16th Apr 2014: Institute of Fundraising reveals shortlist for its annual Awards with entires up 50%
11th Apr 2014: IBM to buy software company Silverpop to improve its marketing automation offer.
11th Apr 2014: The DMA has expelled Reactiv Media from its membership after it was proved to be sending PPI nuisance calls.
7th Apr 2014: Hopewiser has launched an app on Android that allows users to capture address from partial information.
7th Apr 2014: Joint offer to include Celebrus software with Teradata analytic platforms makes company more relevant in digital age.
7th Apr 2014: Latest insight from Experian shows many changes to the demographics that make up the UK.
7th Apr 2014: Three new courses added to online portfolio from IDM Online
13th Mar 2014: European Parliament votes to adopt new data protection legislation that have huge areas of concern for businesses.
5th Mar 2014: The Institute of Fundraising is calling on data analysts, data teams and insight specialists to enter the third Insight in Fundraising Awards before Monday 10th March.
3rd Mar 2014: The DMA has warned that a third of businesses are failing to prepare for upcoming changes to EU consumer data legislation.
3rd Mar 2014: Communisis deal with Provenir will enable brands to leverage multi-channel data.
28th Feb 2014: Customer contact specialist, Aspect Software announces channel partnership with Australian firm Call Design
3rd March 2014: Global Research Business Network reports that 31% of UK and US citizens don't trust government with their personal data.
28th Feb 2014: Callcredit Information Group extends Blue Sheep partnership to supply consumer marketing data
18 Feb 2014: Callcredit Information Group has been sold to private equity firm GTCR in partnership with Callcredit’s management team led by CEO John McAndrew.
12 Feb 2014: Survey of senior customer service professionals finds 40% don't know if they are Ofcom compliant
6th Feb 2014: Havas EHS announces strategic partnership with Provenir
6th Feb 2014: Stannp.com readies new postcard marketing service based on email delivery platforms
5 Feb 2014: Direct Marketing Commission has called for “root and branch” reforms of the data sector.
5 Feb 2014: Acxiom has entered into a partnership with eBay Advertising with a view to enhancing segmentation and targeting.
16 Jan 2014: Professional hair and beauty products distributor appoints data agency The Blueberry Wave as its strategic CRM partner.
13 Jan 2014: Social intelligence and engagement platform secures £1m in a Series A financing to help growth strategy.
6 Jan 2014: The final stage of the UK merger between postal giants La Poste and Swiss Post now completed.
17 Dec 2013: ICO serves pay day loans company First Financial with a £175,000 penalty over millions of unlawful spam texts.
11 Dec 2013: Pitney Bowes has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with Twitter to provide Location Intelligence solutions for its mobile platform.
11 Dec 2013: cVidya has launched a marketing analytics solution that it says will enable mobile operators to maximse revenue from existing services, improve customer acquisition and retention, and break into new markets.
10 Dec 2013: Aspect Software launches a feature-rich, cloud-based contact centre solution architected to rapidly accelerate operational value and customer service excellence.
10 Dec 2013: UK businesses eager for good news from Brussels on the draft EU Data Protection Regulation have been granted a further three months to ensure UK Government representatives continue to push for a fair and business-friendly Regulation
10 Dec 2013: Social media platform provider DataSift has secured $42m in Series C financing led by Insight Venture Partners.
9 Dec 2013: The Direct Marketing Association (is to launch a three-month research project into lead generation to provide the marketing industry’s first ever benchmark of customer acquisition practices.
9 Dec 2013: Tangible has promoted Karen Trickett to CEO, from her recently held position as Chief Operating Officer.
13 Nov 2013: Over the next 12 months, marketers based in the UK are planning to increase their content marketing budgets more than their peers in countries such as the US and Australia, a new study suggests.
12 Nov 2013: Postcode Anywhere has unveiled its updated integration for the latest version of Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
11 Nov 2013: Leading UK video games retailer, GAME, has revealed details of its nationwide customer feedback initiative ‘How’s Our Game’.
22 Oct 2013: Celebrus Technologies, providers of tagging-free digital big data software, has launch its highly anticipated new product, the Celebrus V8 Big Data Engine.
15 Jan 2014: Abacus celebrates its 15th birthday with the launch of a brand new website.
New social and digital strategist
The ability to merge off and online is now vital to retailers
Mucklow back on IT board
Fuller and Witherall join the team
Analytics specialist hires Clark
10 Jan 2014: B2B data owner Intelligent Data Services h awarded the coveted ISO9001:2008 and ISO27001:2005 accreditations.
17 Dec 2013: Marketo has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Insightera, a real-time personalisation platform for websites and mobile applications.
10 Dec 2013: Socialbakers, the social media analytics specialist, has appointed Neil Weston as Chief Operating Officer.
11 Nov 2013: The IDM has agreed a professional partnership with mCordis, the newly formed global mobile marketing education and advisory services company.
19 Sep 2013: Intelligent predictive modelling can be hugely productive when done well and creatively, says James Lawson, and the process can be further improved by pulling in some fresh external talent to help out.
10 Aug 2013: Whisbi, the lead management technology provider, has published a new eBook aimed at telcos looking to improve acquisition and retention rates.
26 June 2013: Bauer Media Group, owner of brands including Heat, Grazia, Empire and Motor Cycle News has appointed real-time lifecycle marketing company Magiq to help develop its customer acquisition strategy.
22 May 2013: DataSalon announces a new data quality initiative which comprises a written ‘roadmap’ report to inform publishers’ data quality strategy.
7 May 2013: Social media monitoring software company has been chosen by digital entertainment and online gaming giant Bodog to provide social media listening and engagement technologies to help the business better understand and interact with its customers.
15 Apr 2013: Data supplier and data cleansing company Informate UK has announced the appointment of Adam Loveday as Sales Director.
5 Apr 2013: Web analytics and database marketing were once used independently of each other, but the two can now be brought together to provide powerful insights and value to an organisation’s marketing efforts, says Katharine Hulls.
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