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MondoBrain Appoints Wall Street Veteran Noreen Harrington As Company President

Enterprise Augmented Intelligence leader, MondoBrain, announced the appointment of Noreen Harrington to the role of President. Harrington first joined the company’s board of directors in 2018 and is now moving into her first operational role with the fast-growing startup. This appointment is one of many steps the company has taken to expand the team’s reach and vertical market expertise since finalizing its $13.3M series A funding round last year. “We are honored to have a professional of her reputation and…

Jumio Enters the Latin America Market with End-To-End Identity and Authentication Solutions

Jumio, the leading AI-powered trusted identity as a service provider, announced that it has established a new sales office in Brazil. The office will be focused on the fast-growing Latin American market and the appointment of Samer Atassi as regional director will spearhead the company’s regional expansion. Jumio is building on its longstanding commitment to serve fintechs, financial service organizations and sharing economy companies of all sizes by establishing a Latam regional sales center to strategically serve those…

How Sales and Marketing is Changing with AI and Machine Learning

Between 2011 and 2018, We Saw Tremendous Growth in the Number of AI and ML Technologies and Their Integration into Marketing, Sales and Customer Service As we inch closer to the end of a phenomenal decade of digital transformation, global businesses are bracing themselves for the next wave of AI and Machine Learning. For most, it’s time to go back to the drawing board to evaluate, strategize and fortify the future by leveraging new technologies. B2B companies that have leveraged AI in sales realized call-time…

AVIOS Launches Conversational Interaction Conference

Companies Are Increasingly Using AI Tools That Deal with Human Language Dealing with human language automatically – "natural language processing" (NLP, which can interpret text or speech) – is evident in products such as Amazon's Alexa or Google Assistant. But that's the tip of the iceberg. NLP can be used by companies to deal with customers or employees in natural language that simplifies interactions, overcoming the limitations of the Graphical User Interface on mobile devices, the the frustration of a long series of…

Qlik Acquires CrunchBot and Crunch Data to Augment Conversational Analytics Capabilities

AI-Powered Natural Language Bot and Specialist Services Will Help Drive Analytics Adoption, Customer Success and Data Literacy Qlik announced it has acquired the CrunchBot AI-powered analytics bot along with Crunch Data Inc.’s experienced team of AI and solution development professionals. Now users can interact with and understand their data using natural language through Qlik Sense and within leading collaboration tools such as Slack, Skype, Salesforce Chat and Microsoft Teams. This expands Qlik’s existing augmented…

Interview with Kristina Yarrington, VP of Marketing, Adswerve

"Every action you take, every application you use, every decision you make, should be based on insights garnered from trustworthy data." Tell us about your role at AdSwerve and your journey into technology. I joined AdSwerve as the VP of Marketing in September. My vision is to build the brand awareness and recognition that AdSwerve truly deserves. AdSwerve is such an exciting, fast-growing company with a great reputation among both its customers and Google. But since it's never had a marketing department, it hasn't had…

Qlik Enhances Enterprise Data Management with Data Catalyst 4.0

New Release Broadens Support for Data Sources Beyond Hadoop to Further Unify Enterprise Data Management Wherever Data Resides Qlik continues to execute on its mission to provide enterprise customers with end-to-end data management and analytics solutions with the release of Qlik Data Catalyst 4.0. The latest version of Qlik’s data management product (rebranded from Podium Data in Q4 2018) now supports single server and AWS-based architectures, meeting the growing enterprise need for an agile solution to organizing and…

CognitiveScale Reports Record Annual Software Subscription Growth

CognitiveScale, the emerging leader in Augmented Intelligence software, announced record growth in annual software subscription sales driven by high market demand for its Cortex5 Augmented Intelligence software. The company reported a 128 percent year-over-year growth in annual software and subscription revenues in 2018. This represents the third year of triple-digit sequential growth in the company’s five-year history. Gross margins, average selling price per client, churn, and customer satisfaction scores improved…

Fireside Chat with Lynda Clarizio

Lynda Clarizio talks about her journey in Martech. Tell us about your role at IRIS.TV as an advisory member and how you first learned about the company? I first learned about IRIS.TV from a former colleague of mine at Nielsen who, like me, shares a passion for companies in the space that are doing interesting work with unique data sets. As I learned more about IRIS.TV, I was particularly intrigued by how the company was collecting data about consumer video consumption — an area that's growing and in need of…

Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

Analysts Explore Top Industry Trends at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2018, October 14-18 in Orlando Gartner, Inc. highlighted the top strategic technology trends that organizations need to explore in 2019. Analysts presented their findings during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, which is taking place here through Thursday. Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019 #GartnerSYM #AI #Blockchain #autonomous #IoT #analytics Gartner defines a strategic technology trend as one with substantial disruptive…

SalesHero Releases Limited Availability of Sales AI Automation Platform at Dreamforce 2018, the Most Inspiring Technology Event of the Year

Enterprise Platform Optimizes Sales Processes in Real Time to Boost Sales Efficiency SalesHero announced the limited availability of its sales AI platform to automate repetitive and time-critical sales events for enterprises. Built by founding Datameer engineers, pioneers in data analytics, the platform is purpose-built to handle big data in real time to improve and amplify sales productivity. SalesHero tackles repetitive tasks through its simplified user interface in the form of a proactive and adaptive augmented…

Procurement Services Provider Chooses the Bridgeline Unbound Insights Product for Web Analytics Solution

Bridgeline Digital, Inc., a provider in cloud-based Web Content Management, eCommerce and Marketing Automation software, announced that a procurement services provider has chosen Bridgeline Insights as their website analytics solution. The customer seeks to understand the website usage and behaviors of different audiences and will use the Insights product in conjunction with the products the Bridgeline Unbound Digital Experience Platform to power its new website launching in the coming weeks. Also Read: Bynder unveils…

Silicon Slopes Company, Strala, Launches with Revolutionary New Approaches to Improving Experience & Marketing Big Data

Strala, a Silicon Slopes based SaaS company, announces the general availability of the Strala Experience Data Tracking Platform. This innovative technology optimizes how marketers define, automate, and use experience and campaign marketing data to make better marketing choices. Forrester research shows that some of the biggest worries of today's marketers are around the issues of attributing marketing performance across channels, understanding the optimal customer journey and collecting and unifying data across…

Facebook Watch Is Competition For Publishers: Here’s What You Can Do About It

Decision makers inside of every publisher, from editorial to revenue to product to management, should begin evaluating how they remove their valuable content from the Facebook platform and treat Facebook as a marketing tool. Given the size of audiences on Facebook, publishers cannot ignore the platform. However, the focus needs to shift from distributing content on Facebook to utilizing it as a marketing and acquisition product. Publishers and content creators need to treat the platform the same way ecommerce companies…

Customer Identity Leader LoginRadius Announces $17 Million Series A Funding from ForgePoint and Microsoft’s Venture Fund, M12

The Cloud-Based cIAM Company Plans to Accelerate Product Innovation and Expand Globally to Serve the Fast-Growing $20 Billion Customer Identity Market LoginRadius, a leader in Customer Identity and Access Management (cIAM), announced a $17 Million Series A Funding led by ForgePoint Capital and Microsoft’s venture fund, M12. All existing major investors also participated, including Real Ventures, BDC Capital, and Yaletown Venture Partners. In connection with the funding, ForgePoint Capital and M12 will join LoginRadius’…

Cogito Raises $37 Million in Growth Equity Funding

Cogito, the leader in augmented intelligence, announced it raised $37 million in Series C growth equity funding led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity (GS Growth), with participation from existing investors Salesforce Ventures and OpenView. Cogito will use the latest round of funding to accelerate go-to-market, expand research and development, and grow its team. “GS Growth shares our vision of bringing human AI to the enterprise” Cogito has realized exponential growth since its founding out of the MIT Human Dynamics Lab…

OpenText Enterprise World Showcases the Future for The Intelligent and Connected Enterprise

World's Largest Information Management Conference Addresses the Latest Developments in Applications, AI, Automation, IoT and Cloud OpenText, the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), officially opened Enterprise World 2018, welcoming 5,000 attendees to Toronto for presentations from leading EIM experts and innovators. "All industries are facing a series of challenging macro-trends as they transform into intelligent and connected enterprises," said Mark J. Barrenechea, Vice-chair, CEO and CTO,…

Fastman Simplifies Bulk Data Migration for OpenText Content Suite and SAP Extended ECM Users

The Sophisticated Engine Within Bulk Data Manager Enables Content Suite Administrators to Load, Manage, and Intelligently Update Large Volumes of Documents and Related Meta-Data Fastman, the leading provider of information management solutions for OpenText Content Suite, announced the latest release of their Bulk Data Manager solution. The sophisticated engine within Bulk Data Manager enables Content Suite administrators and power-users to load, manage, and intelligently update large volumes of documents and related…

TechBytes with Jesse Wolfersberger, Chief Data Officer, Maritz Motivation Solutions

Jesse Wolfersberger CDO, Maritz Motivation Solutions AI is a powerful force for marketing and sales teams. After finding 'romantic buyers', we had a chance to know another set of customers in the buyer's journey. These are 'Mercenary Loyalists'. To better understand the scope of sales enablement in empowering employees and improving collective dimensions in the business, we spoke to Jesse Wolfersberger, Chief Data Officer at Maritz Motivation Solutions.Tell us about your role at Maritz and the team/technology you handle.…

Interview with Jason Beckerman, Co-Founder and CEO, Unified

"Social data can empower sales teams to sell better, marketers to advertize better, and analytics teams to make real-time recommendations."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you launch Unified? My role as CEO of Unified includes overall strategic direction of the organization, as well as our products and services. I grew up in the financial services industry running technology projects for companies like Merrill Lynch. My co-founder and I saw the early power of the Facebook platform and built some…