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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 TTEC Holdings, Inc., Infosys, Mediasite, Dun & Bradstreet, and Bond Brand Loyalty. TTEC Announces Acquisition of Serendebyte TTEC Holdings, Inc., a leading digital global customer experience technology and services company focused on the design, implementation and delivery of transformative solutions for many of the world’s most iconic and disruptive brands, announced that it has…

PMG and Bidtellect Partner to Expand PMG’s Centralized Data Within Alli, PMG’s Marketing Intelligence Platform

With Bidtellect, PMG is doing more to consolidate data from disparate channels, giving customers one source of truth and the tools necessary to run better ad campaigns PMG, an independent digital company that is one of the fastest-growing in the global advertising industry,  announced a partnership with Bidtellect, a leading content distribution demand-side platform for native advertising. The partnership will seamlessly integrate Bidtellect’s capabilities and data into PMG’s marketing intelligence platform, Alli, giving…

UJET Releases New Research with Insights on the New Tools, Technologies, and Channels Shaping Customer Support

New report further establishes the need for building seamless customer experiences across all channels and touchpoints UJET Inc., a leading provider of customer support communications and solutions, released its new report, Optimizing Channels for Customer Support, focusing on the new tools, technologies, and channels customers are moving towards as they look for a more seamless support experience. The report is based on a survey conducted with data analytics firm YouGov, which queried 500 respondents across…

Marchex Adds Closed Loop Conversion Insights to Sales Edge Rescue

Now businesses can evaluate sales team effectiveness and measure impact in converting high value leads that were initially mishandled Marchex, a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, launched Closed Loop Conversions, a significant enhancement to Marchex Sales Edge Rescue that enables enterprise and local businesses to more efficiently grow revenue by capturing missed opportunities. As part of the Marchex Sales Edge suite, Sales Edge Rescue offers conversational…

Poly Introduces Poly Lens for Cloud-based Insights and Video Endpoint Management

Poly Lens Management and Insights Add More "Enterprise Cred" to Radically Simple Endpoints; First Step Toward Unifying Poly Management Tools in One Powerful Cloud Solution Plantronics, Inc., a global communications company that powers meaningful human connection and collaboration, unveils Poly Lens, a new cloud-based insights and management service. Initially available in a fully supported commercial preview, Poly Lens combines seamless management and updating tools with powerful insight into how Poly devices are actually…

Bond Acquires Customer Marketing Firm, rDialogue

Bond Brand Loyalty, a global customer experience and loyalty management company, announced today that it has acquired Atlanta-based rDialogue, a customer marketing firm. On the heels of announcing a newly appointed president, this is the first in a series of planned acquisitions to accelerate the company’s growth strategy and expanded offerings. Bond incorporates a unique blend of human-centered design, data science, technology and loyalty mechanics to create meaningful impact for brands, their customers, and their people.…

MarTech Interview with Abhay Singhal, CEO at InMobi Marketing Cloud

"Brands need to be more proactive about providing value to consumers and ensuring they can exceed their needs rapidly at every stage of the buying journey." Journey into Tech Hi Abhay, tell us about your journey in technology. You are a pioneer in the Mobile AdTech market. What inspired you to start with InMobi? Back in 2007, we had a feeling that mobile phones were going to be big. We wanted to start something of our own, so we took a bet and dove headfirst into Mobile Advertising. The rest, as they say, is history.…

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 Salesforce, New Breed, Google Maps, SmartEquip, and Facebook. Salesforce Acquires Evergage, Will Use Personalization to Enhance Customer Data and Deliver More Relevant Experiences Salesforce acquired Evergage, the leading software platform for real-time 1:1 personalization, to accelerate the company’s efforts to offer enhanced personalization solutions to its thousands of customers.…

InsightSquared Names Todd Abbott President and COO, James Davison Vice President of Products

New Executives Join InsightSquared, Accelerating Company's Growth in Revenue Operations InsightSquared, the leading provider of revenue intelligence solutions, has announced the addition of Todd Abbott as President and Chief Operation Officer and James Davison as Vice President of Products. As the B2B customer journey becomes increasingly complex, InsightSquared's fast time-to-value, breadth of suite and ease of use have positioned the company as the go-to partner for organizations wanting to increase the value of their…

Scala Announces Marketing Technology and Digital Signage Hardware Solutions On Display at ISE 2020

Solutions featured in the booth include full range of Scala-branded hardware and preview of cloud-based Scala Designer digital signage software Scala will debut marketing technology that modernizes physical spaces and increases consumer engagement at "the largest AV and systems integration show in the world," Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2020. Solutions from Scala's full scope of marketing technology including software, hardware and sensor-based insights will be on display, highlighting how physical spaces can be…

International Search Engine Optimization Expert Chris Raulf of Boulder SEO Marketing to Speak at XTM LIVE Silicon Valley on 19 March 2020

The 20-minute TED-style talk focuses on the impact that artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotic process automation have on global digital marketing Boulder SEO Marketing, a provider of affordable SEO packages and full-service digital marketing solutions to companies around the globe, announced today that its founder and president would present a talk entitled Global Digital Marketing and Artificial Intelligence: Are You Missing the Boat? on March 19, 2020, at 12:10 pm Pacific Time at XTM LIVE Silicon…

Retina Announces $5 Million in Total Funding to Stem the Tide of Wasteful Marketing Spending to Acquire and Serve their Worst Customers

Growth round led by Crosscut Ventures, one of the largest early stage investors in Los Angeles Retina, the customer data science company that predicts future lifetime value and customer behavior, announced it has raised $5 million. The raise supports the company’s fast growth and was anchored by a former investor, Crosscut Ventures, which partners with early-stage founders to build extraordinary high-growth tech companies. Retina’s goal is to serve any business that has repeat customer purchases-- including e-commerce,…

A Look at the AI Tools Helping to Improve Marketing Productivity

Marketing agencies continuously strive to improve internal Productivity. One way to do this is by utilizing technology to help employees work better and smarter. Whereas once only large companies used Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools, the cost of this technology is much lower, putting it in the hands of the masses. AI has many uses, and one that teams are capitalizing on now is Productivity. In an AI study,  44% of executives said that the most beneficial aspect of AI is “automated communications that provide data that…

How Transparent Are Digital Firms and Marketing Agencies?

Capacity Management, Resource Utilization, Billability – Digital Agency owners and Senior Leaders wring their hands over such terms. And rightly so, as there’s a growing need to operate more cost-effectively and prove value. Karl Sakas, the global agency consultant, reveals in his latest Agency trends report that CMOs need revenue attribution to help with pressure from their CEOs and CFOs. According to IDG Connect, 70 percent of marketers struggle with cost justification. Adding to this is the stress of clients…

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 (PACE), transcosmos inc., Nielsen Brandbank, Dataiku, Miva, Inc., Enea, Quintesse, Raydiant, Mobify and xiQ. 26-Year Contact Center And Customer Experience Industry Veteran Joins Forces With PACE Leadership Today, the Professional Association for Customer Engagement (PACE) the only non-profit trade association dedicated exclusively to the advancement of companies that engage with…

OutboundEngine Launches ‘Harmony,’ The Platform To Unify Marketing Across Franchise And Agent Networks

Franchise, Real Estate, Insurance, and Other Network Businesses Gain Automation, Consistency, and Insight for Critical Local Marketing Strategies Leveraging the proven power of OutboundEngine’s marketing automation suite, Harmony gives local brand representatives a simple yet powerful suite for email, social, reputation management, and more, while arming themselves, their peers, and their partners at the brand headquarters with the ability to identify & share best-practices. Unlike the “report card” dashboards offered…

xiQ Receives the Highest Customer Satisfaction Ratings for Account-Based Marketing

xiQ, the leading AI-powered Account-Based Marketing (ABM) and Sales platform, has been recognized as the 2020 ABM High Performer by G2, the leading business solutions review site. xiQ's AI-powered platform is catalyzing the B2B Sales Intelligence and Account-Based Marketing landscape. xiQ has been recognized as an ABM high performer for receiving the most 5-star reviews amongst all ABM solutions reviewed on G2. xiQ received the highest ratings for: Meeting requirements - (9) Product direction - (10) Ease of use…

Oatey Co. Promotes Lehtinen to Vice President, Leading Brand and Digital Marketing Strategies

Oatey Co., a leading manufacturer in the plumbing industry since 1916, announced the promotion of Katherine Lehtinen to Vice President, Brand and Digital Marketing. “I am confident that she will further drive Oatey’s growth through market-leading brand and digital strategies.” Lehtinen joined Oatey in 2017 as Director of Marketing, bringing nearly 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and brand management. As Oatey continues to expand its family of brands and product offerings, Lehtinen will be accountable for…

PMG and Bidtellect Partner to Expand PMG’s Centralized Data Within Alli, PMG’s Marketing Intelligence Platform

With Bidtellect, Pmg Is Doing More to Consolidate Data From Disparate Channels, Giving Customers One Source of Truth and the Tools Necessary to Run Better Ad Campaigns PMG, an independent digital company that is one of the fastest-growing in the global advertising industry, today announced a partnership with Bidtellect, a leading content distribution demand-side platform for native advertising. The partnership will seamlessly integrate Bidtellect’s capabilities and data into PMG’s marketing intelligence platform, Alli,…

Wise Public Relations Taps Three-Time SURVIVOR Player Aubry Bracco as VP of Social Media & Digital Marketing

Proven Digital Content Producer And Creative Strategist to Lead Social Media And Marketing Practice Area For Fast-Growing Independent Marketing Agency Wise Public Relations, Inc., the integrated marketing agency, announced that three-time SURVIVOR player and digital content guru, Aubry Bracco, has been named Vice President, Social Media & Digital Marketing. In this role, Bracco will lead the agency’s growing social media and digital marketing division to deliver strategic brand content and community management,…