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  • Five consumer and commerce trends for 2018 and beyond
    Five consumer and commerce trends for 2018 and beyond David Mattin, Global Head of Trends & Insights, TrendWatching Recorded: Feb 13 2018 62 mins
    Technology is rapidly changing the way brands interact with consumers. So you’ll want to understand the key commerce trends for 2018, how they are reshaping consumer expectations for the retail experience, and how smart brands around the world are already putting them into action.
  • How to leverage location data to revolutionize customer engagement
    How to leverage location data to revolutionize customer engagement Jay Graves, CTO, Possible Mobile Recorded: Feb 6 2018 57 mins
    Incorporating location intelligence into digital strategies to engage consumers in real time, increase brand loyalty and provide actionable data will be more critical in 2018 than ever before.

    Using cutting edge location data, Possible and Skyhook have both been able to actively engage fans in engaging experiences at large-scale sporting events. Enhanced insights into the fan experience via location data include crowd density at various locations within the venue, the best spots for spectators to view the action, the movement of fans relative to players, and more.

    In this case, location intelligence provided insight into consumer engagement via foot traffic patterns, location visits, and frequency analysis to help brands deliver dynamic user experiences, better understand their customers and prospects, and boost consumer engagement and delight.

    During this webinar you’ll learn how to:
    * Boost engagement with real-time, location-based consumer engagement and experiences
    * Gain insight into the behavioral patterns of customers and prospects
    * Understand the future of location data for your business

    Speakers:
    * David Bairstow, VP Products, Skyhook
    * Jay Graves, CTO at Possible Mobile
    * Stewart Rogers, Analyst at Large, VentureBeat (Moderator)

    Sponsored by Skyhook


    Sponsored by Skyhook
  • The Wrong (and Right) Way to Select Digital Asset Management Technology
    The Wrong (and Right) Way to Select Digital Asset Management Technology Jarrod Gingras, Real Story Group Recorded: Jan 23 2018 56 mins
    Technology is increasingly important to every enterprise's initiatives, but with dozens of alternatives, do you have the right solution? Thinking about divorcing your current vendor? Looking to adopt new technology from scratch? This session is for you.

    Rather than selecting technology based on a ratings spreadsheet or who plays golf with your boss, we'll offer a more practical — and effective! — approach. This webinar deals the straight dope on pitfalls to avoid and reliable paths to follow.

    You'll learn about the most important criteria when creating a shortlist, what should really be in that (brief) RFP, and how to plan a vendor demo that's meaningful and useful to you. So stop selecting the wrong technology. Here's a better way to ensure you make the right choice.

    ABOUT JARROD GINGRAS

    Jarrod Gingras is Real Story Group’s Managing Director and an analyst covering Digital Workplace and Marketing technologies. As a conference speaker and consultant, he regularly advises some of the world’s largest and most complicated enterprises on their enterprise information challenges.

    Prior to joining Real Story Group, Jarrod worked as a web developer, information architect and user interface designer at a systems integration firm, where he developed user-focused content management strategies and solutions for clients in a multitude of industries.
  • Digital & Media Predictions 2018
    Digital & Media Predictions 2018 Claudia Gelbe, Client Director & Thomas Deneke, Client Director Kantar Millward Brown Recorded: Jan 11 2018 36 mins
    Kantar Millward Brown hat die zentralen Digital- und Medientrends für das Jahr 2018 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. Marketingverantwortliche müssen sich auf Wachstum in den Bereichen geschlossener Plattformen und bei OTT-Angeboten einstellen. Medienhäuser und Plattformen hingegen sollten mit einer veränderten Verteilung der Werbebudgets rechnen. Und Konsumenten dürfen sich auf Innovationen freuen – etwa in den Feldern Branded Entertainment, Content Marketing und künstliche Intelligenz.

    Erfahren Sie mehr zu diesen Trends in unserem Webinar.
    Was ist neu und was muss von den Werbetreibenden berücksichtigt werden, um erfolgreich zu sein?
  • How to Prepare for GDPR: A Gemalto Case Study
    How to Prepare for GDPR: A Gemalto Case Study Jean-Pierre Mistral, Director of Global Data Privacy and Alex Hanway, Encryption Product Marketing Recorded: Dec 18 2017 60 mins
    Join us for a new webinar in our series focused on helping companies prepare for the upcoming global government regulations, like European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Data sovereignty, especially for cloud-first companies, is becoming an important part of any security strategy as these data breach regulations go into effect next year. Being able to demonstrate best efforts to protect the privacy of an individual’s data will be a requirement and non-compliance will have hefty monetary ramifications.

    This webinar will walk attendees through what Gemalto has already done and is doing to prepare for data privacy regulations from product management to sales operations and more. Our Director of Global Data Privacy, Jean-Pierre Mistral, will share how and what we have done, takeaways and timelines and Alex Hanway, Product Marketing, will cover the different technologies companies can use to mitigate the risk of non-compliance and what this means for business operations globally.

    Join us to hear more about:
    •What is GDPR?
    •Case Study: A look at how Gemalto has prepared for GDPR
    •The implications for local businesses and technologies that can help mitigate risk around complying with data privacy regulations
  • How Cryptocurrencies are Changing the Face of Financial Services
    How Cryptocurrencies are Changing the Face of Financial Services Eric Larchevêque, CEO at Ledger and Joe Pindar, CTO Office Director of Strategy Recorded: Dec 15 2017 61 mins
    Joint webinar with Ledger and Gemalto discussing how cyrptocurrencies have the potential to revolutionize the financial industry and what needs to be done to secure the digital assets.
  • How to Think Systematically About Tone for Your Content
    How to Think Systematically About Tone for Your Content Pierre Gagnier, ADP Recorded: Dec 12 2017 57 mins
    Are you thinking about incorporating tone into your content strategy? If so, you've probably seen how confusing this topic can be.

    We know, because we are human beings, that language can misfire. Tone is where understanding and emotion come together – and sometimes that’s messy.

    Join Paul Perrotta, sitting in for Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guest, Pierre Gagnier, Content Strategist at ADP Innovation Lab, for this free, one-hour webinar. Pierre will show you how a team of researchers at ADP were able to tame some of the trickiness of tone and measure its impact. What they learned will help you to make sense of tone and change it from a source of risk into a tool for creating effective content.

    Attendees will learn about 1) a simple, workable set of definitions that you can use to promote shared understanding among stakeholders of what tone is; 2) A framework for identifying and applying tone attributes so that you can create a foundation for consistent practice, and 3) Some typical factors that will help you to see how tone can go awry and will help you create your own risk factors.

    ABOUT THE PRESENTER

    Pierre Gagnier is a content strategist at ADP's Innovation Lab in New York. He works extensively with user experience researchers to help ADP web and mobile product teams align their content strategies consistently with users' realities.
  • Shift Left: How testing early and often is best for the business and customer
    Shift Left: How testing early and often is best for the business and customer Nancy Gohring 451 Research and Steve Feloney CA Technologies Recorded: Dec 12 2017 50 mins
    Organizations in most any industry are feeling increasing pressure to move fast. But at what cost? Some have learned the hard way that skipping crucial processes, like testing, damages performance and impacts customer sentiments on your brand. In this case, the fast time to market becomes meaningless.

    Smart businesses are adapting to a shift left strategy. These teams are learning how to incorporate testing early and often in the release cycle, supporting business requirements to move fast while ensuring high-performing products and quality. But getting there isn’t easy. In this webinar, we’ll cover:

    •Testing tools: tool choice is important. Not all tools have been designed to support this new paradigm.
    •Integrations: to be effective, testing tools must integrate easily with the tools and processes modern teams use, including CI/CD and APM products. Further, these tools must be very easy to use, specifically for developers.
    •Organizational models: shifting left requires changes to traditional organizations and culture. We’ll share insight into the successful models we’ve seen.
  • How Facebook Advertising Can Drive Calls and Real-World Engagement
    How Facebook Advertising Can Drive Calls and Real-World Engagement Juan Venegas, Director of Marketing, Telmetrics & Janet Janzen, Digital Marketing Specialist, Telmetrics Recorded: Dec 6 2017 32 mins
    In recent years, social media advertising has evolved from generating mere clicks to websites to generating leads with a high probability to buy. The latest development in this evolution has been to promote calls and messages as a way to engage with ads. In this summit, we’ll cover why calls and texts should be an important part of your social strategy and why call tracking technology is a must for Facebook Ads that drive calls. Expect to learn about strategies to get the most out of social calls and messages, call tracking tactics you can use today and some surprising data on calls and social.


    Presenter Info:

    Juan Venegas, Director of Marketing
    With 12-years of experience in marketing, Juan has a deep understanding of digital marketing strategy as well as a proven track record in creating successful performance-driven online marketing programs for consumer and business markets.

    Janet Janzen, Digital Marketing Specialist
    Janet Janzen is knowledgeable in all aspects of digital marketing from SEO, paid advertising, call tracking and analytics, as well as CRM management.
  • 4 Ways to Build a Business Case for CRO: Securing Budget, Resources, and Support
    4 Ways to Build a Business Case for CRO: Securing Budget, Resources, and Support Kendall Giglio: Director, CRO @Elite SEM | Hudson Arnold: Senior Consultant @Optimizely Recorded: Nov 30 2017 50 mins
    Download the presentation PDF for reference:
    elitesem.com/elite-sem_webinar_build-a-business-case-for-cro.pdf

    Get a free Heat Mapping and ROI Analysis from Elite SEM to help you make a business case for CRO! elitesem.com/cro-roi

    It's hard to argue the effects that CRO (Conversion Rate Optimization) can have on the bottom line for a business. So why is it so hard to get the budget and resources you need to run a CRO program for your brand?

    In this live webinar with Elite SEM Director of CRO, Kendall Giglio, and Optimizely Senior Strategy Consultant Hudson Arnold, learn how to make a rock-solid business case that will turn actively adamant colleagues into excited evangelists for CRO. Kendall and Hudson will explain:

    - how to identify the right businesses, brands, and websites that could benefit from CRO
    - fool proof plug-and-play formula for proving ROI through CRO
    - proven approaches to secure budget, resources, and buy-in from your organization
  • Are you Ready for Australia's Privacy Act? A Gemalto Case Study
    Are you Ready for Australia's Privacy Act? A Gemalto Case Study Jean -Pierre Mistral, Legal Counsel for Data Privacy and Graeme Pyper, Regional Director of Enterprise and Cybersecurity Recorded: Nov 22 2017 61 mins
    Join us for part two of our webinar series focused on helping companies prepare for the upcoming Australian Privacy Act and global government regulations, like European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
    Data sovereignty, especially for cloud first companies, is becoming an important part of any security strategy as these data breach regulations go into effect next year. Being able to demonstrate best efforts to protect the privacy of an individual’s data will be a requirement and non-compliance will have hefty monetary ramifications.

    This follow up webinar will walk attendees through what Gemalto has already done and is doing to prepare for data privacy regulations from product management to sales operations and more. Our legal counsel for global data privacy, Jean-Pierre Mistral, will share how and what we have done, takeaways and timelines and Graeme Pyper, Regional Director for New Zealand and Australia, will cover the different technologies companies can use to mitigate the risk of non-compliance and what this means for business operations globally.

    Join us to hear more about:
    •The Mandatory Data Breaches scheme
    •Case Study: A look at how Gemalto is preparing for Australia’s NDB & GDPR
    •The implications for local businesses and technologies that can help mitigate risk around complying with data privacy regulations
  • Virtualizing Media Broadcast: TV Transformed
    Virtualizing Media Broadcast: TV Transformed Steve Reynolds - Imagine Communications, Limor Schafman - TIA Recorded: Nov 17 2017 46 mins
    Broadcast media is undergoing wholesale change due to demands from consumers, competitors, and creative opportunity for new types of content. Virtualization at multiple points of the distribution and delivery network is recognized as the only way to meet these demands. This webcast will review in detail the technologies involved in the virtualization of broadcast media, from network, to master control centers, to edge device delivery.

    Speakers:
    Steve Reynolds, CTO, Imagine Communications

    Steve Reynolds is Chief Technology Officer at Imagine Communications and responsible for the technical strategy and roadmap of the company, as well as managing business development, partner relationships, and M&A activity. Reynolds brings 20 years of technology leadership in the cable industry to Imagine Communications. At Comcast, he served as Senior Vice President of Premises Technology overseeing the strategy, roadmap and development of all technologies employed in service delivery to the customer premises. Prior to Comcast, Reynolds was Senior Vice President of Technology at OpenTV Incorporated, a world leader in digital and interactive television technology.

    Host: Limor Schafman, Content Development Director, TIA


    NOT BICSI accredited.
  • Centralizing Intelligence to Power Individualized Experiences
    Centralizing Intelligence to Power Individualized Experiences Mary Anne Hensley, CMO Council; John Timmerman, Teradata; Peter Francis, T-Mobile Recorded: Nov 16 2017 63 mins
    True one-to-one interaction is considered the holy grail of customer experience. However, according to a recent CMO Council study, only 7 percent of marketers are able to consistently create these individualized experiences across all channels.

    For the third and final webinar of this series, the CMO Council and Teradata are concluding the conversation around shaping customer experiences by focusing on the importance of coordinated cross-channel messaging through a centralized hub for all customer interactions—one that listens to all interactions, automatically tells marketing channels when and about what to say based on all the latest data and machine-learning analytics, and applies contact governance so that your marketing is smart and optimized, not fragmented by channel.

    During this one-hour webinar, our expert panel will share insights around how companies can build one central messaging hub for all customer interactions, regardless of channel. Marketers can elevate their marketing with a marketing hub to optimize and coordinate messaging, analytics and data so that the messaging automatically shifts, whether it’s time to sell or time to provide customer care, ensuring that each interaction is good for the customer and the brand. A featured brand expert will also share their company’s challenges in this area, as well as the steps they have taken in order to create consistent cross-channel messaging for the customer and make one-to-one experiences a reality for their organization.

    Among the topics to be discussed:

    • Challenges to achieving a full, cohesive view of all customer interactions
    • How to balance multiple customer interaction strategies amid the focus on clicks and conversions
    • Industry best practices and results from marketers who are coordinating their
    marketing in a hub and how it has elevated their marketing
  • Next Gen Apps Need Next Gen Databases
    Next Gen Apps Need Next Gen Databases James Curtis Senior Analyst of Data Platforms & Analytics at 451 Research; Leena Joshi, VP of Marketing at Redis Labs Recorded: Nov 16 2017 51 mins
    The next generation of applications being built at the rising star companies are different from the clunky software being built in traditional businesses. As traditional companies modernize their software stacks, they need to incorporate renewed expectations into their applications such as tailored user experiences, built-in analytics and decision-making while meeting response time requirements under any conditions.

    James Curtis, senior analyst at 451 group, outlines top trends in user experience requirements and the higher bar for application developers when it comes to delivering complex analytics so users can take real time action. The wide availability of new NoSQL, streaming and advanced analytics technologies are enabling state of the art functionality in applications.  Join this session for a discussion of top drivers and barriers organizations face while overhauling their applications to incorporate cutting edge functionality.

    Leena Joshi, VP Product Marketing at Redis Labs examines specific advantages of the Redis Enterprise platform that simplify the implementation of real-time analytics functionality such as probabilistic counts, time-series analysis, leaderboards, personalized recommendations, location-based calculations into modern applications.
  • Preparing Your Content for the Future: Bots, Machine Learning and AI
    Preparing Your Content for the Future: Bots, Machine Learning and AI Steffen Frederiksen, DitaExchange Recorded: Nov 16 2017 59 mins
    Are you ready for how AI, machine learning, and other future technology will affect content development?

    The database revolution changed our relationship to data, making it reusable for different target audiences, contexts and situations. It also made it ready for flexible delivery to different apps and across many different platforms and media. But somehow these outcomes never fully transferred over to content. How can we bring this same revolution to content and win the same kind of enormous improvements that would prepare us for the future?

    Structured content management enables organizations to store, organize and build their content so that pieces are easily discoverable, reusable, reconfigurable and adaptable. It provides the perfect solution for constructing large, complex documents, but also for delivering modular content to chatbots, portal sites, and mobile apps. But, more importantly, it is also key to future-proofing your content for emerging technological trends.

    Join Paul Perrotta, sitting in for Scott Abel, and his special guest, Steffen Frederiksen, Founder and CSO of DitaExchange, for this free one-hour webinar. Attendees will learn what structured content management is and how it works. They will understand what benefits structured content can have for writers, project managers, business owners, IT departments and content consumers. They will also learn how to prepare their content to be fed into new technologies with practical examples from the field.
  • Tackling the f-word: The smarter approach to ad fraud
    Tackling the f-word: The smarter approach to ad fraud Emily Storino, Network Strategy Lead, Electronic Arts (EA) Recorded: Nov 15 2017 61 mins
    Ad fraud isn’t becoming more prevalent -- the fraudsters are just getting slicker. From bot nets to device ID spoofing, the tricks are getting more sophisticated, and raking in more and more cash for the swindlers.

    Staying ahead of the fraudster’s learning curve is the key — and collaboration is the crucial element. While vendors and advertisers are directly impacted by fraud, tracking partners provide the technology to help fight fraud – all three players have to work together to circle the wagons.

    Making a game plan can be complex, when there are no clear benchmarks for defining or measuring fraud, as each player defines it differently and different benchmarks are needed for each app type, geo, traffic source, and so on.

    Join this VB Live event to learn how to tackle that complexity, how to define benchmarks, detect and manage fraud, and work with your partners to circle the wagons against the fraudsters.

    Register for free!

    You’ll learn:
    * Who the stakeholders are, plus why and how is each is affected
    * The MMPs’ role in this ecosystem
    * What fraud is and what benchmarks should be used for defining it
    * How to collaborate to detect and manage fraud on an ongoing basis
    * What tools are out there to fight fraud

    Speakers:
    * Emily Storino, Network Strategy Lead, Electronic Arts (EA)
    * Grant Simmons, Head of Client Analytics, Kochava
    * Tal Nissenson VP Client Success US, Taptica
    * Stewart Rogers, Analyst-at-Large, VentureBeat
    * Rachael Brownell, Moderator, VentureBeat

    Sponsored by: Taptica
  • Empower Your Team to Write with One Voice While Still Sounding Like Themselves
    Empower Your Team to Write with One Voice While Still Sounding Like Themselves Marcia Riefer Johnston Recorded: Nov 15 2017 60 mins
    The trouble with companies is that they're full of people, and people insist on having separate personalities and distinct voices. So, it's no wonder that issues of consistency and tone of voice creep into our conversations when we take an honest look at our content.

    Join guest host, Val Swisher, sitting in for Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and her special guest, wordsmith extraordinaire, Marcia Riefer Johnston for a free one-hour webinar during which we'll discuss the role voice plays in unifying a company's content strategy. You'll learn how to build a brand voice without sacrificing the individuality of the content creators on your team. And, you'll discover ways to empower content creators to succeed by participating in a simple, fun exercise.
  • Edge Computing & Micro Data Centers
    Edge Computing & Micro Data Centers Don Byrne, Metrix411; Phillip Marangella, EdgeConneX; Limor Schafman, TIA Recorded: Nov 8 2017 75 mins
    The high speeds expected from future 5G networks and the demands of dense data over those networks is leading to communications network densification. Data centers, a key component of high speed delivery, are redefining their role, becoming a part of the fog and moving increasingly to the edge. This webcast will cover the role micro data centers will play in community network communications infrastructure; their configuration and structure; use of artificial intelligence and virtualization; control systems and operations; and workforce needs.

    Speakers:
    >> Don Byrne, Managing Director, Metrix411
    >> Phillip Marangella, VP of Business Development, Cloud and IoT Solutions, EdgeConneX



    NOT BICSI accredited.
  • Smart Communities and Autonomous Vehicles
    Smart Communities and Autonomous Vehicles Jill North - DOT City of San Jose; Robert Grant - Lyft; Jeff Stewart - AT&T: Tim Weisenberger - SAE Int'l;Limor Schafman, TIA Recorded: Nov 1 2017 74 mins
    Level 5 autonomy for automotive and the broader intelligent transportation industry will require hyper broadband connectivity. Smart communities and corporations developing products and services for ubiquitous connectivity understand that it requires a holistic vision of a fully 5G-connected environment.

    This webcast will discuss the work cities, and automotive suppliers and OEMs are doing to build infrastructure and transportation vehicles that will move from human driven, through connected to autonomous capabilities.

    Speakers:
    >> Jill North, Innovation Program Manager, Department of Transportation, City of San Jose
    >> Robert Grant, Senior Director of Public Policy, Lyft
    >> Jeff Stewart, Assistant Vice President, Global Public Policy, AT&T
    >> Tim Weisenberger, Project Manager, Technical Programs, Ground Vehicle Standards, SAE International



    NOT BICSI accredited.
  • Getting the Most from Big Data: The Benefits of Partnering with a DBaaS Provider
    Getting the Most from Big Data: The Benefits of Partnering with a DBaaS Provider Jim Curtis 451 Research, Steve Croce, Product Manager for ElasticSearch and DBaaS Object Rocket Recorded: Oct 31 2017 54 mins
    Clearly, the onslaught of data, particularly big data, continues to cause many organizations to look for new ways in which to store, analyze, and manage that data. Cloud computing from public cloud vendors is often one place in which enterprises turn. Traditionally deployed and managed on-premises, databases are the lifeline of many enterprises. And while the cloud is appealing for a number of reasons, there are still questions on the minds of many organizations in choosing the right cloud partner to manage their database in the cloud.
  • 451 Research & Gemalto Present "Alphabet Soup: Deciphering Multi-Cloud Security
    451 Research & Gemalto Present "Alphabet Soup: Deciphering Multi-Cloud Security Eric Hanselman, Chief Analyst at 451 Research and Michael Gardiner, Security Lead for CTO office, Gemalto Recorded: Oct 19 2017 57 mins
    The cloud provides organizations with elasticity and speed and by 2018 60% of an enterprises’ workloads will run in the cloud says 451 Research. The amount of business operations running in the cloud means organizations have more cloud computing service providers, with a typical enterprise having roughly six. This requires companies to develop and implement a multi-cloud strategy, especially when it comes to security. But each CSP has its own security offerings and integrations sometimes making the process confusing and complex. Even prior to the cloud, encryption and key management have presented challenges for many organizations, but with encryption becoming ubiquitous – a strong key management strategy is key. This is especially important with industry mandates and government regulations like European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and U.S state data breach disclosure laws.

    In this joint webinar with 451 Research, we will cover topics including:

    -Building a multi-cloud security strategy for encryption and key management
    -Best practices, benefits and pitfalls of managing your own security
    -Impact of regulations on data protection in the next few years
    -Understanding the different CSP requirements for key management:
    oCustomer-Supplied Encryption Key (CSEK)
    oBring Your Own Key (BYOK)
    oHold Your own Key (HYOK)
    oGeneral cloud service provider key management services overview
  • Customer Due Diligence after the Money Laundering Regulations 2017
    Customer Due Diligence after the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 Jane Jee, CEO, Kompli-Global Recorded: Oct 19 2017 41 mins
    Do you really know your customer? Customer Due Diligence after the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 and the Criminal Finances Act 2017

    * How do you ensure you conduct a thorough search for, and provide ongoing monitoring of, adverse information on existing and potential clients?
    * How do you prove you are conducting compliant CDD?
  • Measuring Content Performance with ContentWRX: Live Demo + New Insights
    Measuring Content Performance with ContentWRX: Live Demo + New Insights Colleen Jones, CEO, Content Science Recorded: Oct 18 2017 60 mins
    If you’re like most organizations today, you’ve invested in content for marketing, sales, support, product strategy, and a host of other reasons. You’ve developed ways to more efficiently and effectively create, manage, and deliver content. Despite these significant investments, you—and your stakeholders—are likely still asking the question, “Does our content work?”

    While that sounds like a simple question, getting answers can be challenging, to say the least. But, it doesn’t have to be. Not if you start with a strategy and the right tools for the job.

    Join me, Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and my special guest, content scientist Colleen Jones, for a presentation about measuring content performance. Jones (and her crew at Content Science) have spent the last few years working with large, global brands to identify what makes content effective—and how to measure it. The result is ContentWrx—a robust performance measurement tool designed to help your organization make content decisions that improve or accelerate return on investment.

    Attend this free, one-hour webinar, and you'll learn how to track the six dimensions of content effectiveness and make informed business decisions based on data. You’ll discover the four elements of the ContentWrx system, and you’ll find out how easy it can be to collect, analyze and act upon behavioral and perception data. You’ll also learn how ContentWrx can help you close the gap between your data and user feedback.

    As a bonus, Jones will share the top 3 insights from an analysis of data from more than 100,000 content users.

    Register today!
  • Where mobile-first is not enough
    Where mobile-first is not enough Polle de Maagt, Founder, Ministry of World Domination Recorded: Oct 17 2017 64 mins
    So, what if all customer interactions would be mobile... Are you ready for that? What would you do? The last couple of years we have moved to a reality where the majority of interactions is on mobile. It is not so much about the device, as well as the superpowers it unlocks in terms of relevancy, personalization and relationships. But are we ready?
  • Connected devices and the rise of invisible payments
    Connected devices and the rise of invisible payments Kevin Gordon, Lead Innovation Architect, Worldpay Recorded: Oct 17 2017 31 mins
    By 2020, five billion people will be online, with 25 billion devices and machines using the Internet. Many devices will share data and services, and the way we engage with them will fundamentally change. In a connected world, consumer expectations of executing transactions on a phone, tablet, VR device – or even a refrigerator – will be higher than ever.

    As time goes on, devices will become smarter and make more and more decisions for us. We’ll be able to create rules as users to tell our devices what we’re comfortable with them paying for automatically. The use cases for rule-based payment are endless!

    As such, the onus of creating frictionless download and shopping experiences while overcoming barriers between devices lies with each business. When it comes to recurring and subscription payments, the technology underpinning these user experiences across devices is critical. Seamless, simple, and secure are the watchwords of an IoT world.

    Don’t wait until 2020 to address consumer pain points and overcome technological barriers to IoT adoption. Tune in to the latest VB Live event and hone in on the fastest, best ways to prepare for the IoT world. After all, it’s already here. Attend this webinar and find out:

    •How companies are already dealing with device connectivity
    •How the challenges posed by IoT are being solved for today
    •Global consumer attitudes around payments made by devices
    •How payments will become ‘invisible’ or ‘translucent’ for users
    •Payment technology that will enable devices to make decisions

    SPEAKERS:
    * Kevin Gordon, Lead Innovation Architect, Worldpay
    * Stewart Rogers, Analyst-at-Large, VentureBeat
    * Rachael Brownell, Moderator, VentureBeat

    Sponsored by: Worldpay
  • 5 Best Practices for App Adoption and Engagement
    5 Best Practices for App Adoption and Engagement Dustin Amrheim, VP Professional Services & Mobile, Pendo & Adam Covati, Sr. Director, Product Management, Bandwidth Feb 21 2018 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    5 Best Practices for Highly Effective Mobile App Adoption and User Engagement
    How does your app stack up? Mobile product teams are challenged to drive app adoption and usage in an environment where most apps don’t last past the first use. Successful mobile teams don’t just drive one-way outreach in their app, they close the loop with customers - offering deep engagement and communication throughout the user journey.

    Why this webinar is worth your 60 minutes:

    * You’ll learn new tactics for user engagement that you can use inside and outside of your app
    * You’ll know how your users want to be contacted and surveyed
    * You’ll see how app owners and product managers can marry customer experience with app engagement
    * You’ll take actionable feedback that you can use immediately, no matter what kind of app you manage
  • 2018 State of Cross-Device Digital Shopping
    2018 State of Cross-Device Digital Shopping Mary Sheehan, Global Director of Product Marketing at Verto Analytics, Aaron Schwartz, Senior Data Analyst at Verto Analytics Feb 22 2018 8:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Browse, Click, Buy: Shopping across screens in 2018

    More than 96% of all American adults engage with an e-commerce property at least once a month.* Consumers use a variety of devices to research, shop, and complete their purchases. To understand today’s digital shopper, it’s imperative to look at the full funnel view, the path before and after purchase, on multiple screens.

    In this live webinar, we’ll look at real-world examples from consumers across devices on top shopping platforms. Also, learn how you can reach and engage the right audience at the right time. We’ll discuss:

    - What does the shopper funnel view look like? See which properties are visited most before or after shopping, including day-in-the-life and week-in-the-life views of key demographics.

    - Who is the online shopper? How often do different demographics shop, how much time do they spend shopping, and when do they shop? How are online shopping behaviors different depending on demographics?

    - How do consumers behave differently with different shopping platforms? Understand how Macy's, Groupon, Wish, Target, Google, and Amazon consumers interact when they’re shopping.

    - How does multitasking play a part in shopping? Understand the other apps consumers are using while shopping, which may influence their purchase decision.

    Learn how Verto Analytics uses single-source panel data to provide the latest in digital shopping analysis. Register today.

    * Source: Verto Analytics data from December 2017.
  • Before you choose Microsoft – 5 Things to Check in an Access Management solution
    Before you choose Microsoft – 5 Things to Check in an Access Management solution Mor Ahuvia, Authentication Product Marketing at Gemalto Feb 26 2018 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Organizations with Microsoft environments, such as Azure or Office 365, are inclined to implement Microsoft’s native access management solutions (namely, Azure AD and AD FS). Defaulting to Microsoft’s cloud SSO solutions may appear to be the best choice, a closer examination of these solutions reveals critical downsides, as well.

    Join this webinar to learn the five things to consider before implementing Microsoft’s access management solutions. You will also see a demo of how you can centrally define access management policies (including cloud SSO and step-up authentication) for Microsoft and 3rd party apps with a vendor agnostic-solution.
  • Digitising Customer Onboarding
    Digitising Customer Onboarding Abe Smith, Founder & CEO, Dealflo Feb 27 2018 12:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Digitising Customer Onboarding: How to improve the customer experience without compromising on compliance and risk

    Today’s consumers, accustomed to receiving smart and convenient digital services from companies such as Uber, Apple and Amazon, and are beginning to demand personalised, interactive and immediate services from their banks.

    A recent report revealed 42% of UK consumers have adopted FinTech services (EY 2017 FinTech Adoption Survey), so it’s no surprise banks want to adapt to the fast-moving digital marketplace where new and disruptive competitors are already circling. What’s stopping them though, is risk.

    Creating an environment that drives the productivity, speed and compliance essential to sell financial services via digital channels is paramount to survival.

    This webinar will explore how banks can digitise the customer onboarding process without compromising on risk, satisfying customers, regulators and shareholders alike.
  • Ponemon Research 2017 Trends in Cloud Security: Cloud & Compliance Compatible?
    Ponemon Research 2017 Trends in Cloud Security: Cloud & Compliance Compatible? Larry Ponemon, Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute and Jason Hart, CTO office for data protection Feb 27 2018 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    95% of companies have adopted cloud services but the 2018 Global Cloud Data Security Survey found there is a wide gap in the level of security precautions applied by companies in different markets. Organizations admitted that on average, only two-fifths (40%) of the data stored in the cloud is secured with encryption and key management solutions. This is disturbing since only a quarter (25%) of IT and IT security practitioners revealed they are very confident they know all the cloud services their business is using,

    The reality is cloud creates challenges in knowing where your data resides and what or who has access to it. In 2018, breaches like Uber and Accenture occurred because of improperly configured security for web and cloud applications that were connected to a company’s network. A major catalyst to address this is upcoming regulations and compliance, which are trying to catch up with cloud adoption. Over the next few years, companies will be faced with more complicated and intricate auditing to demonstrate security and privacy best efforts in the cloud.

    During this webinar, Larry Ponemon, Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute, and Jason Hart, CTO of Data Protection, will walk attendees through the research methodology, key findings and how things have changed over the past couple of years. Join us to learn more about:
    -2018 Global Cloud Data Security Findings
    -Compliance and cloud security: How will this work?
    -A shift in the budget: Where is IT spending their money?
    -Country breakdown of IT cloud security: Who is doing the best?
    -What can you do to secure the cloud and comply with regulations?
  • Achieving True Sales and Marketing Alignment 
    Achieving True Sales and Marketing Alignment  Liz Miller - CMO Council, Justin Shriber, LinkedIn Feb 27 2018 7:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    Sales and marketing leaders alike chase efficiency through automation and tool integration to scale their functions. However, too often they’re operating in siloes, inadvertently bombarding prospects and customers with disconnected, non-contextual outreach from all sides.

    It’s bad customer experience. And in a time when businesses are trying to focus on building lasting customer relationships and a recurring revenue model, automating a bad experience creates alienation at a massive scale.


    Join Justin Shriber, VP of Marketing at LinkedIn, to learn what makes a good customer experience and the imperative new approach required to help sales and marketing overcome this fundamental gap to align towards an orchestrated approach to tap into the massive source of economic growth and opportunity that is the B2B market today.
  • Coming Together for Build Exceptional Products
    Coming Together for Build Exceptional Products Annie Dunham, Director of Product Management at ProductPlan, and Kelsey Hughes, UX Designer at Pendo Feb 28 2018 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Product Management & UX can be a harmonious super-team, or they can be mired in overlap and conflict. Guess which approach leads to more successful products? The most effective teams embrace overlap and focus on delivering an exceptional product experience for their customers. Together, Product Managers and UX/UI Designers turn unique market insight into tangible products that have the power to surprise and delight customers. Product teams which master the craft of user experience tend to win big by creating end-to-end product experiences that attract, delight and retain their users.

    Please join us as we sit down with Annie Dunham, Director of Product Management at ProductPlan, and Kelsey Hughes, UX Designer at Pendo, to share how they inspire user experience in their respective roles.

    We’ll show you how ProductPlan and Pendo deliver excellent experiences with smart, efficient, and beautiful products and give you the chance to ask questions and join the discussion.
  • Shift happens: Trends and best practices in B2B commerce
    Shift happens: Trends and best practices in B2B commerce Justin King, eCommerceandB2B Mar 6 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    B2B eCommerce is getting bigger, more competitive and more accountable to customer demands. How your customers buy is changing, how your competitors sell is changing. And yet, there is a reason customers buy from you today that will allow you to compete online and offline. In this keynote, you will learn about the trends in Digital and eCommerce as related to distributors and manufacturers, and learn a practical framework you can immediately integrate into your business.
  • Putting NPS to Work - 5 Ways to Get the Most Out Of Your Net Promoter Programs
    Putting NPS to Work - 5 Ways to Get the Most Out Of Your Net Promoter Programs DanLarsen, Sr. Product Manager, Henry Schein Mar 8 2018 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    You’ve setup your survey, you’ve segmented your customers, and you’re ready to start collecting NPS responses. Congratulations! Now what are you going to do with your score? You’re not alone if you’re not sure. NPS is becoming an increasingly popular metric, but it’s not always clear how product teams can take NPS feedback and make it actionable in their products.

    Henry Schein faced similar questions when rolling out NPS for their dental practice software. Dan Larsen, Sr. Product Manager, shares how they rolled out NPS to their customers, the lessons learned along the way, how and they built a tight feedback loop both inside and outside the company to ensure that customer input is captured, and leveraged directly to improve their product experience.
  • Enabling Content in Chatbots and AI: Part II — The Microcontent Solution
    Enabling Content in Chatbots and AI: Part II — The Microcontent Solution Steve Manning Mar 13 2018 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    On December 12, 2017, Steve Manning presented a discussion on how new technology will change the way we approach content. The addition of Bots, voice-enabled interfaces, and Artificial Intelligence means we must change the way we structure content. We are moving from a broadcast style of communication – publish and hope for the best – to a more conversational style of communication. More question and answer.

    This imposes requirements on the content models you need to create if you want to talk to the Bots. We must be more granular in our models. We need to implement Microcontent.

    In Part II of this series, Steve will go a little deeper. He will discuss the language of bots/AI: intents, attributes, and assets. Then he’ll relate that to how the granularity you design into your models, the semantic labels you apply to elements, and the taxonomy you capture in creation can make or break your ability to publish DITA content to the new technologies. The session will include real-world scenarios that rely on a microcontent strategy.
  • Connecting the next big thing
    Connecting the next big thing Vasiliy Fomichev, XCentium Mar 13 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The future of commerce is connected. Come discover how to get ahead of the curve and prep for the future of digital Machine Learning, digital personal assistant, chatbots, headless – all emerging topics that we from a business POV have to consider to shape the next gen commerce experience.
  • 2018 Digital Commerce Fraud Outlook
    2018 Digital Commerce Fraud Outlook Jordan McKee, Principal Analyst Mar 14 2018 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Transactions are migrating from offline to online channels, driving dramatic shifts in the fraud landscape. 2018 will be another challenging year as increasing EMV penetration in the US further throttles the counterfeiting market, shifting more fraudulent activity into digital channels. Join 451 Research Principal Analyst Jordan McKee as he discusses the major fraud trends to monitor in the New Year and shares market data on the current and future state of the digital commerce threat environment.
  • The AI use cases that keep you competitive
    The AI use cases that keep you competitive Matthias Keller, Kayak Mar 14 2018 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The hype surrounding AI has reached a fever pitch, but practical uses that are delivering concrete, practical business results are here, and it’s time to get real.

    From taking over the routine requests for customer service agents, reducing costs, speeding up service, and boosting customer satisfaction, to reliably helping marketers deliver what a customer wants, when they want it and where, AI is popping up everywhere, and companies need to figure out where they stand, fast, to stay competitive.

    Join this VB Live event, hosted by Forrester Senior Analyst Brandon Purcell and Kayak Chief Scientist Matthias Keller to learn more about how to identify the AI use cases that can transform your business, and how to get started, stat.

    You’ll learn:
    * What technologies fall under the AI umbrella
    * How companies like Kayak use AI to understand customers and personalize experiences
    * How to identify the right AI use case for your business
    * Common challenges firms face when implementing AI
    * Why AI’s time in the sun has finally come, and why it’s here to stay

    Speakers:
    * Brandon Purcell, Senior Analyst, Forrester
    * Matthias Keller, Chief Scientist, Kayak
    * Rachael Brownell, Moderator, VentureBeat

    More speakers to come
  • Office 365 As A Content Services Hub? Seriously!
    Office 365 As A Content Services Hub? Seriously! Steffen Frederiksen Mar 15 2018 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Do you have Office 365 in your organization? You may not realize it, but you already have the perfect solution for delivering the right information to the right people, at the right time, in the right format and language – and on the device of their choosing.

    Most content services hubs are expensive and complicated. Office 365 is an affordable, cloud-based, scalable platform that allows you to build content for a future of AI, machine-learning, chatbots, and machine-to-machine communication. It enables everyone, whether experienced in content architectures like DITA and XML or not, to use Microsoft Word and other familiar tools to create and share content in real time. Gartner recognized Microsoft as a leader in the Content Management Platform Magic Quadrant in 2017. Find out why!

    Join The Content Wrangler and our special guest, Steffen Frederiksen, for this free, one-hour webinar, and learn exactly why and how Office 365 is a great platform for authoring, managing, and delivering the content of the future. Attendees will also learn the benefits that come with using it, as well as be taken through a specific use case in financial services.

    ABOUT STEFFEN FREDERIKSEN

    Since 1989, Steffen Frederiksen has been working with the creation, management, and distribution of structured, reusable business content. This work includes methods, software tools, training workshops and CMS solutions. He has managed the training of more than 200,000 writers around the globe, primarily in the financial services, pharma, and other regulated industries.

    While working for Information Mapping, Steffen developed the concept of “object-oriented information” as well as the MOM (Mapping Object Model) XML DTDs – some of the foundation of the DITA standard. With the objective of bringing the power of structured content to everyone, he founded DitaExchange in 2001 and developed its Dx4 software, which combines the DITA standard, Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Office.
  • Envisioning the future of omnichannel commerce
    Envisioning the future of omnichannel commerce Brendan Witcher, Forrester Mar 20 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    “Omnichannel” is not a new concept, but B2C, B2B, and even B2B2C companies still struggle to grasp how to evolve from a multichannel approach to an omnichannel one. This webinar helps digital business professionals understand the four critical areas for winning and retaining business from today’s consumer—regardless of their channel.
  • Why your customers are your best marketers
    Why your customers are your best marketers Todd Revolt, Stackla Mar 27 2018 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Are you trying to reach a wider audience, strengthen consumer trust in your product(s), lower costs and increase sales at the same time? If so, user-generated content (UGC) is your golden ticket. With 2.5 billion pieces of visual content created by consumers every day, more and more marketers are turning to UGC to tell their story. UGC is the most authentic, relevant and influential content marketers can get their hands on, and there is a wealth of it just waiting for you to tap into. In this webinar, you will learn how you can leverage UGC from Stackla with your Sitecore Experience Cloud to truly personalize every visitor’s experience with relatable and engaging user-generated content.