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CDP Market Crowding: Why Marketers Should Take Note

Customer expectations are rising each and every day and brands are feeling the pressure to meet these demands. Compounding this challenge is the fact that the amount of customer data available to marketers is constantly increasing while the work they must do to acquire, engage, and retain customers is becoming more difficult. The need to leverage data to meet rising customer expectations for real-time, personalized communication is one of the main reasons why more brands are adopting Customer Data Platforms (CDPs). As a…

TechBytes with Steve Zisk, Product Marketing Manager at Redpoint

Tell us about your role/team you handle at Redpoint. What inspired you to join the company? My team at Redpoint handles Product Marketing, which means we get to translate the complexities of a feature-rich, broad, and deep engagement hub to buyers, users, and gatekeepers. That kind of “technical evangelism” was one part of what drew me to Redpoint, and the other part is the people. The passion, depth of experience, and focus on client success in every part of our organization is a great reason to come to work… even…

Hootsuite Welcomes MarTech Industry Veteran as New SVP of Product

Hootsuite, the global leader in social media management, announced Darren Guarnaccia has joined the company as SVP of Product. Guarnaccia brings over 20 years of experience in marketing technology and over 25 years of high-tech experience to his role at Hootsuite, where he will lead the company’s product management, product strategy, and product marketing functions. “Darren is an established martech visionary with a big picture view of industry trends, coupled with a relentless customer focus," said Ryan Donovan, CTO of…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from ZON, Vibes, National Retail Solutions, Espressive, Groupon, Amperity and Replicant.ai. ZON, the Region’s First Fully Decentralized Mobile E-commerce Platform, Closes UAE’s Largest Ever Seed Funding Round ZON, the region’s first fully decentralized mobile-only e-commerce network, has closed its seed funding round at an unprecedented US$8 million, making it the largest recorded single…

Reltio Connected Customer 360 Marks Milestone for Cloud Data Management Innovator

Company that Modernized Master Data Management Focuses on Connected Customer Data for the Experience Economy, Exceeding Capabilities of Legacy Competitors Reltio, an award-winning software as a service (SaaS) company at the heart of helping innovative Global 2000 companies win in the experience economy, started the new year with a new go-to-market (GTM) strategy to begin its next chapter of growth. The company is uniquely positioned to meet the growing business requirements for connected customer data in the experience…

TechBytes with Eyal Mekler, VP APAC at Sisense

Hi Eyal, from Tealium to Sisense - What inspired you to make the transition?  Helping an organization to harness the power of data to drive business improvement and optimize outcomes has always been a passion of mine. Tealium’s focus was on Customer Data Platforms, which have significant potential for organizations that want to revolutionize the customer experience. It’s an incredibly innovative space, and it was a pleasure to be part of such a growing team. Sisense to me was the next logical step, as it widens the…

Leadspace Chalks Up Yet More Industry Recognition, While Doubling Customers in the Past Year

Leadspace, already recognized as B2B CDP and marketing data leader by Forrester, is included in Gartner’s Market Guide for Account-Based Marketing Platforms. 2019 saw record growth for Leadspace, doubling its customer base and adding fast growing, innovative enterprise customers like American Express, Monster, Freshworks, Gojo and Booking.com Leadspace, the leading B2B customer data platform (CDP) provider, has been recognized in Gartner’s 2019 Market Guide for Account-Based Marketing Platforms (Gartner subscription…

New Report Breaks Voice-of-the-Customer Market Into Three Functional Segments

Topbox Included in Emerging Unified Data Analytics Category of VoC Technologies Topbox, makers of conversation analytics software, is cited in a Forrester report titled Now Tech: Voice-Of-The-Customer (VoC) Vendors, Q1 2020, published Feb. 3, 2020. The report is an overview of 36 vendors, broken out across three functionality segments – customer feedback management (CFM), VoC specialists, and unified data analytics. Topbox is one of only five vendors named as a unified data analytics provider in the report. Forrester’s…

Evergage Jumps into the Salesforce Economy; Bought to Improve Hyper-Personalization in Sales

In what we can call the first major MarTech acquisition of 2020, Salesforce acquired Evergage, the makers of Omnichannel personalization and customer experience software solutions. Evergage's CEO and Co-founder Karl Wirth announced the Salesforce deal through a blog on his company website. Why Salesforce Bought Evergage? Last year, Evergage's competitor Monetate was acquired by Kibo. At that time, we had predicted that companies that make Content Personalization engines, CDPs and Mobile Marketing tools would cause a…

Arm Treasure Data Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Excellence in the Customer Data Platforms Market

Arm Treasure Data CDP Enables Customers to Securely Unify Their Data for Driving More Personalized Customer Experiences Based on its recent analysis of the global customer data platforms (CDP) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Arm® Treasure Data™ with the 2019 Global Company of the Year, Award. In 2018, the UK-based, Arm acquired the California-based CDP provider, Treasure Data, and subsequently rebranded as Arm Treasure Data. Its powerful CDP enables marketers to gain insights and provides the foundation for…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Dentsu Aegis Network, Comcast, Amplexor, ViewN, Front, Node4, CyberScout, and Prodoscore. Dentsu Aegis Network Builds Out Merkle’s B2B Services with Acquisition of Digital Pi Dentsu Aegis Network announces the acquisition of Digital Pi, a leading digital marketing agency focused on marketing automation consulting services in the business-to-business (B2B) sector. The company will…

Exponea Appoints Scott McNabb as SVP and General Manager of the Americas

Exponea, the global market-leading Customer Data Platform (CDP) for online retail has announced its appointment of Scott McNabb as SVP and General Manager of the Americas. Scott brings over 20 years of vast industry experience in the marketing technology sector to the role, having guided countless Fortune-500 companies towards prolific success. The announcement comes as Exponea enters the next phase of international growth, following its #1 CDP ranking on the largest independent review site G2.com. Exponea was…

Tamarack Resort Chooses Ascent360 CDP To Accelerate Marketing Outreach

The Company's Platform and Industry Expertise Create Efficiencies for the Resort Ascent360, a leading customer database platform (CDP) provider for mid-market businesses, announced that Tamarack Resort has chosen the platform to help them achieve their marketing goals: building awareness and driving visitors to their family-friendly, four-seasons destination. Tamarack Resort sits on the shores of Lake Cascade, located 90 miles northwest of Boise, Idaho in Valley County. Tamarack offers skiing, lift-served mountain biking…

Evergage Names Meera Murthy Chief Strategy Officer and Matt Thompson VP of Partnerships

Appointments Come as Personalization and CDP Market Leader Continues Strong Growth and Momentum Across Industries Evergage, The 1-to-1 Platform company, announced that Meera Murthy has been promoted to chief strategy officer – responsible for helping clients and prospects design, develop and execute their personalization and customer data platform (CDP) strategies. Evergage's Matt Thompson has also been promoted to vice president of partnerships – leading and managing relationships and go-to-market strategies with…

Leadspace Fall 2019 Product Release Includes Automated 1st-Party Data Ingestion for Even More Robust Unification of Customer Profiles

The latest release from the leading B2B customer data platform focuses on helping go-to-market teams connect data across silos, for more intelligent orchestration of targeted and impactful customer experiences Leadspace, the leading B2B customer data platform (CDP) provider, announced details of its Fall product release, capping off a banner year of innovation. Most notable among the Fall highlights is a new, advanced set of capabilities for automated ingestion of 1st-party data, and other custom sources, to create…

New Study: Only 11% of Brands Can Effectively Use Customer Data

Independent study highlights the challenges of bringing together different data types to create a unified customer profile Despite all the hype around customer data platforms (CDPs), a new study conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by Oracle found that brands are struggling to create a unified view of customers. The November 2019 study, "Getting Customer Data Management Right," which includes insights from 337 marketing and advertising professionals in North America and Europe, found that brands want to unify…

Amperity Acquires Custora to Build Next-Gen Intelligent Customer Data Platform

Leading AI Martech company, Amperity has acquired Custora. With this acquisition, Amperity will now deliver a proven Customer 360 and Customer Analytics suite to more S&P 500 consumer brands than any other solution to marketing customers. Amperity is regarded as first AI-powered Customer Data Management platform. Custora is the leading customer analytics platform for consumer brands. Now, as one solution, brands will have access to an unmatched Customer 360 data foundation, with best-in-class, out-of-the-box customer…

TechBytes with Pete Mycock, GM APAC at Partnerize

You’ve been active in the technology arena all over the world. Could you tell us about your background? Yes, sometimes it’s hard for me to answer “where are you from” because I have lived and worked in the UK, USA, Southeast Asia and Australia, and I spend a great deal of time in Japan. I grew up in the UK, but have been working internationally for most of my life. My tech experience started with QAS, which was then acquired by Experian in the US. Then I returned to London to work for buy.at, then AOL, when they…

Wunderman Thompson Partners with Tealium

Tealium to deliver profile streaming to Wunderman Thompson's Customer Cloud technology stack, empowering clients to collect, standardise, govern and orchestrate experiences in real time Tealium, the trusted leader in real-time customer data orchestration, announces a partnership with Wunderman Thompson, a WPP company, to integrate Tealium's AudienceStream CDP as the Profile Streaming Engine for its Customer Cloud. Marketing Technology News: Freckle and Icrossing Announce Privacy-Compliant Search Partnership Wunderman…

Suffering from CDP Sensory Overload? Here are 7 Things to Do Before You Invest

Customer Data Platforms (CDPs) are everywhere. The new ‘darling’ of the MarTech stack. The promise of finally being able to unify data, stitch digital identities and build audiences for the ultimate Omnichannel experience. Sounds like the promised land, and now there are a multitude of vendors selling “all flavors of CDP.” In fact, since 2018 the number of CDP vendors has risen by 60 percent, with over 100 vendors now operating in this space. And with the recent announcements of Salesforce and Adobe both moving into the…