TechBytes with Megan Headley, Research Director, TrustRadius

Megan Headley Research Director, TrustRadius Authenticity and validation through independent resources are key factors for all B2B buyers. TrustRadius recently released “The 2018 B2B Buying Disconnect” report. This report included the vendor’s perspective, enabling a direct comparison between how vendors attempt to influence buyers versus how buyers make purchasing decisions. To learn more about how B2B vendors could benefit from this, We spoke to Megan Headley, Research Director, TrustRadius. What was your…

New Evergage Study Highlights Personalization’s Increasing Importance and Impact

Nine of out 10 Digital Marketers See a Lift in Business Results from Personalization -- But More Than Half Say Their Organization's Personalization Maturity Level is Limited at Best There's no question about it: one size definitely doesn't fit all, with digital marketers saying that personalization is more important now than ever, according to a newly released annual study from Evergage and Researchscape International. As customers across industries have come to expect helpful, relevant and individualized cross-channel…

TechBytes with Alex Wright, Head of Insight, Blis

Alex Wright Head of Insight, Blis In the digital world, data is the new oil. Segmentation and acquiring the right datasets are critical to the success of omnichannel marketing campaigns.  We spoke to Alex Wright, Head of Insights, Blis, to understand how data is verified and the criticality of location data in marketing attribution. Normal 0 false false false EN-IN X-NONE X-NONE

Fuel Cycle Exchange (FCX) Unveiled to Empower Market Researchers

Fuel Cycle, a Leader in Enterprise Market Research Solutions Launches the First All-In-One Platform for Customer Insights Professionals MarTech® – The Marketing Technology Conference is underway, and the first big news has arrived from the event. Fuel Cycle has announced the launch of Fuel Cycle Exchange (FCX). Fuel Cycle Exchange is an industry-first platform that aggregates insights tools, providing an all-in-one solution for market researchers to power their entire research lifecycle. FCX enables Fuel Cycle customers…

B2B Buying Disconnect: Are You Targeting the Right Set of Customers?

While Authenticity and Validation Through Independent Resources Are Key Factors For All B2B Buyers, It's Even More Important for Millennial Buyers, Says Megan Headley of Trust Radius In a recent report on B2B SaaS buying trends, TrustRadius revealed major disconnects and key opportunities for vendors in the industry. The report, titled "The 2018 B2B Buying Disconnect", included the vendor perspective, enabling a direct comparison between how vendors attempt to influence buyers versus how buyers make purchasing decisions.…

comScore Names Bryan Wiener as Chief Executive Officer

comScore Also Named Media Industry Veteran Rob Norman to Its Board of Directors, and Brent Rosenthal as Non-Executive Chairman Leading ad-measurement and analytics company, comScore has announced the appointment of Bryan Wiener as the Chief Executive Officer. A current member of the comScore Board of Directors, Bryan Wiener brings more than 25 years of leadership experience in the media and technology industry to his new role as comScore Chief Executive Officer. Most recently, Bryan had served as the Executive…

TechBytes with Walt Horstman, SVP Advanced Media & Advertising, TiVo

Walt Horstman SVP, Advanced Media & Advertising, TiVo In 2018, would you be still paying for TV advertising over digital? Well, it's never been more competitive in the ad industry where we see programmatic advertising technologies impacting traditional TV media buying behaviors with measurable metrics on hand. To understand the current State of TV Advertising ecosystem in 2018, we spoke to Walt Horstman, SVP Advanced Media & Advertising, TiVo. Tell us about your role at TiVo and the team/technology…

New Report Uncovers the Real Components of Unified B2B eCommerce

Leading B2B ECommerce Experts Release White Paper Dispelling the Main Myths of B2B eCommerce, and Defining the True Measures of a Successful B2B Buying Experience Insite Software, a leading B2B commerce platform, has released a new report exploring the misconceptions surrounding B2B eCommerce and outlining the top characteristics of a truly unified commerce system. Leading B2B commerce experts within the Insite organization developed the report to help manufacturers and distributors better understand the real…

IRI Enhances Suite Of Solutions Through Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning

IRI's Industry-Leading Tools for Marketers Leverage AI and Machine Learning for Faster, Smarter, Integrated Insights and Solutions IRI, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail, and media companies, announced that as a result of its extensive investments and research, it has implemented artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning enhancements to its offerings to improve the cutting-edge analytics solutions IRI provides for CPG brands, over-the-counter healthcare organizations,…

Euclid’s Survey Reveals The Shopper Of The Future Has Arrived, Stores Shaped For The Past Must Catch Up

A New Euclid Survey Reveals That Consumers Increasingly Want – and Expect – an Amazon-Like Experience in Stores Euclid, the leading data platform for offline attribution and store visit retargeting, revealed results of a new survey that found consumers, particularly millennials, increasingly expect an “Amazon-like” experience when shopping in-store. According to the survey, retailers must develop engaging, convenient experiences to meet these changing demands Euclid’s “The Store of the Past Meets the Shopper of the…

Informatica Announces Intelligent Metadata APIs And Enhanced AI Algorithms For Enterprise Data Catalog

New Capabilities for Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog Simplify Democratization of Data and Accelerate Self-Service Analytics Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, announced the launch of its reimagined Enterprise Data Catalog with intelligent APIs and deeply enhanced AI algorithms, powered by the CLAIRE engine, for self-service data discovery by any line-of-business user. With new, intelligent APIs, users can have one-click access to the rich content of Enterprise Data Catalog from within their own…

TrustArc Launches GDPR Validation, Empowering Companies to Demonstrate GDPR Compliance Status

New Technology-Powered Assessments Provide Independent Validation of GDPR Compliance TrustArc, the leading data privacy management company, announced the launch of TrustArc GDPR Validation, the latest addition to the TrustArc suite of technology-powered privacy solutions which are used by 1,000 companies worldwide to manage privacy compliance. Under the TrustArc GDPR Validation program, upon successful completion of all GDPR remediation items, companies will be presented with a validation report and findings letter…

Zilliant Named in Gartner’s Market Guide for B2B Price Optimization and Management Software

Zilliant, a company helping B2B enterprises turn data into actionable intelligence to accelerate profitable growth, announced that the company has been listed in the "Market Guide for B2B Price Optimization and Management Software," published by Gartner on March 15, 2018. According to the report, "Gartner estimates that about 750 companies had deployed PO&M software at the end of 2017. This is an increase of 37 percent from 2016." In terms of market direction, the report states, "Gartner expects this market to…

Demandbase Launches ABM Analytics to Transform ABM Measurement Strategies

Account-Based Measurement Functionality to Provide Comprehensive Performance Metrics for Audiences and Programs Across the Funnel Demandbase, the leader in Account-Based Marketing (ABM), announced the launch of ABM Analytics, a new analytics functionality within the ABM platform, which leverages the company’s patented account identification technology. ABM Analytics helps marketers view the performance of their ABM initiatives across the full funnel from advertising to pipeline and revenue, to understand the progression…

Mintigo Teams With Oracle to Enable Sales with AI Powered Prospecting Applications

Mintigo and Oracle Amplify Sales Prospecting with Oracle Profiler & Mintigo's AI-powered Sales Coach 360 Mintigo, a leading AI platform for marketing and sales and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), announced an integration of its AI powered prospecting application, Sales Coach 360, with Oracle Profiler, a sales productivity application within the Oracle Marketing Cloud. Together, they enable sales and marketing organizations of all sizes the ability to learn, discover and engage their prospective…

DemandJump Secures $6 Million Series A Funding To Fuel Customer Acquisition Platform

 Customer Acquisition Platform DemandJump Gains, Revolution's Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Flyover Capital and Cultivation Capital as Strategic Investors DemandJump, the leading marketing Customer Acquisition Platform, announced the completion of a $6 million Series A financing round. Strategic investors include Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Flyover Capital, Cultivation Capital, 4G Ventures, Bob Davoli and Hyde Park Venture Partners. The funding will be invested in sales, marketing, and product innovation…

TechBytes with Kevin Bobowski, SVP Marketing, BrightEdge

Kevin Bobowski SVP Marketing, BrightEdge  Personalization technologies and data allow us to segment customers into more targeted groups. AI helps marketers gain a better understanding of the customer and increases productivity. These are some of the main findings of Brightedge's 2018 Future of Marketing and AI Survey. To learn more about how marketers could leverage personalization, We spoke to Kevin Bobowski, SVP Marketing, Brightedge. What is the State of Customer Experience in 2018? In 2018, customer experience…

Kaltura Partners With Massive to Launch Targeted TV Solution

The Joint Kaltura-Massive Targeted TV Solution Helps TV Operators Find Cost-Effective Ways to Improve Customer Loyalty and Increase Conversion Massive, the specialist UX vendor for the OTT industry, and Kaltura, the leading video technology provider serving over 27 million cloud TV users monthly, have announced a partnership that will help video service providers to quickly and seamlessly deliver tailored video experiences based on the attributes, interests, and habits of each individual viewer. The joint…

Outreach Hires Microsoft’s Pavel Dmitriev To Head Machine Learning Team

Pavel Dmitriev and His Team Will Focus on Building out Amplify, a Program That Uses Machine Learning to Scientifically Test, Measure and Optimize the Performance of Sales Teams Outreach, the leading sales engagement platform, has hired Pavel Dmitriev as Vice President, Data Science. Dmitriev, who most recently served as Principal Data Scientist, Analysis and Experimentation at Microsoft, will lead Outreach's data science team. Just last month, Outreach unveiled Amplify, a program that uses machine learning to…

Coveo Announces $100 Million Investment Led by Evergreen Coast Capital

Leading Silicon Valley-Based Tech Investment Firm Funds Accelerated Growth Into Leading Global AI Insight Engines Provider Coveo, a recognized leader in AI-powered insight, recommendations and search engines, has secured a $100 million investment from Elliott Management for a 27% stake in the company. The investment was led by Elliott's Menlo Park, California-based private equity affiliate, Evergreen Coast Capital. "Evergreen focuses on fast-growing technology companies that have proven customer traction and a clear…