Amdocs Partners with Orange Spain to Transform Time-to-Market and Customer Relationships Across its Multiple Brands

Orange Spain Chooses amdocsONE For Faster Innovation and Agile Operations Amdocs, a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, announced that Orange Spain has chosen Amdocs’ digital portfolio to drive new services and revenue in the digital economy. The project encompasses a large-scale IT and business transformation, including a multi-year contract with managed services, the managed upgrade of tens of legacy systems, and technology provided by multiple partners. Amdocs’ open and…

Canadian CFOs Lead Digital Transformation, but Face Challenges Around Automation and AI, Sage Research Finds

Sage, a market leader in cloud business management solutions, released a report examining how Canadian senior financial professionals are navigating through the risks and opportunities of digital transformation. The study found that while CFOs who embrace emerging technologies and data strategy are better positioned to drive change and growth across their organizations, 74% of respondents consider “modernizing business processes with technology” to be one of their biggest challenges. The report, CFO 3.0 Digital…

Entertainment Benefits Group Acquires Recreation Connection

EBG Continues to Broaden Reach and Fuel Growth Through Acquisition Entertainment Benefits Group (EBG), one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in the United States specializing in travel and entertainment, announced the acquisition of Recreation Connection, a California-based company offering a comprehensive entertainment ticket and services program at over 2,500 companies nationwide. EBG owns and operates the largest travel and entertainment benefits program in the country, helping over 40,000 companies (with…

Sendoso Raises $40 Million in Series B as Growth Skyrockets

Latest Funding Round Caps Off Record Year With 330% Revenue Growth, More Than 15,000 Active Senders, Recognition from Gartner, and Leadership on G2 Sendoso, the leading Sending Platform, today announced it has secured $40 million in Series B funding, led by Oak HC/FT, bringing the company’s amount raised to $54.1 million. After achieving 330% revenue growth in 2019, Sendoso will use these funds for continued product innovation, market expansion, and team growth. Companies today are faced with increasing challenges to…

Voice Retail Is a Red Herring – Unless It’s for Groceries and Shampoo

Everyone in the retail marketing sector seems to be talking about Voice search and Voice assistants, and yes, it has seen remarkable growth in the past few years. But a note of caution: the tech is still an emerging concept. It’s exciting and has enormous potential, but right now, are we really going to use this technology to buy our new iPhone, writing desk or wardrobe? There’s no question that we will – one day. What I’m less convinced about is whether there’s any first-mover advantage in adopting Voice right here,…

Reckoon’s Blockchain & AI Enabled Solution is Shaping the Future of the Retail Industry

UK-Based Reckoon Announces Details of Their Blockchain & AI Enabled, "Global Shopping Platform as a Service" via Their Proprietary Global WishBasket Shopping Protocol (Glows). Reckoon Will Hold Initial Exchange Offerings on Multiple Exchanges Reckoon is set to disrupt the retail industry through its proprietary blockchain-based Global WishBasket Shopping Protocol (GloWS) - a standardized and universal way to fulfill shoppers wish baskets using smart contract to execute a better outcome for retailers and shoppers.…

Perficient to Demonstrate AI-Powered Customer Intelligence Strategies at MicroStrategy World

Perficient, Inc. , the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, announced that it will demonstrate its business intelligence (BI) expertise at MicroStrategy World 2020, taking place Feb. 4-6 at the Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida. Today’s consumers are increasingly depending on brands to engage with them directly, challenging businesses to transform their customer relationship strategy from an informative approach to one…

Evisort Unveils AI Pre-Signature Contract Generation & Workflow Approval System at Legalweek 2020

Artificial intelligence technology company Evisort unveiled its new workflow module which will offer pre-signature contract generation and approval workflows with Evisort’s industry-leading post-signature contract analytics. This announcement comes on the heels of Evisort’s recent announcement of a $15m investment round led by Microsoft’s M12 and Vertex Ventures. Marketing Technology News: Avaya and RingCentral Introduce Avaya Cloud Office, Making Cloud Communications Simple Due for release in Q2 2020, Evisort’s…

Super Bowl Ads From Mountain Dew, Avacados From Mexico, Rocket Mortgage Drove Highest Viewer Attention, According to Realeyes

Attention and Emotion Measures Reveal Propensity for Advertising Creative to Drive Impact of Paid Media Investment Realeyes, a leader in computer vision and emotion AI, revealed the company’s 2020 ranking of Super Bowl LIV ads according to viewer attention and emotion. Based on aggregate measurement from an opt-in panel audience (n=2,500) using webcams and anonymous facial coding, the Realeyes’ “Interest” score is an index that combines attention and emotion signals to build a second-by-second indication of a viewer’s…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Evergage, CourMed, Sitecore®, NetWise Data LLC, Pipeliner CRM, and Conexiom. Evergage Jumps into the Salesforce Economy; Bought to Improve Hyper-Personalization in Sales In what we can call the first major MarTech acquisition of 2020, Salesforce acquired Evergage, the makers of Omnichannel personalization and customer experience software solutions. Evergage’s CEO and Co-founder…

Intellecta AI-Driven and Multichannel Analytics from OnviSource Delivers Automation

OnviSource announced Company’s continuous success in expanding the capabilities of its Intellecta Multichannel Analytics for intelligently automated analysis of 100% of customer interactions across varied channels. Advantages of Intellecta are three-fold in that organizations are realizing benefits in the areas of big data and content management, workforce optimization, and customer experience management and improvement through discovery of customer behavior, sentiment, intents and trends. Today’s enterprises have realized…

CallRail’s First-To-Market Google Ads Integration Allows Marketers to Capture and Analyze Leads Directly from the SERP

With this solution, marketers will instantly gain actionable insights into their lead data CallRail, a leading marketing analytics platform, announced today its first-to-market Google Ads Lead Forms Extension Integration, which enables marketers to collect lead data from Google Ads lead form extensions in real-time, and view all conversion metrics in one easy-to-use platform. Marketers need solutions in place that not only track leads from the SERP, but provide insight on what to do with this information and understand…

NEM Ventures Partners with DAIA to Support Growth of Democratized AI

Partnership underlines NEM Venture’s commitment to the decentralized technology landscape NEM Ventures, the venture capital and investment arm of the NEM blockchain ecosystem, has joined the Decentralized AI Alliance (DAIA), an alliance of more than fifty diverse organizations in the interrelated Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain ecosystem working together to democratize the use and control of AI. This partnership will see the development of common strategies and increased resource…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Amazon, TechTarget, Inc., ezbob, NWN and Xenon arc. Amazon wins at the 2020 Kellogg School Super Bowl Advertising Review Amazon is a big winner in strategic ad rankings with its “#BeforeAlexa” ad in the 16th consecutive Kellogg School Super Bowl Advertising Review. Other brands that earned top marks include Facebook, Cheetos, Hyundai, T-Mobile and Google. Not all advertisers had…

Sentrium’s VyOS Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Microsoft Azure customers worldwide now gain access to VyOS to take advantage of the scalability, reliability, and agility of Azure to drive application development and shape business strategies Sentrium announced the availability of VyOS in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Azure. VyOS customers can now take advantage of the productive and trusted Azure cloud platform, with streamlined deployment and management. VyOS is an open-source network operating system…

ManifestSeven Acquires The People’s Kush, Further Expanding Retail Reach

Cannabis delivery service provides access to broader Sacramento market ManifestSeven (“M7” or the “Company”), California’s first integrated omnichannel platform for legal cannabis, announced the acquisition of The People’s Kush, a legal cannabis delivery service based in Davis, California. The People’s Kush will be integrated into M7’s retail arm Weden, which has storefront and delivery operations across the state, and will help drive operational expansion into areas ranging from Napa Valley in the southwest to the…

LogMeIn, Inc. Announces Expiration of “Go-Shop” Period and Details Regarding the Special Meeting of Stockholders

LogMeIn, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based connectivity, announced the expiration of a 45-day “go-shop” period under the terms of the previously announced definitive agreement in which LogMeIn will be acquired in a transaction led by affiliates of Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused global private equity firm, and Evergreen Coast Capital Corporation, the private equity affiliate of Elliott Management Corporation, for $86.05 per share in cash. The go-shop period expired at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time) on…

MarTech Interview with Tiago Paiva, CEO at Talkdesk

"The era of an unintelligent contact center is over and, for that reason, AI must be the core of a contact center operation." Tiago, tell us about your role and journey into technology. I started Talkdesk right after college. I was 24-years-old and had just completed my Master’s in Engineering. My life eight years ago in Portugal was much different than it is now; I was working from my parents’ house, trying to find a way to make money to support myself. One day, I heard of a San Francisco-based company giving away…

Jumio and CIMB Bank PH Team up to Provide Filipinos Unmatched Digital Onboarding Experience With AI-Powered Identity Verification Technology

Jumio helps CIMB Bank Philippines onboard new mobile banking customers while protecting against fraud and meeting strict compliance mandates Jumio, the leading provider of AI-powered end-to-end identity verification and authentication solutions, has partnered with CIMB Bank Philippines’ all-digital bank to provide a simple, hassle-free and convenient digital onboarding solution to Filipinos. In its first full year of formal operations, CIMB Bank Philippines signed in almost 2 million Filipinos via the CIMB Bank PH…

TechTarget Priority Engine Email Alerts Help Sales Teams Take Immediate Action on the Best Opportunities in Their Territory

New alerts now make it even easier for reps to access TechTarget’s purchase intent insight to close more deals faster TechTarget, Inc., the global leader in B2B technology purchase intent data and services, announced the release of IT Deal Alert Priority Engine Email Alerts to help enterprise technology sales teams quickly identify and take action on the best opportunities in their territory. Priority Engine, a 2019 CODiE award winner for Best ABM and Best Sales & Marketing Intelligence Solution, is a SaaS-based…