TechBytes with Mayank Mishra, Head of Engineering at Contentstack

Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Contentstack? I am the VP of Engineering at Contentstack and lead our Engineering organization in India, which includes Product Innovation and Development, Project Management, Cloud Operations, Service Reliability, Security, QA, and docs. Our team is the innovation engine at Contentstack and uses some of the most cutting edge technologies to make Contentstack the most powerful, most trustworthy and most cherished platform for our customers. What is…

Vibenomics Closes $5 Million in Additional Seed Funding

Vibenomics, provider of place-based audio experience solutions and the industry's first audio out-of-home (OOH) programmatic advertising marketplace, announced it has closed $5 million in new funding. The Seed Plus round included current investor High Alpha, with participation from new partners Elevate Ventures and The Ricker Family, previous owners of Ricker's convenience store chain (acquired by Giant Eagle), an inaugural customer of Vibenomics' Audio Experience Solution. Through its cloud-based technology and managed…

Just Salad Partners Exclusively with Grubhub to Launch Virtual Health Tribes Restaurant

The healthy fast casual concept is catering to the diverse dietary preferences of its guests Just Salad, the NYC-based fast casual concept that cultivates healthier lifestyles by serving real food at an affordable price, is exclusively partnering with Grubhub, the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace, to launch a new virtual restaurant, Health Tribes™. The digital-only concept features a variety of diet-specific recipes that will be available exclusively on Grubhub and…

TechBytes with Mimi Rosenheim, Sr. Director of Digital Marketing at Demandbase

Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at your company? I’m the Senior Director of Digital Marketing and Brand at Demandbase. Not only am I responsible for driving the top-of-funnel Marketing, but I’m also an Account-Based Marketing (ABM) evangelist. As a marketer at a company that offers the leading ABM platform, I am always pushing myself to innovate using our own technology to drive the business and help our customers do the same. How do you see ABM evolving with the maturity of Customer…

TechBytes with Aimee Stone Munsell, CMO at Contentsquare

What is the most contemporary definition of Customer Experience? And why is Contentsquare the “most complete” platform on the market for this sector? When defining customer experience, it’s so easy to think purely in terms of post-sale satisfaction. As a result, many brands get hung up on the idea of CX measurement as little more than just customer surveys and Net Promoter Scores. While these methods have their benefits, they all occur after a customer’s journey is complete. As such they cannot show exactly when or…

MarTech Interview with Randy Frisch, CMO at Uberflip

"Content should be used to engage your audience at every stage of the customer journey. " As a CMO of a content experience company, what unique challenges do you meet and overcome in driving Marketing and Sales campaigns daily? One of the biggest challenges we come up daily is the status quo. It can be difficult for marketers to rethink the way they approach content—especially when they’ve been doing things the same way for so long. We challenge marketers to shift their focus from creating net new content, to leveraging…

Unbounce Launches Smart Traffic, Creating the First AI-Powered Landing Page Platform

Unbounce, the leading landing page platform for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), announced Smart Traffic, an AI-powered landing page product. The patent-pending technology behind Smart Traffic is part of Unbounce’s aggressive ambitions to level the playing field for small and medium-sized businesses by giving them access to AI technology traditionally designed for large businesses. Marketing Technology News: Frost & Sullivan Names Lytx “2019 Video Safety Solutions Company of the Year” Following rigorous beta…

TechBytes with Leah Holcomb, Partnerships Manager at Savings United GmbH

Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at your company? At Savings United we work alongside media houses to bring brands and shoppers together on our joint coupon platforms. We help brands achieve their business goals and help shoppers save on products from a number of verticals such as fashion, tech and more. As Partnerships Manager - US, I work with advertisers to develop tailored campaigns that drive success for all involved, while negotiating the best discounts and deals for savvy…

Dreamforce Interview with Keelin McDonell, General Manager of Business Intelligence & Integrations at Narrative Science

Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Narrative Science? I’m the General Manager on the Integrations and Business Intelligence business. I manage our AI-powered products that are integrated with Tableau, Qlik, and Power BI. What is the data engine driving your next-gen AI platform? How does your product help companies to make more accurate data-driven decisions? Our hypothesis is that the easiest way to understand data and insights is through stories and language. We have two products…

Oracle Expands Innovation Lab to Advance Industries

Oracle and partners apply latest technology to help construction, communications, and utility companies spark growth through modernization Oracle is expanding its Chicago Innovation Lab, empowering more organizations to explore new technologies and strategies to bolster their digital transformation efforts. Since its successful launch last year, the Lab has helped construction organizations explore and test solutions from Oracle and the larger construction ecosystem in a simulated worksite environment. Today, Oracle is…

AT&T and Amdocs Expand Strategic Alliance

Companies announce multi-year collaboration to accelerate AT&T’s transformation Amdocs, a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, and AT&T* , are extending their collaboration to modernize and upgrade AT&T’s digital business support systems under a multi-year managed services agreement. Also Read: CMOs Asked for Voice Call Integration with CRM. Salesforce Delivers It with a Touch of AI. This agreement supports AT&T’s business transformation strategy. In addition…

TechBytes with Dan Cohen, Group Commercial Director at Savings United GmbH

Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Savings United? As Group Commercial Director at Savings United, I oversee our commercial relationships with media houses and advertisers in 13 countries, with a particular focus on the US. Together with our media partners, our joint coupon platforms help advertisers achieve their business goals and ensure shoppers find the best discounts and deals. How do you see Retail Technology (Retail Tech) evolving with the maturity of Mobile? Mobile is…

TechBytes with Jody Spusta, COO, Provider Market at Welltok

Could you tell us about your role and journey into Technology? I have been working in CRM Healthcare Marketing, Sales and Client Strategy my whole career, with nearly two decades of experience in Account and Client Relationship Management. I helped start Tea Leaves Health in 2011 to address a gap in the market for a Customer Relationship Management platform (CRM) designed to address the unique needs in Healthcare – acquiring and retaining high-value patients. We also created the industry’s leading Physician…

MarTech Interview with Matthew Baier, CMO and COO at Contentstack

"Nearly every aspect of Marketing represents an opportunity for AI to add insights for better decision making and automation for faster results and more efficiency. " Could you tell us about your role and journey into Technology? I am COO and CMO of Contentstack, where I oversee Marketing, Product Management, and Operational functions such as legal. I am an astrophysicist by trade and have been working in tech for most of my career. I’ve always been drawn to understanding and dissecting big ideas, questions and…

iQIYI Intelligence Completes Series A Financing to Accelerate the Forging of VR/AR Ecosystem

Chongqing iQIYI Intelligence Technology Co., Ltd. ("iQIYI Intelligence"), incubated and operated by iQIYI Inc., ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, announced that it has completed RMB 100 million Series A Financing led by Addor Capital and joined by Betrust Capital. The proceeds raised will be used for technological product R&D, application ecosystem development and marketing purposes to further consolidate iQIYI's wealth of contents, technology and user base…

Colling Media Study Reveals 30% of Consumers Plan to Spend Less This Black Friday

The market research team at Colling Media, a top-ranked national digital advertising and marketing agency, has conducted a nationwide consumer survey to understand probable consumer spending behavior for upcoming Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Marketing Technology News: QuickBooks Brings AI-Driven Innovations to Small Businesses Key findings of the study include: 30% of U.S. adults say they are likely to spend less this Black Friday than last year. Only 19% say they plan to spend more. 26% say they will spend…

Oracle Introduces Cloud Native Modern Monetization

Cloud native deployment option gives market leaders the agility to embrace 5G, IoT and future digital business models Digital service providers are transforming their monetization systems to prepare for the upcoming demands of 5G and future digital services. Oracle Communications' new cloud native deployment option for Billing and Revenue Management (BRM) addresses these demands by combining the features and extensibility of a proven, convergent charging system with the efficiency of cloud and DevOps agility. Oracle…

GSMA Supports World First in Asia-Pacific for Digital Innovation

New ‘Regulatory Pilot Space’ to Stimulate Economic Activity from Cross Border Data Flows The GSMA called on businesses to come forward with details of services and applications that require the transfer of personal data across two or more ASEAN countries1 as they can fall under the remit of a newly adopted ‘Regulatory Pilot Space’ (RPS). The initiative will promote economic growth2 in the Asia-Pacific region from digital innovation by giving businesses the certainty that their handling of data across borders is judged…

VYN Announces Strategic Partnership with ENGIE

Leading International Energy and Services Group Engie Becomes Strategic Investor in VYN Vyntelligence (VYN), the video and data analytics technology Group, announces a strategic partnership with ENGIE New Ventures, the innovation investment arm of ENGIE, the leading international energy and services Group. Under the terms of the partnership, ENGIE New Venture will become a minority investor in VYN. VYN is a leading technology business focused on data capture through smart video. Headquartered in London, UK, VYN’s smart…

Global Digital Capitals Index: AI Tops Emerging Technologies List Set to Inject Billions into the World Economy

AI, IoT, 5G and Blockchain Are Predicted to Contribute $721 Billion per Year in Economic Development of 60 Major Global Cities Digital Realty, a leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, unveiled new research predicting that by 2029 AI, IoT, blockchain and 5G will drive $721 billion in revenue per year to 60 of the largest cities around the world. Through new jobs, new businesses, new industries, improved public services and more, the following 10 cities (ranked in order) are…