Acquia expands digital experience platform with launch of digital experience optimisation solution

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Acquia, a specialist in open digital experience software, has expanded its digital experience platform, Acquia DXP, with the launch of Acquia Digital Experience Optimization (DXO).

The new solution makes Acquia the first of any DXP vendor to offer a complete offering to maximise content relevance, search performance, and conversions. In addition to the previously announced Monsido acquisition offering site governance and accessibility, Acquia’s new DXO solution will include two...

AnalyticsIQ launches predictive solution to unlock consumer marketing preferences

AnalyticsIQ, a provider of predictive people-based data, is excited to announce its latest innovation in marketing data and analytics: ChannelIQ.

This expansion and new addition to AnalyticsIQ's comprehensive suite of predictive data solutions provides reliable and actionable insight into consumer marketing channel preferences, giving brands and marketers the ability to optimise their messaging, targeting, and overall campaign performance.

ChannelIQ is an innovative...

Lack of customer data is major obstacle in reaping rewards of AI

Research from customer engagement platform Twilio has found that businesses are making good progress on implementing artificial intelligence (AI) to help power customer interactions, but are finding both a lack of customer data, as well as transparency in how they’re using that data, to be significant challenges.

Twilio’s fifth annual State of Customer Engagement Report has revealed the growing importance of brands disclosing how they use customer data to deliver AI-powered...

Braze delivers new AI features to boost marketing efficiency and creativity

Customer engagement platform Braze has unveiled several new AI features across its platform designed to inspire marketers' creativity and increase efficiency in delivering more personalised, tailored experiences, all powered through Sage AI by Braze.

With a wealth of knowledge at our fingertips and the advent of AI-powered tools, marketers can inspire creativity with speed and precision. The latest AI features from Braze reflect this paradigm shift, with recent research indicating...

Consumers trust banking sector the most with personal data

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Thales, a global technology and security provider, has published the findings of its 2024 Thales Digital Trust Index which reveals that the banking sector is most trusted when it comes to protecting personal data and delivering trusted digital experiences.

Thales surveyed 12,426 consumers globally about their relationship with online brands and services, what privacy expectations they demand, and how brands can earn their trust.

Danny de Vreeze, VP Identity and Access...

8 in 10 Americans concerned about online data privacy, but 48% trust zero-party data collection

With third-party cookie-less marketing nearly here, a new research report released today finds an overwhelming majority of Americans distrust brands when it comes to their data privacy.

Attest, a leading consumer research platform finds that 84% of Americans are concerned about data privacy when interacting with brands online (including 41% who are “very concerned”). 

This concern about intrusive data gathering and disconcertingly personal advertisements appears to...

The future of marketing: 3 key trends set to transform the European landscape in 2024

Matthew Biboud Lubeck, VP EMEA, Amperity, offers valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

In the face of ongoing economic uncertainty, brands are gearing up for a pivotal year in 2024 with a strategic emphasis on growth. While there will be many opportunities to drive profitable growth, one key theme emerges: privacy prioritisation. Strong privacy foundations enable accurate measurement while building consumer trust.

Research demonstrates...

63% of marketers lack a clear plan for cookieless personalisation

Despite Google’s announcement that it will begin phasing out support for third-party cookies in Chrome at the beginning of 2024, 63% of marketers still have no clear strategy for cookieless personalisation.

That’s according to a survey from Optimizely that highlights the urgent need for marketers to reassess their personalisation strategies for 2024.

The research, which surveyed 100 UK marketing professionals across the UK, found that more than half (54%) also...

Half of personalised content is boring and unhelpful

More than half (51%) of UK consumers say that the targeted content they receive online is often “boring” or “unhelpful.” 

That is according to new research from Optimizely, a digital experience platform (DXP) provider, which reveals that while personalisation holds great potential for enhancing customer loyalty, the reliance on assumptions and outdated technology remain major obstacles.

Based on a comprehensive study of 100 UK marketing leaders and 1,000 UK...

65% of consumers say personalisation earns loyalty in 2023

A global survey of 5,000 consumers reveals critical changes to consumer spending amid inflation and economic uncertainty.

These findings highlight current sentiment on spending and what it will take to earn consumer loyalty in 2023.

Retail, travel, hospitality, media and entertainment most at risk as consumers rethink spending 

Consumers are thinking more critically about where they will spend their money in 2023, with 81% saying they will reassess their...