XUMO’s Streaming Viewership Measured for Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings

Measurement Incorporation Offers Comprehensive View of Video-on-Demand Consumption XUMO, the premier LIVE and video-on-demand (VOD) over-the-top (OTT) service for the digital age, announced that viewing in its multi-platform service will be incorporated into Nielsen's Digital Content Ratings. Nielsen's Digital Content Ratings – a core component of Nielsen's Total Audience Measurement framework – provides an up-to-the-minute measurement of audience segments across digital content types and major devices using metrics…

Rakuten Marketing Launches New Consent Management Platform

Offering an Integrated Solution, Along with Unique Insights and Consultative Partnerships, Rakuten Marketing Delivers the Tools That Marketers Need to Increase Efficiency, Productivity and Performance Rakuten Marketing, a leading technology company that enables brands to increase sales through data-driven performance marketing, launched a new consent management platform (CMP) for brands, advertisers and publishers, compliant with the IAB Europe / Tech Lab Transparency and Consent Framework and developed to-date within a…

GoodData Unveils New UI Capabilities to Make Analytics Pervasive

With GoodData Spectrum, Businesses Can Leverage Data and Insights to Support the Complete Range of Business Decisions GoodData, the leader in embedded and distributed analytics, has launched GoodData Spectrum, a suite of user interface (UI) capabilities to deliver the right insights to line-of-business users to support a full gamut of decision-making, from transactional to strategic, all at their point of work. Spectrum fundamentally changes how analytics are used and adopted throughout the organization. Recommended…

How to Beat Amazon in the War for Consumer Conversations and Retail Dominance

What Retailers like Target, Macy’s and Kohl’s are Doing Right in the War Against Amazon for Consumer Conversations and Retail Dominance; According to an Analysis by Engagement Labs on Word of Mouth and Social Media Conversations, Several Retailers Are Outperforming Amazon Amazon’s impact on the retail industry is undeniable – each and every retailer now competes with the e-Commerce giant. And, rightfully so, according to Engagement Labs, Amazon dominates consumer conversations and is the focus of more consumer talk than…

TechBytes with Maureen Polo, SVP Brand Studio, Fullscreen

Maureen Polo,  SVP, Brand Studio, Fullscreen Influencers could be growing in numbers but not in credibility. That's where influencer analytics platform come into the picture and try to prove their worth. To better understand how Influencer Marketing platforms influence social media buying behaviors and the idea behind the latest report, titled "Influence by the Numbers’, we spoke to Maureen Polo, SVP, FullScreeen. Tell us about your role at Fullscreen and the team and technology that you handle. I am Senior Vice…

Pegasystems Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for CRM Customer Engagement Center

Pegasystems Was Named a Visionary in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Multichannel Marketing Hubs Pegasystems Inc., the software company empowering customer engagement at the world's leading enterprises, today announced it has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM Customer Engagement Center report (1) for the ninth consecutive year. In the report, Gartner evaluated 13 CRM vendors based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute. According to Gartner, "The best…

Why Should ‘Grey Area’ Players Fear GDPR?

In This Chat, Optimove's CEO Pini Yakuel Dove into How GDPR May Affect Marketing and Sales Technologies and the Impact on the US-Based Martech Companies Brands love to be in the headlines, only if they are making the right kind of news and delighting their customers. What if you lose to GDPR and end up making a news headline anyways... With the biggest disruption to marketing and brand connectivity coming next week, companies are leaving no stone unturned to ensure they are on the right side of GDPR compliance. US…

Dialpad + TalkIQ To Bring Voice-Driven AI To Business Communications

With TalkIQ’s Acquisition by Dialpad, VoiceAI Could Better Deliver Real-Time Voice Insights to Transform Phone Call Transcribing Process for Marketing and Sales Teams Dialpad, a leading cloud business communications provider, announced that it has acquired TalkIQ. TalkIQ is a leader in real-time speech recognition and artificial intelligence. By combining TalkIQ’s real-time speech recognition and natural language processing technologies with Dialpad’s leading communications solutions, Dialpad will deliver VoiceAI to help…

Interview with Henry Bruce, SVP Marketing, Contently

"Strategically aligned, high-quality content helps break through the noise and build trust and intimacy with your customers." Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of Contently? As SVP Marketing, I am responsible for Brand and Corporate Marketing, Product Marketing, and Revenue Marketing. I was recruited in February 2017 by then-CMO Kelly Wenzel as a consultant to develop new messaging, positioning, and product packaging for the company. During the two month project, I saw the…

LinkedIn Sales Navigator and Matched Audiences to Integrate with Pega CRM

Pega Partners with LinkedIn Sales and Marketing Solutions to Better Engage Potential Buyers on Pega CRM Leading technology provider for customer engagement, Pegasystems, is now fortifying its CRM suite. In the latest move to empower marketing and sales teams with better insights into buyers journeys, Pega has partnered with LinkedIn. The company announced an agreement with LinkedIn Sales Navigator and LinkedIn Matched Audiences. The two powerful buyer insights tools will now integrate with Pega Sales Automation and Pega…

Apttus Intelligent Middle Office Platform on IBM Cloud Unveiled

Apttus Intelligent Middle Office Platform on IBM Cloud Will Help Customers Generate Greater Revenue, Maximize Business Outcomes Apttus kicked off their annual Accelerate conference in San Francisco by revealing a new milestone in its collaboration with IBM. Apttus Intelligent Middle Office Platform on IBM Cloud will fortify the company's current suite of quote-to-cash, contract management applications. As a leading provider of Middle Office platform, Apptus is bringing an unprecedented power, flexibility, and innovation…

Brands to Benefit from 2018 Mother’s Day Holiday; Rakuten Marketing Announces Shopping Trends and Insights

For the 2018 Mother's Day Holiday, Rakuten Marketing Expects Consumer Spending to Increase by 20 Percent Rakuten Marketing, a leading technology company that enables marketers to profit through digital marketing, today released industry data and insights for Mother's Day 2018. Comparing year-over-year (YOY) holiday spend for the two weeks leading to Mother's Day 2016 and 2017, Rakuten Marketing expects 2018 consumer spend to increase, making this Mother's Day a sweet retail period for online brands. Along with this…

The Rise of PathFactory: LookBookHQ’s Branding Evolution

Rebranding to PathFactory Reflects The Vision to Power Data-Driven Content Delivery and Provide Marketers with a Path to Greater Relevance, Insight, and Revenue Today, a MarTech 150 RADAR company, LookBookHQ, announced the launch of PathFactory Content Insight and Activation Engine, subsequently rebranding themselves to PathFactory. Elle Woulfe, VP of Marketing at PathFactory, chatted with us at the time of this announcement, providing significant details on how they planned for their recent milestone and what it…

LookBookHQ Rebrands to PathFactory; Unveils New Content Insight and Activation Engine

LookBookHQ PathFactory Engine Helps B2B Marketers Understand the Role Content Plays in the Buyer’s Journey and Connects Visitors with the Most Relevant Information When They Need It LookBookHQ is now renamed to PathFactory. LookBookHQ has announced the launch of PathFactory, the first Content Insight, and Activation Engine today. The most transformative new marketing technology since marketing automation, Path Factory Engine helps B2B marketers connect audiences at all lifecycle stages with the information they need,…

Oracle Delivers Next Set of Autonomous Cloud Platform Services

Expands Scope of Autonomous Capabilities With Built-In AI and Machine Learning in Its Application Development, Integration, and Analytics Services As part of its pledge to extend autonomous capabilities across its entire Cloud Platform, Oracle recently announced the availability of Oracle Autonomous Analytics Cloud, Oracle Autonomous Integration Cloud, and Oracle Autonomous Visual Builder Cloud. With built-in advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning algorithms, these groundbreaking new PaaS services…

Engaging Millennials Beyond Financial Milestones

Another Tax Day has come and gone.  For some, April 17 loomed large. Its passing was met with relief. For millennials, which next year are expected to become the largest generation at 73 million strong,1 it’s one of assorted financially related events that remain cloudy. Only 22 percent of millennials are aware how life events like getting married, having children or buying and selling a home impacts filing their taxes.2 What’s more, this important demographic that grew up during the financial crisis with volatile markets…

TechBytes with Omri Mendellevich, CTO and Co-Founder, Dynamic Yield

Omri Mendellevich CTO and Co-Founder, Dynamic Yield While marketers are working harder to improve audience engagement across channels, CX continues to be a big challenge. To better understand the true 'State of Customer Experience’ in 2018 and how marketers can leverage technology for a 360-degree view of the customer, we spoke to Dynamic Yield's CTO, Omri Mendellevich. Tell us about your role at Dynamic Yield and the team/technology you handle. Being the world’s first personalization technology stack comes hand…

How to Champion B2B Social Selling and Deliver ROI

Have you heard the story of that B2C salesperson who could sell a ski jacket to a salt miner from the Danakil Desert in Ethiopia? Does not happen anymore, right? For long, B2B sellers relied on a hit-and-miss rule of the thumb -- making ‘n’ number of phone calls from a directory and sitting idle on cold calls for eons. Then came Marketing Automation and a bunch of CRMs that helped achieve better results in customer targeting and acquisition. With a surfeit of technologies to converse with customers across any platform of…

Fireside Chat with Ebonie Newman

Ebonie Newman talks about how she inspired her team at Storyful to work with modern marketing and sales technologies. Know Me and My Team My Role at Storyful and How I Got Here I was the commercial director for Storyful in the Asia Pacific Region before assuming the role of CRO late last year. Prior to that, I spent over a decade in various Senior sales leadership positions with News Corp Australia, helping clients solve their business challenges through media and content solutions The Storyful team is nearly 30…

Pegasystems Named a Leader in Customer Case Management in 2018 CRM Service Awards

Pega Empowers Organizations To Quickly Close Gaps In GDPR Risk Readiness Pegasystems Inc., the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises, today announced it has been named a leader in customer case management in CRM Magazine’s 2018 CRM Service Awards. This is the second consecutive year CRM Magazine has recognized Pega after naming the company as the “one to watch” in the same category in 2017. The 2018 CRM Service Awards honored Pega based on customer satisfaction, depth of…