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  • KYC in the online age KYC in the online age Panel Discussion featuring: UK Cabinet Office, CurrencyFair, IOX & Mitek Recorded: Feb 16 2017 47 mins
    Financial institutions from all over the world are facing increasingly strict regulations regarding the verification and authentication of their customers’ identity. The imminent enforcement of the 4AMLD and the publication of the 5AMLD will nothing but add pressure on the financial services industry.

    To keep a competitive edge and still be compliant with the latest Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations, banks, prepaid card operators, digital currency processors, exchanges, and wallets are being compelled to embrace the digitalisation of traditionally cumbersome processes such as customer due diligence and ongoing authentication.

    Aiming to simplify KYC in this ever-changing regulatory environment, and optimizing the digital channels for further security and convenience, financial institutions need to successfully achieve this change within their policies, procedures, business models, and technology infrastructures.

    During this webinar, our panel of experts will provide answers to the following questions:

    •Are the technologies to underpin digital identity verification reliable and robust enough for financial institutions to rely on them?

    •Are customers prepared to go down the digital route?

    •Can financial institutions strike the right balance between rock-solid compliance, and smooth, easy, digital customer experience?

    •How are financial institutions coping with the challenges posed by the latest regulatory updates?

    Join us for this panel discussion with our expert speakers:

    Don Thibeau, Chairman & President, The Open Identity Exchange (OIX)
    Fintan Byrne, Head of Risk & Chief Compliance Officer, CurrencyFair
    Sarah Clarke, General Manager - Identity, Mitek
    David Rennie, Identity Assurance Programme, UK Cabinet Office
  • What are the Most Important Steps to Demand Generation Success in 2017? What are the Most Important Steps to Demand Generation Success in 2017? Maurice Flynn, Altaire Recorded: Feb 16 2017 43 mins
    Demand generation is getting ever harder and more complicated across multiple channels, so what's a business to do?

    In this session we outline the most important steps to success in Demand Generation in 2017, based on the latest case studies. We will look across multiple channels including:

    - Email marketing and eCRM
    - Maximising for mobile
    - Personalisation across channels
    - Influencer outreach and experiential

    Participants will walk away with a clear understanding of these key steps to take across their most relevant channels.
  • SEO Success: What Is Working Today; What Will Work Tomorrow SEO Success: What Is Working Today; What Will Work Tomorrow Chris Raulf, International SEO Expert & Founder of Boulder SEO Marketing Recorded: Feb 14 2017 61 mins
    No doubt about it, search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the least expensive, yet most effective ways to boost online lead generation and sales. Unfortunately, it is still a mystery to many businesses. With more than 3 billion people around the globe now having access to the Internet, SEO presents an amazing opportunity to outrank competitors in Google search results and to increase a company’s bottom line. The search giant now processes over 3.5 billion searches per day and someone will get the click and potentially make the sale.

    In this presentation, international SEO expert Chris Raulf of Boulder SEO Marketing shares what is working today and what will be working in the future, including:

    •Developing an SEO strategy
    •SEO success: Two customers case studies
    •A look under the hood; Google’s algorithm is getting smarter and smarter
    •It’s a mobile world: AMP and the importance of mobile-friendly websites
    •Outrank your competition with these easy-to-implement SEO strategies

    Participants will walk away with a clear understanding of what is working today and where SEO is headed in the future. You’ll also learn how to take advantage of tactics and strategies that can be implemented immediately after the session in order to boost Google organic search traffic.
  • Strengthening your app monetization super powers Strengthening your app monetization super powers Stewart Rogers, Director of Technology, VentureBeat Recorded: Feb 9 2017 60 mins
    It takes more than Superman or his Justice League to develop and maintain an effective app monetization strategy. This is especially true in light of a recent report which found that 0.19 percent of all mobile game players contributed 48 percent of revenue. How can one identify the high-spend users while not alienating the remaining percentage that only have potential to spend within the app?

    Ideally, one would customize app strategy according to type of user. Better still, each user would have her own strategy. Unfortunately this isn't a scalable solution to monetization.

    In this webinar, you'll learn to:

    * Customize your monetization strategy so that it's scalable
    * Unlock the revenue potential of lower spending users
    * Attract higher-spend users
    * Negotiate monetization strategies without alienating current users

    Speakers:
    * Maximo Cavazzani, founder and CEO, Etermax (Trivia Crack)
    * Eric Shashoua, CEO, Kiwi for Gmail
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Technology, VentureBeat
    * Wendy Schuchart, Analyst, VentureBeat


    Register today for this free webinar.
  • The Foundations and Future of PKI: Yes, it’s Alive and Kicking The Foundations and Future of PKI: Yes, it’s Alive and Kicking Asaf Lerner, PKI product development at Gemalto Recorded: Feb 6 2017 59 mins
    According to a report from the Ponemon Institute, 62% of businesses surveyed regard cloud-based services as the most important trend driving the deployment of applications using PKI, an increase from 50% in 2015. While 28% say IoT will drive PKI deployment. PKI is once again in the spotlight, thanks to the growing number of use cases.

    The foundations of PKI technology and it’s future potential will help professionals determine the best security strategy for the long term. This session will go over the building blocks of a PKI ecosystem and discusses the functionality and use cases of the technology. Whether you’re a security professional looking for a PKI refresher or you are starting from scratch, you will find this webinar useful.

    During our webinar, The Foundations and Future of PKI: Yes, it’s Alive and Kicking, we will cover:

    •Brief overview of PKI technology and it’s components
    •PKI for identity and data protection
    •Advanced security functions of PKI
    •Basic PKI practices
    •PKI vertical use cases
    •The brave new world of PKI – a look at emerging trends and technology
  • How to personalize commerce experiences How to personalize commerce experiences Simon Crawley, Project Manager, Vanson Bourne Recorded: Jan 31 2017 59 mins
    The fight for market share is online. Does your organization have the strategy and technology in place to win customer experiences?

    Register today to hear analyst Simon Crawley from Vanson Bourne provide best practices, based on results from a new commerce experience survey, for optimizing analytics to create an engaging customer journey.

    Key Takeaways:
    - Understand where businesses struggle most in creating personalized commerce experiences
    - How to avoid departmental silos and bad lines of communication
    - Why, and how, a contextualized experience must go beyond the point of purchase

    Inspire your organization to deliver the personalized, contextualized commerce experience your customers expect. Register for this free webinar today!
  • The Perfect Blend of Surveys and Behavioral Tracking The Perfect Blend of Surveys and Behavioral Tracking Saran Ganesh, Director of Product, Verto Analytics Recorded: Jan 26 2017 34 mins
    Whether you’re a large brand or a mobile app publisher, nothing is more important than understanding what your target consumer does, why, and what she might do next.

    In this webinar, learn how Verto Analytics brings a blend of technology, scale, speed, and research expertise to the market using surveys and passive metering to provide a more accurate picture of the consumer.

    Session highlights:

    • How passive metering and survey research differ and the pros and cons of each
    • How to identify actual trends to get a better understanding of the dynamics of a consumer’s decision-making
    • Use case on how one brand used this approach to develop profiles of the online shopping patterns of a group of target consumers
  • Going Beyond Digital Disruption - Big Bad Wolf or Fairy Godmother? Going Beyond Digital Disruption - Big Bad Wolf or Fairy Godmother? Lyndon Hedderly (Director of Digital Strategy, Acquia) and Lucy Tesseras (Marketing Week) Recorded: Jan 26 2017 51 mins
    We’re living in historic times. Whether you want to call it digital disruption, digital transformation, digital evolution or digital darwinism, digital is hot but it’s also considered a threat. Everyone wants to 'go digital' but what does this really mean? Rarely has a word meant so much and yet been so ill-defined.

    Over the course of this Marketing Week webinar, in association with Acquia, we will explore the recent history of digital and how it has shaped the landscape we live and work in today, through to what the analysts and consultancy firms are saying about how to position digital within your organisation.

    You will learn:
    • How to go about putting together a digital framework to help with your strategic guidance, as well as things to be aware of along the way.
    • The importance of focusing on the customer and customer experience.
    • Real world examples of creating and implementing more personalised customer experiences on digital platforms.

    Overall, this webinar will help you turn digital from a threat (big bad wolf) into an opportunity (the fairy godmother effect).
  • VR AR analytics platform to understand how users interact with virtual world VR AR analytics platform to understand how users interact with virtual world Robert Merki Recorded: Jan 25 2017 32 mins
    cognitiveVR is an analytics platform built for virtual and augmented reality. In this webinar, cognitiveVR’s Director of Product, Robert Merki, will showcase how you can leverage analytics and data to understand how users interact with your virtual worlds.
  • 2017 Trends in Cloud 2017 Trends in Cloud William Fellows, Founder and Research Vice President - Cloud and Melanie Posey, Research Vice President for VotE- Cloud Recorded: Jan 24 2017 60 mins
    Digital transformation is a business imperative, not an option. Cloud is powering this change: It provides the new style of IT that supports the information, process and platform transformations required to link technology and information assets with marketing and customer experience to deliver new or enhanced digital processes.

    Join William Fellows, Founder and Research Vice President for Cloud, as he discusses what’s coming this year in cloud, and how the industry’s major battleground in 2017 will be how, from where and at what price cloud transformation services are delivered to customers.
  • 5G RAN: A Reality Check 5G RAN: A Reality Check Brian Daly-AT&T, Adam Drobot-OpenTechWorks, Inc.,Steven Glapa-Tarana Wireless Recorded: Jan 19 2017 60 mins
    High speed and autonomous transportation, remote surgical procedures, and mixed reality experiences are just a few of the upcoming Internet of Things (IoT) technological game changers that require high speed and low latency communications infrastructure. 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) technologies continue to evolve to meet the complex and continually evolving network requirements of IoT applications.

    This webcast will explore the latest advances in RAN, including:
    • Which technologies will see the earliest deployments?
    • How important will the 3.5 GHz band networks (also known as the Citizen’s Broadband Radio Service (CBRS)) be in future 5G applications?
    • Will mmWave networks change the game in the last mile?
    • How far will the industry advance in real deployments in the next year or two?
    • Where are companies participating in this ecosystem investing their money?
    • Are there concerns for Return on Investment (ROI) that companies are trying to resolve?


    Speakers:
    Brian Daly, Director - Core & Government/Regulatory Standards, AT&T Access Architecture & Devices
    Adam Drobot, Chairman, OpenTechWorks, Inc.
    Steven Glapa, VP of Marketing, Tarana Wireless
  • Digital & Media Predictions 2017 Digital & Media Predictions 2017 Thomas Deneke, Client Director Recorded: Jan 19 2017 33 mins
    Kantar Millward Brown hat die zentralen Digital- und Medientrends für das Jahr 2017 analysiert und identifiziert was das kommende Jahr für das Marketing bereit hält.

    Die Predictions liefern Unternehmen einen Überblick über zukünftige Chancen und Herausforderungen mit Blick auf die Markenführung im digitalen Umfeld. Das kommende Jahr wird von der Generation Z – den sogenannten Post-Millenials oder auch Centennials – und deren hohen Erwartungen an Marken geprägt sein.

    Erfahren Sie mehr zu diesen Trends in unserem Webinar.
    Was ist neu und was muss von den Werbetreibenden berücksichtigt werden, um erfolgreich zu sein?
  • Escaping the Storage Licensing Money Pit Escaping the Storage Licensing Money Pit Dave Wright - Vice President & General Manager, NetApp SolidFire and Tim Stammers - Senior Storage Analyst, 451 Research Recorded: Jan 18 2017 57 mins
    The tables have been stacked against storage buyers for decades, but a change is coming. Forget the endless refresh treadmill of monolithic storage systems, and licensing models that are not just inflexible, but also force you to pay again and again for the same technology. Join this webinar to learn how to liberate your storage budget, and pay for storage the way that suits your business rather than the vendors, with 451 Research senior analyst Tim Stammers, and NetApp SolidFire’s Vice President & General Manager, Dave Wright.
  • 2017 Trends in Services 2017 Trends in Services Kelly Morgan, Research Vice President - Services Recorded: Jan 18 2017 32 mins
    The next wave of cloud computing is coming, and it is going to take the shape of serving distinct enterprise needs in an on-demand fashion. It is normal for enterprise IT departments to provision or procure IaaS, PaaS or SaaS services now. That in turn means that a larger galaxy of business needs and operational complexities will be tackled as the next way to monetize cloud infrastructure. The trickle of specialized providers doing boutique services such as disaster recovery as a service, compliance as a service and database as a service could well become a flood.

    Join Kelly Morgan, Research Vice President for Services as she uncovers what service providers will need to change in order to gain a competitive advantage in 2017, and what the sources of demand for multi-tenant datacenters will be in the coming year.
  • 2017 Trends in Mobility 2017 Trends in Mobility Brian Partridge, Research Vice President - Mobility Recorded: Jan 17 2017 57 mins
    Mobility in 2017 is all about 5G, which is not just another “G” – its scope is far larger. Previous G’s focused on increasing bandwidth and latency to support Mobile Internet consumption patterns accelerated by universal adoption of smart devices. The revolutionary attributes of 5G converge the latest innovations in network, cloud, and devices in a way that has never been done before. 5G’s impact will be far reaching across industries generating massive value not possible in previous technology shifts. Ultra-broadband communication and computing power will combine and extend across networks and devices such that information and computing power will be instantaneously available.

    Join Brian Partridge, Research Vice President for Mobility, as he explores how this will catalyze a wave of innovation in applications, services and functions built to run on the new 5G infrastructure.
  • What makes effective advertising in a mobile environment? What makes effective advertising in a mobile environment? Rick Candelaria Recorded: Dec 23 2016 40 mins
    Consumers are constantly connected through their digital devices, a trend that is only accelerating. As advertisers, the pressure is on to create digital ad campaigns that get their message across effectively and quickly. But in our tests of over 500 ads with more than 50,000 consumers globally, more than half didn’t have the impact to enable brands to truly connect with consumers.
  • Masters of Mobile Data IV: From hype to reality in 2017 and beyond Masters of Mobile Data IV: From hype to reality in 2017 and beyond James Peng, Head of Mobile and Social Acquisition, Match Group Recorded: Dec 15 2016 59 mins
    Remember when the experts scoffed at the idea that people would buy stuff with their smartphones? In an industry that reinvents itself every five years, what was once groundbreaking becomes table stakes in the blink of an eye.

    Staying ahead of the curve isn’t simply adopting new technology, but reinventing your approach as new platforms and channels emerge. The next wave is about to crest with the advent of wearables, VR, and the Internet of Things. Are you ready to catch it?

    In our latest VB Live event, we’re going to smash the myths that are holding your company back, and make some big, audacious predictions about the state of mobile business over the next five years—from 2017 and beyond.

    Join industry leaders for a lively hourlong discussion on the future of mobile apps -- and get your real world questions answered live.

    In this webinar you’ll:
    * Learn which mobile analytics will matter in the next five years
    * Understand the ways that KPIs monthly active users (MUA) can be interpreted
    * Measure beyond smartphones -- including wearables, connected cars and more.


    Speakers:
    * James Peng, Head of Mobile and Social Acquisition, Match Group
    * Bob Sherwin, VP Direct Marketing, Wayfair
    * Jesse Robbins, CEO, Orion Labs former CEO of Chef
    * Evan Schuman, Moderator, VentureBeat

    Sponsored by mParticle
  • The Realities of Testing High Speed Fiber “Engineered Links” in the Field The Realities of Testing High Speed Fiber “Engineered Links” in the Field Robert Reid, Panduit Recorded: Dec 15 2016 66 mins
    This webinar will focus on the pitfalls associated with tight field test specification of pre-terminated fiber systems for high speed channels in the context of the real capability of portable testers.
    Best practices are discussed (proper test limit specification) such that field test costs will be minimized.

    Attendees will earn one BICSI CEC
  • Instant messaging: The future of mobile marketing Instant messaging: The future of mobile marketing Stewart Rogers, Dir. of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat Recorded: Dec 14 2016 62 mins
    The rise of instant messaging has created the largest and fastest-growing potential consumer audience ever—and a powerful opportunity to form instant, one-to-one connections between your brand and your customers. According to Juniper research, by 2019, over 160 trillion messages will be sent every year. That amounts to 438 billion messages daily.

    Most messages are read within three minutes of being opened—this kind of immediacy is unparalleled in other communications. And IMs can include a stunning variety of contextual, relevant, interactive content, and create conversations, engagement, and a deeply personalized connection that’s never been possible with email.

    Join our latest VB Live executive workshop to learn how to leverage the power of instant messaging to form meaningful connections and reimagine how you think about retail, customer service, and the entire customer experience.

    By participating in this VB Live event you’ll:
    * Learn how to leverage instant messaging
    * Capture customer details in IM
    * Leverage instant messaging technologies to improve your marketing strategy overall
    * Use the high engagement of messaging in terms of viewabilty

    Speakers:
    * George Corbin, Senior Vice President, Marriott Digital
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
    * Quinn Banks, Sr. Mobile Marketing Manager, Farmer's Insurance
    * Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat
  • 5G, IoT and Autonomy 5G, IoT and Autonomy George Karayannis, Chris Clayton and Limor Schfman Recorded: Dec 14 2016 62 mins
    The Internet of Things will redefine services offered in such industry sectors as eHealth, smart communities, retail, transportation and energy.  To provide the levels of service required, infrastructure networks will be suffused with levels of complexity beyond any deployed and operated to date. 

    The concept known as “5G” is still being defined.  It will include legacy systems such as 3G, expand the development of 4G LTE, incorporate newly developed technologies such as holographic beamforming and virtualization, and include other types of networks such as WPLANs, satellite, and fiber.  Interoperability of the networks, seamless integration of applications and the transfer of data across the networks and systems will require autonomous and artificial intelligence to ensure seamless, secure and ensured delivery. 
     
    Chris Clayton, Head of Solution Design & Delivery for Beyond Limits, and George Karayannis, Vice President of CityNOW for Panasonic, will take us on a deep dive on how the integration of networks and autonomous artificial intelligence capabilities will enable trusted IoT connectivity demands within Smart Cities.

    This webinar is NOT accredited by BICSI.
  • Squad goals:  Why cost per lead is failing your lead gen strategy Squad goals: Why cost per lead is failing your lead gen strategy Sam Yount, CMO, LendingTree Recorded: Dec 13 2016 57 mins
    Cost per lead. It’s like your basic black dress or suit -- never lets you down and crucial in crunch time. But everything we knew about about lead generation has changed. Marketing now owns most of the IT budget and is on tap for the lion’s share of revenue generation. If we’re supposed to Always Be Closing, the marketing team is on the line to deliver qualified leads with high ROI. That’s where we start to get into trouble.

    The new world order has moved way past cost per lead into outcome-based performance. It’s not quantity anymore -- it’s quality. How do you pull your marketing lead generation strategy out of this paradigm? We’re going to walk you through it in this free and interactive executive session with VB’s own director of marketing technology, Stewart Rogers, and his panel of lead generation and demand generation experts.

    In this webinar, you will:

    * Understand how to move past quantity and generate quality opportunities
    * Build the right marketing KPIs for defining lead quality and lead conversion
    * Define a conversion strategy that builds retention

    Speakers include:

    * Sam Yount, CMO, LendingTree
    * Jason John, CMO, Publisher's Clearing House
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
    * Wendy Schuchart, VentureBeat
  • Who You Gonna Call? Arm the Service Desk to Ghost-Bust Issues Before They Occur Who You Gonna Call? Arm the Service Desk to Ghost-Bust Issues Before They Occur Chris Marsh, 451 Research; Chris Dunn, Easy Vista; & Bruce Aboudara, Scalable Software Recorded: Dec 13 2016 59 mins
    The Service Desk is at the frontlines of a changing landscape in IT. IT is now, more than ever, required to provide 100% uptime of their services, and provide them to users anytime and anywhere – thanks in large part to the growth in new consumer apps and services accessed through mobile devices.

    To support this demand the service desk must be aware of and prepared for several key trends:

    •Mobile. More and more, users are accessing their services through their mobile devices. Powerful trends are shaping the mobile world that will impact the Service Desk. We in the service desk must adapt, but what does that mean?

    •Service Availability. Users expect their services to always be up – just like they experience with their other mobile apps and should there be an issue, they expect it to be resolved immediately. What can the Service Desk to make this dream a reality?

    •New Technologies. Prompted by this need for always-on, mobile-available services, infrastructure teams are looking toward newer technologies such as public clouds, software defined networking (SDN), and hyperconverged architectures. How does this impact the Service Desk?

    Join, Chris Marsh, lead mobility analyst at 451 research, Chris Dunn, Global Director of Product marketing for EasyVista, and Bruce Aboudara SVP at Scalable Software as they discuss the key trends the service desk need to know about as well as actions the service desk can take to capitalize on those trends.

    If you have any questions, feel free to email Chris Dunn at cdunn@easyvista.com
  • Smart Planning and Design for the Evolving Data Center Landscape Smart Planning and Design for the Evolving Data Center Landscape McKenzie Hughes and Carrie Goetz, The Siemon Company Recorded: Dec 13 2016 59 mins
    This webinar will cover latest trends, the shift to hybrid IT/cloud and colocation, the value of modular designs with preconfigured cabinets, growing vertically instead of horizontally, 40/100G migration (and future 400G) and the importance of low-loss fiber connectivity in backbone switch to switch links.
  • 451 Group and Gemalto Present "The Keys to Multi-Cloud Security" 451 Group and Gemalto Present "The Keys to Multi-Cloud Security" John Ray, Senior Product Strategist and EricHanselman, Chief Analyst at 451 Group Recorded: Dec 13 2016 63 mins
    The cloud isn’t consumed by enterprises in just one way. Enterprises have varying internal capabilities and infrastructure means using different deployment models, on or off-premises, private and public clouds, hosted clouds through via multiple cloud vendors, which lends to a complex environment. Today, enterprises run roughly 41% of applications in the cloud, but workloads in cloud environments are expected to increase to 60% over the next two years. Organizations with multiple cloud platforms is becoming a fact of life, but creates challenges for businesses needing to secure them.

    Understanding the risks of each cloud platform is crucial to defining and implementing strong, dynamic data protection policies with comprehensive key management across all cloud-enabled environments. When encryption is used, the risk is transferred from the data itself to the cryptographic key. This is why it is essential that organizations control their own key infrastructure. Diving deeper into the topic, Eric Hanselman from 451 Group and John Ray from Gemalto will discuss the three key considerations to a successful multi-cloud security strategy: interoperability, control and compliance.

    Join our webinar “The Keys to Multi-Cloud Security” on Tuesday, December 13th 2016 and learn about:
    • Recent findings on enterprise cloud usage from 451 Group
    • How to analyze the security risks of your cloud platforms
    • Security practices for different cloud platforms and business processes
    • Future-proofing your Cloud security and data protection compliance
    • How security can work in the multi-cloud universe
    • Implementing a key management system that you own
  • Data Center Optical Fiber Standards and Technology Update Data Center Optical Fiber Standards and Technology Update John Kamino, OFS Recorded: Dec 8 2016 61 mins
    The webinar will cover the latest adopted application and cabling standards including draft proposals in front of IEEE and Fibre Channel, the latest progress on 50/100/200 Gigabit Ethernet and 64/256 GFC, and recent and in-process updates of both TIA and ISO/IEC cabling standards.
  • Account-Based Marketing: A Constellation of Multivendor Offerings Account-Based Marketing: A Constellation of Multivendor Offerings Keith Dawson Feb 23 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Join 451 Research to learn how account-based marketing (ABM) is taking on new prominence in the marketing technology stack. In this webinar we’ll examine how ABM has developed into a key methodology for aligning marketing and sales teams in B2B environments. Critical to its evolution have been advances in data science and machine learning, which allow marketers to find and target leads more accurately and with better relevance. Vendors across the martech landscape are developing features that augment ABM practices; in this discussion we will talk about the practicalities of fitting ABM into existing marketing automation frameworks, and how vendors can differentiate their offerings and clarify the landscape for buyers.
  • How to make money off of Facebook Messenger How to make money off of Facebook Messenger Stewart Rogers, Dir. of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat Feb 23 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    With over 1 billion monthly active users, Facebook Messenger is beginning to change the world for companies looking for ways to connect with, engage, and retain an unprecedented number of customers. And we’re guessing that’s probably you.

    It’s all because of Messenger’s developer tools, which have leapt on the promise of bots for customer service and native payments without ever leaving the platform--and have thoroughly delivered on it. Users stay cozily inside the Messenger platform to play games, search, shop, pay, and more, meaning they’re fully engaged with your brand in multiple ways in a single brand context.

    Facebook’s long-term plan: make Messenger the center of users’ lives. Your short-term plan: start positioning yourself to take advantage of this revolution in messenger tech innovation. Register for this free VB Live event now and learn how you can monetize Messenger.

    In this webinar, you’ll:

    * Understand the broader digital wallet strategy to connect with customers through chatbots
    * Get valuable tips to spin chatbots into gold
    * Learn the biggest mistake organizations are making with payments through Messenger

    Speakers:
    * Laura Knapp, Managing Director, SRAX Social, Social Reality
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
    * Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat
  • Lean data for marketers: How your org can stand out among lazy competitors Lean data for marketers: How your org can stand out among lazy competitors Jascha Kaykas-Wolff, CMO, Mozilla Mar 16 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Today’s marketing has a dirty secret: it’s gotten lazy. During the past decade the number of marketing technology tools has exploded to well over 3,000. Overwhelmingly those tools have focused on collecting, organizing and finding insights from data. In response, marketers have defined growth as a mathematical exercise of collecting bigger and bigger datasets. Get all the data you can, goes the conventional wisdom, and software will find the magic bullet buried within the numbers.

    But what if we’re buying these marketing tools, because we think they will help us achieve growth where there isn’t a viable product market fit? What if it’s easier to continue to collect data than to take a risk without absolute certainty? What if we don’t need customer data beyond what’s explicitly been given to us by the customers already?

    Join our latest VB Live event for insight into how to adapt to the emergence of conscious choosers and build trust with your customers.

    In this webinar, you’ll:
    * Discuss how big data and marketing data collection tools have made marketers lazy
    * Learn about conscious choosers and how trust can help grow your business performance
    * Hear about lean data practices and practical tips

    Speakers:

    * Jascha Kaykas-Wolff, CMO, Mozilla
    * Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat
    More speakers to be announced soon
  • How machine learning and AI will impact your marketing forever How machine learning and AI will impact your marketing forever Stewart Rogers, Dir. of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat Mar 16 2017 7:30 pm UTC 60 mins
    Nearly $1.5 billion in funding went into over 200 AI companies in 2016, ads powered by IBM’s Watson tech lets users ask questions about the promoted product via voice or text, Google’s RankBrain is changing the business of SEO, and they’ve just announced not only a new range of machine learning APIs, products and upgrades, but a whole new Cloud Machine Learning group.

    Let’s call it: It’s honest-to-god paradigm shift, not just an excuse for another round of “open the pod bay doors, HAL” jokes—and it’s one that’s going to inevitably, unavoidably revolutionize marketing to the extent that if you’re not on board, you are going to be buried.

    Want to disrupt instead of be disrupted? To learn how to leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence to deliver highly personalized, real-time consumer engagement at a significantly lower cost? Join this interactive VB Live event.

    In this webinar you’ll:
    * Learn how speech recognition impacts the SEO value on your web presence
    * Understand the full ROI of fully automated chat bots for artificial human interaction
    * Integrate deep learning into your marketing strategy to realize unbelievable lift

    Speakers:
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
    Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat
    More speakers to come

    Sponsored by TreasureData
  • ASO or GTFO: App store optimization FTW ASO or GTFO: App store optimization FTW Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat Mar 29 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    For LTV, engagement, and life­cycle, organic installs blow paid install campaigns out of the water—and they're a lot cheaper. VB Insight analysts report that if you want to boost organic downloads by at least 20 percent—or in some cases double or even triple that rate—you need to get in the ASO game.

    ASO basics have been buried alive in the avalanche of new apps, flawed app search, and rapid-fire algorithm changes that aren't always developer friendly. To get the most out of your entire marketing funnel, not just your app store presence, you need to step up your ASO game with these key takeaways from our latest in-depth, Godzilla-sized ASO report.

    For report highlights, key best practices and can't-miss ASO insights from super-analyst Stewart Rogers, join our latest interactive VB Live event!

    In this webinar you'll:
    * Learn why ASO is fundamental to the success of any app
    * Familiarize yourself with the pillars of solid ASO strategy
    * Leverage technology to increase your lifetime user value
    * Think beyond keywords for your search strategies

    Speakers:
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
    * Peggy Anne Salz, Chief Analyst, MobileGroove
    * Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat

    Don't miss out, register today!
  • Mobile commerce + AI: Not just a nice-to-have Mobile commerce + AI: Not just a nice-to-have Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat May 11 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    AI ain't a maybe anymore. New payments and mobile commerce conversion strategies are erupting, all in the wake of the impact that AI and bots are having. More than 2.5 billion people worldwide use instant messaging services, and you need to be where your customers are – it's where AI and commerce meet.

    Indeed, messaging platforms are revving up to let businesses dive face-first into the buffet of expanded commerce opportunities, letting businesses leverage customized communications like receipts, shipping notifications, and even direct conversations with customer service.

    In this interactive VB Live event, we'll dive deep into the latest Bot Insight consumer study to show you why you need to get on board, and take you on a deep dive into how to take a running start, with full C-suite support.

    Don't miss out!

    In this webinar you'll:
    * Dive into the current AI landscape, from free tools to enterprise-class options
    * Learn how conversational UI and AI will transform your mobile commerce
    * Understand which new platforms are right for your own commerce strategy
    * Get the key points to convince your CEO and CFO to put these master class tools in your hands

    Speakers:
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
    * Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat
  • Mobile advertising: Stop fraud and step up clicks Mobile advertising: Stop fraud and step up clicks VentureBeat May 24 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    It's 2017 and the digital ad space hasn't stopped growing in size and complexity. Mobile advertisers are seeing increased opportunities for ad placements in apps and messaging platforms, which means more opportunities, but also new marketing challenges—and a major surge in fraud.

    Make this the year you stop letting fraudulent bots burn through your budget and start maximizing the power of mobile advertising with must-click messaging. Join our latest live, interactive event for an in-depth look at how to stay in front of your audience, ahead of your competitors, and on top of fraud.

    In this webinar you'll:
    * Learn what works and what doesn't in 2017's mobile advertising arena
    * Mitigate the mobile advertising fraud risk in your own applications
    * Create the most engaging mobile advertisements for savvy app patrons
    * Use video and 360 advertising to stay abreast of the latest trends in mobile advertising

    Speakers:
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Technology, VentureBeat
    * Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat
    More speakers to be announced?

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