The Future of a Modern Workplace: “HumAIns” are Coming

The Arrival Of HumAIns —  Would It Happen In 2022? Would A New Machine-DNA Begin To Manage The Entire Value Chain Of Man, Machine, Material, Money, And To An Extent, Mind Too? According to the latest Accenture report on the future of workplace collaborations, businesses that manage to balance human ingenuity with machine intelligence will be successful. Released just ahead of the World Economic Forum 2018 in Davos, Accenture's AI report takes a positive stance on the need to grow investments into AI and Human-Machine…

SugarCRM Elite Partner Faye Business Systems Group Acquires Oasis Solutions Sugar Clients

Woodland Hills-Based Faye Business Systems Group Expands Their Sugar Footprint in the Southern United States by Acquiring Oasis Solutions Sugar Clients SugarCRM Elite Partner Faye Business Systems Group has acquired the Sugar practice of Oasis Solutions. The acquisition of Oasis Solutions book of Sugar clients allows FayeBSG to serve a larger client base and extend their corporate footprints further into the Southern US as part of their growth strategy. The Oasis Solutions Sugar practice will be folded into…

Predictions Series 2018: Marketo Accelerate Community and their Idea of Martech Disruptions

Innovate and Accelerate-- 2017 was a year that witnessed technology makers achieve phenomenal pace in their innovations. So, why should 2018 be any different! What better way to understand the martech trends in 2018 than letting the Unicorns speak about the tech-trends themselves. “The Butterfly Effect”: Rich Data & AI for Richer Personalized Customer Experience in 2018 In Part Eight of the Predictions Series 2018, we unravel the disruptions that could hugely influence martech stacks in 2018. The participants in…

Top Mobile Marketing Trends and Influencers to Watch for 2018

Remember when app indexing, native ads, and mobile website optimization were a big deal? Responsive design and page speed are now expected. Mobile marketing trends change just as fast as mobile technology does. So where’s mobile marketing heading in 2018? What do you need to know to stay ahead of the curve? We list 5 must-watch trends you need to know for 2018, along with the experts who can give you tips and best practices for each. Trend #1: Proximity Marketing Proximity Marketing is the localized wireless…

Adobe Flies High, Named As Leader In Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms

Adobe has announced it has been named by Gartner as a Leader in the 2018 “Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms” research report. This report evaluated 21 vendors, and Adobe was among four vendors in the Leaders quadrant, based on the ability to execute and completeness of vision. Adobe Experience Cloud Ties in All The Contemporary Standards Expected from the Digital Experience Platforms Of all the vendors evaluated, Adobe was furthest to the right for completeness of vision, where evaluation criteria include…

Talpa Network Selects Tealium’s AudienceStream as Backbone for its Smart Data Platform

Talpa Network Boosts Its Efforts To Become A Global Media Company By Enhancing Audience Data Potential And Reaction Time With Tealium’s AudienceStream Tealium, the leader in real-time customer data solutions and enterprise tag management, has today announced its partnership with Talpa Network – the leading media company in The Netherlands – to optimise audience data potential through Tealium’s AudienceStream technology. Tealium AudienceStream is the market-leading Customer Data Platform (CDP), combining robust audience…

Tech + Human: Marketing Navigation 101 to Delight The C.U.S.T.O.M.E.R. in 2018

"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, not the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change." -- Charles Darwin "In 2018, we will see successful marketers are those able to prove their products work through data - legitimate and specific data," said Johanna Beckmen, Vice President of Marketing at VitalConnect. Not far from the truth! Isn't it? In Part Six of our Predictions 2018 Series, we bring cutting-edge insights on how leading business representatives are…

Pareteum Empowers its Global Cloud Customer to Launch Mobile In-App Billing Services

Applications, Including Online Gaming And Social Media, Are Now Easily Monetized Using Pareteum's Services Pareteum Corporation, the rapidly growing Cloud Communications Platform company, announced that it has completed deployment of its Global Cloud Services for mobile management and settlement services to its UK-based customer. This Communication Platform as a Service (CPaaS) provider delivers global payment solutions to over 500 service operators globally. Applications, including online gaming and social media, are now…

Interview with Ben Lamm, Founder & CEO, Conversable

"CMOs should partner with a solutions provider who has the insight and data on what works and what doesn’t for their respective brands."Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to start a conversational platform? My co-founder Andrew has had a long career which began in chat in the 90s. He was actually the one that was adamant about the power of messaging and what conversational interfaces could become. The space was a natural evolution for me creating successful products and observing the rise…

MediaTek Unveils Its Edge AI Platform & AI Technology For Cross Platform Consumer Devices

From Smartphones, Smart Home, and Autos, MediaTek Will Enable Edge AI Everywhere and Bring AI Efficiency to Devices Consumers Use Everyday MediaTek, a global semiconductor leader, detailed its ongoing AI platform strategy to enable AI edge computing with its NeuroPilot AI platform. Through a combination of hardware and software, an AI processing unit (APU), and NeuroPilot SDK, MediaTek will bring AI across its wide-ranging technology portfolio – a portfolio that powers 1.5 billion consumer products a year across…

Sitecore and Stackla Partner to Deliver User-Generated Content Experiences

Sitecore to Offer Stackla UGC Within the Sitecore Experience Cloud For More Authentic, Relevant Customer Experiences Sitecore, the global leader in experience management software, and Stackla, the leading user-generated content (UGC) platform for enterprise brands, today announced an expanded partnership that integrates Stackla into the Sitecore Experience Cloud platform so that Sitecore customers can deliver highly personalized brand experiences with fresh, real-time UGC. Through this partnership, Sitecore will offer…

Interview with Jack Myers, Founder, MediaVillage

"The startups we see are all really miniature AdAges disseminating information rather than valuable knowledge and insights. They are all dependent on ad revenues, which means pushing clicks and mass market traffic rather than imparting real knowledge."Tell us about the idea behind starting a B2B thought leadership company? As the advertising, marketing, ad tech and media worlds have evolved, we wanted to develop tools that help companies engage their stakeholders in effective B2B marketing. As a whole, the B2B…

French Digital Commerce Agency Altima Joins Accenture Interactive

Altima is Known For Creating Engaging Customer Experiences For Digital Commerce, Mobile Commerce Accenture has completed the acquisition of Altima, a French agency specializing in digital commerce. Altima is known for creating engaging customer experiences for digital commerce, mobile commerce and in-store commerce for prestigious French and global brands. It offers a wide range of expertise including experience strategy, user experience design, digital marketing services and the implementation of multi-channel business…

Software Discovery Leader Softonic Names Joan Miquel Espada As New VP of Technology

Joan Miquel Espada Tapped to Lead a New Direction in Technology Softonic, the company behind the leading global software and app discovery website, today announced it has appointed Joan Miquel Espada, technical management specialist, as its new Vice President of Technology. Mr. Espada will lead Softonic as it expands, renews and augments a revived take on their current technology department. "Softonic provides a popular app discovery platform online for millions of diverse users around the world, which can only…

Year-Ender 2017: 10 Extraordinary Martech “Moments” of the Year

In Part 2 of Our Year-Ender 2017 Series, We Bring You the Top Ten Martech Moments From the Year in a Chronological Order "The true delight is reminiscing and reliving the moment all over again." For Martech journalists, 2017 proved to be a momentous year, as we saw many mega-moments of delight that paved the course for the future. In Part 2 of our Year-ender 2017 series, we bring you the top ten Martech moments from the year. Read More: Trends in Marketing Technology Budgets Could Impact Data Quality and Hygiene…

What We Learned From MarTech CEOs in 2017

Our Interview Series Has The Choicest Industry Experts Sharing Precious Insights From Their Years Of Experience. Here’s A List Of The Key Takeaways From CEOs that MTS Spoke To We did the work so you wouldn't have to. Here is a round-up of some crucial learning from the last year in MarTech Interview Series. "Bots Will Empathize" Alok Kulkarni - CEO, Co-Founder, Cyara: The very dynamic nature of providing a personalized service to the consumer with a bot can be challenging because of the vast minutiae involved with…

Eight Predictions for 2018

It is that time of year again.  As we close out 2017 and look towards the new year, what trends will emerge and take center stage in 2018?  Here are my top 8 for ’18. Direct Mail & OOH (Out of Home) Get Reinvented What is old is new again thanks to digital signals and the growing popularity of identity graphs, that can link devices and signals to individuals and/or households. New and existing providers are breathing new life into these channels with innovative solutions that allow marketers to retarget consumers off a…

Interview with Wayne Townsend, President, Epsilon

"Those that are successfully transforming their attribution practice are measuring performance around a customer-obsessed KPI, making it more customer-oriented and indicative of the entire customer experience." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role at Epsilon and how you got here? I lead a team that combines data, predictive analytics and best-in-class technology to deliver digital marketing solutions that drive dramatic, measurable results for our Fortune 1000 clients. The global sales, client…

Deloitte TMT Predictions: Machine Learning Deployments to Double in 2018; Coins New Lingo #adlergic

Deloitte TMT Predictions: Machine Learning Deployments, Digital Subscriptions, Digital Subscriptions, On-Demand Content and Live Events Will Continue to Drive Growth Relentless change; stubborn continuity… The predictions on tech trends for the New Year 2018 seem to be more drastic than any of its previous editions. Deloitte has just launched its annual Deloitte TMT Predictions for 2018, and it has some serious thought-provoking recommendations for marketing and advertising agencies — focus on machine learning…

TechBytes with Chris Wareham, Senior Director, Product Management, Adobe Analytics

Chris Wareham Senior Director, Product Management, Adobe Analytics Data, data, and more data… modern marketers in 2017 are surrounded by more data types than previously known to the business group. Smart moves for data-driven marketing requires a clear distinction between audience data, customer data and B2B data… and of course, the impact they have on building intelligent automation. Rather than guessing with on-off data, top CMOs recommend marketers to rely on data management and analytics platform that provide a…