Vodafone Business and RingCentral Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver New Cloud-based Communications Services

Next-generation services will support better collaboration and communication for businesses of all sizes across multiple countries, including the UK, Germany, Spain, and Italy Vodafone Business and RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration and contact center solutions, announced a strategic partnership that seeks to transform business communications and collaboration. Together the companies will create a new co-branded, cloud-based service that will be the lead Unified…

Vidyard’s Free Asynchronous Video Messaging Integrates with Slack

The integration enables Slack’s users to ‘show’ instead of ‘tell’ by creating and sharing videos with teammates with just a couple of clicks–and it’s all free Video creation, hosting, and sharing platform for business provider, Vidyard, announced an integration with Slack to bring Vidyard’s free, asynchronous video messaging functionality to Slack. Slack is the leading channel-based messaging platform, used by millions to align their teams, unify their systems, and drive their businesses forward. With this integration,…

LoopMe Welcomes MediaLink’s Wenda Harris Millard and GroupM’s John Montgomery to Data Advisory Board

LoopMe, the outcomes-based advertising platform, announced the addition of Wenda Harris Millard, Vice Chairman of MediaLink, and John Montgomery, Executive Vice President of Brand Safety at WPP’s GroupM, to its Data Advisory Board. Both advertising industry leaders will offer insights and knowledge on the challenges brands face across the media landscape, expanding LoopMe’s expertise and offerings in brand-safe, cross-platform marketing solutions that drive business outcomes. “We are honored to have Wenda and John join…

ActiveCampaign Expands Industry-Leading Customer Success Commitment Across Value, Service and Trust Pillars

Company attributes tremendous 2020 growth to its commitment to customers, shows gratitude by recommitting investments to further customer success Despite the challenges caused by the 2020 pandemic, ActiveCampaign, the leader in customer experience automation (CXA), grew its customer base by over 30,000 since January based on the organization's extraordinary commitment to customers, reaching 120,000 customers in October. Because of the popularity of the industry's only Customer Success Commitment (CSC), ActiveCampaign is…

Acxiom & diwo Partnership Goes Beyond Marketing, Delivers Business Optimization Solutions

Partnership will provide new optimization capabilities that leverage customer data and AI technology to inform accurate decision-making and improve business outcomes Acxiom, the customer intelligence company whose data-driven solutions create business growth by enabling better customer experiences, announced a new partnership and optimization solutions with diwo™, providers of a unique cognitive decision-making platform. Acxiom Optimization Solutions, powered by diwo, will combine customer level data with artificial…

Salesforce Data Reveals All-Time High $60 Billion in U.S. Cyber Week Digital Sales

Digital sales spiked across all major U.S. shopping days, including increases of 20 percent on Thanksgiving Day, 23 percent on Black Friday and 10 percent in the U.S. on Cyber Monday compared to 2019 Retailers with curbside, drive-through, and in-store pickup saw 32% higher online sales growth compared to retailers without those options during Cyber Week Salesforce customers grew global digital orders by 62 percent and marketing emails by 9 percent year-over-year during Cyber Week Salesforce, the global leader in CRM,…

LivePerson’s 2020 Consumer Preferences for Conversational Commerce Report Reveals Skyrocketing Demand for Messaging and Conversational…

Survey examines consumer attitudes toward conversational commerce 85% of consumers worldwide would like to message with brands, up from 65% last year 75% report they'd spend more with brands that offer messaging, up from 49% LivePerson, Inc., a global leader in conversational AI, announced the findings of its 2020 Consumer Preferences for Conversational Commerce report examining consumer attitudes and preferences around brand interactions, messaging, and conversational AI and commerce. The survey of more than 5,000 adults…

Medallia and Five9 Partner to Provide Call Center and Customer Experience Leaders With Rich Insights

Seamless integration provides real-time and post-call customer feedback and actions that lead to exceptional customer engagement and experience Medallia (MDLA), the leader in experience management announced a partnership with Five9, a leading cloud contact center provider. The two companies will deliver a seamless integration between the Five9 Intelligent Cloud Contact Center and Medallia Experience Cloud - providing real-time feedback and analytics on call center interactions and customer engagement. “Customers want to…

HubSpot Releases 2020 Remote Work Report, Revealing Insights for the Future of Work

HubSpot, a leading customer relationship management (CRM) platform, released its 2020 Remote Work Report surveying thousands of full-time remote workers (non-HubSpot employees) in the U.S., UK, Ireland, Australia and Germany. Marketing Technology News: Nexway Announces Departure of Chief Strategy Officer Casey Potenzone As our Culture Code says, we've always believed that work isn't a place you go, it's a thing you do. Today, that couldn't be more true. According to an internal survey, two-thirds of HubSpotters…

Intema Signs Strategic Partnership Agreement With Healthcentric AI

The agreement provides for the creation of a new AI platform for the Digital Healthcare market and the sharing of future revenues by the two companies Intema Solutions Inc., maker of eFlyerMaker.com, an email platform with extensive compliance and content creation suites, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to form a strategic partnership with HealthCentric AI Inc. (“HealthCentric”). Marketing Technology News: Nexway Announces Departure of Chief Strategy Officer Casey Potenzone The agreement…

Inpulsus Launches a Global Strategic Consultancy to Bring Influence Marketing in-House and Close the “Strategic Gap”

Digital Business Pioneers Deliver True Promise of IM to Accelerate Digital Marketing Transformation With a majority of marketers still facing a ‘strategic gap’ within the practice of Influence Marketing (IM), Inpulsus announces a new consultancy designed to help put ‘Influence’ at the center of marketing transformation and to redefine the role of IM within businesses. Influence marketing has matured through experimentation and education over the last few years and has today reached a critical point in its development. The…

Snapchat’s AR Advertising Technology and WIMI AI Algorithm SDK Give Birth to a New Social Media Ecosystem

Tailor Insight, the fintech market research organization, recently released a research report "Snapchat's AR advertising technology and WIMI AI algorithm SDK give birth to a new social media ecosystem". With the rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology, its related technologies, such as computer vision, natural language processing, intelligent speech, image recognition, have gained great development space. Among them, computer vision technology is the most popular among startups and investment…

castLabs and Mubi Enable a New Student Membership With Incredible Hand-Picked Films

castLabs, secure digital video delivery solutions provider, together with MUBI, a curated film streaming service, enable a new membership for students studying anything and anywhere at a much lower price. MUBI has been using castLabs' DRMtoday and PRESTOplay player SDKs since 2016, providing a secure video platform to over 10 million members worldwide. MUBI now offers a special tier membership for all students, regardless of what they are studying and where they live. This membership allows students to stream or download…

Rovva and SDL Partner to Offer Secure Online Translation to the Business Community

Rovva Adds SDL SLATE – Smart Language Translation for the Enterprise – as a New Service SDL, the intelligent language and content company, announces a partnership with Rovva, the world’s largest business support platform, to promote Smart Language Translation, built on SDL SLATE™, as a new service for its business community. Rovva’s flexible subscription plans provide businesses with access to private offices, meeting rooms, and co-working spaces across 3,000 global locations. Also available is a digital concierge…

Riversand, Verdant, and ESHA Research Announce Global Partnership for Integrated Compliance and Product Data Management and Syndication

New food and beverage industry partnership delivers seamless integration of top nutrition labeling, business eCommerce, and product information management Riversand, ESHA Research, and Verdant announce an integrated product offering that provides robust product data management capabilities paired with best-in-class nutrition and labeling compliance automation tools. This partnership combines the expertise and experience of three market leaders: Riversand is a visionary cloud-native SaaS Master Data Management (MDM) and…

BBTV Signs Major International Gaming Content Partners and Expands Global Footprint with Additional 217 Million Monthly Views

BBTV Holdings Inc., a media tech company that uses technology enabled solutions to help content owners become more successful, provides the following updates: BBTV signs new international gaming partners L'étoile Noire, Acenix, Games EduUu, Mustafa GAME OVER, and VinhMC, who collectively achieve 217 million monthly YouTube views and over 23 million YouTube subscribers. L'étoile Noire is 6th largest YouTube gaming creator in France, Games EduUu is the 12th largest gaming creator in Brazil. In addition, BBTV has…

Nielsen Names Jamie Moldafsky As Chief Marketing And Communications Officer

Savvy Industry Veteran Moldafsky Will Run the Integrated Global Function for the Nielsen Global Media business Nielsen Holdings plc announced that Jamie Moldafsky, a three-decade marketing veteran, will join as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, effective immediately. Previously, Moldafsky was Chief Marketing Officer at Wells Fargo Bank, where, for nine years, she was responsible for the full scope of marketing, including Global Brand Strategy and Management, Product Marketing, Media, Research and Analytics,…

Web.com Group Appoints Paula Drum as New Chief Growth Officer

Digital technology and media veteran brings 20-plus years of experience leading companies through the digital revolution Web.com Group, a leading web technology company helping millions of customers around the globe thrive in a connected world, announced the appointment of Paula Drum as chief growth officer, reporting directly to President and CEO Sharon Rowlands. In this role, Drum will be responsible for leading the Web.com Group marketing team, as well as driving new customer acquisition, customer retention and…

Jumia Announces “at the Market Offering” Sales Agreement With Citi

Jumia Technologies AG (“Jumia”), the leading pan-African e-commerce platform, announced that it had entered into an “at the market offering” sales agreement with Citigroup Global Markets Inc. (“Citi”) for an aggregate 7,969,984 of Jumia’s ADSs. Jumia intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes. The amount of net proceeds will depend upon the market price at which the ADSs are sold. Marketing Technology News: Nexway Announces Departure of Chief Strategy Officer Casey Potenzone A…

BIO-key Launches PortalGuard IDaaS Cloud Authentication Solution, Enabling Secure and Flexible Identity & Access Management

Delivering Greater Value, Security, & Scale to Customers & Partners BIO-key International, Inc., an innovative provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions powered by biometrics, announced the launch of PortalGuard IDaaS, bringing the power of its award-winning PortalGuard identity and access management (IAM) platform to the cloud as a fully-hosted, scalable and secure identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) offering. PortalGuard IDaaS is operational, having already processed millions of authentication…