The AI Eye: Google Cloud to Be Cloud Provider for Accenture Intient, IBM Adds AI to Intelligent Real Estate Solution

Investorideas.com , a global investor news source covering Artificial Intelligence (AI) brings you today’s edition of The AI Eye – watching stock news, deal tracker and advancements in artificial intelligence. Listen to the podcast: https://www.investorideas.com/Audio/Podcasts/2020/012820-AI-Eye.mp3 Hear the AI Eye on Spotify Today’s Column – The AI Eye – Watching stock news, deal tracker and advancements in artificial intelligence An announcement reveals that Google’s Google Cloud will be the cloud technology…

TechBytes with Ben Barokas, CEO and Co-founder at Sourcepoint

Most US-based businesses are yet to fully-understand the CCPA guidelines. Tell us about the unique features of CCPA that empower consumers?  The focus of the CCPA is to safeguard data collected from Californian consumers by for-profit organizations handling higher levels of data (at least 50,000 consumers) or grossing over $25 million per year. In line with this, it also provides consumers with the ability to bring a legal case against companies in the event of a data breach; companies won’t be fined for overall lack of…

Arm Treasure Data Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Excellence in the Customer Data Platforms Market

Arm Treasure Data CDP Enables Customers to Securely Unify Their Data for Driving More Personalized Customer Experiences Based on its recent analysis of the global customer data platforms (CDP) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Arm® Treasure Data™ with the 2019 Global Company of the Year, Award. In 2018, the UK-based, Arm acquired the California-based CDP provider, Treasure Data, and subsequently rebranded as Arm Treasure Data. Its powerful CDP enables marketers to gain insights and provides the foundation for…

Data Privacy Day: Selected Quotes and Insights from the Industry Leaders- Part 1

28 January is celebrated as the International Data Privacy Day. CCPA came into effect from 1 January 2020. China implemented the Password Law from the start of the new year. These recent developments reveal the heightened efforts to secure customer data and provide online internet users with data privacy. Every company is slated to become a Big Data processor, either using Big Data or producing tons of it. According to a report, its the number of zeroes in Big Data that will boggle your mind - G2 puts it at more than…

Mitel Helps Organizations Improve Emergency Responsiveness and Security Through Advanced Collaboration Capabilities

Enhanced mass notification portfolio seamlessly links communications systems, event triggers and people to keep everyone informed, safe and connected Public safety, regulatory requirements and changing workflow and communications dynamics require a new and more cohesive approach to facilitating mass communications. Mitel’s mass notification solutions provide a wide range of features and modes of communications to meet the needs of a mobile-first and IoT-connected world. Mitel’s mass notification technology moves…

Cannon Technologies Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its Holistic Approach to Building a Modular Data Center for Large-Scale Deployments

The company's best-of-breed facilities complemented by its innovative geodesic design offer industry leading resilience, energy efficiency, operational excellence, and security Based on its recent analysis of the global modular data center market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Cannon Technologies Ltd. with the 2019 Global Company of the Year Award. Its comprehensive product portfolio represents the next generation of modular data center solutions that are not only end-to-end but also future-ready. Its unique business…

Prediction Series: Interview with Ryan Lester, Senior Director, Customer Engagement Technologies at LogMeIn

What is the most fascinating development you expect to happen in 2020? How is LogMeIn poised to deal with the future? For me, 2020 will be "The Year of the (Employee) Golden Rule". 2020 is the year companies need to start applying the golden rule of business to both the customer and employee experience. When customer-facing employees are armed with the right tools they need to succeed and do their jobs effectively, it translates into a better experience for customers on the other side. This should be the year that…

Prediction Series: Interview with Anurag Kahol, CTO and Co-Founder at Bitglass

Hi Anurag. Tell us about the biggest disruptions that you see happening in 2020. We will see an increase in the number of M&A deals in 2020. In fact, 79 percent of respondents to Deloitte’s M&A trends 2019 report expect the number of deals they close to rise in the next 12 months – up from 70 percent last year. Consequently, companies need to learn from the headaches faced by Marriott in 2018 when it acquired Starwood and inherited a breach of guest data. Security needs to be a key component of any M&A…

MarTech Opportunities in the 2020 Decade

A portmanteau combining the words Marketing and Technology, MarTech describes one of the greatest paradigm shifts in the history of marketing: the arrival of data-driven technology platforms. Over the past two decades, tech went from playing a peripheral role in Marketing to becoming an integral part of all Marketing processes. In essence, Marketing today is MarTech. Martech helps marketers address audiences that are more informed, tech-savvy, and connected than ever before. What is the MarTech opportunity? As of January…

HSMAI Recognizes Brand USA’s Marketing Campaigns as Best-In-Class With Eight Adrian Awards

The Six Gold and Two Silver Adrian Awards Were Presented to Brand USA President and CEO and Chief Marketing Officer on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York City Brand USA's innovative marketing campaigns and new video streaming network were recognized by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) for excellence in digital and integrated marketing at the 63rd HSMAI Adrian Awards dinner in New York City. The awards, which celebrate those who are making the future of hospitality and marketing even…

GetApp Unveils Results of Workforce Trends Study, Uncovering Shifts in Remote Work, Privacy and AI SMB Perceptions

Research From Software Insights Company Shows a 400 Percent Increase in Remote Working Behaviors, a Data Security Knowledge-Gap and an Unpreparedness to Tackle AI-Fueled Business Transformation GetApp, a recommendation engine that helps SMBs make informed software purchasing decisions, announced the results on a new research study which examined the impact emerging technologies are having on workforces, large and small. The study, of more than 900 respondents who reported full-time employment in the United States,…

TechBytes with Ryan Pfenninger, Chief Technology Officer at 250ok

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at 250ok. I’m the Chief Technology Officer of 250ok, where I oversee all progress of our Product and Engineering teams. I still maintain a very hands-on role, with much of my day in the product, improving it, fixing issues that arise, and overall ensuring the 250ok platform is everything we want it to be. Can you talk us through the decision process of setting the new integration in place? What was the “tipping point” that made you realize 250ok needed to have…

Quantum Computing is a Viable Alternative to Encryption, Says Sundar Pichai

Google is going after Quantum Computing to consolidate its supremacy in the tech business. Though small in size, the Quantum Computing (QC) market is rapidly becoming mainstream. Data scientists have been discussing the potential of QC applications for over 30 years now. But, the technology got attention only after Google made its vision clear about the market. They released a 54-qubit processor, named “Sycamore” in 2019. Google’s Chief Sundar Pichai went a step further in crowning QC as the new threshold to sustain business…

DW Support Services Enhances Customer Experience With Localz

DW Support Services (DW) selects Localz, leading experts in last-mile location and messaging technology to digitize its real-time customer communications. DW is a leader in responsive repairs and it is vital to keep innovating and updating its services to meet continually rising consumer expectations. Localz technology will be used to enhance its current communications processes, incorporating real-time tracking and communication capabilities that consumers are starting to demand given their experience from services in other…

Kurtosys Releases the Real Growth Podcast With VP of Global Marketing Leeya Hendricks

Kurtosys is excited to be reinvigorating their podcast series, bringing you some excellent insights from industry leaders in financial services, as well as taking a deep dive into the services that Kurtosys provide. In this first edition of 2020, host Elliot Burr talks to VP of Global Marketing, Leeya Hendricks, who discusses Kurtosys' new rebrand. Leeya outlines the main reasons for why Kurtosys has adopted a new sleek look and feel - to position their end-to-end digital experience platform (DXP) in the market as a…

TCS Records $5,586 Million in Revenue for Q3 2019; Trains 327k+ Employees in Digital Technologies

Tata Consultancy Services, the leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, reported its consolidated financial results according to Ind AS and IFRS, for the quarter ending December 31, 2019. Financial Highlights for Quarter Ended December 31, 2019  Revenue at $5,586 million, +6.4% YoY Constant currency revenue growth: +6.8% YoY Operating Margin at 25%; Net Margin at 20.4% Net Income at $1,138 million; Earnings Per Share at $0.3 Net Cash from Operations at 116.4% of Net…

Why Audio Ads Should Be a Part of Your Advertising Strategy in 2020

The IoT allows more and more consumers to have an online presence almost 24/7 via devices: smartphones, tablets, smart boxes and sticks, smart speakers, watches — you name it. These developments open new opportunities for companies to reach and engage with their customers. Advertisers who opt for programmatic ads level up their marketing game in targeting various types of audiences. However, in 2020, it’s not just the programmatic that matters, but the type of content you choose — visual ads alone are no longer enough to…

CheetahTALK Translation Device Experiences Explosive Growth, Plans New Market Expansion

Product Sees Spike in Sales Around Holidays; Featured on Good Morning America Cheetah Mobile, a leading mobile internet company with global market coverage, announced today that its AI-powered translation device, CheetahTALK (formerly known as CM Translator) experienced an unprecedented year of sales growth as the product received upgrades and became available to the mass market for the first time. CheetahTALK more than doubled its revenue from April to December of 2019. In August of 2019, CheetahTALK, the must-have…

Innominds Appoints Accomplished Industry Leader to Drive Global Marketing Efforts

Sairam Vedam Joins as Chief Marketing Officer to Accelerate the Company’s Rapid Global Growth Innominds, a specialist provider of Digital Transformation and software product engineering services for leading enterprises and global software product companies, announced it has appointed a global marketing leader Sairam Vedam as its Chief Marketing Officer. “Our vision to help next-generation businesses unlock the true value of Digital, leveraging our proven expertise across Devices, Apps and Analytics backed by AI, ML, IoT,…

MarTech Interview with Kety Maria Esquivel, VP of Marketing at AnitaB.org

"As we prepare for an AI-centric world as a Marketing leader, it’s important to make sure our information and data is in a good enough place for AI to go in and pull out useful information." Hi Kety, tell us about your role and journey into technology.  I was born in upstate New York. My father is from Mexico and my mother is from Guatemala. As a Mexican, Guatemalan and Latina, I grew up with one foot in the United States and the other in Latin America. My father used to joke that our home in Rochester, New York was a…