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For Brands, Sustainability Is the New Digital

The global population is the youngest it’s ever been, with 50 percent of the world aged 30 or under, and the top issue for this group is climate change. In fact, nearly nine out of 10 Gen Zers are worried about the environment. When you couple this with the massive spending power of Gen Z (in the US, Gen Z spends $44bn annually and influences a total of $600bn in household spend), one thing becomes clear: brands need to re-examine their approach to sustainability if they haven’t already. From 16-year-old activists Greta…

Nielsen Expands Analytic Relationship with General Mills, Inc.

Nielsen announced details around its growing analytic relationship with General Mills, Inc. With this announcement, General Mills will advance its analytic cogency through Nielsen’s new Connect platform within the U.S. and will expand its international service engagements within key global markets. Marketing Technology News: LinkedIn Sales Navigator Adds New Feature ‘Data Validation’ to Sync with CRM Data For over a decade, through its Global Connect business, Nielsen has been a strategic ally to General Mills’…

The State of Retail: Trends in Consumer, Retail and Payment Preferences

New Research from Blackhawk Network Examines Buying Behavior and Purchasing Trends In-Store and Online Amid the rapid pace of transformation across the retail industry, new research from Blackhawk Network reveals how people want to shop, pay and engage with retailers. Although digital growth in retail continues, traditional modes of shopping and payments such as in-store purchasing and cash maintain a strong foothold in US retail consumer behavior. These are among the findings of the latest research commissioned by global…

TV Has a Viewability Problem Similar to Digital, Says New Study from IPG Media Lab & TVision

Study Shows Viewability is a Market Reality Beyond Digital, Finding 29% of TV Ads are Not Viewable According to a new study by IPG Media Lab, using data from TVision, TV has a viewability problem similar to that of digital. The study, “Quantifying TV Viewability,” reveals how often people are in the room when ads air and how this varies by daypart, position in ad pod and ad length. “Viewability has long been a term of discussion in the digital advertising landscape but now the industry is realizing just how difficult it…

Deloitte’s Acquisition of Magnetic’s Business Platform Enables New Capabilities for Deloitte

Deloitte Wants to Intensify Client Engagement Initiatives by Investing in Targeting Audiences and Artificial Intelligence Deloitte announced that it will be acquiring Magnetic Media Inc’s Artificial Intelligence(AI) powered business platform. This move clearly indicates Deloitte’s increased focus in the areas of AI, Machine Learning (ML) and Audience Data Analytics. This strategic acquisition helps Deloitte accelerate smarter and faster development of its Digital Experience Services platform. This is also an indicator…

Granicus Releases Report on Citizen Engagement across Top Digital Channels

The Benchmark Report of 2018 Highlights Trends, Tips and Top-Performers That Support the Public Sector by Increasing Engagement and Outreach Granicus is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions to the government, and it just released its 2018 Benchmark Report. The report provides public sector leaders with proven metrics which enhances digital strategies and leads to an increase in engagement. The report is based on an in-depth analysis of engagement metrics of more than 4,000 organizations that make use of…

Kaon Interactive Wins Communicator Awards for Siemens and Tecan Applications

Kaon Interactive Recognized for Engaging, Interactive Sales & Marketing Demonstrations Kaon Interactive, the leading provider of 3D marketing and sales applications for global B2B brands, announced that two of its interactive solutions have won the prestigious 24th Annual Communicator Awards. The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications. Founded over two decades ago, The Communicator Awards receive over 6,000 entries from companies and…

Persado’s AI Platform Powers Increased Customer Engagement for Caesars Entertainment on Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Persado Platform’s AI-Generated Emotional Language Increased Engagement by 24 Percent and Delivered Deep Customer Insights Persado, the leading provider of AI-generated marketing language, announced that fifty customers, including Caesars Entertainment, are leveraging its AI platform through a one-of-a-kind integration with Salesforce. The seamless integration with Salesforce Marketing Cloud allows customers to create personalized, emotionally targeted language and content that increases customer engagement and…

TechBytes with Tom Kershaw, Chief Technology Officer, Rubicon Project

Tom Kershaw Chief Technology Officer, Rubicon Project Last month, Rubicon Project announced that it has opened up its exchange to DSPs for programmatic buying in guaranteed private marketplaces. Rubicon Project is currently in the process of signing up other major DSPs for guaranteed private marketplace integrations in the near future. To better understand what Rubicon Project's Programmatic Guaranteed Buying Marketplace offers and how advertisers could benefit from such an arrangement, we spoke to their CTO, Tom…

You Can’t Spell Digital Transformation Without CDP

The impact of digital disruption on the business world isn’t a new story. If anything, it’s been talked about so much in the past 10 years that it’s easy to imagine that everything has already been disrupted and settled into a new normal. Except that isn’t the case. Recent McKinsey research found that digital technologies and processes have only penetrated about 35 percent into the average industry, which means only about a third of the products, services, and operations that can be digitized have been. The McKinsey…