IBM Helps Accelerate AI with Fast New Data Platform Cloud Private And An Elite Team

Launches Cloud Private for Data, a New Data Science and Machine Learning Platform for Data-Driven Decision Making As companies look to embrace Artificial Intelligence (AI) to gain competitive advantage and increase productivity, IBM unveiled a new data science and machine learning platform and an elite consulting team to help them accelerate their AI journeys. Powered by a fast in-memory database that can ingest and analyze massive amounts of data – one million events per second* – IBM's new Cloud Private for Data is…

Why Will RCS Messaging Be More Effective Than Apps

Businesses across industries are always looking for new ways to effectively communicate and engage with customers via a mobile device. Over the last few years, many businesses relied on their own branded app as a way to conduct this type of communication with customers. However, there is recent evidence that a growing number of consumers are beginning to eliminate apps from their phones, with fewer app downloads and lower app engagement. According to an article in PC World, app downloads decreased more than 20% last year,…

Karen Brophy To Head Nexstar Digital Subsidiary LAKANA

Appointment Highlights Nexstar's Commitment to Leverage Leading Content Management Platform and Deliver next Generation Solutions to Broadcasters LAKANA, an enterprise-class SaaS technology company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Digital, LLC, announced that Karen Brophy has been named Head of LAKANA and Senior Vice President of Nexstar Digital, effective immediately. In her new role, Ms. Brophy will be responsible for the overall direction and management of LAKANA, including growing its current operations and…

Trianz Names Matthew Feyling As New VP Of Analytics

Matthew Feyling Has over 20 Years of Industry Experience in Designing Analytical Solutions and Driving Business Adoption to Ensure Customer Success. Digital business and technology transformation organization Trianz announced that Matthew Feyling has joined the firm as a Vice President in its Analytics and Information Management Practice. Feyling has previously held leadership roles at a Big Data solutions group in the San Francisco Bay area, and will now oversee Trianz' client engagements in the West…

TechBytes with Deanna Ballew, VP, Product Development, Widen

Deanna Ballew VP, Product Development, Widen In a recent article, we mentioned how Product Reviews and Recommendations could be a central asset to your entire Content Marketing strategy in 2018.  We spoke to Deanna Ballew, VP, Product Development, Widen, to understand what data points should Product Development teams focus on to close the gap in their Digital Asset Management (DAM) platforms that deliver consistent product recommendations and customer experiences.Tell us about your role at Widen and the team/…

Sonata Announces Significant Functionality Addition to Its Enterprise Mobility Product Halosys

The Patented Unified Enterprise Mobile Platform Has Found Favour with Customers Seeking to Execute Scalable Mobile Strategies Sonata Software has announced that its Unified Enterprise Mobility Platform, Halosys, has been enhanced with additional features that boost optimization and usability. Some of the new features include support for bulk CURD operations, calling service function from service, distributed cache Redis, data source usage logging and analytics, OAuth/SAML authentication for admin console, custom…

Intelligent Automation & Cognitive Systems: A Match Made in Heaven for 2018

If a baby was born in 2016, she would be around two years old now and would have just about enough balance to jump, climb stairs with help, and feed herself with basic accuracy – with of course a bit of chaos thrown in. For data, on the other hand, two years is a very long time. According to IBM, 90 percent of data online has been created since 2016. That is because, in the past couple of years, the number of internet connections and connected devices has proliferated and generated data at a phenomenal rate. At two years…

Clarivate Analytics Appoints Caroline Birkle As General Manager of Converis

Caroline Brikle Brings More Than 15 Years of Experience in the STM Industry and Will Lead Converis During Its next Phase of Expansion Clarivate Analytics has announced the appointment of Caroline Birkle as the General Manager of their leading research information management system, Converis. Converis supports universities, research institutions, and funding agencies in collecting and managing data across the research life cycle. Birkle will join Converis on April 16th, 2018, based in Karlsruhe, Germany and will manage an…

10 Best SEO Names-Top SEO Agencies Selected by Online Marketing Industry

 10 Best SEO Has Announced Its Selection of Top SEO Companies After the greater part of a decade and thousands of pages of content, the online industry magazine 10 Best SEO has again begun adding to its portfolio of content. Well-known for its SEO tips, daily blog, and ever-expanding directory, this website has catered to users both within and interested to learn about the SEO and online marketing sectors. For over six years, 10 Best SEO has been providing varied media, news and updates for the marketing sector via its…

NinthDecimal’s Omnichannel Marketing Platform Breaches 100 Percent Annual Revenue Growth

NinthDecimal Crossed the 100% Annual Growth for the Third Consecutive Year NinthDecimal, a leading omnichannel marketing platform powering real-world conversions for brands, has announced more than 100 percent annual revenue growth across its marketing platform in 2017. A record number of agencies, brands, and publishers partnered with NinthDecimal last year as the industry increased its focus on bridging the online and offline behaviors of consumers. Recommended Read: 7.ai Removes Time, Cost and Risk Barriers to…

Scrapping Email: How Millennials are Changing Workforce Communication

The workplace is evolving, especially as millennials become the vast majority of the workforce. This demographic is growing – representing 38 percent in 2017 from just under 25 percent in 2011 according to Paychex, and is influencing how we conduct business, manage people, and communicate. Until now, email has been the pervasive medium for organizations to communicate, however, new messaging platforms are challenging the status quo to serve the needs of millennials. Whether working at a desk or in the field, email is not…

Here’s What Was on Everyone’s Take-Away List at Revenue Summit 2018

The One-Day Event Talked About the Most Innovative and Actionable Best Practices to Scale Revenue While Being a Phenomenal Destination for C-Level Enterprise Leaders, Junior Sales, Sales Management, and Demand Generation Marketers Missed one of the most amazing sales and marketing conference of this year? Don’t worry; we bring you a gist of what took place in San Francisco, California at Revenue Summit 2018. Hosted by Sales Hacker, the leading resource for sales innovation, acceleration, and the future of sales, The…

TV May Affect the Brain But Influencer Marketing Affects the Heart

Social Media Influencer Content Effectively Drives Engagement, Consideration, And Purchase Intent While TV Effectively Drives Brand Awareness Marketing and advertising have evolved in many ways over the past decade—particularly with the ways we consume media, most notably social media. The advent of social media has ushered in a new wave of creators— the talented individuals who have showcased their creativity and developed a following around their content. Enter influencer marketing—one of the fastest growing segments of…

dotCMS Hires Robert Slaughter As New Chief Marketing Officer

dotCMS Appoints, Robert Slaughter to Lead Marketing Department as Chief Marketing Officer dotCMS, a leading-edge, open source, Java CMS and Customer Experience Management software company, announced that Robert Slaughter has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. Slaughter will report to Ralph Miller, Chief Executive Officer, and become one of the senior executives within the company. Also Read: dotCMS Hires Stefan Schinkel as New Chief Sales Officer “Since we sell a mar-tech product, we…

TechBytes with Anne Frisbie, SVP, Global Brand & Programmatic, InMobi

Anne Frisbie SVP, Global Brand & Programmatic, InMobi With the recent spurt of innovations in the digital advertising analytics technologies, programmatic and native advertising models are grabbing more attention. To understand the true 'State of Advertising’ in the years to come, with the merger of programmatic and AI/ML capabilities, we spoke to the Senior Vice President, Global Brand & Programmatic, InMobi, Anne Frisbie.Tell us about your role at InMobi and the team/technology you handle. I’m the Senior…

CleverTap Strengthens Its Partner Ecosystem by Getting Best-Of-Breed Mobile Marketing Solutions Under One Roof

CleverTap Partners Drive Growth and Increase Revenues by Collaborating with a Variety of Powerful Marketing Technologies CleverTap, a mobile marketing automation solution that empowers marketers to create differentiated customer engagement strategies, announced that it is expanding its Partner Ecosystem. Partners will benefit by joining forces with the best solution providers in the space, globally, and unearth new opportunities for monetization and knowledge sharing. As part of the CleverTap Partner Ecosystem,…

Interview with Bertram Schulte, Chief Digital Officer, SAP

"Customer Data Management will be the key driver – whoever gets customer data right, has a chance to get digital right (especially in an AI/ML world)."Tell us about your role and how you got here? What galvanized you to be a part of an enterprise tech company? I serve as the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) at SAP, running the digital business and helping provide customers one seamless, digital experience. Since May 2017, I have been overseeing digital customer strategy for SAP across sales, customer success, support, and…

Serenova Launches Skylight for CRM: CCaaS Integration for Salesforce and Zendesk

Serenova's Skylight: A New Agent Experience Extends CxEngage's Omnichannel Functionality to CRM for Increased Agent Productivity and a Personalized Customer Experience Serenova, a leading contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) and workforce optimization (WFO) provider, released Skylight for CRM with key integrations to Salesforce and Zendesk. The all-new agent experience, included in the latest release of CxEngage, embeds omnichannel interaction and routing capabilities directly into the customer relationship management…

Adobe’s Survey Highlights the Importance of DMPs

Adobe's Survey Showcased, Why DMP Is a Technology That's Here to Stay Modern Marketers can't imagine going about their daily activities without Data Management Platforms (DMP). DMPs allowed marketers to effectively channelize their marketing efforts to be, timely, accurate, and intelligible while guaranteeing customer experience. DMP showcased why it is a technology that's here to stay. Despite only being less than a decade old, it has become the main factor that decides whether your campaign will succeed or your…

True Influence Helps Marketers to Build Smarter Leads Fueled by Dun & Bradstreet Data

InsightBASE Platform Creates Highly Targeted Leads with Intelligent Company Data True Influence, the leading provider of lead solutions, announced the newest release of its InsightBASE lead acceleration platform. This enhanced platform is driven by a partnership with Dun & Bradstreet which enables True Influence to access information from the world's largest commercial database. By analyzing 16K+ attributes of entities of all sizes around the world, combined with web activity, intent data, and more, the True Influence…