First Analysis of European Anti-Fraud Efforts Shows 94 Percent Fraud Reduction in Tag Certified Channels

Study Conducted by The 614 Group Found Only 0.53 Percent IVT In Channels Using TAG’s Widely-Adopted Anti-Fraud Standards The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), an advertising industry initiative to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain, released the first analysis of the effectiveness of ongoing industry anti-fraud efforts in Europe. The study, conducted by The 614 Group, found the use of TAG Certified distribution channels for digital advertising reduced the level of fraud by more than 94…

PowerInbox Audience Engagement Experts to Reveal 5 Promising New Ad Channels at Affiliate Summit West 2019

Beyond Email & Social, Emerging Channels Will Give Advertisers New Options to Grow Brand Awareness & Sales PowerInbox, the trusted audience engagement and digital monetization partner for publishers and marketers, will reveal five new audience engagement channels that are ripe for monetization in 2019 at this week’s Affiliate Summit West in Las Vegas. Bolstered by new data that points to broader adoption of new channels beyond email and social media, PowerInbox engagement experts will demonstrate how these…

Apttus Recognized as Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled B2B Digital Commerce Platforms

Apttus, the global Middle Office leader,  announced that IDC, an independent research firm, named Apttus a Leader in its most recent IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled B2B Digital Commerce Platforms 2018 Vendor. This research recognizes the value of Apttus E-Commerce – a key pillar in Apttus' Middle Office Platform, Omni. Apttus' E-Commerce solution delivers consistent, optimized buying experiences across all sales channels. In Business-to-Consumer (B2C) commerce, Apttus creates a seamless experience…

Interview with Alexi Venneri, Co-Founder and CEO, Digital Air Strike

"To keep Digital Air Strike on top of technology and innovation, I employ three qualities: confidence, positivity and curiosity." Tell us about your journey into technology. What made you start Digital Air Strike? My journey truly began as a child. I always had a strong interest in business and entrepreneurship. I was the kid that loved the TV show “Kids are People Too” that was touted as the kids' version of the "Tonight Show" featuring interviews with kids that were doing amazing things. I also turned everything into a…

Accenture Interactive Named Adobe 2018 Global Digital Experience Solution Partner of the Year

Award Celebrates Effectiveness in Leveraging Adobe Experience Cloud to Deliver Exceptional Customer Experiences and Drive Joint Business Value for Clients Accenture Interactive has been named the 2018 Global Digital Experience Partner by Adobe, a global leader in customer experience management. Adobe presented Accenture Interactive with the honor at its annual sales conference held today in Las Vegas. “Accenture Interactive and Adobe are an unstoppable team, creating superior end to end experiences” “Accenture…

Brands Are Hard of Hearing in Europe When It Comes to Customer Listening Through Social Media Channels

New Research from CMO Council Reveals Euro Marketers Struggle to Use Social Media to Better Understand and Engage Customers Rather Than Just Measure or Amplify Their Own Campaigns Social media have become valuable sources of real-time insight into consumer sentiment and brand experience, but many marketers across Europe are still not tapping these "self expression channels" to listen more effectively to the voice of the customer. Some 40 percent of European marketers surveyed by the new CMO Council in new research…

QuickPivot Announces New Digital Marketing Capabilities to Customer Data Platform

New Data Onboarding Capability Helps Marketers Create Advanced Advertising Segments and Integrate Digital Marketing and Offline Campaigns QuickPivot, the leading customer data platform company, announced a new capability that enables marketers to activate their first-party data for digital marketing. This new functionality allows QuickPivot to truly be a central system of record for customer marketing across all communication channels. Now with QuickPivot, marketers can create advanced audience segmentations for digital…

Neustar Media Effectiveness Study Reveals Digital Advertising Tops TV in Movie Studio Mix

Digital Media Drives Biggest Sales Impact with a 46 Percent Contribution to Box Office Revenue Neustar, Inc., the leading trusted, neutral provider of unified marketing intelligence, revealed the findings of a media effectiveness evaluation that analyzed advertising channels for 70 US. movies, representing a majority of wide-release box office sales. The analysis covered eight different marketing channels – TV, online, display, online video, paid Facebook advertising, out of home advertising (OOH), radio, print and…

In the Era of the Digital Customer Journey, Consistency is Key

The birth of online shopping occurred in 1994 when one customer made history by purchasing a CD via the Internet. Just one year later, Amazon debuted. Today, as online shopping’s popularity grows, so do the ways in which consumers communicate with companies. As a result, digital channels have become a natural part of the customer journey. In fact, digital channel interactions are expected to overtake voice interactions for the first time this year. Between web, email, chat and social media, the customer journey is much more…

Richrelevance Personalization Ai Drives $35 Billion in Digital Revenues with 100% Uptime over the Last 100 Months

RichRelevance, the global leader in Experience Personalization, today announced accelerated momentum for the company’s AI-driven personalization with over $35 billion in digital sales delivered to B2B and B2C leaders to date. “RichRelevance is seeing incredible business momentum, capped with nearly 300% growth in AI-driven search personalization with our FIND product and our 9th consecutive year of 100% uptime over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping weekend,” said Carl Theobald, CEO of RichRelevance. “We’re…

Can AI Save Digital Advertising?

Advanced AI may prove to be the thing that saves digital advertising. Right now, brands don’t trust publishers and consumers don’t trust brands. The digital ad ecosystem is often a race to the bottom, while consumers are increasingly turning to ad blockers. This year, Deloitte found that “more than three-quarters of North Americans engage in at least one form of regular ad blocking". Plus, there is the emerging element of legislation that limits the way brands are able to gather and use consumer data (you can bet that GDPR…

Veeva Introduces New Digital Asset Management Capability to Speed Publishing to Any Digital Channel

Brand Marketing Teams Can Now Easily Distribute, Update, and Withdraw Content Across Digital Channels with Vault Promomats and Vault MedComms Veeva Systems  introduced Veeva Vault Digital Publishing, a new digital asset management (DAM) capability in Vault PromoMats and Vault MedComms. For the first time, brand marketing teams can publish and withdraw approved assets from a central location to any digital channel for faster and easier publishing. Organizations now have greater agility in publishing regulated content and a…

Sabio Strengthens Its Digital Offering with Acquisition of flexAnswer Solutions

Addition of Virtual Assistant Technology Complements Existing Partner Offerings and Strengthens Sabio’s Ability to Build Automation into Digital and Voice Customer Journeys The Sabio Group has announced the acquisition of flexAnswer Solutions, a leading Singapore-based provider of innovative Virtual Assistant solutions based on its own advanced NLP and machine learning technologies. .@SabioSense acquires Singapore based #virtualassistant #cx provider flexAnswer Solutions. #custserv #conversationalA By adding…

Interview with Michael Zacharski, CEO, EMX Digital

"Despite the Automation and Machine Learning we have deployed, we believe it takes the human touch to make it all work and drive innovation forward." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What made you join EMX Digital? There are two parts to my role. First, and where I spend the majority of my focus, is leading the EMX Digital business. EMX is a programmatic marketplace that services media agencies, publishers, and DSPs. EMX is part of Engine, a data-driven marketing solutions company with expertise in…

Doxim Advances Customer Engagement Platform to Power Digital Transformation for Financial Institutions

Doxim, the leading SaaS customer engagement solutions provider for financial services, announced the scheduled release of the 2018 Fall version of the Doxim Customer Engagement Platform (CEP), helping customers capture new business opportunities and transform customer experience by addressing key digitization challenges. Doxim’s CEP is a suite of integrated solutions that helps financial institutions build customer satisfaction and loyalty while cross-selling effectively during key moments in the customer lifecycle. North…

OUTFRONT Media Launches Social Influencers Program to Pair Out-Of-Home Ads with Digital Influencers

In Partnership With Social Platform WeAre8, OUTFRONT Social Influencers Program Debuts With Bauducco's Holiday 2018 Campaign OUTFRONT Media Inc. announced its OUTFRONT Social Influencers program, which gives brands of all sizes the opportunity to incorporate social influencers as part of their out-of-home (OOH) campaigns  through OUTFRONT's internally sourced social influencer network and its partnership with social influencer platform WeAre8. Baked goods company Bauducco Foods USA is the first brand to execute a campaign…

Comviva Launches Unified Digital Experience Platform

A Consolidated Digital Services Delivery Platform to Accelerate an Operator's Transformational Journey Comviva, the global leader in providing mobility solutions, has released a powerful, yet simple to use, Unified Digital Experience Platform (UDxP) that will accelerate a CSP's journey into digital services, by enabling them to deliver an integrated, automated, intelligent bouquet of services to customers, while ensuring a frictionless experience across channels. Telecom service providers have provided the backbone to…

New Survey Shows That 8 in 10 Digital Marketers Feel Under More Pressure to Meet Acquisition and Revenue Goals Than They Did One Year Ago

The Report from WBR Insights and SheerID Reveals Marketers' Top 2 Concerns Are Differentiating in a Noisy Marketplace and Rising Privacy Concerns. Report Also Details Marketers' Planned Investments for 2019 According to a new survey of 150 digital marketers across the US – with most employed by companies doing $1 Billion or more in annual revenue – 77% feel under greater pressure to meet acquisition and revenue goals than they did one year ago. Published today by SheerID and WBR Insights, the report surveyed digital…

Comscore Brings its Digital Audience Measurement to Include Snapchat Discover

The New Integration Will Grant Partners a Holistic Picture of Digital Audiences Across Owned-And-Operated and Distributed Channels Comscore, a trusted currency for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, today announced a new partnership with Snap, Inc., to integrate Snapchat Discover traffic into Comscore’s digital audience measurement solutions. The inclusion of incremental Snapchat traffic represents another step forward in ensuring that Comscore provides the most comprehensive coverage of audience…

Report from Digital Technology Consortium Provides Window into Future Trends for Digital Marketing Budget, Staffing and Performance…

Unlike some of the other operational areas within pharmaceutical companies, the performance of digital marketing can be measured to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of each digital channel. According to a new study by research and consulting leader Best Practices, LLC, various reach and conversion metrics were frequently rated to be the most effective measures to assess digital performance. Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly using digital engagement channels to more effectively communicate with their…