TechBytes with Trae Clevenger, EVP Analytics and Chief Strategy Officer, Ansira

Trae Clevenger EVP Analytics and Chief Strategy Officer, Ansira What is one way to achieve business success in 2018? Most CMOs feel companies that are leveraging intelligence at every interaction to acquire, grow and retain best customers would be at the to. Data intelligence ensures channel partner empowerment, delivering long-term profitability to B2B clients. Ansira offers cutting-edge marketing solutions, making every customer interaction count. To better understand the core tenets of Ansira’s Business Strategy…

Contextual Content and AI: The New Wingmen for Email Marketing Campaigns

The Performance of Your Email Marketing Campaigns Hold the Key to Measure How Well Buyers Respond to New Omnichannel Experiences and Preferences Offered to Them AI and personalization are definitely on the horizon for email marketers in 2018! According to the Email Marketing Industry Census 2017, by Econsultancy in association with Adestra, optimizing mobile email is the most trending technology for marketers to acquire, engage and retain their customers. With a certain overhaul coming to email marketing in 2018, I think…

Branch Becomes Premier Level Partner in Adobe Exchange Partner Program to Drive Digital Experience

Branch Technology Will Be Integrated Across Adobe Experience Cloud to Help Enterprise Marketers Optimize Consumers' Digital Experience and Attribution Branch, the mobile linking infrastructure for the world's best brands, announced that it is joining the Adobe Exchange Partner program at the Premier level. Branch's core mobile linking technology will be integrated with multiple solutions across Adobe Experience Cloud. The integration empowers enterprise marketers to drive significant improvement in campaign performance…

Devon MacDonald Named As The New CEO of Mindshare Canada

Devon MacDonald, Currently Chief Strategy Officer, to Assume CEO Role August 1, 2018, after Karen Nayler Retires in July This Year Mindshare North America, the global media agency that is part of WPP, announced that Karen Nayler, Chief Executive Officer, Mindshare Canada, will retire as CEO effective July 31, 2018. Devon MacDonald, currently Chief Strategy Officer, will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer as of August 1, 2018. Nayler has been Mindshare Canada's Chief Executive Officer since 2012. She launched…

BrowserStack Introduces App Automate for Powerful Mobile Application Testing

Browserstacks' App Automate Allows for Automated Testing of Application Across 1000s Android and iOS Devices BrowserStack, the most reliable web and mobile browser testing platform on the market, announced the release of App Automate, enabling users to run automated tests for mobile applications on the BrowserStack Real Device Cloud. With App Automate, users can concurrently run automated tests for both native and hybrid mobile apps on thousands of iOS and Android devices. BrowserStack continues to dominate the software…

Meredith Names Klarn DePalma Executive VP Of MNI Targeted Media

Klarn DePalma Has Worked for WFSB-TV, Meredith's CBS Affiliate in Hartford, CT, for More Than 25 Years Meredith Corporation announced that Klarn DePalma has been promoted to Executive Vice President of MNI Targeted Media Inc., effective immediately. In his new role, DePalma will lead the targeted digital and print advertising business, which joined Meredith's Local Media Group after the recently completed acquisition of Time Inc. He will report to Patrick McCreery, Meredith Local Media Group Executive Vice President.…

Your Buyers are Online: Why Aren’t You?

Bringing Your Business Online to Meet Your Employees and Customers Gartner’s definition of a digital workplace is one that “enables new, more effective ways of working; raising employee engagement and agility; and exploits consumer-oriented styles and technologies.” Because many of the world’s most successful companies have decentralized teams, solutions that facilitate digital collaboration are critical. Slow applications can dampen productivity, discourage digital collaboration and lead to siloed departments -…

TechBytes with Spencer Pingry, Chief Technical Officer, Zaius

Spencer Pingry Chief Technical Officer, Zaius Zaius gives B2C marketers the power to own customer data. This data enables marketer's to grasp their customers' shopping patterns and engage them with personalized, omnichannel campaigns. To understand how should a brand leverage Testing and Optimization software for marketing campaigns, we spoke to Spencer Pingry, Chief Technical Officer, Zaius.Tell us about your role at Zaius and the team/technology you handle. Zaius empowers B2C marketers to better understand how…

Chief Marketing Officer Average Tenure Increases to 44 Months

CMO tenure rises following drop the previous year The average tenure for chief marketing officers of leading U.S. consumer brand companies increased to 44 months from 42 months, according to the 14th annual CMO tenure study by leadership consulting firm Spencer Stuart. As in the previous two years, the study also looked at median tenure. Similar to the average tenure, median tenure increased from 27 months in 2016 to 31 months in 2017. The median…

Impartner Spring ’18 Release Makes it Possible for Channel Managers to Create the Perfect Partner Experience In Real Time

New CMS Breaks All the Molds: Makes It Fast and Intuitive for Channel Managers to Edit Complete Partner Experience and Not Just Content in Partner Portals Impartner, the best-selling and most-award winning pure-play Partner Relationship Management (PRM) solution, today announced its Spring '18 software release, which makes it possible for channel managers to edit, in real time, not only the content but also their partners' experience in their Partner Portals – without the help of IT. The release continues the company's…

Julius Deploys AI-Driven Earned Media Value Index to Monetize Influencers

Earned Media Value Index to Help Marketers Identify High-Performing Partners Julius, the 100 percent vetted and curated influencer marketing solution, has expanded its dataset to include Ayzenberg’s Earned Media Value Index (EMVI). Beyond clicks and engagement metrics, brands and agencies can now leverage the Julius platform to search for, message with, and measure social influencers according to their real-world, monetary performance. Read More: Interview with Jon Lombardo, Global Brand Strategy Lead, LinkedIn Julius…

Videology Releases 2018 Advanced TV Primer to Help Brand Advertisers Navigate Fast-changing Landscape

Education Is Key, As Videology's New Research Shows Over 79% Of Advertisers And Agencies Plan To Use Advanced TV In Next 12 Months Videology, a leading software provider for converged TV and video advertising, released "Bringing Addressability to TV: What's Possible Now," the latest installment in its popular Knowledge Lab Series on TV and Video Advertising. Starting with the premise that "TV" now exists in many different forms, the comprehensive primer defines and explains the benefits and differences between each new…

Barometric Unveils Capability to Track and Measure Direct Mail With Unprecedented Level of Accuracy

Combined Benefits of Digital and Direct Mail Tracking Via Proprietary Device Graph Mapped to USPS Postal Addresses Opens New Visibility to Create Better Engagement Barometric, MRC accredited provider of advanced cross-environment tracking and measurement solutions, recently announced its new solution for holistically tracking and measuring the effectiveness of direct mail in driving both online and offline conversions. By using its propriety Device Graph, Barometric is now able to bridge direct mail and digital marketing…

Connatix Unveils Stories for Publishers for Better Web-Mobile Presence

Stories for Publishers" Brings Social Media Type Interactivity to the Mobile Web Experience Connatix, the most advanced video syndication and monetization platform for publishers, has announced the release of Stories for Publishers. A first-of-its-kind product, Stories for Publishers gives users access to an engaging, social-like experience, with full control for both content and monetization on an owned and operated mobile web presence. Read More: Programmatic Tech Bytes with David Kashak Stories for Publishers provides…

Viant’s ‘Power of the People’ Unleashes Dominance of People-Based Marketing in the US

People-Based Marketing Is Key to US Ad Industry. In a Recent Report, Viant Tracked How People-Based Marketing Is Making a Huge Impact on the US Advertising Industry In February, Viant, a Meredith Corporation people-based advertising technology company, had announced a major enhancement to their partnership with Factual, the leading location data provider. Through a direct integration, Viant customers gained access to real-time foot traffic measurement and industry-leading reporting powered by Factual’s location data…

The Remaining Barriers to OTT Advertising’s Boom

A wide chasm exists right now between the amount of time that consumers are spending in over-the-top (OTT) video viewing environments and the level of advertising spend being dedicated to this fast-ascending channel. And it’s not advertisers’ fault. At present, the myriad players who sit between the consumer and the OTT content they want to consume are failing to connect the needed dots to enable effective OTT advertising and enjoyable user experiences. In the coming year, that needs to change. Over-the-top (OTT) video…

Wegmans Earns Top Customer Experience Scores Across 20 Industries, According to New Temkin Group Research

Eighth Annual Temkin Experience Ratings Evaluates 318 Companies Temkin Group announces the publication of the 2018 Temkin Experience Ratings, the eighth year that the company has published the industry's most comprehensive benchmark of customer experience delivered by large organizations. Based on a study of 10,000 U.S consumers, the 2018 Temkin Experience Ratings evaluates the customer experience of 318 companies across 20 industries. Wegmans earned the highest rating, followed by five companies that tied for the…

Jumpshot’s New “Insights” Product Now Enables Brands to Benchmark Against Competitors

Insights, the New Analytics Tool, Reports Consumers Make Over 50 Percent of Their Online Retail Purchases on E-Commerce Sites Like Amazon and Walmart.com Jumpshot, the only company that unlocks walled-garden data, announced that it has broadened its data offering to enable marketing professionals who manage brands to benchmark against competitors by understanding purchase behavior, all the way down to the brand and category level. From search engines and online marketplaces to competitive websites, the new solution,…

TechBytes with Ivy Shtereva, Director, Marketing and Marketing Operations – Yes Lifecycle Marketing

Ivy Shtereva Director, Marketing and Marketing Operations, Yes Lifecycle Marketing As the date For GDPR to come into force, closes in, global organizations are hoping to get as much information as they can on how they cope with the upcoming disruptions. AI and Machine Learning could be a potent tool to help companies sail through the post-GDPR era. To understand what the biggest impact of GDPR on the tech industry would be, especially on the B2B Marketing and advertising sectors, we spoke to Ivy Shtereva of Yes…

Cheetah Mobile Robots Steal the Show at AI-themed 321 Conference

Robots and Smart Devices among the Various New Products Released as Part of Cheetah Mobile's Ambitious AI and Robotics Strategy Cheetah Mobile Inc., a leading mobile internet company with strong global vision, recently held its AI-themed 321 Conference: A Night of Robots in Beijing where it unveiled a series of AI-powered smart devices and robotics products that leverage Cheetah Mobile's cutting-edge AI technology and product experience to help consumers and businesses increase efficiency and productivity. All of the…