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TechBytes with Ben Houston, Founder and CTO at Threekit

Hi Ben, it was a productive quarter for most tech companies until COVID-19 broke loose. Tell us about your company’s attitude in dealing with the situation. When COVID-19 started getting serious in early March, there was massive fear in the overall retail market, and everything seemed to freeze for about two weeks. Because shopping behavior changed so quickly, it was important for retail technology companies like ourselves to adjust to this shift. As a startup, we were able to adapt quickly. We moved up our new product…

KERV Interactive Honored as Gold Stevie Award Winner in 2020 American Business Awards

Stevie winners will be celebrated during virtual awards ceremony on August 5 KERV Interactive, a multi-award-winning interactive video company revolutionizing the performance of digital advertising with its patented technology, was named the winner of a Gold Stevie Award in the Data Visualization Technology category in the 18th Annual American Business Awards®. The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public…

GoodData Announces Strategic Partnership and Investment from Visa

Visa and GoodData to partner on development of data products for better customer insights  GoodData®, a leading global analytics company, announced today an investment and strategic partnership with Visa Inc., the world’s leader in digital payments. The investment further bolsters Visa’s commitment to providing access to aggregated data and analytics that help Visa clients and partners understand the impact and effectiveness of the critical decisions they are making today. For GoodData, the new investment amplifies its…

Solace’s New Event Management Portal Simplifies Event-Driven Architecture

First-of-its-Kind "Event Portal" Enables Collaborative Creation, Sharing and Management of Events and Event-Driven Applications Solace, the modern enabler of real-time event-driven data streaming for enterprise computing, IoT and mobile applications, announced its highly anticipated new product called PubSub+ Event Portal that makes it easier for enterprises to efficiently visualize, model, govern and share events across their organization. The first event portal in the market, PubSub+ Event Portal is an addition to the…

MarTech Interview with Eyal Feder-Levy, CEO and Co-Founder at Zencity

"City leadership is often left with skewed or incomplete feedback. For leaders to effectively improve their city they must be able to tap into the needs of their greater community." Hi Eyal, please tell us about your role and the team/technology at Zencity. Along with my CTO, Ido Ivri, I Co-Founded Zencity to help local governments make data-driven decisions based on their communities’ priorities when creating policies and communicating them to their residents. The Zencity platform gathers and analyzes millions of…

99% of Digital Agency Leaders Admit to Mistakes

It can take weeks or months to prepare for a digital ad campaign, but it only takes one mistake to undo all that effort. Digital agency decision-makers recently admitted to encountering not one mistake but several – many in a single week – that cost them thousands of bottom-line dollars. The lost fees and headaches add up fast, harming an agency’s reputation while damaging the brands they were called upon to promote. A recent study done in partnership with Censuswide, “Agency Confessions,” found that 99% of…

UiPath Delivers Industry’s First End-to-end Hyperautomation Platform

 Executes on its vision of A Robot for Every Person, announces availability of UiPath Automation Cloud to enable rapid time to automation and easy scalability Executing on its vision of A Robot for Every Person, UiPath, the leading enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, today delivered an end-to-end hyperautomation platform as unveiled at its October 2019 FORWARD III event. With new capabilities that support every phase of the automation lifecycle and deployment options that give organizations…

mTAB Appoints Analytics Innovator Mark Langsfeld as CEO

mTAB, a global leader in research data analysis and visualization technology, announced the appointment of Mark Langsfeld as the company's Chief Executive Officer.  Mark brings extensive experience in leading cloud-based analytics platform organizations.  Most recently, he served as Head of Product & Engineering at VoiceBase, a leading voice analytics company, where he was an integral part of the company's successful transformation from a speech-to-text API to an end-to-end full stack voice analytics platform.  Prior to…

MarTech Interview with William Tyree, CMO at ringDNA

"Don’t change what works just because you’re remote. In fact, double-down on what works." Please tell us about your role and the team/technology at ringDNA. I am the Chief Marketing Officer at ringDNA. We offer a Sales platform that radically improves productivity and performance for Sales, Customer Success and Support teams, which translates to more conversations and more revenue. Most importantly, we are remote by design, which makes it possible for us to enable Sales teams around the world as they continue to…

Indicative Brings a New Layer of Clarity and Simplicity to the Global Analytics Market

Indicative, a leading customer analytics software company, has announced a solution that makes it easier for nontechnical people to work with data. Released to the public this morning, a reimagined visual interface and increased functionality firmly establishes Indicative as a pioneer in advanced customer analytics for product and marketing teams. Indicative's enhanced query building capabilities lower the barrier for people to work with data, making it possible for anyone to create interactive visualizations and monitor…

New Internet Performance Data Shows the Staggering Scale of Canada’s Urban-Rural Digital Divide

In April, rural download speeds were nearly 12 times slower than those enjoyed by urban Canadians New data released by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) shows significant differences in the internet speeds experienced by rural and urban Canadians. The data was generated by CIRA’s Internet Performance Test and was submitted yesterday into the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) consultation on barriers to rural broadband deployment. Today’s release comes on the heels of a …

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Annoucements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from MightyHive (Native & Programmatic Advertising), Informatica (Data Management Platform), Genesys (Customer Experience Management), Atento (CRM), Genesys Cloud, Tableau Software (Data Visualization), OneLogin (Identity Management)and Twilio SendGrid (Identity Management). MightyHive Offers Clients Free Trial of MightyDesk Ad Trafficking Tool Leading media consultancy MightyHive …

Tableau 2020.2 Introduces New Data Model for Powerful Multi-Source Analysis, Metrics for KPI Monitoring

Tableau Software, the leading analytics platform, announced the general availability of Tableau 2020.2, which delivers a brand new data model that simplifies the analysis of complex data with no coding or scripting skills required. Now it's even easier for customers to answer complex business questions that span multiple database tables at different levels of detail. The latest release also introduces Metrics, a new mobile-first way for customers to instantly monitor key performance indicators (KPIs). Customers can instantly…

TechBytes with Al Sporer, Executive VP and General Manager at Anexinet

Hi Al, tell us how you prepare yourself for the disruptive world of technology? That’s a loaded question…can you ever really prepare for the pace of change that happens? I’ve had the opportunity to work in technology my whole career and it is amazing what has and hasn’t changed. I think the best way to prepare is to be open to the fact that everything can and will be done better, faster, cheaper. Once you are open to that, you realize the things you thought were impossible yesterday could be a reality today. From…

GoodData Updates Accelerator Toolkit to Enhance Data Analytics in Applications

New Capabilities Added to the Accelerator Toolkit, UI Library to Enable Customized and Faster Data Analytics GoodData, a leader in end-to-end analytics solutions, announced several new capabilities have been added to their Accelerator Toolkit, which is used by leading enterprise companies to add data analytics into the natural flow of applications versus older, bolt-on Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. The enhanced capabilities are another step in the process of making data understandable, relevant and actionable…

Introducing Appcast Xcelerate: The Next Generation Programmatic Job Ad Exchange

Appcast Xcelerate optimizes recruitment funnels via intelligent, programmatic job ad distribution and real-time ATS data  Appcast, the leading global provider of programmatic recruiting technology, announced the launch of Xcelerate - the next generation of its award-winning job ad exchange, Appcast Exchange. Xcelerate is immediately available for use by employers and select recruitment advertising agencies in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Marketing Technology News: Axonius Appoints Former Salesforce EVP…

Qlik Announces General Availability of Qlik Alerting, Intelligent Alerting Directly Through Qlik Sense

Increases Analytics ROI by Closing the Gap Between Insights and Action Qlik announced the general availability of Qlik Alerting, an intelligent alerting platform for Qlik Sense. Qlik Alerting delivers actionable, self-service and centralized alerting that enhances customers’ ability to proactively monitor their business data and take timely action based on insights. “Qlik Alerting helps customers go beyond dashboards and analytical applications, creating the real-time intelligence loop needed to take action when it has…

BlackBerry Radar Expands Channel Ecosystem with New Partners

Entire Line-Up of Asset Monitoring Solutions Now Available in Latin America BlackBerry Limited announced that BlackBerry Radar continues to grow its distribution reach with more than 12 new channel partners having signed on in the past six months including two within Mexico, expanding the company's monitoring solutions outside of the U.S. and Canada for the first time. This expanding network offers significant growth opportunities for BlackBerry Radar and its line-up of intelligent, data-driven asset monitoring devices…

VividCharts Partners With Cask To Transform Reporting for ServiceNow Customers

VividCharts, an Elite ServiceNow Technology Partner and the leader in ServiceNow data visualization and automated reporting technology, today announced that it has partnered with Cask, the 2020 ServiceNow Americas Elite Partner of the Year, to help customers unlock the value of their ServiceNow data, and deliver a data-rich experience to every end-user across the enterprise VividCharts, an Elite ServiceNow Technology Partner and the leader in ServiceNow data visualization and automated reporting technology,  announced that…

Free Customer & Employee Impact Assessment Helps Brands Navigate Coronavirus Challenges

CallMiner Analytics Rapid Evaluation (C.A.R.E) assessment analyzes contact center data to uncover shareable insight on how COVID-19 is impacting business operations CallMiner, the leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-fueled speech and customer interaction analytics, announced the launch of its CallMiner Analytics Rapid Evaluation (C.A.R.E) assessment, which provides an automated snapshot of how the coronavirus is impacting an organization through voice of the customer and work-from-home voice of the employee…