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Ralph Andretta Begins Tenure As Alliance Data President And Chief Executive Officer

Andretta will lead Alliance Data and joins the Company's Board of Directors; Initial 100 Days Focused on Listening, Assessing Full Enterprise Alliance Data Systems Corporation, a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, announced that veteran global financial executive Ralph Andretta has begun his tenure as Alliance Data President and Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Andretta was appointed president and CEO in November 2019, with an effective date of February 3, 2020.  Andretta succeeds Charles…

Bot Fraud: Financial Services Count the Cost

The tech world moves fast. As new platforms are developed and users migrate, one troubling constant has emerged: fraudsters keep following the money. No surprise then, that financial services apps are firmly in those criminal crosshairs. The sector is booming, with 115.6 million people banking on mobile at least once a month across the US. As usage rates grow, so too do the risks for the sector, and apps coming under increasing threat from automated bots. A report from ThreatMetrix reveals that companies fell victim to 3…

MindTickle Accelerates Leadership in Readiness for Customer-Centric Companies

170% growth in enterprise customer acquisition highlights increasing adoption of Sales Readiness within Sales Enablement and Effectiveness Programs MindTickle, the leader in Sales Readiness technology, announced key results and milestones demonstrating significant growth in the enterprise segment, expansion across services, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and life sciences, and financial services industries, and continued leadership in the high-growth and high tech market. Companies are looking to not only enable their sales…

Salesforce Announces Einstein Analytics for Financial Services – AI-powered Insights for Wealth Advisors, Managers and Retail Bankers

Now Financial Services Professionals Can Instantly Access Customized, Data-Driven Insights and Deliver Personalized Recommendations for Every Client Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced Einstein Analytics for Financial Services, a customizable analytics solution that provides AI-augmented business intelligence for wealth advisors, retail bankers and managers. Banks and wealth management institutions are facing a rapidly changing industry landscape, as new fintech entrants and consumer technologies are…

Mobile Gifting Platform, Bitmo, Announces $3 Million Seed Funding Investment

New Platform Modernizes Gift Card Industry, Driving Revenue for Retailers and Consumer Flexibility Bitmo, a mobile gifting and payment platform that is transforming the $160 billion gift card industry, announced that it has raised over $3 million in new seed round capital. “Research shows that consumers spend $160 billion on gift cards a year, yet one-third of those who receive gift cards don’t use them” Bitmo is a mobile platform that allows consumers to gift easily and securely right from their mobile wallet. Unlike…

Six in Ten Consumers Willing to Share Significant Personal Data with Banks and Insurers in Exchange for Lower Pricing, Accenture Study Finds

Nearly six in ten consumers would be willing to share significant personal information, such as location data and lifestyle information, with their bank and insurer in exchange for lower pricing on products and services, according to a new report from Accenture. “We are still in the early stages of Europe’s burgeoning Open Banking revolution, and I expect consumer attitudes there to evolve as banks invest in and offer more relevant services.” Accenture’s global Financial Services Consumer Study, based on a survey of 47,000…

Datarobot Acquires Data Collaboration Platform Cursor

Acquisition to Further Bolster Datarobot’s Data Management Capabilities, Making Data and AI Even More Accessible DataRobot, the leader in automated machine learning, announced that it has acquired Cursor, a San Francisco-based company that provides a data collaboration platform which helps organizations find, understand and use data more efficiently. “The Cursor technology and team are key pieces of the puzzle for DataRobot’s vision of an AI-driven world” After spending years at leading technology companies like…

Invoca Achieves 115% YoY Growth Fueled By Enterprise Customers in Telecommunications, Financial Services, and Healthcare

Fortune 500 Brands Select Invoca to Drive Revenue from Connecting Digital Marketing and Inbound Phone Calls Invoca, an AI-powered call tracking and analytics company, announced impressive business growth as more enterprise marketers uncover a new source of revenue from connecting digital marketing and inbound phone calls. In the second half of 2018, Invoca grew ACV (annual contract value) by 115% relative to the same period in 2017. And the company drove especially strong traction in the enterprise segment of the…

Marketing Evolution Awarded Patent Recognition for Latest Innovation

US Patent No. 10,032,121 Recognizes Development of Best Practice Engine Leading provider of marketing analytics and attribution, Marketing Evolution, announced it was recently awarded a new patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. This patent, US Patent No. 10,032,121, recognizes the development of technology that gives Marketing Evolution and their customers a system and method for identifying and monitoring best practices of an enterprise. “This latest patent extends Marketing Evolution’s commitment…

VoiceSense Wins Speech Technology Magazine’s 2018 Speech Industry Star Performer Award

Company Recognized for Its AI-Driven, Speech-Based Predictive Analytics Technology for Building Personality Profiles and Forecasting Behavioral Tendencies VoiceSense, an innovative provider of speech-based predictive analytics solutions, announced that the company has won Speech Technology Magazine's 2018 Star Performer Award for its groundbreaking speech-based predictive analytics technology used to build AI-driven personality profiles that forecast behavioral tendencies. Speech Technology Magazine's Speech Industry…