Looker Debuts in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and BI Platforms

At the Gartner Peer Insights Website, Looker Was Rated 4.6 out of 5 in the BI and Analytics Platforms Market, Based on 51 Ratings as of 26 February 2018 Looker, a leading marketing data platform company, has made an entry into the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms. This is the first year Looker has appeared in this Gartner Magic Quadrant, which evaluates vendors based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute. Currently, Looker is recognized as a complete data…

Interview with Field Garthwaite, Co-Founder and CEO, IRIS.TV

"The future of media and marketing is building large loyal audiences and building first-party data to inform your strategies across all departments."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to launch your second video technology company after Jukebox TV? Jukebox TV was originally created to make a better viewing experience for discovering and watching video content on the web. The first "Pandora for Video" product on the web. This was a straight B2C experience. IRIS.TV is a video personalization…

Periscope Data to Showcase End-to-End Analytics Platform at Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2018

Platform is the First to Bring SQL, Python and R Together in One Solution Periscope Data, the world's first software platform built to address the complete analytics lifecycle, will showcase its latest innovations focused on helping data teams drive measurable results for their businesses at Gartner's Data & Analytics Summit 2018 in Grapevine, Texas, from March 5 to 8, 2018. Earlier this month, Periscope Data introduced new features enabling data professionals to work with Python, R and SQL together all on a single…

Interview with Anthony Iacovone, President, Barometric

"CMOs should create a foundation that can help them really understand the consumer’s meshed identity first. With that foundation comes measurability and insight."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be a part of an ad- performance company? I am currently the co-founder and President of Barometric, which is a division of AdTheorent. For some quick background, in 2011 I co-founded AdTheorent with a mission of using Machine Learning to make better decisions using data when serving mobile…

TechBytes with Robert Fox, CTO, HG Data

Robert Fox CTO, HG Data In a dynamic marketing technology ecosystem, technographic intelligence and audience segmentation analyses are growing in prominence. Modern-day marketing research analysts use technographic segmentation to identify and build audience profiles based on the characteristics and behaviors of consumers through the process of market segmentation. HG Data is one of the leading B2B tech companies to offer segmentation analysis at a very refined level. We spoke to Robert Fox, CTO at HG Data, to…

New Reltio Cloud Release Delivers Continuous Data Organization and Self-Learning to Global 2000 Companies

Reltio Cloud Self-Learning Data Platform Integrates Enterprise Data Organization, Advanced Analytics, Machine Learning, and Intelligent Data-Driven Business Applications at Petabyte-Scale Reltio, innovators of the Self-Learning Data Platform, announced Reltio Cloud 2018.1, the newest version of the native cloud platform that organizes enterprise data for continuous self-learning. The release includes the next evolution of Reltio IQ (formerly Reltio Insights) which takes advantage of advanced analytics and machine learning…

Fospha Announces $7.4 Million in Funding; Ex-Google Chief Joins Board

Fospha, the leading provider of marketing attribution and optimization software, announced they have raised £5.3m ($7.4m) in funding led by the venture builder Blenheim Chalcot. Dan Cobley, former Google MD of UK & IE and a managing partner at Blenheim Chalcot, has also joined the board. The new funding will be used for acceleration of product innovation and expansion of the company's Customer Success, Sales and Marketing functions. As companies adopt an increasingly broad multi-channel strategy and…

Cision Recognized as a Chicago Tech Leader for B2B Software by G2 Crowd

Leading Provider Of Data-Driven Software And Services For Communications Professionals Ranks In Top 25 Chicago Companies For Product Satisfaction Cision announced that it has been recognized as a leader in the Chicago tech space by G2 Crowd, a leading business software review platform. Cision ranks in the top 25 companies for best software and services in the media and influencer category for its top-rated social sharing feature. "This recognition is an honor and a true testament to the Cision team's hard work and…

TechBytes with Clair Carter-Ginn, Partner at Forecast Agency

Clair Carter-Ginn, Partner at Forecast Agency The Retail Engagement Summit 2018 will take place at New York on 22 February and at London on 6 March. The Amplience team together with selected industry experts will be showcasing new tools and processes which help retailers deliver more contextual and persuasive content. Clair Carter-Ginn, Partner at Forecast, tells us about how content marketers are coping with the challenges of dealing with Dynamic Content.Tell us about your role at Forecast and the team you handle?  …

StoryStream Partners With Brandwatch’s Vizia to Deliver AI-Enriched Social Content

The Partnership with StoryStream's Content Marketing Platform Gives Brandwatch's Vizia Access to Build Context for an Enriched Customer Experiences StoryStream, leading AI-powered content marketing platform provider, today announced their partnership with Brandwatch, the world's premier social intelligence group, on the launch of its Vizia data-visualization platform. Read More: Adobe Unveils Next-Gen Content Intelligence to Transform Customer Experiences The partnership will enable StoryStream's proprietary…

New Style Data Platform Trendage Combines AI, Communities and Visual Search To Provide Automated Product Recommendations

Retailers Can Now Access Valuable Insights On Customer Apparel Preferences and Cross Sell Data In a Timely Manner Trendage, a new data-driven style platform, officially announced the launch of its company, team, and product, Automated Product Recommendations for retailers. Using artificial intelligence, visual search, and a community of millions of trendsetters, Trendage automatically generates 10 million+ style recommendations per month for apparel, accessories and footwear retailers that highlight what items pair well…

How Marketers Can Use Customer Behavior to Drive Revenue

In the past, marketers could get away with segmenting customers using primarily demographic and firmographic traits such as age, gender, income, ethnicity, occupation, industry, company size, geographic location, etc. But in today’s customer-centric world, understanding your customers based on demographics isn’t enough. As Netflix’s VP of Product Innovation, Todd Yellin, said: “It really doesn’t matter if you are a 60-year-old woman or a 20-year-old man because a 20-year-old man can watch ‘Say Yes To The Dress’ and a…

Focus on ‘Data Centricity’ to Achieve Higher Sophistication by 2019

Latest Research from IAB Data Center of Excellence and Data & Marketing Association Shows Talent Gap Remains Significant Obstacle The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), its Data Center of Excellence, and the Data & Marketing Association (DMA) have released “The Data-Centric Organization 2018,” the results of a survey showing that US marketers and publishers remain intensely focused on achieving “data centricity” across their organizations, with 90 percent responding that they either have or are developing an…

CloudCherry’s Predictive Analytics Enhancements Give Companies the Customer Experience Edge

Improvements Increase Speed and Accuracy of Customer Feedback Analysis at Scale CloudCherry, a leading Customer Experience Management company, announced significant enhancements to its CX platform's predictive analytics engine, reducing the time required to analyze customer feedback at scale, reveal insights and predict trends. "Brands around the globe are under ever-increasing pressure to understand and get ahead of customer needs, tackle churn, and drive profitability. With the help of machine learning and deep…

Direct Agents Introduces Standalone OTT Solution

Directagents.TV Is the Agency's Expanded Offering for OTT Growth Marketing Direct Agents, a data-driven, digital advertising agency is excited to announce their latest solution focused on OTT network launch and audience growth: DirectAgents.TV As a leader of OTT growth marketing, Direct Agents has launched a stand-alone solution for OTT subscriber & audience acquisition, churn management, tune-in, and content launches. In addition, Direct Agents helps with cross-device presence management and OTT-specific…

Cloud Planning Pioneer Adaptive Insights Launches Comprehensive Offering for Sales

New Purpose-Built Sales Planning Solution Extends its Business Planning Cloud, Embraced by Acquia, Apptio, Ivanti, MongoDB, and WinShuttle to Drive Corporate Performance Adaptive Insights extends its Business Planning Cloud with a comprehensive offering for sales planning. Adaptive Insights for Sales is a purpose-built planning and analytics solution driving performance and predictability. Designed for companies of all sizes to maximize sales efficiency and sales investments, the new solution modernizes sales…

Interview with Andre Yee, CEO, Triblio

"I think the lines between multi-channel marketing programs and sales automation will blur by 2020. This means tighter and smarter integrations between sales and marketing."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to start an ABM platform?  I'm the founder and CEO of Triblio. Prior to Triblio, I was SVP Product Development for Eloqua where I helped grow a $20M company to IPO and subsequently a $1B exit to Oracle. I was inspired to start an ABM company because I believe existing marketing automation…

ON24 Grows New Bookings by More Than 50% YoY for an Unprecedented Fourth Quarter

More Than 2,000 Businesses Use ON24 To Engage Customers And Prospects And Transform Engagement Into Revenue With more than 70 percent of marketers prioritizing lead quality over quantity, businesses are putting data-driven, engaging webinars at the core of their demand generation strategy. As a result, over 850 new and expanded accounts turned to ON24 to engage and convert prospects into lifetime customers through the company's marketing platform. "With the rise of the data-driven marketer, the marketing…

Scribe Software Announces Scribe Shadow On The Salesforce AppExchange

Scribe’s Customers Can Now Streamline Business Intelligence, Analytics Data, Reporting and Backup Processes Scribe Software, a global data integration leader, announced it has launched Scribe Shadow on the Salesforce AppExchange, empowering businesses to connect with their customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways. Scribe Shadow is designed to simplify and streamline the process of replicating data from Salesforce to SQL databases for analytics and archiving purposes. Scribe Shadow is based on Scribe Online,…

TechBytes with JJ Kardwell, CEO and Co-founder, EverString

JJ Kardwell CEO and Co-founder, EverString Data is the new digital currency. Many companies are struggling to clear their data streams and leverage the benefits that DMPs offer. We spoke to JJ Kardwell, CEO, and Co-founder of EverString to understand how marketers can address the issue of data and its uses.Tell us about your role at EverString, and the team and technology that you handle? I am the CEO and Co-founder of EverString, the leading marketing and sales intelligence software company. EverString helps B2B…