DelPlaya Media Obtains ‘TAG Registered’ Status From the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG)

DelPlaya Recently Completed the TAG Registration Process and Is Now Planning to Apply for a TAG "Certified Against Fraud" Seal DelPlaya Media Inc. a direct source of programmatic mobile inventory and demand for agencies and publishers, recently announced that it has obtained "TAG Registration" from the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG). TAG is an advertising industry initiative created to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain. Several hundred companies in the digital advertising industry…

Asia-Pacific Marketers Focused on AI and Digital Skills, Says Adobe’s 2018 Digital Trends Report

Adobe's 2018 Digital Trends Report Found That Globally, Top-Performing Companies Are More Than Twice as Likely to Be Using AI for Marketing Adobe and Econsultancy have released the Digital Intelligence Briefing: 2018 Digital Trends report, which provides insights into the state of digital marketing and the trends shaping the industry. This year's report uncovers distinct differences between Asia-Pacific (APAC) marketers and their North American and European counterparts, particularly with regards to adoption of artificial…

Interview with Marc Guldimann, Founder and CEO, Parsec

"Real-time personalization is still nascent. It’s never been about a lack of data science or analytics, rather the biggest factor slowing customization down is an outcome to optimize towards."What inspired you to launch a mobile advertising technology platform? I’ve been in digital advertising for a little over 10 years. My first company, Spongecell, pivoted into display advertising after raising money from IPG and I’ve been fascinated with the industry ever since. What are the core tenets of time-based advertising in…

How To Interpret And Measure KPIs In The New Age Of Marketing

As a marketer, your goal for most campaigns is to create value for your brand’s top line by increasing things like orders and revenue. Historically, this choice was made because there was a lack of additional viable KPIs to choose from. There used to be questions like, “Did we see more revenue after we shipped out a bunch of catalogs? Were we selling three times as much in market B after we setup billboards in and out of the city center?” However, marketers didn’t have an accurate way of determining just how good their brand…

AppNexus Enforces Ads.txt in Broader Push for Industry Transparency

By January 24, 2018, the Date AppNexus Began Enforcing the Policy, over 80% of the Top 1000 Domains Available Within the AppNexus Marketplace Had an ads.txt File AppNexus, the world's leading independent advertising technology company, today announced that it automatically, and without exception, enforces publishers' ads.txt files by disabling buying on unauthorized sellers through the AppNexus Programmable Platform (APP). The company was an early promoter of ads.txt, the IAB initiative that gives publishers a…

Webinar World TechBytes with Christine Jacobs Pribilski, Vice President, Marketing, IBM

Christine Jacobs Pribilski Vice President, Marketing, IBM Webinar World’18 is almost upon us. On the agenda is the question that is foremost on every marketer’s mind -‘How to put the personal back in marketing,’ – with a focus on how to build context-based campaigns and deliver events that put the customer first and foster authentic engagement between the audience and the brand. In the run-up to the event, we spoke to martech thought leaders speaking at the event. Christine Jacobs Pribilski, Vice President, Marketing,…

NewVoiceMedia Wins 2018 CUSTOMER Magazine Product Of The Year Award

NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact center and inside sales technology that enables businesses to create exceptional, emotive customer experiences to serve better and sell more, announced that the NVM Platform has been named a 2018 CUSTOMER Magazine Product of the Year. The award, presented for the 20th year by global, integrated media company TMC and CUSTOMER Magazine, recognizes vendors that are advancing the call center, CRM and teleservices industries one solution at a time and highlights…

Mavenlink Unveils Major Enhancements to Full-Cycle Resource Management

Multitude of new features include a Drop-and-Drag Master Planning Console, and Demand and Capacity Forecasting Dashboard Mavenlink, the leading provider of cloud-based software for the modern services organization and a G2 Crowd Leader, has announced the availability of an advanced Full-Cycle Resource Management solution for the $3 trillion professional and marketing services industries. Read More: Nuxeo Opens Office in Japan to Meet Increasing Demand for Content Services Platforms The innovative solution is…

Arun Anantharaman from Adobe Systems is New Marketo Chief Product Officer

MarTech RADAR 150 company, Marketo, has announced that it has appointed Arun Anantharaman from Adobe Systems as its new Chief Product Officer. The leading provider of engagement marketing software and solution also announced that Manoj Goyal, who joined Marketo in May 2017as CPO, will now take on the role of Chief Technology Officer. The latest leadership news comes barely months after the MarTech RADAR 150 company announced Jill Rowley as their Chief Growth Officer. Recommended Read: MarTech RADAR 2018: Top 150…

Qualcomm Artificial Intelligence Engine Powers AI Capabilities of Snapdragon Mobile Platform

Artificial Intelligence Engine Supported by Leading OEMs, Developers and Cloud Providers Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, introduced its Qualcomm Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine, which is comprised of several hardware and software components to accelerate on-device AI-enabled user experiences on select Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile platforms. The AI Engine will be supported on Snapdragon 845, 835, 820 and 660 mobile platforms, with cutting-edge on-device AI processing found in the…

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…

Netskope Report Reveals User-Led HR, Marketing, and Collaboration Applications are Most-Used, Despite Pending GDPR

Over Ninety Percent of Organizational Cloud Services Not Enterprise-Ready Netskope, the leader in cloud security, announced the release of the February 2018 Netskope Cloud Report on enterprise cloud service usage and trends. A key finding of the report was that the HR and marketing categories had the highest number of services per organization, with an average of 139 services and 121 services, respectively. The report also saw growth in the number of cloud services used in the enterprise compared to last…

HubSpot Announces Strategic Partnership with Google Cloud, Further Fueling the Growth of the HubSpot CRM

Deeper Collaboration Will Benefit Customers Through Hubspot's New International Cloud Infrastructure and Expanded Google Cloud Integrations HubSpot, a leading CRM, marketing, sales, and customer experience platform, announced that it has expanded its long-standing partnership with Google by adopting Google Cloud to expand its international cloud infrastructure. In addition to providing increased data security for HubSpot customers, the new partnership will also allow the company to invest more in its current Google Cloud…

Interview with Vinay Bhagat, Founder and CEO, TrustRadius

"Many tech buyers want to be on the cutting edge. It’s common to see review sites cover categories and products far ahead of analysts now."Tell us about your journey as a tech-entrepreneur. I founded my first company Convio in 1999. We were a SaaS platform that helped nonprofit organizations use the Web for fundraising, communications, and advocacy. Over time we grew the company to over $80 million in revenue, took it public and were acquired for $ 325 million in 2012. It was a great learning experience and motivating to…

GES Tackles Event Measurement with New Offering

GES Measurement & Insights Provides Quantifiable Benchmarks Of Success GES, a global full-service provider for live events, announced the launch of GES Measurement & Insights, solving a problem that has plagued the marketing industry for decades: how to holistically and accurately assess the impact of live events, activations and exhibits. GES is introducing a proprietary, standardized methodology that analyzes four key metrics to tie event performance to business outcomes. The methodology provides valuable…

Simmons Research Launches New Insights Platform; Announces AI-powered Chatbot App

Innovative Research Portal and Smart Search Technology Significantly Reduce the Time Spent on Data Analysis and Insights Generation Simmons Research, the leading source of essential consumer intelligence, announced the launch of Simmons Insights, a syndicated research portal providing clients with faster access to actionable consumer insights. Powered by Simmons Smart Search, the most comprehensive consumer intelligence search engine, the new platform allows marketers to mine through hundreds of thousands of consumer…

Megaport Launches Direct Connectivity to the World’s #1 CRM – Salesforce

Megaport Limited, a global leading Network as a Service provider, announced that it has enabled direct connectivity for customers to Salesforce, the global leader in CRM. The launch of Megaport's elastic interconnection service will provide direct, scalable connectivity to the Salesforce Platform. As a Salesforce Express Connect Partner, Megaport can boost performance, increase application reliability, as well as help meet industry regulatory and compliance demands by establishing a direct, private connection to the…

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?  …

Can Publishers And Agencies Survive In A World Led By The Duopoly?

There were some key buzzwords that drove a lot of the chatter in the advertising community in 2017, and none was more buzz-worthy than “the duopoly” -- a word used to describe mass media platforms Google and Facebook. There is a clear reason why the duopoly became a sensational subject in the trades: The duopoly is expected to rake in a combined 63% of US digital ad investment in 2017 -- up over 15% from the previous year. This investment trend isn’t because buyers want to massively consolidate and concentrate spend…

Spearfishing in a Big Net World

How Connected TV Finally Brings Digital Precision to Broadcast Before Jimmy Fallon or even Johnny Carson, there was Milton Berle’s Texaco Star Theatre, which in 1950 captured vast numbers of TV viewers. OK - it was the only thing on. In fact, on any given Tuesday it reached 9% of the US population. Back then, black-and-white TVs ran about $300, while their color counterparts cost $1,000 -- respectively $3,070 and $10,240 in today’s dollars! Additionally, only those located in urban areas could get a signal. Thanks to…