform

Partnertap Selects the Scribe Software Ipaas to Customize Communication between a Sales Organization Using the Partnertap Collaboration Platform and Their Channel Partners PartnerTap, the world's first B2B account-based partner collaboration solution, and Scribe Software, a global data integration leader, announced a partnership that will allow organizations to easily connect to PartnerTap using Scribe’s growing list of CRM connectors. The partnership allows more sales organizations to take advantage of PartnerTap’s…

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…

Cognovi Labs Closes $2.3 Million Seed Funding

Graduate of Ikove Startup Nursery to Further Scale Its Emotion-Based Ai Technology, Following String of High-Profile Political Predictions Cognovi Labs, the developer of the SaaS platform for emotion-based artificial intelligence (Emotion AI), closed $2.3 million in seed funding. Columbus-based Ikove Venture Partners led the capital raise alongside HBS Alumni Angels of Greater New York, Bossa Nova Investimentos and a leading angel investor group from Europe. Cognovi leverages its Emotion AI to make predictions for…

Refer.com Acquires Referral Key

The Move Unites The World's Largest Online Referral Network with The World's Leading Referral SaaS Solution Recently Refer.com, Inc. shook-up both the SaaS and small business world by announcing its acquisition of Referral Key, Inc. – the world's largest online referral network. Boston based Referral Key is home to nearly 5 million professionals and businesses who come together to connect and help grow each other's businesses by referring prospective clients to one another. Refer.com CEO, Tom Gay, described the…