Brand martech CMO

Martech: Brand Marketing is the New Demand Generation

First, An Apology Sorry, demand generation professionals. We still love you and your jobs aren’t going away. But, as you are well aware, the B2B buyer journey has changed—dramatically. Your roles, measurements, data sources, and tool sets have also transformed. All for the better. Meanwhile, building quality pipeline
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Choosing a New Cloud Provider? Let the Workload Be Your Guide

Improving IT efficiency, delivery, and cost structure There’s no question that customers are embracing cloud for all types of workloads. Whether the workloads are mission-critical, third-tier applications, or somewhere in between, the cloud has become the destination of choice for customers looking to improve their
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Slack

Slack to take unusual route to public markets, likely valuing it around $16 billion

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Slack Technologies, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, is poised for an unusual public listing on Thursday that will see it trade on the New York Stock Exchange and could value it at around $16 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter.

The so-called direct listing, which differs from a traditional IPO in that it does not raise fresh funds, will put on trial a method pioneered last year by music streaming business Spotify Technology.

“We think the jury is out on whether this is the right move or not,” said Kathleen Smith, a principal and manager of IPO ETFs at Renaissance Capital. “Looking at Spotify, it takes a little time for the stock to get established after a direct listing.”

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