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Award-winning Business and Industry Functionality Accelerated With Acumatica 2019 R2

Google G-suite joins Power BI and Tableau on the Acumatica Platform Acumatica, the world's fastest-growing cloud ERP company, announced the Acumatica 2019 R2 release, coming fast on the heels of its acquisition by EQT Partners and a new global alliance with IFS AB. Significant advances have been made across the Acumatica Cloud xRP Platform, further improvements added to Acumatica's award-winning business functionality, and new capabilities built into the specialized Acumatica Industry Editions. Acumatica 2019 R2 contains…

TechBytes with Courtenay Worcester, Director of Marketing at GetResponse

Tell us about your role and the industry/technology you handle at GetResponse. As the Director of Marketing, I’m responsible for driving the company's Marketing strategy in North America. My role spans positioning, competitive analysis, lead generation, customer engagement, and brand awareness for the GetResponse Enterprise platform. How big is your Product and Marketing team? GetResponse has a growing, global team primarily based in Poland with offices in Brazil, Russia, Malaysia, Germany and in Boston, MA where I’m…

MarTech Interview with Robert McGovern, CEO at PreciseTarget

"We believe customers want personalized experiences, but they never want to be exploited." Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start at PreciseTarget? It all started with a question: Why does everyone have a unique and personal Amazon front page experience while having a generic experience with Macy’s, Nordstrom or Target? This led to a discovery journey, where I learned that none of the large retailers (except Amazon) have sufficient data to personalize the experience. Retailers refer…

Ex BT Boss Gavin Patterson Joins Salesforce as Chairman for EMEA Region

Will Strengthen Salesforce’s Strategic Oversight The US software firm Salesforce has appointed the former boss of BT Group PLC, Gavin Patterson, to lead the company’s European operations. Patterson has been appointed as the Chairman of Salesforce in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Marketing Technology News: Digital Marketing Institute and the IAB Join Forces to Empower Lifelong Learning and Career Advancement Patterson will spend a considerable amount of time at Salesforce to strengthen its strategic…

MarTech Interview with Zviki Ben-Ishay, CEO at Lightico

"E-Signatures and e-Forms have the potential to dramatically accelerate the Sales process by reducing turn-around-time and increasing efficiency." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What inspired you to start at Lightico? My journey into technology started when I was a child. I was always intrigued by technology and always breaking open devices just to see how they worked, and eventually, as this curiosity grew, I realized a career in technology was what I was meant to do. My early career took off in…

FieldAware Names Jeff Locklear, PMP as Senior Vice President of Client Services

FieldAware announced that Jeff Locklear, PMP has been named Senior Vice President of Client Services.Jeff will oversee client-facing departments including Consulting, Education, Customer Success Management, and Support. "We are absolutely thrilled to have Jeff join the FieldAware family. With his NetSuite background, strong team-building skills and project management expertise, Jeff brings insight and depth that can only grow our relationships with customers, enrich our partnership with NetSuite and strengthen our team,"…

Trust, Innovation and Experiences are Powering Growth

2019 BrandZ Top 40 Most Valuable Australian Brands Revealed Innovation and brand experience have proven to be critical factors driving performance according to the latest BrandZ Top 40 Most Valuable Australian Brands report released today by WPP and Kantar. Those perceived as highly innovative are growing on average 10 per cent faster than brands with a medium-to-low score, while high brand experience performers are seeing a nine per cent improvement in value. Brands involved in the new digital retail economy are clear…

DataSource Announces Multi-Year Agreement with Top Family Entertainment Center

DataSource, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end integrated branded supply chain managed services, announced that one of the fastest-growing family entertainment centers in America has entered into a multi-year contract with DataSource to automate and centralize their print and branded merchandise execution. The centers offer a variety of attractions including billiards, bowling, interactive and virtual arcade games, laser tag, mini-golf, karaoke, and other active entertainment options. Each location also includes a…

Zudy Named to Constellation ShortList for Enterprise Low-Code Tools and Platforms

Offerings for Leaders Transforming Business Models and Streamlining Operations Zudy announced it was named to the Constellation ShortList for Enterprise Low-Code Tools and Platforms in Q3 2019. The technology vendors and service providers included in the Constellation ShortList offer the key requirements for early adopters pursuing digital transformation initiatives. Zudy Named to Constellation ShortList for Enterprise Low-Code Tools and Platforms “Zudy continues to set the bar for advanced capabilities in Low Code / No…

Amobee Recognized as a Leader in Cross-Channel Video Advertising by Independent Research Firm

Advertising Platform Delivers Solutions for Agencies, Brands and Broadcasters for the Convergence of TV and Digital Amobee, a global digital advertising technology company, was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its report: The Forrester New Wave: Cross-Channel Video Advertising Platforms, Q3 2019. In this evaluation, Amobee was cited as a Leader in cross-channel video advertising, marking the company’s inclusion in this emerging market evaluation. “Amobee’s depth of knowledge, customer…

Webscale a Finalist for 2019 Best SaaS Product for E-Commerce Award

Company’s Product Leadership in Digital Commerce Recognized by International SaaS Awards Program Webscale, the Digital Cloud Company, is a finalist in the 2019 SaaS Awards Program in the Best SaaS Product for E-Commerce category. The SaaS Awards program is now in its fourth year of celebrating organizational successes and the software innovations that fuel them. Webscale has been recognized for its expertise in cloud automation and management, and the capabilities of its platform to make cloud services more manageable,…

4C Recognized as a Leader in Independent Analyst Report on Cross-Channel Video Advertising Platforms

4C, a global data science and marketing technology company, announced that Forrester Research, a leading global research and advisory firm, has ranked 4C as a Leader in its report "The Forrester New Wave: Cross-Channel Video Advertising Platforms, Q3 2019," published today. For the evaluation, the 13 most significant providers in the category were assessed by Forrester across 10 criteria including Plan/Schedule Building, Buying (Traditional Linear, Set Top Box, OTT/CTV, and Online Video), Audience Discovery and Building,…

FairWarning Appoints Technology Veteran Ed Holmes as Chief Executive Officer

FairWarning, a global privacy company providing solutions that protect data in electronic health records (EHRs), Salesforce and hundreds of other cloud-based applications, announced the appointment of Ed Holmes as Chief Executive Officer. Holmes is taking over from Interim CEO Patrick Marschall. Holmes was previously the CEO of Peoplenet, a leading provider of cloud software for the staffing industry, until its acquisition by Bullhorn in 2017, at which time Holmes became the SVP of Workforce & Revenue…

Blue Prism’s Digital Exchange (DX) Sees New Intelligent Automation Capabilities Added Weekly

AuraPortal, Clear Software and One Identity Latest Partners to Join Blue Prism's Ecosystem New intelligent automation capabilities get added to Blue Prism's Digital Exchange (DX) every week. AuraPortal, Clear Software and One Identity are the latest group of Blue Prism affiliate Technology Alliance Program (TAP) partners to make their capabilities accessible to all via the company's marketplace. Blue Prism's DX is an intelligent automation marketplace comprising of hundreds of applications accessible to customers,…

SetSchedule COO Udi Dorner to Discuss CRM Success at Refresh 19

As a thought leader in the tech industry, SetSchedule Chief Operating Officer Udi Dorner will discuss the company’s success with CRM systems and other business support software at the 2019 Refresh conference on September 4-5. “Technology has opened new and innovative ways to run a business and connect with current and prospective clients” Refresh is Freshworks' very own global user conference, held to build a community of customers, thought-leaders, industry peers, and inspirational influencers, to support and celebrate…

Five Providers of Computer Vision Software Named IDC Innovators

International Data Corporation (IDC) recently published an IDC Innovators report profiling five companies that offer compelling and differentiated computer vision software. The five companies are Algolux, Deep Vision AI, Sighthound, ViSenze, and Umbo CV. A new IDC Innovators report profiles five companies that offer compelling and differentiated computer vision software. Computer vision is an AI technology that allows computers to understand and label images. Use cases include video surveillance, driverless car testing,…

City of Barrie Automates Customer Service Operations with Verint Solutions and Expands Digital Services

Invests in Improving Self-Service and Contact Center Automation Solutions for Engaging Citizens, Reducing Costs and Offering More Interaction Opportunities across Channels Verint Systems Inc., The Customer Engagement Company, announced that the City of Barrie, Ontario, is partnering with Verint to simplify, modernize and automate its customer service operations for improved overall customer experience and employee satisfaction. Using Verint’s Engagement Management offerings for government and public sector,* Barrie aims…

Dubai-based ASA Ventures to Launch ZON – The Region’s Largest Decentralized e-commerce Network

Mobile Application Based E-Commerce Platform to Focus on Large Number of Retail Smes Currently Unserved by Online Marketplaces ASA Ventures, a venture capital firm based in the UAE, is set to disrupt traditional e-commerce in emerging markets with the launch of ZON, the region's first fully decentralized mobile based e-commerce network. The mobile-first e-commerce venture has completed its pilot test successfully and will launch in the UAE at the start of 2020. "For the past 4 years, we have been using proprietary…

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment and Crunchyroll Games Announce New Strategic Partnership

This Alliance Joins Together Two Experts in Their Own Medium to Provide Comprehensive Content Experience for Users Leading interactive entertainment publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. and Crunchyroll Games, LLC, announced a strategic partnership with the goal of providing fans a rewarding and comprehensive experience with their favorite character IPs, through a variety of touchpoints, including animation, games and comics. Crunchyroll is the world’s largest destination for anime and manga, boasting a…

MPEG-H Audio Selected to Enhance Brazilian Digital Television With Immersive and Personalized Sound

The SBTVD (Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão Digital / Brazilian Digital Television System) Forum has selected MPEG-H Audio for inclusion as an additional audio system in the ISDB-Tb specifications. This allows broadcasters to deliver immersive and personalized sound to Brazilian viewers over the existing SBTVD/ISDB-Tb system by simulcasting MPEG-H Audio alongside the existing AAC audio. Fraunhofer IIS and its technology partners EiTV and ATEME will showcase live ISDB-Tb broadcasting using MPEG-H Audio for the first time at…