The Next Brand Sponsorship Frontier: Enhancing the eSports Fan Experience 

In recent years, the booming business of video games has spawned a huge next generation of consumer engagement.  For those who have been living under a rock—or at least far away from the monitor screens and events that are involving more than 70 million viewers and billions of dollars— this burgeoning phenomenon is the world of competitive eSports. eSports, in which professional video game players face off against each other, has become a fast-expanding spectator sport filled with teams, leagues, and arenas (with yet a…

Seismic Wins Gold For Sales & Customer Service At The 2018 Stevie Awards

The Stevie Awards are the World's Top Honors for Customer Service, Contact Center, Business Development and Sales Professionals Seismic, the leading global sales and marketing enablement solution, has announced that they have been presented with the Gold Stevie® Award in the Sales Enablement – New Version category at the 12th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Read More: Fireside Chat with Shawn Schwegman At the time of this announcement, Doug Winter, Seismic co-founder and CEO, said,…

Webinar World TechBytes with Christine Jacobs Pribilski, Vice President, Marketing, IBM

Christine Jacobs Pribilski Vice President, Marketing, IBM Webinar World’18 is almost upon us. On the agenda is the question that is foremost on every marketer’s mind -‘How to put the personal back in marketing,’ – with a focus on how to build context-based campaigns and deliver events that put the customer first and foster authentic engagement between the audience and the brand. In the run-up to the event, we spoke to martech thought leaders speaking at the event. Christine Jacobs Pribilski, Vice President, Marketing,…

Truesight Consulting Expands Global Footprint with Formal Launch of Expanded Delhi Office

Truesight Also Appoints Industry Veteran, Nitesh Sahay as Country and Region Leader Truesight Consulting, the independent advanced marketing analytics consultancy started by veteran marketing innovators, David Dixon and Sebastian Shapiro, recently announced an expansion of its global footprint with the formal launch of a new office in Delhi, India. The Delhi operation will play a dual role for Truesight Consulting, serving as its main office for India and its regional hub for greater Asia. It will provide full-service…

Qualtrics Announces Online Community Connecting Experience Management Platform Users

Qualtrics, the leader in research and experience management, announced the Qualtrics Community, a new, online forum to bring together users of the Qualtrics Experience Management Platform™. The Qualtrics Community allows users to share best practices, tips and advice about using the Qualtrics Experience Management Platform, the world's only unified experience management platform, utilized by over 8,500 enterprises worldwide to manage the core experiences they provide across their businesses—including customer, product,…

Harmonic Announces VOS SW Cluster for Fast Origination and Delivery of OTT and IPTV Services

The VOS SW Cluster Solution Has Already Been Successfully Deployed by a Leading Telecommunications Service Provider in the Asia-Pacific Region Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, announced the next evolution of its award-winning VOS offerings, addressing the need for increased agility, adaptability and state-of-the-art technology for OTT and IPTV deployments. VOS SW Cluster is a comprehensive software application that embeds market-leading media processing, including ingest, playout,…

Nielsen And Tribune Broadcasting Sign Multi-Year Agreement For National And Local TV Measurement

Agreement Provides Audience Measurement for All Tribune TV stations and markets Nielsen and Tribune Broadcasting, a division of Tribune Media Company, announced that they have reached a multi-year renewal agreement for Nielsen TV ratings across Tribune's local television stations and markets, as well as national service for its digital subchannel network, Antenna TV. The agreement provides Tribune Broadcasting with complete measurement of its video audiences across TV and digital and its purchasing…

3Cinteractive Announces Industry’s First RCS Business Messaging Engagement Platform

Over 138 Million Monthly Active Users of Rich Communication Services (RCS) Technology Worldwide 3Cinteractive (3C), the leading provider of mobile marketing services for enterprise businesses, announced the mobile industry’s first A2P Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging engagement platform. This platform is an extension of 3C’s existing mobile engagement platform, enabling brands to orchestrate and deliver the next generation of A2P messaging created by RCS capabilities. As a much-anticipated upgrade to the…

Monetate Unveils Individual Fit Insights within its Personalization Engine

Individual Fit Insights is a New Capability from Monetate that Arms Brands with AI-Based Automated Segment Discovery Monetate, the worldwide leader in personalization, has announced a major enhancement to the Monetate Intelligent Personalization Engine, which allows marketers to use artificial intelligence to power real-time, cross-channel personalization. The new capability, Individual Fit Insights, provides a highly specialized view into how individualized decisions are made. Last month, Monetate unveiled …

Salesforce to Invest $2 Billion in its Canadian Business Over Five Years

Salesforce Commits to Fueling Company's Growth and Innovation in Canada in Advance of a Meeting with Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, at the Company's Headquarters in San Francisco Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, plans to invest $2 billion over the next five years to fuel the growth of its Canadian business, the company announced ahead of a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Prime Minister Trudeau will visit Salesforce for a roundtable with Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff and…

How Natural Language Processing Is Shaping The Future of Communication

Our inboxes are overflowing with emails. On average, we send and receive a staggering 115 emails every day. Due to the proliferation of new digital technologies, we are communicating more quickly and with more people than ever before. It’s no longer realistic to assume that we can wholly read and appropriately respond to every email that hits our inbox. We need a way to better manage and organize our digital communication. Enter natural language processing (NLP). NLP, a field of artificial intelligence (AI), is a…

TechBytes with Katie Hutcherson Madding, Global Product Director, Adjust

Katie Hutcherson Madding Global Product Director, Adjust Mobile Growth Summit 2018 – the largest mobile marketing growth conference will kick off next week in SF, California. The two-day event, on 7 -8 February, would witness a footfall of 1000+ mobile marketers from more than 600 diversified business groups. To demonstrate how business leaders see next-gen technologies in mobile marketing in 2018, we spoke to a bunch of CEOs, Marketing Executives, Product Officers and Mobile Growth-Hackers. We spoke to Katie…

ContentSquare Raises $42 Million Series B Led by US VC Canaan and Highland Europe

France-Based SaaS Digital Experience Insights Platform Secures Funding to Continue its Rapid Growth in Americas and Europe ContentSquare, a SaaS digital experience insights platform, has raised a $42 million Series B funding round led by Canaan, a U.S. VC firm that has previously invested in LendingClub, Ebates and Match.com. Highland Europe, a global investor in companies including Matchesfashion.com, WeTransfer and Photobox and a previous investor in the company also participated in the round, as did Eurazeo and H14.…

ZoomInfo Named Finalist in 2018 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

Zoominfo’s Salesforce Plugin Accelerates Opportunity Generation Through Perfected Outreach Zoom Information, Inc., the world’s leading corporate contact database, was named a Finalist in the Sales Enablement category for Best Sales Enablement Solution-New Version, in the 12th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program. More than 2,500 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were evaluated in…

Pureprofile Extends Confirmit Relationship

Data Collection, Panel Management and Analytics to Underpin Global Growth Leading provider of data, insights, programmatic and lead generation solutions, Pureprofile has announced it will extend its 10-year relationship with Confirmit, the leading global solutions provider for Customer Experience, Employee Engagement, and Market Research. ASX-listed Pureprofile was founded in Sydney in 2000 and will continue to use the Confirmit Horizons platform for its data collection, panel management and analytics solutions.…

Allocadia Announces Key Milestones Achieved by #RunMarketers in 2017

Allocadia Announces $25 Billion in Global Investment Managed by Over 10,000 Marketers Through Platform, Saving Over 1 Million Work Hours and Driving an Estimated $5 Billion in Growth A Top-150 MarTech RADAR company and the creators of the #RunMarketing movement, Marketing Performance Management (MPM) technology firm, Allocadia, has announced $25 billion of the global marketing budget has been managed through its award-winning platform by over 10,000 marketers. Recommended Read: The Pedowitz Group and Allocadia Partner…

Mi9 Retail Acquires JustEnough Software

Industry-Leading Demand Management Combined with BI-Driven Merchandising Will Be a Game-Changer for Retail Mi9 Retail, a leading provider of omnichannel retail software, announced that it has acquired JustEnough Software, a leader in demand management solutions for retail, wholesale and direct-to-consumer businesses worldwide.  The acquisition of JustEnough adds best-of-breed planning, allocations, and replenishment solutions to the Mi9 Retail platform of integrated, analytics-driven merchandising, store, and digital…

Bizzabo Launches Next-Gen Event App to Maximize Marketing ROI

Enterprise Organizations Can Now Leverage the New Bizzabo Event App Offering Fully Customized Branding and Tailored In-App Features Recommended Read: Top 150 B2B Technology Companies You Should Follow Bizzabo, a leading events cloud, launched the next generation of its mobile events app for Android and iPhone devices. The new app offers highly customizable branding capabilities and in-app feature selection for marketers to make their events truly unique and impactful for their participants. Recommended Read: …

Interview with Roy LaManna, CEO, Vydia

"As the most impactful way to convey a message online, video marketing has been a growing digital trend across all social media networks. The challenge of implementing this strategy is that the process of publishing and tracking across the web is extremely fragmented. " On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to start a video technology platform? After spending some time as a Freelance Video Commissioner for Def Jam, in 2008 I decided to launch Trendsetter Media &…

The Coming of New Marketing Mix with GDPR: Automated Consent Management for Websites

Using automated consent management solutions, organizations can document and provide evidence that you have the necessary consent, with the administrative, contractual, economical downsides and risks associated It took four years of intense debate and preparation to finally approve the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As the enforcement date approaches, global organizations operating in the EU are aligning their efforts to harmonize their data privacy and comply with the set standards. Microsoft and SAP have…