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…

Revolutionizing B2C CRM: The Power of Relevant Personalization in B2C Martech

CEO Mark Gally Says Zaius Is Poised to Revolutionize B2C Marketing In 2018, B2B versus B2C marketing technologies still matter. The latest funding round should prove this. Earlier, this month, B2C CRM maker, Zaius scooped $30 Million in Series B funding to further develop its B2C marketing tech offering. Vendors in both the B2B and B2C CRM markets are leveraging customer data to not just improve their products, but also create effective marketing campaigns. Zaius is planning to capitalize on their latest funding round…

Jellyfish Opens New York Office as Part of Continued Expansion

Leading Digital Agency Sets up Shop to Grow Team and Expand Service for Clients Global digital marketing leader Jellyfish announced the launch of a new office in New York, which is set to open its doors in April. The Manhattan location becomes the tenth Jellyfish office in the boutique agency’s continued global expansion. The announcement follows the 2017 launches of offices in Washington DC, San Francisco, and Barcelona. “Opening an office in New York City is a natural next step for us,” said Jim Hamilton,…

Listrak and Persado Announce Strategic Integration to Empower Marketers Through Optimized Communication and Analytics

The Partnership Combines Persado's AI-Generated Marketing Language with Listrak's Automation and Analytics Platform Listrak, a customer analytics CRM and cross-channel marketing automation platform, announced a strategic partnership with Persado, a leading provider of AI-generated marketing language, to help brands generate the exact language that will resonate most with their audience and drive business results. The collaboration will integrate Persado’s Pro Email AI-content generation platform with Listrak’s CRM…

Will AI Really Be The Death Of Human Intelligence?

Since AI became a topic of considerable study in the 1960s, it has suffered from a multitude of false hopes. The big breakthrough was always just around the corner and AI would inevitably transform society. Numerous papers predicting the demise of work as we know it have been published. Led by the notorious work of Oxford University’s Carl Frey and Michael Osborne, these papers typically highlight the huge number of jobs that will be lost by automation, but have a number of logical fallacies, whether it’s the lump of…

Ahead of Digital NewFronts, YouTube and Hulu Reign Supreme, Finds Matrix Solutions

New Forecast from Matrix Solutions Reveals Americans Aren’t Excited About Video Content from the Majority of Companies Presenting at NewFronts Ahead of the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Digital NewFronts, the premier event to showcase the latest in original digital video programming, research reveals that more than half (57%) of Americans who have watched original digital content in the last year are most excited for content from YouTube, trailed by Hulu, which garnered excitement around its original video content from…

Conversica Partners With Microsoft to Bring Conversational AI to Microsoft Dynamics 365

Conversica’s AI-Powered Sales Assistants Now Available on Microsoft AppSource to Help Microsoft Marketing and Sales Customers Automatically Convert More Leads Into Sales Opportunities Conversica, the leader in conversational AI for business, announced that its AI-based sales assistant technology is now deeply integrated with Microsoft Dynamics 365 and is available from the Microsoft AppSource online marketplace. The Conversica AI Sales assistant integrated with Microsoft Dynamics 365 enables Microsoft customers to…

Amplitude Unveils ‘Portfolio’ to Empower Companies Build Better Products

In an Industry First, Amplitude Enables Companies to Create Better Customer Experiences across an Entire Portfolio of Software Products Amplitude, the product analytics company, has announced the launch of 'Portfolio'. Amplitude's Portfolio is an industry-first solution that will enable product leaders at Fortune 500 brands and large enterprises to optimize the customer experience across a product suite. By tracking user behavior and engagement across multiple digital applications, product teams can use Portfolio to see…

Brainshark Customers to Describe Sales Enablement Success Stories at Summit

Brainshark to Also Demonstrate Acclaimed Sales Readiness Solutions - Including Upcoming AI-Powered Innovations Brainshark Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement and readiness solutions, announced customer participation in the SiriusDecisions 2018 Summit, to be held May 8-10, in Las Vegas. The annual event, expected to draw more than 3,200 sales and marketing professionals, will unveil new best-practices research and B2B product innovations, and share strategies for measurably improving sales success. As companies…

Meltwater Acquires Sysomos to Unify Media Intelligence and Social Analytics

The Latest Acquisition Expands Meltwater's Ability to Incorporate Online News and Data with Social Media Analytics in One Robust Platform Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence and now Outside Insight, today announced its acquisition of Sysomos, a leader in social analytics and engagement. The addition of Sysomos to Meltwater enables organizations to analyze social media, news, and other human-generated content in one platform, furthering Meltwater’s mission to give businesses the insights from outside data, helping…

AI-Powered Ad Exchange Codewise Appoints John Malatesta as President

The Company Supports Skyrocketing Revenue Growth By Strengthening Its Operational Alignment Around The Customer Codewise, the industry-first provider of AI-powered ad exchange, DSP, and online ad measurement and optimization platforms for digital marketers, recognized by the Financial Times as one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe, announced the appointment of Dr. John Malatesta as the company's first President. John Malatesta will report to Robert Gryn, CEO and owner of Codewise and a member of the Forbes…

Appian and KPMG Apply AI to Create Innovative Digital Solutions for Businesses

Appian and KPMG Are Working Together to Build Innovative Applications of AI and Machine Learning - Ranging from Voice Analytics to Prediction Based on Big Data and Chatbots Appian and KPMG LLP have announced an expansion of their strategic alliance. Together, the companies are focused on making it easier to realize the business value of artificial intelligence (AI) by combining the KPMG Ignite portfolio of AI services with the speed, features, and intelligent automation (IA) capabilities of Appian’s low-code platform.…

Salesforce to Invest $2.2 Billion in its French Business Over Five Years

Salesforce Pledges to Invest in Growth, Innovation and Customer Success in France Prior to Meeting With French President Emmanuel Macron During His State Visit to the US Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, today announced plans to invest $2.2 billion in its French business over the next five years. The company made the announcement to French President Emmanuel Macron ahead of an event in his honor during his first state visit to the United States. Salesforce President & Chief Financial Officer Mark Hawkins will…

Personalized Content Experiences Gains Massive Boost with Uberflip’s $32 Million Funding

The Global Content Experience Platform Powers Lead Generation, Account-Based Marketing and Sales Enablement for Customers Including Schneider Electric, MongoDB, Stantec, and Pivotal Software A Martech 150 RADAR company and a leader in delivering personalized content experiences, Uberflip, has announced the closing of a $32 million USD Series A funding round led by Updata Partners. The cloud-based content experience platform empowers B2B marketers to create personalized content experiences at scale. Why You Should Read…

Chief Marketers Call For More Digital Platform Transparency; Level Of Media Spend Will Be Linked To Reporting Accuracy

CMO Council Member Study Reveals Many Will Boost Spend on Online Video Advertising and Voice Willingness to Pay Premiums for Guaranteed Views and Deep Customer Insights In a wake-up call to digital media platforms like Facebook and Google, marketing leaders globally say they will no longer tolerate deficient advertising measurement. Most see a need for more effective data transparency and detailed, timely, and reliable reporting systems. According to a new study from the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, news…

AdRoll and Magento Commerce Announce Strategic Partnership to Help Online Stores Drive More Growth

AdRoll Launches Magento 1 & 2 Integration to Help Its 37,000 Customers Create Demand and Drive Revenue Through Personalized Marketing and Ads AdRoll, the e-commerce growth platform, announced the launch of a new integration with Magento Commerce, the worldwide leader in cloud digital commerce innovation. With this news comes a formalized strategic partnership, making it easier than ever for AdRoll customers using Magento to solve for cart abandonment and drive more sales through high-performing marketing and ad…

Clinch Joins the Network Advertising Initiative

Membership Represents Long-Term Commitment to Protecting Consumers' Privacy When Using Data for Advertising Personalization Clinch, a creative technology company that powers dynamic, personalized video advertising, announced that it has joined the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI), the leading self-regulatory association dedicated to responsible data collection and its use for digital advertising. Clinch joins NAI's member roster, made up of advertising technology leaders from more than 100 companies who are…

Brazil and Mexico Stand as Front-runners in the Latin American Big Data Market, says Frost & Sullivan

Technology Providers Capable of Offering Solutions for Real-Time Analysis and Industry-Oriented Solutions Will Seize Growth Opportunities in the BDA Market Frost & Sullivan's latest analysis, Latin American Big Data and Analytics (BDA) market, finds that the industry generated revenues of $2.9 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $8.5 billion by 2023, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.2%. Today, Brazil leads the race, accounting for 46.7% of the overall sales, along with Mexico (26.7%), followed…

Teradata Accelerates Its Customers’ Analytics In The Cloud

From Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, to Teradata Cloud or On-Premises, Teradata Provides the Fastest Path to Secure, Scalable, Cloud Analytics Teradata, the leading cloud-based data, and analytics company announced that it continues to accelerate the movement of significant customer analytic workloads to the cloud. Enterprise-class organizations such as Ticketmaster, Arcos Dorados, Vizient, Silverton Casino and Monsanto are now using Teradata technology to run millions of queries per day in production-level,…

Built.io Named A Challenger In The Gartner Magic Quadrant For Enterprise Integration Platform As A Service

Built.io Flow Advances from Niche to Challenger Based on Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision Built.io, a technology provider with digital solutions that enable organizations to quickly create, connect and scale applications across mobile, web and IoT, announced its position as a Challenger in Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), up from a Niche Player in the iPaaS Magic Quadrant in 2017. Built.io Flow, the company's iPaaS offering, focuses on quick and easy…