Contentful Earns ISO 27001 Certification, Boosts Security Safeguards

Leading headless CMS platform earns certification, demonstrating its commitment to enterprise-grade information security Contentful, the leading content infrastructure provider for enterprises, announced that it is the first pure-play headless CMS to achieve certification under ISO 27001, a leading international standard that details the best practices for information security management systems. ISO 27001 ensures that companies reach vital threshold for the security of their own and customers’ data. This means that…

Contegix Appoints Elizabeth Clor as Chief Marketing Officer

Contegix, the leading Managed Service Provider for digital applications, announced that it has named tech marketing expert Elizabeth Clor as its new chief marketing officer. Clor, who joined Contegix on May 22, brings two decades of experience in growing B2B technology companies to the Contegix leadership team. Her expertise in generating awareness and demand for businesses of all sizes will drive significant growth for the application services provider. Most recently, she was…

Intelliverse Launches Free IntelliSales CRM

Intelliverse announces the launch of its new Free Sales CRM with many industry first features Intelliverse, a global leader in Sales Acceleration solutions, has launched IntelliSales CRM. IntelliSales CRM is an intelligent sales CRM which is free for unlimited users and includes unlimited support. One of many innovative features is pay-as-you-go calling feature from within the CRM. This allows the businesses to set their own budget for CRM and sales software. Along with this new free CRM, Intelliverse has brought…

Yext Summer ’19 Product Release Now Available For General Access

The Release Equips Businesses to Deliver Brand Verified Answers in Search With New Yext Platform Functionality Including Custom Entities and Fields Yext, Inc., the platform for Brand Verified Answers in search, announced the general availability of its Summer '19 Product Release. All Yext customers and partners can now take advantage of new enhancements, which enable businesses to answer the questions customers ask about them: in search, using voice assistants and chatbots, and on their own websites. Brand reputations are…

LivePerson Integration Makes SAP Upscale Commerce Solution Conversational

Enables Rapid Deployment of Cutting-Edge Conversational Commerce for Small and Midsized Businesses Worldwide LivePerson, Inc., a global leader in conversational commerce solutions, announced a new offering that integrates LivePerson's industry-leading platform into SAP Upscale Commerce, allowing small and midsized businesses to deploy advanced conversational commerce with unprecedented speed. The companies have announced a joint education campaign, which will begin with a "Profitable, Conversational Commerce" webinar…

QBE North America Appoints Risa Ryan SVP to Help Drive Analytics Ecosystem

QBE North America, an Integrated Specialist Insurer, is pleased to announce that Risa Ryan has joined the company as SVP—Analytics to lead the development and delivery of analytic services. Based in QBE's New York office, Ryan will be responsible for further strengthening QBE's innovative analytics strategy for North America and cultivating a team to drive the use of state-of-the-art modeling and analysis methods to support business objectives. "Risa is a proven leader and talented insurance executive who is joining QBE…

Webtrekk and Mapp Successfully Start Their Integration

Shortly after Mapp announced its acquisition of Webtrekk, the first phase of the integration of Webtrekk's Marketing Analytics and Customer Intelligence software into Mapp's Digital Marketing Cloud began. Marketers and data specialists benefit from an attractive, bundled offering that provides a secure, cost-effective, and more powerful alternative to traditional marketing clouds. Following the slogan "The fastest time from Aha! To Clicks", Mapp and Webtrekk combine customer intelligence and cross-channel…

Calendar-Based Scheduling Now Available for Geopointe on Salesforce AppExchange, the World’s Leading Enterprise Cloud Marketplace

New core product functionality to further improve mobile workforce productivity Geopointe, a leading provider of geolocation solutions for Salesforce, announced today it has added Calendar-Based Scheduling as core functionality to the Geopointe application available on Salesforce AppExchange. These new capabilities can further improve productivity for mobile sales and service workers and ultimately increase customer success. Mobile sales and service workers live by their calendars in order to see as many customers and…

AWeber Now Empowers Use of Dynamic & Interactive Content with AMP for Email

AMP for Email is now Available to AWeber Customers AWeber, a leading small business email marketing and automation platform, announced support of the new Accelerated Mobile Pages (“AMP”) for Email framework. As the first email service provider for small businesses to support AMP’s framework, AWeber now enables customers to send powerful email messages that engage Gmail-users through interactive and dynamic content. Yahoo! mail, Microsoft’s Outlook.com, and Mail.Ru will also support AMP for Email. AWeber now empowers use…

IAB Names Veteran Digital Industry Leader Sheryl Goldstein Senior Vice President of Marketing and Member Investment

IAB, the national trade association for the digital media and marketing industries, named veteran digital industry sales and strategy leader Sheryl Goldstein to the role of Senior Vice President, Marketing and Member Investment. She will be responsible for the trade group’s marketing and sales teams, beginning. Over a 20-year career, Goldstein has filled senior sales, marketing, and strategy roles at some of the digital sector’s most prominent companies, including Yahoo, AOL, and About.com. In 2016 through 2018, she built…

HCL Technologies Announces Close of Acquisition of Select IBM Products

Company Launches HCL Software Business Unit to Operate the Enterprise Software Offerings HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, confirmed the official close at the end of June 2019 the previously announced acquisition of select IBM products for security, marketing, commerce, and digital solutions. As part of the deal’s close, HCL takes full ownership of the research and development, sales, marketing, delivery, and support for AppScan, BigFix, Commerce, Connections, Digital Experience (Portal and…

Oracle Insights Help Retailers Right-Size Inventory for Every Store

Advanced data science and machine learning can give fashion retailers an accurate view of demand for sizes and styles across each store location ORACLE RETAIL CROSS TALK – Fast fashion retailers are under an immense amount of pressure to get their in-store product assortments allocated perfectly. While customers expect their desired styles and sizes to be in stock, retailers grapple to minimize excessive inventory and dramatic markdowns. Part of the newly launched Oracle Retail Science Platform Cloud Service, the…

RoboMQ Connect iPaaS Now Available on Microsoft AppSource and Microsoft Azure Marketplace

RoboMQ is excited to announce availability of its Connect iPaaS and Hybrid Integration Platform (HIP) on Microsoft AppSource and Microsoft Azure Marketplace. This collaboration makes RoboMQ products easily available to customers already using Microsoft products and having a presence on Microsoft Azure Cloud. Connect iPaaS provides drag and drop integration capabilities for SaaS applications and cloud services including, but not limited to, Microsoft Dynamics 365, ServiceNow, ADP, Office 365, SalesForce and…

Publicis Groupe Finalizes the Acquisition of Epsilon

With the acquisition of Epsilon, Publicis Groupe is completing its transformation to become the industry leader in delivering personalized experiences at scale Publicis Groupe (Paris:PUB) (Euronext Paris: FR0000130577, CAC 40) announced the completion of the acquisition of data-driven marketing company, Epsilon, from Alliance Data Systems Corporation, at a net value of 3.95 billion dollars after tax step- up, implying an 8.2 times Adjusted EBITDA multiple. Based on pro-forma 2018 numbers, the transaction is 12.5%…

GEP Sweeps Into Top Spots Across Major Product Categories in Spend Matters SolutionMap for Procurement Software

Strong Customer References Propel Smart by GEP Procurement Software to Top Rank of Value Leader Across Every Buying Persona in Nearly Every Category -- a Total of 29 Times GEP, a leading provider of procurement and supply chain software to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises worldwide, announced that Spend Matters® has named GEP a Value Leader, the highest ranking, across key categories in its SolutionMap ranking of procurement technology products.  GEP achieved the highest ranking across all buying personas in…

Ksquare Acquires Great Wave Tech – Accelerates Expansion of Salesforce Practice Area

Ksquare formally announces the acquisition of Great Wave Tech, providing an expansion of cloud and Salesforce development services for existing customers and the highest level of expertise for new customers. Ksquare welcomes the addition of Glenn Kohner, Certified Technical Architect, and will acquire all Great Wave assets, people and customers with the merged business operating under the Ksquare name. Great Wave Tech, founded in 2004, is a professional services firm dedicated to delivering software as a service (SaaS)…

Startup Studios Are the Next Big Thing in the VC Industry, Says Sky 21

The concept of a 'Startup Studio' is trending in the startup world today. Unlike a VC, accelerator or incubator, a startup studio (also labeled as a startup factory or venture builder) does not invest in existing startups. Rather, it launches its own ideas in quick succession. Sky 21 is a 'startup studio' that will ideate, build and launch 100 MVPs (Minimum Viable Product) and do their PoCs (Proof of Concepts) every year, in developing countries. Marketing Technology News: Cognitiv Launches First Deep Learning…

Salesforce Joins New Continuous Delivery Foundation As Premier Member

Global CRM Leader Joins Community Committed to Growing Ecosystem of CD/CI Tools and Methodologies The Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF), the vendor-neutral home for many of the fastest-growing projects for continuous delivery, announced that Salesforce has joined the CDF as a premier member. Salesforce joins other CDF premier members such as Cloudbees, IBM, Google, CapitalOne, CircleCI, jFrog, Huawei, and Netflix working together to make continuous delivery tools and processes as accessible and reliable as possible…

Cloud for Good is Awarded Salesforce.org 2019 AMER Partner of the Year – Nonprofit

Cloud for Good was awarded the Salesforce 2019 AMER Partner of the Year – Nonprofit award at the Salesforce.org Partner Summit on June 24, 2019. Accepting the award on behalf of Cloud for Good was Partner Alliance Manager, Kristin Kiester. "It is amazing to be recognized as the first ever AMER Salesforce.org Nonprofit Partner of the Year," Kiester said. "The Cloud for Good team works so hard to make sure that we delight our clients and our partners. We do this by participating in community events, unveiling industry best…

Salesforce and Visa Join Bundle Select Employee Real Estate Platform

Company Employees Will Save 25%* on Real Estate Transaction Fees As housing continues to be a major concern for employees in some of the country's most expensive cities, two major brands — Visa and Salesforce — are taking action by partnering with Bundle Select. Bundle Select™ brings together real estate, lending, and title services so buyers and sellers can save thousands of dollars. In addition, every transaction is streamlined with a dedicated concierge, at no cost to employees or the company. Bundle Select was…