Nintex Recognizes Top Channel Partners for Business Transformation and Impact

Fifteen Nintex Partners receive 2019 Nintex Partner Awards for helping enterprises improve their customer experience and business outcomes with Nintex Process Platform capabilities Nintex, the global standard for process management and automation, announced awards for 15 channel partners across three regions – Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) -- and celebrated their success tonight at Microsoft Inspire. These awards recognize partners that consistently accelerate business…

If Social Media Platforms Are Pledging to Not Sell Your Personal Data, Why Are They Still Collecting It?

CloutHub is the first social media platform to say, "No" to exploiting user privacy and "Yes!" to user choice and control of social media. We refuse to collect any identifying information from our users that they do not want to share. We give users control of what we know about them, something no other social media platform has done. We created this revolutionary approach to user privacy and control after watching the Legacy Platforms – Facebook, Twitter and Google/YouTube – exploit their users' personal information for…

TechBytes with Kevin Jakel, CEO at Unified Patents

Tell us about your journey. How did you arrive at Unified Patents? I’ve spent most of my professional career in intellectual property Litigation. I received my J.D. from The George Washington University Law School and started off as an intellectual property Patent Examiner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. I then practiced at a couple of law firms as a Patent litigator where I advised clients on intellectual property strategy. Later, I served as Intuit’s head of IP Litigation before co-founding Unified Patents in…

Hard Rock International Taps Yext to Power Brand Verified Answers for Hard Rock Cafe Locations Around the World

Hard Rock Will Leverage the Yext Platform to Power Answers to Consumer Questions about Locations, Hours of Operation, and Holiday Information in Search Yext, Inc., the platform for Brand Verified Answers in search, announced its work with Hard Rock International to power answers-ready online listings and restaurant pages for Hard Rock Cafe locations globally. By managing restaurant information like locations, hours of operation, and holiday-specific details, the Yext platform allows Hard Rock to deliver facts verified by…

iSON Xperiences Commended by Frost & Sullivan for its Rapid Growth in the African BPO Market

As the leading customer experience delivery partner in sub-Saharan Africa, iSON places heavy emphasis on technology-powered growth Based on its recent analysis of the African business process outsourcing (BPO) market, Frost & Sullivan recognises iSON Xperiences with the 2019 African Company of the Year Award for its focus on developing the domestic African BPO markets. It has grown to be almost five times the size of its nearest competitor in Africa in terms of revenue and head count. The company believes that…

How to Create Viral Content That Generation Z Will Love

By next year, Generation Z will account for 40% of all customers, according to a Fast Company report. Although their current buying power is just $44 billion, if you also add the influence they have on their parents’ spending, it increases to a whopping $600 billion. This makes them one of the most powerful consumer forces on the market today. So, how do you adapt your marketing strategy to a young audience made up of digital natives who are notorious for having a short attention span? The secret lies in understanding…

Frank Teruel Joins ADARA as Chief Operating Officer

Experienced Technology Executive Will Lead Operational Expansion and Growth ADARA announced that Frank Teruel is Chief Operating Officer for the company. This is a new position for ADARA, which was created to lead global operations as the company expands. Teruel is uniquely qualified for the role, with a dual financial and operational background, and experience at data and technology companies in growth markets. ADARA serves leading travel brands by delivering critical intelligence that drives personalization and relevance…

Domo Releases Seventh Annual “Data Never Sleeps” Infographic

The latest numbers show that data creation won’t slow down anytime soon Domo released its “Data Never Sleeps 7.0” infographic, a special look at online consumer behavior that showcases the amount data generated every minute across high-traffic platforms and applications like Instagram, Twitter, Google, Netflix and more. Introduced in 2013, “Data Never Sleeps” is a quick glimpse into the volume, velocity and variety of data generated and distributed over the internet. According to reports, the internet reaches 56.1% of the…

CleverTap Partners With Vonage to Enable the WhatsApp Business Solution via Nexmo Messages API

Businesses can instantly reach billions of users to provide convenience, support and personalization on the go CleverTap, the full-stack customer lifecycle management platform, released an integration with Nexmo, the Vonage API Platform, and its Messages API to add the WhatsApp Business solution to CleverTap's engagement suite. With this integration, CleverTap enables two-way communication with customers on one of the most widely used channels worldwide. Today's consumers want to interact with businesses just like they…

:betr Announces Positive Media Platform to Unlock Development and Wellness for GenZ

Building a positive community for young people, driven by them  :betr, an emerging media content platform with a mission to unlock the development and wellness of GenZ, launches this September. :betr is today’s first media company prepared to harness and create a positive content community. The platform will serve as connective tissue between young people and the content that helps their lives. Nearly 90% of teens in the US have said that anxiety and depression is the number one problem among people their age in their…

Signpost Raises $52 Million To Arm Main Street With Automated Marketing Technology

New Financing Led by HighBar Partners with Participation from Bank of Montreal, Georgian Partners, Spark Capital Signpost, the cloud platform that makes marketing simple and effective for local businesses around the country, announced that it has raised $52 million in late-stage financing from HighBar Partners and BMO Bank of Montreal with participation from previous investors Georgian Partners and Spark Capital. The new investment will let Signpost scale its footprint and extend its leadership in technology for local…

Putting Paid Social to Work for Amazon Prime Day and Beyond

There’s no question about it. Amazon Prime Day has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year, with no signs of slowing down. On this day in 2018, the e-commerce giant sold $4.19 Billion worth of goods, up from $2.41 billion in 2017. If this trend continues - and experts at Digital Trends believe it will - 2019 Amazon Prime Day sales will be even bigger. Amazon Prime Day is entirely focused on selling exclusive deals on Amazon during what used to be a one-day event. But every year, the day has grown longer,…

Litmus Expands Accessibility Features for Email Marketers Looking to Maximize Engagement

New screen-reading functionality and accessibility checks ensure inclusive email design Litmus, a leader in email marketing and analytics, announced new accessibility testing features, including the ability to hear an audio recording of how an email will be read by a screen reader. Litmus is the only email testing platform that provides these audio previews, making the company's accessibility preview checks the most complete and comprehensive solution available globally.…

Franck Cohen, Former SAP President, Joins the Board of Antuit, a Goldman Sachs-backed AI Solutions Company

Antuit, a Goldman Sachs-backed AI solutions company, announced the appointment of Franck Cohen, a pioneer in cloud enterprise software, to Antuit's Board of Directors. He recently served as President of Digital Core & Industry Solutions for SAP. As the leader in AI-powered solutions in the cloud for Retail, Consumer Goods, and Manufacturing companies, Antuit delivers outsized business results in Forecasting, Supply Chain, Pricing, Promotions, and Personalization. Cohen is a global leader in…

Signpost Raises $52 Million To Arm Main Street With Automated Marketing Technology

New Financing Led by HighBar Partners with Participation from Bank of Montreal, Georgian Partners, Spark Capital Signpost, the cloud platform that makes marketing simple and effective for local businesses around the country, announced that it has raised $52 million in late-stage financing from HighBar Partners and BMO Bank of Montreal with participation from previous investors Georgian Partners and Spark Capital. The new investment will let Signpost scale its footprint and extend its leadership in technology for local…

MarTech Interview with Robert Gerstmann, Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist at Sinch

"The rise of social communication has completely redefined how we communicate with our friends and family. " Tell us about your journey into enterprise communications I’ve been working in mobile enterprise communications for over fifteen years. Prior to Co-Founding Sinch, originally named CLX, in 2008 I held Commercial Management positions at Mblox as Director of the Global Mobile Messaging business line and at payments service provider Netgiro/Digital River. Tell us about the evolving state of the consumer message…

TechBytes with Keith Anderson, SVP of Strategy and Insights at Profitero

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Profitero. As the SVP of Strategy at Profitero, I lead Product Innovation and Strategic partnerships with other technology and data providers. Profitero’s technology uses a combination of Artificial Intelligence and sophisticated Data Science methodologies to help brands measure and improve their e-commerce performance across more than 8,000 retailer sites worldwide. Using our tools, brands assess how they’re positioned and performing at the “digital shelf” in…

MarTech Interview with Robert Vis, CEO at MessageBird

"AI is particularly interesting when it comes to the intersection of Cloud Communications and the Internet of Things. " Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start MessageBird? MessageBird itself was a big idea that started small, with just a handful of people in a garage along a canal in Amsterdam. Before founding MessageBird in 2011, I ran a company called ZayPay—a payments platform that enabled users to pay for virtual goods through their mobile phone bills in more than 50 countries.…

RedPoint Announces Digital Acquisition Platform for Targeted Ad Experiences

True Closed-loop Process Empowers Marketers to Optimize the Customer Journey from Anonymous to Known RedPoint Global, a top provider of customer data platform (CDP) and customer engagement technologies, announced the RedPoint Digital Acquisition Platform for targeted ad experiences, a solution that will simplify the process of data activation and personalization across the digital ecosystem. This solution enables RedPoint Global customers to directly access and control granular data to dynamically determine the next-best…

Oracle Advances Safer, More Transparent Retail Supply Chain

Smarter software gives consumers peace of mind on the goods they buy and retailers the agility to resolve product issues quickly  WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY -- The retail industry is more complex than ever. Not only are consumers looking for high-quality goods at fair prices, but they also want assurance that their purchases are safe and ethically sourced. That requires retailers to maintain transparency across their global supply chain networks. With new advancements in reporting and analytics and continued extension of…