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Visualizing Machine Learning: How Do We Humanize The Intelligence?

These are exciting times for data science professionals. With the rapid advances being made in analytics, specifically around machine learning, deep learning and AI, researchers and practitioners around the world have started adapting these technologies for deep, human-impacting applications. The Age of Advanced Analytics Social talk is replete with conversations that have shifted gears from self-driving cars to flying vehicles, smart machines to robots that are already collaborating quietly in our homes, and chatbots to…

Is Person-Based Marketing an Upgrade to ABM?

Person-Based Marketing Means You Get to Talk to the Person, so You Know Who Sees Your Message and What Is Relevant for This Person to Use in Your Communication Your customers are real people, and they want to be treated with real experiences. That's the whole context of Person-based marketing (PBM). Customers react to personalized experiences positively compared to bland, traditional messages, promoted across marketing channels, sans logic. Earlier this month, Influ2 platform, powered by machine learning, announced the…

YouWorld Announces Turnkey Mobile Marketing Solution to Reach China’s Rising Independent Travelers

YouWorld Content Distribution Toolkit (CDT) Provides Seamless Integration with Top Travel Apps and Retailer Marketing Channels YouWorld Inc. – the Southern California-based technology startup focused on helping brands and brick-and-mortar retailers connect with Chinese travelers – announced the launch of YouWorld Content Distribution Toolkit (CDT), a customizable and trackable marketing solution that enables retailers to publish and distribute branded content via China's leading travel and lifestyle mobile apps.…

Interview with Jason Beckerman, Co-Founder and CEO, Unified

"Social data can empower sales teams to sell better, marketers to advertize better, and analytics teams to make real-time recommendations."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you launch Unified? My role as CEO of Unified includes overall strategic direction of the organization, as well as our products and services. I grew up in the financial services industry running technology projects for companies like Merrill Lynch. My co-founder and I saw the early power of the Facebook platform and built some…

Unified Commerce is Here: The Customer Experience of the Future

According to a Latest Report, 73% of Customers Want Order Tracking Across all Touchpoints but only 7% of Retailers Currently Offer “Start Anywhere, Finish Anywhere” Order Capabilities Customer-centric retailing and selling are the new business models. The new model goes beyond the traditional horizon of omnichannel, breaking down the lofty walls between internal intent silos and the potent customer experience platforms. " Unified commerce and a customer experience (CX) that transcends channels are the foundation of the…

AI Retail Leader Rubikloud Collaborates with Intel to Revitalize the Shopping Experience

Rubikloud Technologies, a global leader in retail artificial intelligence (AI), announced a strategic relationship with Intel to more deeply collaborate on retail AI solutions that can revitalize the shopping experience. Intel Capital recently led a $37 million financing round in Rubikloud and believes AI will transform retail in meaningful ways. Global retail spending on artificial intelligence will grow to $7.3 billion per year by 2022, up from an estimated $2 billion in 2018, according a recent study from Juniper…

Conviva Measures Explosive Growth in Streaming Video on the Internet

Apple TV Viewership Up 709% in Q1 2018 Compared to Q1 2017, While Android Pulls Ahead of iOS in Mobile Viewing Conviva, elevating the way OTT businesses use data-driven intelligence with its Video AI Platform, has released its quarterly measurement report on the state of OTT and the streaming video market, covering both the quantity and quality of streaming viewership. The report finds that, compared to this time last year, the audience for video delivered over the internet is experiencing astronomical growth…

XUMO’s Streaming Viewership Measured for Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings

Measurement Incorporation Offers Comprehensive View of Video-on-Demand Consumption XUMO, the premier LIVE and video-on-demand (VOD) over-the-top (OTT) service for the digital age, announced that viewing in its multi-platform service will be incorporated into Nielsen's Digital Content Ratings. Nielsen's Digital Content Ratings – a core component of Nielsen's Total Audience Measurement framework – provides an up-to-the-minute measurement of audience segments across digital content types and major devices using metrics…

Datorama Recognized as One of the 2018 Best Places to Work

Datorama, a Leader in AI-powered Marketing Intelligence, honored by The Business Intelligence Group Datorama announced that The Business Intelligence Group has awarded them a 'Best Places to Work' designation in its business award contest. The organization recognizes companies that are actively working to improve their own performance through efforts to challenge employees in environments that make work fun and engaging. Datorama employees scored an average rating of over 9.36 out of 10 when ranking their overall…

Fireside Chat with John Sampogna

John Sampogna talks about his journey in setting up Wondersauce. Know My Team My role at Wondersauce, and how I got here. We started Wondersauce in 2011 with the dream of creating an agency that was completely focused on human behavior and how that impacts design, technology, marketing and media. We believe the world is getting smaller and agencies need a holistic understanding of all facets of the modern marketing funnel. At any given time we are creating global ecommerce platforms, producing content across all…

Fluent Named Marketing EDGE’s 2018 Corporate Disruptor

Marketing EDGE Recognizes Fluent for Paving a New Frontier in Marketing Fluent Inc., a leading data-driven performance marketing company, recently announced that the company will receive Marketing EDGE’s 2018 Corporate Disruptor Award. Matthew Conlin, Fluent’s President, will accept the award on the company’s behalf at Marketing EDGE’s 2018 awards ceremony in New York City on June 5. “We are honored to be the recipient of this year’s Corporate Disruptor Award,” said Conlin, adding, “Since its inception, Fluent has…

GDPR is the Best Thing to Happen to Personalization

Embracing Consent and Privacy is the Best Way to Breathe New Life into Marketing After years of debate, infighting, and fear mongering, GDPR finally arrives in force on May 25. For many marketers, the path forward isn’t clear, and risk only seems to grow, given ensuing developments with ePrivacy, a pending ballot initiative in California, and a growing list of regulations appearing around the globe. Yet, the time has never been better to rethink how marketers approach privacy and personalization. It’s time to embrace…

Piehole.TV Says That Mobility Will Rule Video in 2018

Piehole.tv Research Shows That Video Production and Viewing Becomes More Challenging as Goldfish Attention Span Proves Longer Than a Human's Video is set to take over the digital landscape in 2018 with an estimated 74% of internet traffic taken by video according to Priscilla Kennedy, founder and CEO of Piehole.tv, a video production company. In a recent workshop, Piehole.tv reported that its research within the industry has proven that mobile video will dominate, but that companies are still not considering it…

linknexus Appoints Industry Veteran Lindsay O’Neill as SVP, Business Development

Move Supports Company’s Mission to Make the Internet Reactable for All Marketers linknexus™, the cross-channel intelligence and marketing platform that gives marketers full transparency and control, has announced the appointment of Lindsay O’Neill as Senior Vice President of Business Development. At the time of this announcement, Lindsay said, “I joined linknexus because I recognized a great vision, a dedicated leader and strong momentum with brands that believe in empowered post-click engagement." Reporting…

Gracenote Launches New Tool to Unify Content Search

New Data Solution Sets Empower Video Streaming Services Gracenote, a Nielsen company, is the world’s leading provider of video metadata including rich imagery, TV channel line-ups, programming and scheduling data covering 85 countries and 35 languages. Gracenote has now launched new datasets covering both On-Demand content and virtual MVPD (vMultichannel Video Programming Distributor) to completely optimize the TV Viewing experience. A new TV metadata and electronic program guide (EPG) solution from Gracenote equips…

CMO Council Reveals How Big eCommerce Communities Are Advancing Digital Marketing Uptake By Brands

The PeerSphere Cover Story Delves Into New Research Findings Around How Online Marketplaces Bring Greater Customer Insight, Experiences and Value to Brands With global eCommerce communities now accounting for more than half of the $500 billion spent by consumers online in North America alone, marketers are being pressed to rethink how they can create richer, more customized experiences for their consumers, according to the cover story in the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council's latest edition of its quarterly …

Dropp.TV Announces Andrew McCartney as CEO

Seasoned UK Tech Entrepreneur and Former CEO in Residence of Microsoft Ventures Andrew McCartney Joins Global Shoppable Media Platform Dropp.TV Dropp.TV, the next generation of shoppable media, giving viewers the power to buy any product on any screen instantly announced that Andrew McCartney, a quintessential player in the tech scene, will serve as the company's first CEO. In 2013, Microsoft tapped McCartney as CEO in Residence of Microsoft Ventures in the UK. In this role, he helped startups around the world…

Intelligent Content Platform Movable Ink Announces GDPR Compliance

Intelligent Content Platform Provider Is Fully Compliant with General Data Protection Regulations Movable Ink, a provider of the leading intelligent content platform for digital marketers, announces that it is fully compliant with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which take effect in the European Union on May 25, 2018 and are enforceable globally with any organization that handles EU personal data. Hundreds of the world’s most iconic brands use Movable Ink’s intelligent content platform to power real-time…

Salsify Joins Amazon Marketplace Developer Council

The Move Furthers Salsify's Ongoing Commitment to Building Innovative Technology Supporting Businesses That Sell on Amazon and Across the Digital Shelf Amazon selected Salsify, the leading product experience management (PXM) platform that lets brands deliver compelling shopping experiences across every digital touchpoint, to join its newly-formed Amazon Marketplace Developer Council. Members of the Amazon Marketplace Developer Council have a unique perspective and understanding of the small- and medium-sized businesses…

Allspark Launches a Revolutionary New Blockchain Ecology for Content Creators, Advertisers and Social Media Users

AllSpark Chain Is a Non-Profit Industry Chain AllSpark launches a brand-new ecology designed to merge the worlds of content creation, digital media and marketing using blockchain technology. "Blockchain created a new era where you can accomplish incredible things with your ideas," AllSpark co-founder Yuan Jing said. "The idea of AllSpark is to gather all of humanity's creativity in a place where it can be shared to generate value. We want to make everybody's social network produce value while simultaneously minimizing…