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Does GDPR Put EU Companies at an Innovation Disadvantage?

After many years, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), went into effect on May 25. In layman’s terms, GDPR means that European end users now get better insight into their data and its usage, as well as across-the-board access to control measures like opt-outs, the right to be forgotten, and data portability. It’s hard to argue that this isn’t for the greater good, on the surface at least. There are several issues that could lie lurking beneath the surface, especially when it comes to the global use of consumer…

Interview with Kyle Morton, Founder and CPO, HapYak Interactive Video

"The way to prepare for AI solutions is to identify where these conditions exist, examine, and create a good hypothesis for how to use data in optimizing outcomes."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What galvanized you to start HapYak? I've been involved in groundbreaking technology since the search engine wars of the last millennium. Throughout my career, I've worked with startups leveraging technology to solve bigger and bigger problems by connecting people and content in new ways through search,…

TechBytes with Jen Snell, VP, Product Marketing, Verint

Jen Snell VP, Product Marketing, Verint Enterprises find more value from their AI/ML investments if they seek to align these endeavors to specific business goals from the very beginning. In this context, we spoke to Jen Snell, VP, Product Marketing, Verint, to understand who owns the results delivered and leveraged from machine learning platforms and to what extent are these learning ‘supervised.’Tell us about your role at Verint and the team/technology you handle. I am the VP, Product Marketing at Verint…

Aligning Business Objectives with Established and Potential CMS Markets

Enterprises Should Position Their Products, New and Emerging, After Predicting Market Adaptability. Hence, They Need to Understand the Market Share and Usability of CMS in Order to Build a Robust Business Model This is the second part of our ongoing four-part series that seeks to give a 360-degree view of the industry. This part focuses exclusively on the types of CMS and how sellers can draft unique strategies for maximum product outreach and subsequent revenues. Not just that, for evangelists, this article might provide…

Fortune 1000 C-Suite Survey: 96% See Their Marketing & PR Teams as “Unwilling or Unable” to Prove ROI; Increasingly, Top Companies Are…

All but One of the 400+ C-Suite Respondents Said They Believe in the Power of Great Marketing and Communications to Create Business Value CONNECT CFO LEADERSHIP SUMMIT – Multiple Proof Analytics surveys of more than 400 senior business leaders in 160 key Fortune 1000 C-suites reveal that most top executives see their marketing and communications teams – and by extension their agency partners – as either “unwilling or unable” prove the ROI of their investments, prompting companies to evaluate new ways to break the impasse,…

Google Analytics to Add Lead-Generation Capabilities to Its Already Popular Platform

Fastbase to Power the Lead-Generation Software to Be Leveraged by Google Analytics Users to Access Potential Leads, Globally Google has made several changes to its extremely successful and popular platform, ‘Google Analytics.’ The intention behind this innovation is solely to help the marketing community understand customers better. So far, Google has been successfully releasing critical updates in an attempt to bolster its software. This has allowed marketers to gain deep insights into customer behavior, in turn, helping…

How to Make the Most of Your CDP

There is no denying that customer data platforms (CDPs) are increasingly popular among more and more companies. In fact, recent research anticipates the CDP industry will reach $3.3 billion by 2023. Brands are turning to CDPs because of the increased demand for omnichannel customer experiences and availability of real-time data. A CDP is an effective way to gain visibility into a customer’s path to purchase through an always-on, always-updating golden record of all users across all touchpoints. Brands who deploy a CDP can…

Interview with Luke Beatty, CEO and Chairman, Brandfolder

"Our instinct is to integrate with creative solutions and omnichannel endpoints, not force people into complex new systems and workflows that require users to do things differently."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What galvanized you to start Brandfolder? While I started my career in technology developing search engine and directory applications in the late 90s, I have worked in content and media platforms since 2004. I discovered the need for Brandfolder while working at Yahoo in 2012. There, I…

Radius Unveils Largest Global B2B Data Ecosystem with New Data Relationship

Expanded Data Source Alongside Radius' CDP Delivers Single Source of Truth for B2B Data Radius, the first B2B enterprise customer data platform, announced that The Network of Record will include the Data Cloud by Dun & Bradstreet, the global leader in commercial data and analytics. Radius customers can now access unprecedented breadth for global account and contact data, including business data across 190 countries, five million corporate hierarchies, 80 additional business firmographics, and D-U-N-S numbers to fuel…

Fireside Chat with Lynda Clarizio

Lynda Clarizio talks about her journey in Martech. Tell us about your role at IRIS.TV as an advisory member and how you first learned about the company? I first learned about IRIS.TV from a former colleague of mine at Nielsen who, like me, shares a passion for companies in the space that are doing interesting work with unique data sets. As I learned more about IRIS.TV, I was particularly intrigued by how the company was collecting data about consumer video consumption — an area that's growing and in need of…

Innovative Social Platform MakeMeReach Obtains Premier Google Partner Badge

Signaling MakeMeReach’s Official Launch to the United States, Recognition Includes Dedicated Google Engineers to Work Alongside MakeMeReach’s Technical Team to Accelerate Platform Integrations Perion Network Ltd. announced that MakeMeReach, its fast-growing social ad tech subsidiary that empowers agencies and advertisers to fully optimize their social campaigns, received today the official Google Premier Partner Badge. This certification allows MakeMeReach to integrate Google Ads Suite into its existing tech stack and…

Zefr Rolls out New Suite of Content Filters for Programmatic Video Buyers and Expands Leadership Team to Support Growth in Brand Business

Rob Cukierman, Previous Head of Global Sales Strategy and Strategic Partnerships for Vevo and Daniel Oakins, Former Global Director at Grapeshot, Fill Key Roles as the Content Targeting Technology Leader Gives Programmatic Buyers the Ability to Directly Control Their Content Alignment and Generate Even Better Results with Their YouTube Ad Buys Zefr, a technology company that provides precise content targeting solutions for brands advertising on YouTube, announced the rollout of a new and robust suite of content filters…

Mixpanel Accelerates International Expansion in Europe and Asia, Driving 69 Percent and 124 Percent Annual Revenue Growth, Respectively

After a Momentous Year of International Customer Growth, Mixpanel Officially Establishes a Global Presence with Two New Offices in London and Singapore to Cater to More Than 17,000 International Customers, Representing 40 Percent of the Company's Overall Revenue to Date Mixpanel, the world's leading user behavior analytics platform, announces its strategic expansion to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific markets to meet the global demand for user behavior analysis and to provide strong regional support to existing…

Interview with Greg Sobiech, CEO, DELVE

"There’s a strongly held belief in the strategy and marketing consulting industry that a firm that owns its own data and can manage or 'activate' that data will be in a position to beat the competition."Tell us about your journey into technology. What made you start DELVE? I started DELVE in 2008, when I was 34 yrs old; I am now 44. I’ve always found the idea of controlling my own destiny really appealing. From my early twenties, I’d thought about building my own company. I wanted the freedom to choose where I live with…

Engagement Labs Secures Multi-year TotalSocial Contract Renewal with National US Sports League

Engagement Labs Inc. is pleased to announce another contract renewal with a major US Sports League to utilize its TotalSocial data and analytics platform for social intelligence. Valued at a total of CAD $652,000, the two-year deal represents a deeping commitment from one the largest sports leagues in the US Over the original contract, the league grew the business in several phases. Initially, Engagement Labs' TotalSocial provided the league with a comprehensive and continuous view of consumers and its brand by tracking…

Three Tips for New CMOs Navigating the Digital Age

Everything I read states that the average lifespan of a CMO is anywhere between 2.5 to 3.5 years. As a senior marketer, I’ve worked with many CMOs, and, I believe this short-lived tenure is attributed in part to a disconnect between what the CMO thinks the role of marketing is versus what other executives expect from a marketing department. Traditionally, in the B2B world, we’ve been pushed to focus on finding leads, but my experience has taught me that hitting a lead goal could have zero-impact on the business and it’s more…

15 MarTech Pros Share Their Most Valuable Experiences and Insights

Giving It Back to the MarTech Industry Is What We Aim to Achieve with This Article Today… Every smart MarTech brand and teams know the merit of creating meaningful content for better engagement with customers and technology partners. We can firmly say that martech companies refer to and review a lot of content that their competitors are churning as part of their content calendar. Writing a blog or sharing links on social media are not the only ways to ‘educate’ customers about your brands. Interviews and Guest Posts are…

Fuze Unlocks Business Insights with Fuze Discover for Interactive Exploration of Real-Time Communications Activity

Fuze Discover Empowers It Leaders to Make More Informed Business Decisions Based on Extensive Trend Analysis of Unified Communications Activity Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications and collaboration platform provider for the modern global enterprise,  announced Fuze Discover, a new tool that provides deep analysis of communications and collaboration activity, enabling enterprises to identify and explore new trends to guide strategic business initiatives. Fuze Discover will be generally available in Q1 2019.…

G2 Crowd Raises Series C Round to Continue Revolutionizing Business Buying

We’re Excited to Announce Our $55 Million Series C Funding Round Led by IVP, with Participation from Emergence Capital, as Well as Returning Investors Accel and Pritzker Group – Bringing Our Total Funding to Date to $100 Million IVP, Emergence, Accel, and Pritzker are all world-class venture firms, especially in the B2B enterprise technology space. Their partnership with G2 Crowd is an incredible validation of what we’re trying to build. The G2 Crowd Rocketship is on an incredible trajectory, and our extraordinary growth…

Interview with Alexandra Shapiro, Chief Marketing Officer, Intercom

" Every business that wants to grow and scale needs to build better relationships with customers from the first time they visit their website."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What made you join Intercom? I am the CMO at Intercom and oversee all of Intercom’s marketing efforts including brand, external comms, demand generation, and product marketing. Prior to Intercom, I was CMO at BigCommerce, where I grew top of funnel demand and revenue by 45% YoY and optimized marketing across major digital and…