- January 18, 2019
Telecom giant Verizon is boosting its software business with an AI-based CX system for contact centers, with tools for virtual and live agents, authoring and social engagement.
- January 15, 2019
Consumers are providing retailers with more data than ever before, with expectations that they will receive a personalized experience. But that can be challenging for retailers.
- January 07, 2019
HubSpot remembers the financial backing it received as a new company and creates its own $30 million venture fund to invest in startups that align with the HubSpot mission.
- December 24, 2018
Acquisitions and new products marked a busy 2018, with vendors like Salesforce, Adobe and SAP making splashy acquisitions while refocusing on customer experience.
- November 19, 2018
Zendesk moves on from focusing solely on customer service by adding analytics, sales force automation and CRM capabilities, while also providing third-party integrations on AWS.
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Sponsored by IBM - If you’ve committed your organization to cloud-native application development, you’re in good company. Research indicates organizations that take an aggressive pace in adopting cloud-native development are more likely than their less-ambitious peers to report higher revenues. As a result, more and more development efforts are now being envisioned and engineered to be cloud-native from the start, and many of those programs represent an organization’s first foray into the cloud-native development process. See More
- November 16, 2018
Zoho's new CRM release may help bring departments together, but it's unclear if the flood of AI tools and more data sharing will differentiate the vendor in the robust CRM market.
- November 13, 2018
By acquiring Qualtrics, SAP is expanding beyond ERP and entering the CX space, challenging market leaders Salesforce, Oracle and Adobe. It also is expanding its HR tech suite.
- November 09, 2018
Today, ERP-based and stand-alone e-commerce systems dominate the market. As more and more companies go to the cloud, CRM and CMS vie to be the next foundation of e-commerce.
- October 25, 2018
After acquiring Magento for $1.7 billion earlier this year, Adobe has integrated its commerce product into Adobe Experience Cloud for both enterprises and SMBs.
- October 23, 2018
In an attempt to compete with Salesforce, Oracle unveils Subscription Management, a software tool to help users manage the growing number of consumer-facing subscription products.
- September 26, 2018
Physical stores and banks are closing, losing ground to more agile online competitors. Technology and data can help them fight back.
- September 24, 2018
AI is infusing the customer experience not only online, but in stores. At Ignite, SAP, Adobe and Microsoft joined forces for the common goal of sharing data to push AI even further.
- September 20, 2018
At Inbound 2018, HubSpot unveiled a new enterprise product line. It also introduced the flywheel, a circular metaphor for the customer relationship with sales, marketing and service.
- September 19, 2018
Microsoft hammers Salesforce by launching low-code, AI-based virtual agents for customer service. Also: New tools for sales and marketing add automated insights to Dynamics 365.
- September 14, 2018
Adobe looking to acquire Marketo could also be a ploy to incite a bidding war for Marketo from its holding company, Vista Equity, according to an analyst.