Vonage and Insight ADVANCE Work Together to Deliver Free Professional Development Video Tools for Educators During Public Health Crisis

Teachers, coaches and districts can access free support services powered by the Vonage Video API to drive educator growth Vonage, a global business cloud communications leader, announced that it is offering free services during the COVID-19 crisis to Insight ADVANCE, a provider of educational professional development and support tools. This will allow Insight ADVANCE to strengthen its commitment to teachers, coaches, and school leaders in this time of need by providing them with free access to the ADVANCEfeedback video…

STUDY: Hotel, Travel and Retail Visits Drop; Grocery, Healthcare and Takeout Skyrocket Amid COVID-19

New local search data from 650,000 business locations in five countries shows how COVID-19 is impacting consumer behavior Uberall, Inc., the platform managing digital experiences for local businesses, released a new report examining how the coronavirus pandemic is changing local search across the globe. Uberall looked at more than 650,000 business locations and Google My Business profiles in multiple countries -- the US, Germany, France, Italy, and the UK -- between mid-January and mid-March. The findings offer a snapshot…

Aragon Identifies Unified Communications and Collaboration As Key During Health Crisis

Aragon evaluates 15 major providers in the UCC market Aragon Research identifies fifteen major providers in its fourth edition of the Aragon Research Globe for Unified Communications and Collaboration, 2020, published today. The report states that unified communication and collaboration platforms are maturing as the modalities of voice, video, and messaging become mandatory. While there was already growing demand for a centralized communications platform, the current health crisis has given enterprises a renewed sense of…

Utah Healthcare Company Builds COVID-19 Tracker in One Day to Assure theHealth and Safety of Thousands of Essential Workers, Patients

Chrysalis rapidly built an Emergency Response Center app using Skuid to track the spread of COVID-19 in their business and equip staff with real-time safety information Skuid, the #1 toolkit to accelerate custom Salesforce app design, development, and adoption, announced that one of its healthcare clients, Chrysalis, rapidly set up a HIPAA-compliant COVID-19 tracking application in one day using Skuid. Chrysalis serves people with intellectual disabilities and manages the care of more than 2,800 team members and 1,000…

NAB Show to Stream New NAB Show Express Powered by Brightcove’s Video Technology

Using Brightcove’s video technology, NAB Show Express will be a digital experience that brings together the best in media, entertainment, and technology Brightcove Inc., the world’s leading video technology platform, today announced that it will power NAB Show’s first-ever digital experience, NAB Show Express. The two-day digital event will occur May 13-14 and will include video on-demand assets for conference sessions, real-time video clips on its social channels, and eight hours of streamed content daily, all powered by…

LogMeIn Extends Availability of Emergency Remote Work Kits Until End of June for Schools, Health Care Providers, Municipalities and…

 LogMeIn, Inc.  announced that it will extend the availability of its previously announced offer of free Emergency Remote Work Kits until the end of June for critical service organizations, including schools, health care providers, municipalities, and non-profits.  The kits, which include complimentary software for video conferencing, virtual events, remote access to devices and applications, as well as remote IT support, feature products like GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, GoToMyPC, LogMeIn Pro and RescueAssist. These kits were…

Esri and FEMA Provide Free Access to Data and Mapping Technology in Response to COVID-19

Advanced Software Solutions to Aid Non-Federal Governmental Entities Esri, the global leader in mapping and location intelligence,announced that it has been working closely with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide its mapping and analytics technology in support of an integrated, multi-agency geospatial platform for supporting COVID-19 response. This includes distribution of its technology to FEMA partner entities and organizations across the country. This collaboration leverages Esri’s enterprise…

Digital Air Strike Virtual Retailing Technology Helps Businesses During COVID-19

Digital Air Strike, the leading consumer engagement technology company, announced a new Virtual Retailing Program that allows businesses to interact and transact with customers through video, AI, social media, and automation. The company is offering its video solution, Video Logix, which helps businesses showcase their services, inventory, and social distancing practices free of charge to businesses for 30 days. Digital Air Strike is also sponsoring a "Video of the Week" contest. Businesses can submit their best videos…

aptihealth Appoints Kori-Ann Taylor as Chief Marketing Officer

aptihealth, the nation's leading innovator in tech-enabled behavioral health engagement, today announced the expansion of its executive team with the appointment of Kori-Ann Taylor as Chief Marketing Officer. "We're thrilled to have Kori-Ann join the aptihealth team," said Dan Pickett, aptihealth Co-Founder, President and CEO. "She has extensive experience in marketing strategy, leading U.S. and global campaign development and launches for healthcare brands. With a track record of successfully growing brands and driving…

Consumers Shift Buy Now, Pay Later E-Commerce Spending Away From Apparel and Footwear and Toward Health & Beauty and Leisure Categories

As Coronavirus Outbreak Continues, New Data From Klarna Also Reveal Gen Zers, Millennials and Gen Xers Are Turning to Marketplaces When Shopping Online Klarna, a leading global payments and shopping provider, released new data that indicate consumers in the US are shifting their e-commerce spending away from apparel, footwear and accessories and toward health and beauty and leisure items as the COVID-19 outbreak continues. The company analyzed all transactions made through the Klarna app, which allows consumers to shop…

ForgeRock Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

Globally recognized technologist Eve Maler will draw on 20 years of digital identity and security experience to help shape the company’s next stage of growth and innovation ForgeRock, the leading provider in digital identity, announced the appointment of Eve Maler as Chief Technology Officer. Maler joins ForgeRock’s senior leadership team to deliver deep insight into the technology trends that will impact the company’s business and enable innovation that helps its customers create great digital experiences. Marketing…

Technology Enabled Care in the Home: Virtual Video Calling Helps Nurses Deliver Vital Patient Care With 8×8

Healthcare Specialist Enables Nurses to Maintain Vital Patient Support, As Well As Allowing Contact Centre Staff to Work Safely, Securely and Effectively from Home Using 8x8 X Series 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform provider, announced Bionical Solutions, a healthcare specialist, is using 8x8 technology to ensure nurses in the United Kingdom can continue to provide virtual one-to-one care for patients at this critical time. Bionical Solutions has quickly established itself as a provider of…

Care from Home: New Guide Enables Healthcare Providers to Safely and Securely Consult with Patients Using Telemedicine and 8×8

Video-based Consultations Free-up Time, Increase Safety and Reduce Demand on Scarce Personal Protective Equipment Supplies 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, today announced the release of a new guide that health care providers around the world can use to safely and securely connect and consult remotely with patients using the 8x8 cloud communications, video collaboration and contact center solution. The guide, Telemedicine and mobile capabilities for care providers, provides details and…

Fortune 100 Healthcare Company Moves Thousands of Seats to Talkdesk Cloud for Business Continuity, Shifts Agents to Work From Home in Hours

New healthcare customer joins other Fortune 100 and Global 500 companies from wide range of industries to leverage Talkdesk cloud solutions for business continuity through COVID-19 Talkdesk, Inc., the cloud contact center for innovative enterprises, announced a leader in the healthcare industry chose Talkdesk to support its customer service operations. Due to social distancing recommendations to combat the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the company sought a solution for its immediate need to move nearly 1,500…

Healthcare Communication Company Releases Free Patient-to-Provider App for Real-time, Remote Communication

Pulsara Patient allows clinicians to instantly and securely connect with patients or their family members via live audio and video calling, a capability that is especially pertinent for outpatient medical isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic Today, the healthcare communication platform company, Pulsara, announced the release of a new mobile application, Pulsara Patient. "Pulsara connects people in real-time to improve health. As the leading clinical communication platform, Pulsara is excited to expand our services to…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s AdTech Roundup covers the latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from Nielsen, Ad Council, EventSmack, ViralGains, and The Trade Desk. Nielsen: Differentiate Through Technology Adoption Amid the Challenging Advertising Market in Hong Kong in 2020 Spending has remained cautious in Hong Kong amid multiple uncertainties concerning economic and social climates. The split between online and offline advertising spending is expected to shift from 50/50 last…

Falcon.io Announces It Will Provide Free Services to Global Health Organizations, Following an Initiative Led by Messenger

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Falcon.io will offer complimentary services Falcon.io, a Cision company, announced it will participate in a global initiative that Messenger from Facebook launched this week, in response to COVID-19. The program connects government health organizations and UN health agencies with developers that can assist them in leveraging the Messenger platform to more effectively share timely and accurate information, and speed up their responses to concerned citizens. Marketing Technology News:…

Cicero Recognized with Enabling Technology Leadership Award by Frost & Sullivan for its Product Line Strength and Customer Impact

Cicero is helping Fortune 500 companies understand how and why work happens, empowering them to improve productivity and performance of critical resources: people, systems, and processes Based on its recent analysis of the North American contact center market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Cicero Inc. with the Enabling Technology Leadership Award in the call center software industry. This is the second consecutive year that Cicero has garnered the Award. The call center software industry is undergoing significant…

Nielsen: Differentiate Through Technology Adoption Amid the Challenging Advertising Market in Hong Kong in 2020

Spending has remained cautious in Hong Kong amid multiple uncertainties concerning economic and social climates. The split between online and offline advertising spending is expected to shift from 50/50 last year to 60/40 this year, while ROI on advertising investment, especially online, will continue to increase in importance. Amid concerns with job prospects and financial security, Hong Kong's consumers are increasingly conservative with spending, reflected by a new low in Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) at 83 during…

Validic Announces Real-Time, Remote Symptom Monitoring To Address COVID-19 Health Crisis

As part of Validic's efforts to address the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the company launched a real-time monitoring solution designed to observe, analyze and triage individuals remotely for the emergence of  COVID-19 symptoms. COVID-19 Home Monitoring tracks a person's body temperature, difficulty breathing, cough frequency and oxygen saturation. The solution provides real-time analysis and escalation of critical health data to care management teams, public health officials and/or Human Resource…