Predictions Series 2018: Think of Tech (Not Necessarily AI) to Influence, Empathize, Connect, and Listen at Scale

Joe Hyland, CMO at ON24, On What 2018 Holds For The Martech Community In the age of rapid tech disruptions, we are looking at the genesis of more than one "revolution" in martech. Most marketers are shifting their focus from tech-based targeting to tech-based interactivity with their customers. Customer engagement in the most humane way is the theme for marketers in 2018. Further to our recent coverage in the Predictions Series 2018, ON24 CMO, Joe Hyland chose to dig deeper into what lessons marketers could take from…

RichRelevance Launches the New Era of Experience Personalization

Global Personalization Leader Bridges The Experience Gap Between Marketing And Commerce & Enables Digital Leaders to Win in Today’s Experience Economy RichRelevance, the global leader in omnichannel personalization, unveiled a strategic personalization initiative to help companies create memorable experiences across the customer lifecycle. With RichRelevance Experience Personalization, digital business leaders can bridge marketing and commerce engagements to stage unique, memorable, and individualized experiences that…

Allocadia Announces Key Milestones Achieved by #RunMarketers in 2017

Allocadia Announces $25 Billion in Global Investment Managed by Over 10,000 Marketers Through Platform, Saving Over 1 Million Work Hours and Driving an Estimated $5 Billion in Growth A Top-150 MarTech RADAR company and the creators of the #RunMarketing movement, Marketing Performance Management (MPM) technology firm, Allocadia, has announced $25 billion of the global marketing budget has been managed through its award-winning platform by over 10,000 marketers. Recommended Read: The Pedowitz Group and Allocadia Partner…

Over One-Third Of Households Live-Stream TV Shows Or Sports: Parks Associates

New Industry Report Examines Emerging Trends In Streaming Video Habits And Content-Pirating Consumers Parks Associates announced that as of Q3 2017, 12% of US broadband households use a live streaming platform like Facebook Live or Periscope. The profile for live streamers is generally younger, with 19% of consumers ages 18-24 engaging in live streaming activity, but live streaming of TV shows and sports skews older, indicating older viewers might be using these solutions to access illegal streams of content.…

Instapage Introduces New Way to Build Landing Pages with Instablocks

Building Blocks That Enable the High-Volume Creation of Landing Pages, Essential for Advertising at Scale Instapage, the post-click optimization platform for advertisers, has recently launched Instablocks, a brand new way to build post-click landing pages. Advertisers can now create “building blocks” for their landing pages — custom sections that they can reuse to quickly create pages, and in turn, scale their advertising into a high-velocity operation. Tyson Quick, Founder and CEO at Instapage, informed, “Our…

ExtremeLocation Empowers Retailers with Contextual Analytics to Engage In-Store Guests

Extreme's Technology Personalizes the Customer Experience and Increases Basket Size The ever-increasing number of consumers using mobile devices while shopping in-stores has challenged brick-and-mortar retailers to integrate mobile touchpoints along the journey to purchase. To assist retailers with their digital transformation to become the Store of the Future, Extreme Networks, Inc. introduced ExtremeLocation, a solution that allows retailers to identify, engage and provide personalized guest experiences in-store via…

4 Emerging Adtech Trends to Watch in 2018

There is no question that Ad Tech is poised for unprecedented growth in the next two years. In 2020, global spending on digital advertising is expected to reach $336 billion, up from $229 billion in 2017, according to market research firm Statista. Growth at this pace will no doubt help drive, and be driven by, many new industry developments. At Ranker, we’ve identified four emerging trends that are poised to play a big role in reshaping ad tech beginning in 2018. Publishers Will Start to Hire Dedicated Ad Tech Developers…

DiMassimo Goldstein Hires Wendy Lurrie

The Former Gyro NY and Gyro: human President Will Be the Agency's First-Ever Chief Client Growth Officer DiMassimo Goldstein recently expanded its C-suite, adding Wendy Lurrie, who has joined the agency as its first-ever Chief Client Growth Officer. The hire, which became official shortly before the new year, gives the New York-based agency exciting momentum entering 2018 as it looks to further solidify its position as the world's leading behavior change marketing agency. DiMassimo Goldstein, which specializes in…

Top 5 Cloud Services Predictions 2018

Karl Roe, VP Services & Cloud Solutions at Nuvias, Takes a Look at What's in Store for Organizations Using the Cloud Services in 2018  The Rise of AI 2018 will see Artificial Intelligence (AI) drive a transformational change among organizations and impact on cloud use. ICT isn’t getting any simpler, and businesses are being forced to move faster as their customers’ requirements become more demanding. This is driving innovation in areas like AI, but automation of past processes won’t be enough to keep up with the…

Introducing Auto-Zone, a Technology that Eradicates Website Tagging

ContentSquare's Auto-Zone Replaces Tag Customization/Configuration with AI-Powered Automatic Recognition and Allows Digital Teams to Quickly Understand Customer Journeys and Insights ContentSquare, a digital experience insights platform, announced the launch of its Auto-Zone product, an artificial intelligence-based recognition algorithm that redefines online data collection by replacing content tagging and tag configuration with automatic element identification on each area of a website. With Auto-Zone, marketers can…

TechBytes with Phil Ahad, Head, Products and Strategy, Toluna

Phil Ahad EVP, Head of Products and Strategy, Toluna We spoke to Phil Ahad, Head, Products and Strategy, Toluna, to understand how their DIY Quick Survey tool works.Tell us about your role at Toluna and the team you handle? The Toluna Digital group is tasked with identifying first look technology and trends that innovate the market research industry allowing our clients to do more sophisticated and complex research faster and easier than ever before. Toluna takes a very forward-looking approach to technology and…

Mi9 Retail Acquires JustEnough Software

Industry-Leading Demand Management Combined with BI-Driven Merchandising Will Be a Game-Changer for Retail Mi9 Retail, a leading provider of omnichannel retail software, announced that it has acquired JustEnough Software, a leader in demand management solutions for retail, wholesale and direct-to-consumer businesses worldwide.  The acquisition of JustEnough adds best-of-breed planning, allocations, and replenishment solutions to the Mi9 Retail platform of integrated, analytics-driven merchandising, store, and digital…

UST Global Offers OpsHub Integration Manager To Its Customers

Ust Global and Opshub Partner to Help Enterprises Promote Digital Transformation Through an Integration Platform for Product Development and Customer Experience Ecosystem UST Global, a leading company in digital technology services, and OpsHub, a leading supplier of integration and migration solutions for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), announced a strategic agreement to help enterprises promote a fast, collaborative and efficient digital transformation. By integrating ALM, DevOps systems with the customer…

Impact Radius Appoints MarTech Veteran Scott Brazina as Company’s First CMO

To Further Accelerate Regional Growth, Company also Announces Appointment of Adam Furness as New Managing Director of APAC Impact Radius, a natively-integrated suite of products for marketing intelligence and analytics, ad fraud detection and prevention, and performance partnership marketing, announces the appointment of Scott Brazina as the company's first Chief Marketing Officer. Brazina brings over 16 years of SaaS marketing and strategic business development leadership. He will oversee Impact Radius' global…

MarTech RADAR 2018: Top 150 B2B Technology Companies You Should Follow

Our MarTech Radar Brings You The Top 150 B2B Technology Companies That We Believe Would Continue to Excite Us the Most With Their Cutting-Edge Insights, Events, Content, and Product Updates. https://twitter.com/chiefmartec/status/951089558581628928 In the first month of 2018, we bring you the top 150 B2B Technology Companies that we believe every marketer should be aware of. Thanks to Chief Martech’s ever-growing technology landscape, we had an exciting time digging into what these 150 companies would have to offer in…

Extreme Reach Names Matt Timothy Chief Revenue Officer

Matt Timothy, the New Sales Leader, Brings Extensive Experience across Video and TV Advertising to Extreme Reach Extreme Reach, the cloud technology platform for TV and video ad workflow and Talent & Rights management, announced that Matt Timothy has been named Chief Revenue Officer. Matt has been consulting with the company since June in a business development role during which time his strategic thinking, industry knowledge and management skills earned him widespread support. With decades of experience in digital…

TechBytes with Omar Abdala, Chief Scientist, Lotame

Omar Abdala Chief Scientist, Lotame We are witnessing a phenomenal change in the way CMOs work with data now. Almost every contemporary marketing leader now prefers to consult with the top data scientists of the world. The need to build a powerful intelligence marketing tools have inspired martech companies to deploy talented data scientists that can help explore finer nuances of data orchestration and people-based marketing. To understand the growing disruptions in data science, AI/ML, and the maturing capabilities of…

Hootsuite Report: Social Media Impact is Top-Of-Mind for Businesses in Asia Pacific

New Hootsuite Report Finds That Social Media Impact Is Immense on the Business Objectives; States That Social Data Brings Many Benefits Beyond Marketing at an Organizational Level Hootsuite, the most widely used social media management platform, announced the release of its report on social media measurement, "From Insights to Action: How Asia Pacific organizations are unlocking the ROI of social media," which highlights how organizations in the region are tracking social media impact and correlating it to business…

Technology Management Concepts Acquires Dynamic Methods, Establishes Itself As Microsoft Dynamics Partner

This Major Acquisition Aligns with Technology Management Concept's (TMC) Continued Goal to Enhance and Develop Their Microsoft Dynamics Practice, Offering Their Clients Unparalleled Service and Support Technology Management Concepts (TMC), a Microsoft Gold Certified partner dedicated to Microsoft Dynamics 365, GP, NAV, SL & CRM software providing consulting and Azure hosting services, announced recently that it successfully acquired Dynamic Methods, a fellow Microsoft Dynamics Partner based out of Irvine, California.…

Global B2C and B2B Businesses Achieve Success with Oracle Commerce Cloud

Oracle Commerce Cloud Empowers Business Innovation and Sales Growth for Organizations across the World Global B2C and B2B businesses of all sizes have invested in Oracle Commerce Cloud, part of the Oracle Customer Experience (CX) Cloud Suite to drive sales, customer loyalty, and growth. Oracle Commerce Cloud customers include Denby Pottery, Komori American Corporation, Laura Ashley, Lenox, Team Sportia and Vermont Country Store. Oracle Commerce Cloud is the industry's only unified enterprise-grade B2C and B2B…