Third-Party Contract Review: Determining Your Best Options

ContractPodAi | July 28, 2020

Ensuring that your legal agreements comply with laws across multiple and relevant jurisdictions - and that your business is never exposed to risk - demands a great deal of time and human hours. Your in-house legal team or internal contract management staff may be overburdened with everyday legal work, as a result.

However, your company can mitigate risk, while safeguarding your reputation, in a number of other ways. Here's just a few of them: Outsource third-party contract review to a local service provider or offshore firm, Hire a local law firm to assess your contracts on a one-off basis or retainer, Invest in a contract management platform with artificial contract analysis functionality.

Spotlight

As you've no doubt read, video is currently the best performing digital content type, on pretty much every social and digital platform.Video drives more consumer response, guides purchase behavior, and can more effectively stop your audience from scrolling on by. And with video creation tools now so readily available, every business should be considering its video content options.But if you need more convincing, check out this new infographic from Omnicore, which provides an overview of a range of video content stats, underlining the value of the medium.You can read Omnicore's accompanying report here, or check out the full infographic below.


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MARKETING ANALYTICS

Klaviyo Unveils New Marketing Automation Innovations with Personalized Benchmarks Tool and Conversational SMS

businesswire | March 30, 2021

Today at the company’s virtual product launch event, Klaviyo, the leading customer data and marketing automation platform, unveiled two new products to support the growth and success of its customers, Personalized Benchmarks and Conversational SMS. Personalized Benchmarks is a tool that offers merchants data-driven insights on marketing efforts, comparing performance to their peers, and offers tangible recommendations for improvement. A new version of Klaviyo’s conversational SMS marketing platform helps online brands to communicate with customers in fast, casual format. The Personalized Benchmarks tool is built natively into Klaviyo’s platform and evaluates the performance of online businesses in comparison to other similar brands. The function was born out of customer requests asking for performance feedback. Previously solved manually via customer service representatives, Klaviyo developed technology to automate and scale these data-driven insights.

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CHANNEL PARTNERSHIPS

Zenlayer Attends 2022 Channel Partners Conference & Expo

Zenlayer | April 01, 2022

The Zenlayer team is looking forward to attending the Spring 2022 Channel Partners Conference & Expo April 11-14 at the Venetian Resort & Expo in Las Vegas. The conference is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with the theme, “The Best is Yet to Come.” And that is certainly a theme the Zenlayer team can identify with. Co-located with the MSP Summit, Channel Partners Conference & Expo 2022 will bring together the full spectrum of technology channels under one roof, including agents, MSPs, VARs, consultants, integrators, distributors, and suppliers, to build relationships and accelerate business growth. The event has grown into the largest channel event in the technology services community, attracting exclusive attendees who want to connect with new and current suppliers, learn about industry trends, discover innovative solutions, and network with peers. The Zenlayer team is excited to build new partnerships, share their innovative solutions and explore the latest industry trends at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. The conference provides the opportunity to harness industry insight to further enable channel partners with innovative global cloud, connectivity, and content acceleration solutions in new emerging markets worldwide. It is the Zenlayer team’s mission to facilitate data access for every person and organization in every geography across the globe. Are you a provider that services the fin-tech, SaaS, media and entertainment, manufacturing or healthcare verticals? Or offer edge-related data center and network services in emerging markets? If so, we’d love to meet with you. Book a meeting with the Zenlayer team at the 2022 #CPExpo and discover why, when you partner with Zenlayer, the best is yet to come.

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MARKETING STRATEGY

Splunk Announces Partnerverse Enhancements at Global Partner Summit

Splunk | June 17, 2022

conf22– Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the data platform leader for security and observability, today announced Splunk Partnerverse program enhancements and underscored its commitment to accelerating partner success during its Global Partner Summit (GPS) at .conf22, Splunk’s 13th annual user conference. GPS provides Splunk partners with the tools and knowledge to sell, build, manage and advise with Splunk solutions as well as how to best align and take advantage of the Partnerverse program benefits. The new Partnerverse enhancements will help Splunk’s 2,400+ partners expand and differentiate their offerings. “Splunk is investing in our partners’ success through our Partnerverse Program with new features and resources to support and enable our expanding global partner network,” said Bill Hustad, Vice President of Alliances and Channel Ecosystems, Splunk. “Partnerverse enables the Splunk partner community to maximize impact by developing the necessary skills, achieving the right certifications and building capabilities that support customers. Together with our partners, Splunk customers can realize their vision for security, resilience and innovation.” New Partnerverse Features During GPS, Splunk introduced new Partnerverse benefits and tools designed to accelerate partner impact. Enhancements include access to the Splunk Cloud Sandbox, a dedicated, persistent, and non-production Splunk Cloud Platform environment. For a duration of 12 months, eligible partners can access a 50GB, single tenant, cloud stack environment to learn about Splunk cloud products, build and test solutions, and demonstrate their solutions on Splunk Cloud to existing and new customers. Splunk also released a new online Solutions Catalog where partners can showcase their expertise and Splunk-based offerings and services to attract and connect with potential customers. In addition, Splunk launched a new Funded Partner Training benefit as part of its Partnerverse program to help Splunk partners build solution competencies and drive enablement. Each eligible partner will receive two coupons for Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect and/or the Splunk Cloud Administration course. These trainings help prepare partners for certifications that validate an individual’s skills and knowledge of data management and system configuration for data collection and ingestion in a Splunk Cloud Platform or Splunk Enterprise environment. Eligible partners will continue to have access to a 50 percent discount on all individual instructor-led and self-paced Splunk training. Splunk Announces New Customer Immersion Experience Center Splunk also announced it will work with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to create a new and groundbreaking Customer Immersion Experience Center in its Splunk office in London Paddington to demonstrate the impact of data and digital transformation. This immersive experience will provide each Splunk customer with tailored, real-world applications to unlock innovation, enhance security, drive resilience and deliver an inspirational vision of their cloud journey. All attendees across core industries, starting with retail, will engage with Splunk’s cloud-based solutions to see first-hand how an effective data strategy can elevate their innovation in a fast-paced world, reduce costs, and ensure they can stay ahead of the competition. “We work very closely with Splunk and Splunk partners, and are committed to providing our joint customers with opportunities to innovate with confidence, migrate and modernize existing environments, and scale without limits,” said Ruba Borno, Vice President, Channels and Alliances, AWS. “The Customer Immersion Experience Center will take this one step further in developing effective data strategies to help our customers expedite digital transformation and drive success.” Splunk Wins Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year - Marketplace Splunk received the 2021 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year - Marketplace award for its achievements in the Google Cloud ecosystem, helping joint customers to transform their businesses. The combination of Google Cloud’s AI-powered, industry focused products and services and Splunk’s industry-leading data platform has empowered Splunk’s global customers to accelerate their cloud transition while helping them digitally transform and reimagine their business. “This award recognizes Splunk’s commitment to customer success, and its delivery of innovative and impactful solutions on Google Cloud Marketplace,” said Bronwyn Hastings, Vice President of Global ISV Partnerships and Channels, Google Cloud. “We’re proud to recognize Splunk as our Technology Partner of the Year Marketplace, and we look forward to continuing our work together building and creating business value for customers with cloud technologies.” Congratulations to the Splunk Partner Awards Winners Splunk recently recognized a number of global high-growth and strategic partners at the Splunk Global Partner Awards. These partners drive positive business outcomes, as well as help joint customers leverage Splunk to solve their challenges and share Splunk’s customer-first mentality. To learn more about the Splunk Global Partner Award winners, please visit the Splunk blog. .conf22 is an opportunity to see the strength of the Splunk Partnerverse in action and Splunk appreciates the support from its .conf22 sponsors. For more information on .conf22 announcements, visit the Splunk .conf22 website. About Splunk Inc. Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) helps organizations around the world turn data into doing. Splunk technology is designed to investigate, monitor, analyze and act on data at any scale.

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CRM

SugarCRM Awarded “Best CRM Platform” in CX Today’s Inaugural CX Awards

SugarCRM | February 22, 2022

SugarCRM announced it has been named “Best CRM Platform” by CX Today, in its inaugural CX Awards program honoring forward-thinking vendors that bring trailblazing visions of customer experience to life. Winners were announced Feb. 17 during an online awards ceremony. CX Today received hundreds of entrants across each of their ten award categories, and noted that finalists and winners have gone above and beyond to pave paths to CX excellence. Winners were selected by a panel of distinguished CX analysts, practitioners, and thought leaders. According to CX Today, “CX is evolving at an unprecedented rate. Low-code, AI-infused innovations are powering a digital revolution, which is taking the industry by storm. Not resting on their laurels, innovative technology providers strive to keep up with the fast-paced expectations of modern customers. In doing so, they enable their clients to harness new capabilities that differentiate customer experiences.” The Sugar platform enables businesses to create profitable customer relationships by delivering highly relevant and personalized CX throughout the customer journey. With SugarPredict, sales, marketing, and customer service professionals can work smarter, not longer, with machine learning and predictive analytics improving the odds of success. We are honored to be named ‘Best CRM Platform’ in CX Today’s inaugural CX Awards. This recognition underscores our commitment to reduce the heavy administrative burden CRM applications place on sales and marketing personnel by letting the platform do the work to eliminate blind spots, busy work, and roadblocks.” Christian Wettre, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sugar Platform, SugarCRM About SugarCRM SugarCRM is how marketing, sales, and service teams finally get a clear picture of each customer to help businesses reach new levels of performance and predictability. Sugar is the CRM platform that makes the hard things easier. Thousands of companies in over 120 countries rely on Sugar to achieve high-definition CX by letting the platform do the work. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Sugar is backed by Accel-KKR.

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Spotlight

As you've no doubt read, video is currently the best performing digital content type, on pretty much every social and digital platform.Video drives more consumer response, guides purchase behavior, and can more effectively stop your audience from scrolling on by. And with video creation tools now so readily available, every business should be considering its video content options.But if you need more convincing, check out this new infographic from Omnicore, which provides an overview of a range of video content stats, underlining the value of the medium.You can read Omnicore's accompanying report here, or check out the full infographic below.

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