Category Archives: Marketing Technology

Criteo negotiating to acquire IPONWEB

The commerce and media platform adds significant adtech capabilities. Kim Davis on December 10, 2021 Criteo, the commerce and media platform, has entered exclusive negotiations to acquire adtech company IPONWEB. The cost of the acquisition will be $ 380 million. The move is aimed at strengthening Criteo’s offering for the post-third-party cookie world. Criteo offers … Continue reading Criteo negotiating to acquire IPONWEB

Lytics adds cloud data connection feature to improve ad targeting

Marketers will be able to create create custom audiences for many advertising platforms. Corey Patterson on December 7, 2021 Customer data platform Lytics announced today that it’s offering a new tool that allows users to enhance their advertising campaigns via cloud data warehouses. The feature, Cloud Connect, is a freemium offering linking to Google Big … Continue reading Lytics adds cloud data connection feature to improve ad targeting

How to build a successful marketing technology roadmap

Courtney Trudeau of Merkle shows how marketers can adopt new technologies without disrupting their organizations. Corey Patterson on December 7, 2021 at 12:23 pm The rise in marketing technology platform offerings, coupled with consumer behavior shifts, has created a need for strategic transformation. Courtney Trudeau, Senior Director of Technology Strategy at Merkle, recently worked with … Continue reading How to build a successful marketing technology roadmap

From Big Data to Big Ops: Brinker speaks on marketing ops shift

How marketers can navigate the tech explosion around every business function imaginable. DevOps and DataOps for starters. Chris Wood on September 15, 2021 Every marketer has seen that crowded graphic of the marketing technology landscape, which gets set in smaller print every year as the number of vendor logos balloons, now, to over 8,000 and … Continue reading From Big Data to Big Ops: Brinker speaks on marketing ops shift

How Leilo is using technology to create a new category

Becoming the Official Relaxation Partner for MLS’s NYC FC is just one stop on their data-driven roadmap. Chris Wood on September 1, 2021 Major League Soccer’s New York City Football Club is a little more mellow this year with Leilo as the team’s Official Relaxation Partner. What is Leilo? It’s a carbonated beverage made from … Continue reading How Leilo is using technology to create a new category

Real Story on MarTech: Sometimes the biggest vendors carry the biggest risks

But many smaller vendors are betting their lives on a single offering. Tony Byrne on July 15, 2021 at 11:54 am In 2019 when IBM suddenly let go of nearly all its martech portfolio, I joked that it reversed an ancient adage: while perhaps “no one ever got fired for recommending Big Blue,” it turns … Continue reading Real Story on MarTech: Sometimes the biggest vendors carry the biggest risks

The pros and cons of specializing in specific martech products

MOPs practitioners have their favorite solutions, but is it a good idea to specialize in one only? Steve Petersen on April 14, 2021 Martech practitioners specialize in specific products. That’s not news. Further, it makes sense for people to learn how to really use a specific platform well. However, that’s not always ideal when putting … Continue reading The pros and cons of specializing in specific martech products

ROAR Challenge, Martech Replacement Survey: Wednesday’s daily brief

Plus, social listening and live chat tools Chris Wood on April 7, 2021 Marketing Land’s daily brief features daily insights, news, tips, and essential bits of wisdom for today’s digital marketer. If you would like to read this before the rest of the internet does, sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox … Continue reading ROAR Challenge, Martech Replacement Survey: Wednesday’s daily brief

It doesn’t have to be martech to be in a martech stack

Asking what is and isn’t martech leads to complex considerations Steve Petersen on March 24, 2021 There’s a current debate brewing about what is martech and what’s not. I’ve argued that with vision, commitment, and orchestration, many tools like project management and collaboration platforms can qualify as martech. However, there’s more to the debate than … Continue reading It doesn’t have to be martech to be in a martech stack