Business-to-business

PSM Partners Ranked on Channel Futures MSP 501--Tech Industry's Most Prestigious List of Global Managed Service Providers

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 8:32pm

CHICAGO, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PSM Partners, a Chicago based Technology Consulting and Talent Sourcing firm has been named as one of the world's premier managed service providers in the prestigious 2021 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings .

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PSM Partners, a Chicago based Technology Consulting and Talent Sourcing firm has been named as one of the world's premier managed service providers in the prestigious 2021 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings .
  • PSM Partners has been selected as one of the technology industry's top-performing providers of managed services by the editors of Channel Futures.
  • For the past 15 years, MSPs from around the globe have endeavored to be included on this prestigious and definitive listing.
  • PSM specializes in helping small and medium sized companies with an array of outsourced technology solutions and cloud strategies.

Miva, Inc. Named a 'Top Ecommerce Solution' in New Paradigm B2B Report

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 11:00pm

SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Miva, Inc., a leading ecommerce software and service provider for mid-size and enterprise merchants, today announced it has been named a leading B2B ecommerce solution in six categories in the Paradigm B2B Combine (Midmarket Edition).

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Miva, Inc., a leading ecommerce software and service provider for mid-size and enterprise merchants, today announced it has been named a leading B2B ecommerce solution in six categories in the Paradigm B2B Combine (Midmarket Edition).
  • In addition to flexibility, customers cited in the Paradigm B2B Combine speak highly of Miva's especially responsive customer service.
  • "With all this change, ecommerce businesses must be ready to pivot at any given moment.
  • The Paradigm B2B Combine offers ecommerce technology buyers a comprehensive assessment of vendor performance in critical categories relevant to buyer interests.

Vroozi’s New Artificial Intelligence Engine Enables Procurement and Finance Leaders to Transform and Modernize Operations

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:00pm

The AI engine, which leverages Amazon Web Services (AWS) AI capabilities, increases procurement and AP performance by analyzing transactional patterns to make accurate, data-based decisions.

Key Points: 
  • The AI engine, which leverages Amazon Web Services (AWS) AI capabilities, increases procurement and AP performance by analyzing transactional patterns to make accurate, data-based decisions.
  • Modern finance and procurement teams want to work fast, lead meaningful initiatives and make decisions based on data and intelligence, said Shaz Khan, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Vroozi.
  • We are equipping our customers with intelligent and powerful technology that enables another level of speed, results and performance.
  • Vroozis proven solution digitizes the procurement and vendor invoice management processes by bringing powerful, enterprise-grade functionality to the mid-market.

Oktopost Secures $20 Million in Growth Equity Funding for B2B Social Media Marketing Platform

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:15pm

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Oktopost, the world's only fully integrated platform for B2B social media marketing, employee advocacy and revenue attribution, announced today that it has secured a $20 million minority investment from London-headquartered growth equity firm Expedition Growth Capital.

Key Points: 
  • TEL AVIV, Israel, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Oktopost, the world's only fully integrated platform for B2B social media marketing, employee advocacy and revenue attribution, announced today that it has secured a $20 million minority investment from London-headquartered growth equity firm Expedition Growth Capital.
  • By enabling revenue attribution of upstream marketing activity, these integrations make the platform uniquely valuable to B2B sales and marketing organisations.
  • These capabilities make Oktopost the preferred platform for sophisticated B2B marketing orgs seeking clearer ROI from their rapidly growing social marketing budgets.
  • Oktopost is the only social media marketing platform that focuses specifically on the needs of B2B companies.

Commerzbank retains securities settlement in-house - outsourcing project stopped

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 3:08pm

Today, Commerzbank's Board of Managing Directors decided to end the project for outsourcing securities settlement to HSBC Transaction Services GmbH with immediate effect.

Key Points: 
  • Today, Commerzbank's Board of Managing Directors decided to end the project for outsourcing securities settlement to HSBC Transaction Services GmbH with immediate effect.
  • Due to the project stop, the Bank is anticipating an exceptional write-off of around 200 million in the second quarter of 2021.
  • Since the launch of the outsourcing project in 2017, the market and technological environment have undergone substantial change.
  • "After careful consideration, we have taken the decision to stop the outsourcing project owing to the high implementation risks.

Worldwide 5G Business Services Industry to 2026 - Machine Learning and Cognitive Computing Will Be Leading AI Tools Supporting 5G

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 2:30pm

It addresses specific opportunities such as 5G support of private wireless networks, WAN connectivity, and fixed wireless access for business.

Key Points: 
  • It addresses specific opportunities such as 5G support of private wireless networks, WAN connectivity, and fixed wireless access for business.
  • The vast majority of 5G service provider profits will result from the business market rather than the consumer segment.
  • Accordingly, the business to business (B2B) market is viewed as significantly more attractive than the business to consumer (B2C) market for 5G.
  • The analyst sees the 5G business services market developing as communication service providers offer both B2B direct as well as B2B to business (B2B2B) through third party channels.

Minority of Building Products and Materials Manufacturers Review Marketing Strategies Quarterly

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 1:51pm

CHICAGO, July 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new study examining manufacturers of building products and materials reveal that less than 50% review their B2B marketing strategies quarterly, although budgets have risen from 15% of sales (average) in 2019 to 18% in 2021. The ‘Building Materials Manufacturers Marketing Study’ provides data on B2B marketing strategies and behaviors of the building products marketers (BPM) segment, showing how they engage customers such as architects, designers, contractors, building owners and facility managers. The information encompasses opinions from 156 BPM executives from brands selling appliances, flooring, doors, HVAC, cabinets and more.

Key Points: 
  • The Building Materials Manufacturers Marketing Study provides data on B2B marketing strategies and behaviors of the building products marketers (BPM) segment, showing how they engage customers such as architects, designers, contractors, building owners and facility managers.
  • In 2020, 11% of B2B marketing budgets went to building information modeling (BIM) / specs / product data, 11% to email/marketing automation, and 10% to digital display.
  • Point to Point is a B2B marketing communications agency focused exclusively on the building materials and industrial manufacturing categories.
  • Point To Point, LLC, is composed of B2B marketing communications experts focused exclusively on the building materials and industrial manufacturing categories.

Uberflip Recognized in B2B Content Engagement Solution Report

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

TORONTO, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Uberflip , the leading cloud-based content experience platform (CEP), today announces its inclusion in Forrester's Landscape Overview Report, New Tech: Content Engagement Solutions For B2B, Q3 2021.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Uberflip , the leading cloud-based content experience platform (CEP), today announces its inclusion in Forrester's Landscape Overview Report, New Tech: Content Engagement Solutions For B2B, Q3 2021.
  • The report details the growing category of content engagement solutions, which have seen increasing demand as B2B marketers seek technology to help them attract, engage and convert prospects.
  • "For the B2B buyer, what they care about is content that helps them solve their problem," said Randy Frisch, co-founder and CMO of Uberflip.
  • We believe Forrester is recognizing content engagement solutions as a critical piece of the B2B tech stack and that this clearly positions Uberflip as a leading provider in the space."

GMarkU Announces Early Registration and Topics for 2021 GAIN Conference

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 8:12pm

Springfield, VA, July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Early bird registration is now open for the 2021 GAIN Conference, Government Marketing University (GMarkU) announced today.

Key Points: 
  • Springfield, VA, July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Early bird registration is now open for the 2021 GAIN Conference, Government Marketing University (GMarkU) announced today.
  • GAIN, together with our government marketers robust community, will identify and share what approaches will work best in this decisive moment.
  • With the tremendous support of our advisory board, we are proud to launch early bird registration for GAIN 2021, said Strategic Advisor Lou Anne Brossman.
  • I am very excited that this stellar group of government marketing thought leaders are on our 2021 GAIN Conference Advisory Board.

Acuity Knowledge Partners Awarded Best Outsourcing Service Provider to Capital Markets in 2021 Waters Rankings

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 1:05pm

Acuity Knowledge Partners (Acuity), a leading provider of bespoke research, analytics and technology solutions to the financial services sector, is pleased to announce it has been named Best Outsourcing Service Provider by WatersTechnology in its annual Waters Rankings .

Key Points: 
  • Acuity Knowledge Partners (Acuity), a leading provider of bespoke research, analytics and technology solutions to the financial services sector, is pleased to announce it has been named Best Outsourcing Service Provider by WatersTechnology in its annual Waters Rankings .
  • Waters Rankings winners are determined exclusively by votes from members of the global capital markets community, reflecting how financial technology professionals view vendors, consultancies and service providers.
  • The current global environment has created strong demand for the talent, support and bespoke technology that Acuity provides to our global client base.
  • Acuity Knowledge Partners is a leading provider of bespoke research, analytics and business intelligence to the financial services sector.