Yamagata Europe, the European subsidiary of Yamagata Corporation, has announced a strategic partnership with Dutch start-up TXTOmedia. Yamagata Europe will make use of TXTOmedia’s software platform to convert structured content into video.

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SDL has released the latest version of SDL Tridion Docs, a component-based content management system that allows contributors within an organization to author, review and collaborate on any type of structured content. SDL Tridion Docs 14 helps companies to create, translate, manage and deliver structured content such as financial and legal documents, technical product documents and eLearning material involving numerous contributors.

ACTITO S.A., a provider of marketing automation, has acquired SmartFocus. SmartFocus is a SaaS ("Software as a Service") digital marketing platform created in 1999. The company is headquartered in London and operates worldwide. The acquisition of SmartFocus supports ACTITO’s plans for geographic expansion and growth following the sale of its subsidiary MediQuality to the US company WebMD Health Corp.

Leadership coaching provider DierkeHouben is now offering a 3-months program for next-generation C-level leaders. The program includes a 2-day intake session in Switzerland, a 5-day explorative leadership learning in Kenya, as well as 3 months of one-on-one coaching. Applications are now open and the early-bird discount applies until July 1st, 2019.

The business and translation management system Plunet BusinessManager is now available in version 7.4. A major change in Plunet 7.4 is the new workflow view, which offers users a simpler way of working with automated processes. Workflow templates can now be created and modified more easily than before.

BitcoinPlay has developed the infographic "What the Crypto!?" illustrating the history and impact of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The infographic provides an insight into the 25 most prominent cryptocurrencies, their story, and market impact. 

May 2018

Blockchain deployment remains scarce

Only one percent of CIOs indicated any kind of blockchain adoption within their organizations, and only eight percent of CIOs were in short-term planning or active experimentation with blockchain, according to Gartner's 2018 CIO Survey. read more...
April 2018

XLIFF localization standard gains international acceptance

The XML Localization Interchange File Format (XLIFF) XLIFF 2.1 has been approved by the OASIS open development organization as an official OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification. read more...
April 2018

Worldwide spending on AI systems to surpass US$19 million in 2018

Worldwide spending on cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems could reach US$19.1 billion in 2018, an increase of 54.2 percent over the amount spent in 2017.read more...
April 2018

Digital business requires growth mindset, not just technology

When embarking on a digital business transformation, too often organizations ignore the need to change the mindset of their staff, according to research firm Gartner, Inc. read more...
April 2018

How customer experience impacts stock performance

Research and advisory firm Forrester has released a paper that examines the relationship between a company’s customer experience (CX) quality and its stock performance.read more...
March 2018

Digital business requires growth mindset and not just technology

When embarking on a digital business transformation, too often organizations ignore the need to change the mindset of their staff, according to Gartner, Inc. read more...
March 2018

How customer experience impacts company stock performance

Research firm Forrester today released research that examines the relationship between a company’s customer experience (CX) quality and its stock performance.read more...