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Sojern Launches New Interactive COVID-19 Travel Insights Dashboard

Real-time travel data provides travel marketers the tools needed to monitor travel demand and plan for recovery Sojern, a leading provider of digital travel marketing solutions, launched a new interactive dashboard providing real-time COVID-19 travel insights. These insights will empower Sojern's customers, partners and industry leaders to forecast travel demand and make informed decisions about market recovery. Sojern will be providing free and unlimited access to the public via the Sojern website, a service the firm has…

Avanan Introduces First-of-its-kind Cloud-Based Security for Slack

Avanan, the leading security solution for cloud-based email and collaboration suites, announced new security protocols to protect Slack. Avanan is the first and only email security solution to extend the same level of protection to Slack as it does to Office 365, G-Suite and other popular collaboration platforms. Slack is a leading instant messaging platform that allows users to create channels and groups and easily share files and information with co-workers and external partners. Slack has become one of the go-to…

New Internet Performance Data Shows the Staggering Scale of Canada’s Urban-Rural Digital Divide

In April, rural download speeds were nearly 12 times slower than those enjoyed by urban Canadians New data released by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) shows significant differences in the internet speeds experienced by rural and urban Canadians. The data was generated by CIRA’s Internet Performance Test and was submitted yesterday into the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) consultation on barriers to rural broadband deployment. Today’s release comes on the heels of a …

Zaloni Recognized as a Key Vendor in Data Management, Integration and Preparation by CRN and Quadrant Knowledge Solutions

Zaloni named to CRN’s 2020 Big Data 100 List for the 4th consecutive year and included as a key vendor in Quadrant Knowledge Solutions Data Preparation Market Outlook Report Zaloni™ announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Zaloni to its 2020 Big Data 100 list and Quadrant Knowledge Solutions has ranked Zaloni as a top vendor in the Global Data Preparation Tools Market Outlook Report. “We’re pleased that Zaloni continues to be recognized by industry experts as a leader in data management,” said…

Behavioral Scoring in Account-Based Advertising

Account-based marketing (ABM) has been around for over a decade, first introduced by ITSMA in 2004. It was created “to help marketers stop generic sales pitches and zero in on the essential needs of their most important clients.” Now, 15 years later, we are finally in a place where companies incorporate ABM into their marketing strategies and budgets. Yet, as with every relatively new technique, many marketers are still struggling with measuring the effectiveness of their ABM campaigns, especially scoring accounts before…

Synamedia Joins the Alliance for Open Media

The Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) today announced that Synamedia, the world’s largest independent video software provider, has joined at the Promoter level. As a member of the Alliance, Synamedia will collaborate with AOMedia members, which include fellow leading internet and media technology companies, to advance open standards for media compression and delivery over the web. Synamedia’s video network portfolio features video distribution, processing, and delivery services, and solutions to power premium quality…

Arm Treasure Data Launches New CDP Capabilities and Unlocks Value for Customers

Linden Lab improves marketing ROI by 300% using personalization features from Arm Treasure Data CDP Arm Treasure Data CDP enables Anheuser-Busch InBev to build detailed customer profiles to increase marketing conversion New orchestration tools, security and admin features and 20 new integrations Arm Treasure Data introduced new product capabilities for its Customer Data Platform (CDP) that better empower global companies, such as Linden Lab® and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), to navigate the increasing…

Ada Analysis Shows UK Out of Home Population Movement Plateaus During Week Three of Covid-19 Lockdown

Latest data from Ada, Talon’s Out of Home data management platform, shows the dramatic change in population movement during March has now plateaued in April as the nation’s behaviour begins to stabilise. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has already brought about rapid and significant change to the way people live their lives. During the last two weeks of March, social distancing measures, home working, and the closure of all schools, non-essential shops and entertainment venues has had an unprecedented effect on the…

Bazaarvoice Report: High Expectations for E-commerce, as Consumers Demand Authenticity, Connection, and Trust

As network of clients sees an 20% year-over-year increase in online orders since the beginning of 2020, Bazaarvoice highlights how user-generated content, social commerce, and brand advocacy are critical to e-commerce success Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of product reviews and user-generated content (UGC) solutions, today released its annual Shopper Experience Index. The global report explores how consumer shopping preferences and behavior are rapidly evolving and how businesses should adapt to these trends —…

Smart Speaker Broadcasts Made Easy Through Wecast.ai

You post, we cast South Korean startup, NextNest, has launched Wecast.ai, a broadcasting platform for the widely used voice assistant technologies, Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Wecast makes voice broadcast creation a simple task for anyone. Following an intuitive interface, users simply type their messages, just as they would on Twitter or Facebook, to be broadcast on smart speakers all over the world. Marketing Technology News: Finding it Extremely Hard to Attract Audience to Your Blogs? Answer, SEO According…

ZoomInfo Launches ‘Intent’ Solution to Help B2B Companies Identify, Prioritize and Engage Sales Leads Based on Buying Signals

Pairing proprietary machine learning technology and market-leading data, ZoomInfo Intent enables go-to-market teams to reach the right prospects at the right time during the research and buying process ZoomInfo, the global leader in go-to-market (GTM) intelligence solutions, today announced the launch of ZoomInfo Intent, a new, B2B-specific solution that leverages proprietary machine learning technology to shed light on purchasing signals for marketing and sales professionals. ZoomInfo Intent pinpoints what prospects and…

MarketCast Streaming Video Data Shows Fans Turning to Unscripted Programming, Dramas and Classic Comedy During First Few Weeks of the Crisis

Streaming fans are using more streaming services than before, but spending on paid subscriptions remain flat, posing a challenge to new entrants to the space MarketCast released highlights from the latest MarketCast Streaming Tracker, a bi-weekly report that measures streaming video trends across top streaming video platforms. According to findings in MarketCast's March 14 to March 27 reporting period, streaming audiences gravitated to "distraction genres," such as classic comedy, dramas and unscripted docuseries, during…

DataRobot Unveils Latest Version of Enterprise AI Platform, Introducing Visual AI, AI Applications, and Automated Deep Learning

Enhancements to MLOps and Automated Time Series, as well as the addition of DataRobot Paxata, take enterprise AI to new heights DataRobot, the leader in enterprise AI, announced enhancements to its enterprise AI platform, including AI Applications, Automated Deep Learning, and Visual AI. These new introductions further unlock the value of AI by putting the power of AI into the hands of more users and making it simpler to build and deploy deep learning models. “Subject matter experts from any industry can now solve new…

MarTech Primer: Types of Marketing Data

In 2020, Marketing leaders understand the evolving nature of Data Management Platforms. Yet, a majority of these leaders have a tough time executing their strategies. This is largely attributed to three factors - Lack of Time Inadequate tools and processes Talent Attrition Even for Marketing teams who manage to tackle these challenges have to face a serpentine task to justify their increased data and analytics budget. It’s new, but a straightforward priority - it’s ‘Privacy’. To better understand the…

Tiger Pistol Adds Recurring Campaign Feature to its Social Advertising Platform

New Capability Allows Clients to Boost Revenue by offering Ongoing Campaigns Tiger Pistol, the only social advertising platform that delivers local activation at global scale, recently launched a Recurring Campaign feature to expand user options for managing Facebook and Instagram advertising campaigns on the platform. "Tiger Pistol has taken our innovative technology to a new level of scale and efficiency with Recurring Campaigns," said Paul Elliott, CEO, Tiger Pistol. "Now our clients…

TechBytes with Gary Ogasawara, Chief Technology Officer at Cloudian

Why is metadata important for an organization building AI and ML models? AI and ML models generally need to train from large quantities of data, and the broad adoption of AI and ML has only been possible due to the widespread accumulation of Big Data over the past decade or so. The challenge is that it’s difficult for Data Scientists to navigate massive Big Data deployments to locate the data they need for their models. Metadata is simply data about data. It describes what data is. Metadata can tell you when a…

Bravo! In Tough Times, Resolute PR Firms Stand their Ground

All global search engines are flooded with inquiries related to the COVID-19. More and more people are searching for information using keywords related to the novel Coronavirus (n-coronavirus) such as Quarantine, the Wuhan Flu, Coronavirus Vaccine, Coronavirus Guidelines for America and hundreds of similar long-tail keywords and phrases. COVID-19 has exposed us to many unforeseeable risks and challenges. What started with a localized flu infection has now become a global pandemic-- on the…

Brands Take Note: Personalization Will Make Everyone a Pampered Consumer

Customer experience doesn’t begin and end with a visit to a store or website. The journey that leads to sales at checkout and builds brand loyalty for future purchases often consists of many disconnected steps. At the heart of it all is a need to create personal, human connections for consumers that feel cohesive and intuitive. This means brands must connect via touchpoints across all channels and devices to reach consumers where and when it’s most convenient to them with messages that matter most to their immediate…

CleverTap Helps Marketers Bust Brackets During March Madness

Customer Retention Leader Delivers Mobile Marketing Pointers for Engaging Users During College Basketball Season It's the beginning of March, and all eyes are on the NCAA men's college basketball tournament and the winning bracket. An average of 10.5 million viewers tuned in to the March Madness tournament in 2019,1 making it an ideal time for brands to think about building engagement with basketball fans. In preparation for March Madness, CleverTap, a leading AI-powered customer lifecycle and user retention platform, is…

Shoppers Demand New Standards to Combat Fake Reviews as Importance of Brand Trust Grows

Almost three quarters (73%) of consumers indicate the retail industry needs a new set of standards with severe punishment for violations to combat fake reviews Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of product reviews and user-generated content (UGC) solutions, announced the results of its newest study, exploring the role of brand trust in consumer purchasing behavior and how brands can damage that trust. The research is based on survey responses from more than 10,000 consumers from the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, and…