Banner Before Header

Nielsen CGA Announces Launch Of Check-Level Data For Chain And Independent Bars And Restaurants In The US

Nielsen CGA Is Able to Help Clients Better Understand the Dynamics of Their Brand's Sales Throughout the Day Nielsen and CGA Strategy Ltd., through their Nielsen CGA joint venture, announced the launch of Check-Level Insights Pool (CLIP) data. This first-to-market offering will provide transaction-level insights around sales performance in both chain and independent bars and restaurants across the U.S. beverage alcohol market. Building onto Nielsen's on-premise and off-premise measurement services, Nielsen CGA's CLIP…

Astound Integrates with ServiceNow to Build AI-Driven Automation in Every App

Astound Provides AI-Based Decision Engine That Drives Enterprise Service Management Forward Astound, an enterprise software company applying machine learning and natural language processing to automate service and support, today announced its certified integration for the Now Platform®. The new Astound integration allows customers using ServiceNow® to interact conversationally with any app on the platform using natural language and automate the process of resolving routine service requests. Astound's decision engine …

How Can Companies Deliver Amazing Customer Experience: Four Big Ideas from Adobe Summit 2018

Big conferences are fascinating. Premier events such as Adobe Summit evolve over time, growing in size and morphing to respond to the needs of their attendees. The best shows bring together both thought leaders and practitioners -- connecting gurus who analyze trends to forecast what’s ahead with those who make stuff happen with the existing tools and tactics. I’ve watched Adobe Summit advance over the past ten years and this year’s conference was no exception. Over 13,000 digital marketers, advertisers, analysts, and…

TechBytes with Christopher Childs, Managing Director, UK, TabMo

Christopher Childs Managing Director, UK, TabMo As GDPR approaches, we continue to speak to global marketing technology teams, data vendors, and business leaders to understand how the new regulations could impact their organizations. In this TechByte, Christopher Childs, MD, TabMo (UK) tells us how GDPR could eventually benefit customers, and why you should move closer to your Data Partners. Tell us about your role at TabMo and the team/technology you handle. TabMo was founded in France in 2013. I was…

Simple Brings Microsoft-Powered Intelligent Marketing Platform

Simple Will Leverage Microsoft's Technology to Power It's Intelligent Marketing Platform as It Transforms How Brands Use Artificial Intelligence to Create Exceptional Customer Experiences Simple, a leading Agile Marketing and Marketing Resource Planning Platform, announced plans to partner with Microsoft and adopt its end-to-end intelligent cloud to power its Intelligent Marketing Platform, aiming to disrupt Marketing Resource Management software market. Among the first independent software vendors to build atop the…

Amobee Launches Sales Accelerator Solution, Powered by Oracle Data Cloud

Amobee's Sales Accelerator Solution, Powered by Oracle Data Cloud, Would Help CPG Marketers Measure Offline Sales Impact of Campaigns in Progress Amobee, a leading global digital marketing technology company serving brands and agencies, announced its revolutionary Sales Accelerator solution, powered by Oracle Data Cloud. The data connector enables consumer packaged goods (CPG) clients—including early adopter Del Monte Foods, Inc.—to connect digital ad impressions to offline purchase data while a campaign is still running,…

comScore Enables Ad Verification Measurement via IAB Tech Lab OM SDK

The OM SDK Works in Tandem With the Existing ComScore SDK comScore announced that with the launch of the IAB Tech Lab Open Measurement Software Development Kit (OM SDK), comScore will enable its ad verification measurement for campaigns delivered on mobile applications leveraging the industry SDK. This launch and comScore's involvement paves the way for increased ad verification measurement on mobile, helping media buyers and sellers access consistent metrics across all platforms to ensure campaigns have an opportunity to…

I-Com Global Summit 2018 To Feature Speakers From Warner Bros, Facebook, Vodafone And Unilever

Major Gathering of Marketing Elites Will Take Place at I-COM's Global Summit in San Sebastian, Spain from April 9-12  I-COM announced the line-up of speakers for the I-COM Global Summit 2018. An impressive set of speakers and session hosts from companies such as Acxiom, Facebook, Intel, Lufthansa, Unilever, Vodafone, and Warner Bros, will be joining I-COM at the major marketing event of the year. Andreas Cohen, I-COM Chairman, says that the speakers have an important role to play in telling the story of this year's…

Zendesk Continues Enterprise Expansion With New AI-Powered Enterprise Self-Service Product

Launch of Guide Enterprise, an AI-powered self-service, is Zendesk's Third Enterprise Product Launch in the Past Year Zendesk Inc. announced that it has surpassed a $500 million annual revenue run rate, making it the fastest growing dedicated customer service and engagement platform. The company also launched Guide Enterprise, a new enterprise product with AI-powered self-service tailored to larger organizations. Since Zendesk went public in 2014 with an annual revenue run rate of $100 million, the company has seen an…

TechBytes with Tuomo Riekki, Founder, CTO, Smartly.io

Tuomo Riekki Founder, CTO, Smartly.io Marketing teams are spending more time and dollars to optimize their Facebook + Instagram marketing performance in 2018. Lack of automation and control in campaign management workflow prevents marketing teams from fully delivering ad campaigns at their highest performance. There is a clear need to differentiate between optimization and automation technologies for Facebook + Instagram Advertising. To throw credible light on Facebook + Instagram Marketing Performance, we spoke to the…

Datazoom Launches Adaptive Video Logistics Platform at NAB After Closing First Round of Funding

Datazoom's Powerful Adaptive Video Logistics Platform Promises Video Distributors More Efficient, Effective, and Faster Data Acquisition from Their Video Players Datazoom, a new startup in the online video technology space, is taking the wraps off its innovative Adaptive Video Logistics platform at the Las Vegas National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2018 show. The company has also closed its first round of funding. As online video streaming continues to grow, so does the customization and complexity…

Spiceworks Study Reveals 40 Percent of Large Businesses Will Implement Intelligent Assistants or Chatbots by 2019

New Study Shows Microsoft Cortana Is the Most Commonly Used Intelligent Assistants in the Workplace Spiceworks announced the results of a new survey examining the adoption and usage of intelligent assistants and AI chatbots in the workplace. The results show that within the next 12 months, 40 percent of large businesses – those with more than 500 employees – expect to implement one or more intelligent assistants or AI chatbots on company-owned devices, compared to 25 percent of mid-size companies and 27 percent of small…

Getting New Customers: “Punchh Acquire” Launches in Beta to Restaurant Marketing Platform

Del Taco to Be the First Partner to Use Punchh Acquire for a Complete Customer Lifecycle Marketing Punchh announced a brand new product for their industry-leading Restaurant Marketing Cloud platform, called “Punchh Acquire,” designed to address one of the most critical and difficult marketing needs of any restaurant: new customer acquisition. With the launch of the Punchh Acquire Beta, Punchh becomes the only unified marketing platform for both customer acquisition and customer lifetime value growth. Punchh Acquire…

Accenture to Acquire MXM, a Content-Powered Digital Marketing Agency

Addition of Award-Winning Team Will Enhance Accenture Interactive's B2C Marketing Capabilities in North America Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire New York-based digital agency, Meredith Xcelerated Marketing (MXM), a content-focused leader in integrated marketing, cross-channel strategy development and creative execution. The acquisition will bolster the capabilities of Accenture Interactive in creative services, data-led marketing execution, content strategy and digital marketing. MXM has superior…

Triggmine Unveils Revolutionary Email Marketing Tool

Artificial Intelligence Now Creates Better Email Campaigns Than Any Human Email automation SaaS company Triggmine plans to augment its adaptive email marketing tool with blockchain-enabled Smart Contract and an AI-based neural network. The new features are part of an initiative designed to grow the most intuitive AI tool for small and medium-size businesses on the market. AI to the Rescue Triggmine is an AI-based email marketing tool that is supported by most of the major e-commerce platforms. AI helps to personalize…

TechBytes with Patrick Welch, President and COO, Bigtincan

Patrick Welch President and COO, Bigtincan Sales Enablement is a sector of the martech universe that grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years. Bigtincan recently unveiled Bigtincan Hub, an AI-driven Sales Enablement Automation Platform. We spoke to Patrick Welch, President and COO, Bigtincan to understand how their product helps users achieve better ROI. Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to be a part of a sales enablement company and Bigtincan specifically? As the…

Blis Explores the Meaning of A “Conscious Consumer” in a New Report

In Their Latest Study, Blis Examines Consumer Research Married with Their Own Location-Based Data to Construct a New Framework for Conscious Consumer The dynamic relationship between the consumers, brands, and retailers continue to drive marketers into exploring new definitions of customer experience and engagements. The fragmented retail and B2B marketing engagement strategies could finally be set on a sane path. In their recent report, Blis, a leading provider of advanced location data technology, has unvieled a …

TechBytes with Bridget Bidlack, SVP of Product, Movable Ink

Bridget Bidlack SVP Product, Movable Ink Intelligent Content remains the final frontier for content marketers in 2018. According to the recent Forrester Research report, titled, "Vendor Landscape: Personalization Solution Providers, Q3 2017", 78 percent of US online adults have chosen, recommended or paid more for a brand that has personalized an experience or service. To enable marketers with intelligent content, Movable Ink provides personalized email content solution that drives performance, increases productivity and…

TiVo and Tru Optik Ink New Deal to Make Linear TV Viewership Data Available for OTT Targeting

Linear TV Data Across 210 National DMAs and More Than 2 Million Households Now Available Through Tru Optik's OTT Marketing Cloud TiVo Corporation, a global leader in entertainment technology,  announced a newly inked deal with Tru Optik, the audience intelligence and data-management platform built for over-the-top (OTT) television, that will now extend TiVo’s deterministic, linear TV viewership data to the brands, agencies, and publishers that leverage Tru Optik to build audience-based campaigns across OTT…

Why Contact Centers Are Critical to Omnichannel Marketing Strategies

The on-demand economy has conditioned consumers to feel entitled to a product or a service at the click of a button. Not only do we want what we want, when we want it (now), we also expect brands to provide excellent and consistent customer experiences at every point of engagement. Whether you’re visiting an e-commerce website or a brick and mortar location, or you receive a targeted email or a telemarketing call, the most successful businesses are those that provide exceptional and customized experiences regardless of the…