Visionet Systems Joins Google Cloud Partner Program

prweb | August 30, 2020

Visionet Systems, Inc., US-based technology and IT consulting company, announced today that it has joined the Google Cloud Partner Program as a Sell and Service Technology Partner giving Google Cloud customers the ability to leverage its advisory consulting services as well as product offerings in the digital and data space.As a Google Cloud Partner, Visionet will offer customers data and digital assessment, and modern data analytics-related services. Visionet brings experience and key expertise needed in implementing solutions around Google BigQuery, Cloud Storage as a data lake, AutoML, Cloud Natural Language API, Apigee API platform, and Looker BI platform.

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Yooz Welcomes New Channel Partner Lead to Continue Its Strategic Growth Initiative

Yooz | May 23, 2022

Accounts Payable (AP) automation market leader Yooz announced the company has another addition to its leadership team, naming Jennifer Andreas as the North American Head of Channel Partnerships. In her new position, Jennifer is responsible for continuing to foster current Yooz valued partnerships and the Finance and Accounting ecosystems, such as system integrators with a prime focus on Sage, Sage Intacct, Microsoft, NetSuite ERP integrators, ISVs in the ERP sector, digital payment and DMS space, and major CPA firms throughout the US. Additionally, Jennifer is working to develop and identify new partnerships that expand and solidify the Yooz foothold as the top AP automation solution in the market. Creating and maintaining valued partnerships and strengthening a brand’s market presence are areas in which she has excelled for almost 30 years. “The experience and knowledge Jennifer brings with her is going to help propel Yooz to a wholly new level, She has a proven record of applying her vast understanding of the channel and using it to help propel brand recognition/market reach. I am looking forward to collaborating with her as she puts her plan in motion, and I am extremely excited about what is to come.” Cody Manning, NORAM Chief Sales Officer Andreas brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in all aspects of partnership, development and strategy in IT and change management, believing that the way to real success is developing a true mutually beneficial relationship that helps both sides meet and surpass their growth targets. This idea of investing in partnerships and realizing mutual value a trademark of her work - ties directly into Yooz’s core values of striving for excellence and sharing a customer-centric ambition. It is one of the one of the primary factors behind her decision to join the Yooz family and a key factor in her fit as a team member. “I’m looking forward to locking arms with Yooz leadership to build something that will directly impact the company’s growth over the next 1-2 years and beyond,” said Andreas. “I’m thrilled at the prospect of working with a company that places the same emphasis and value on partnerships as I have developed throughout my career, understanding and uniquely fostering valuable relationships with each partnership.” One of Andreas’ immediate areas of focus will be addressing partnerships in specific verticals such as construction, manufacturing, distribution, automotive and hospitality. Her primary goal is to help organizations understand that they can significantly benefit from the time and cost ROI of seamlessly-integrated automation, while also strengthening their supply chains for a wider economic reach through the support and help of solid, mutually beneficial partnerships. About Yooz Yooz provides the smartest, most powerful and easiest-to-use cloud-based Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) automation solution. It delivers unmatched savings, speed and security with affordable zero-risk subscriptions to more than 4,000 customers and 200,000 users worldwide. Yooz’s unique solution leverages Artificial Intelligence and RPA technologies to deliver an amazing level of automation with extreme simplicity, traceability and end-to-end customizable features. It integrates seamlessly with more than 250 financial systems, exceeding any other solution on the market. Yooz is a fast-growing, award-winning, SaaS innovator that is the perfect fit for mid-size organizations across all sectors. It has been recognized as a Great Place to Work®, 10 Best Cloud Solution Provider by Industry Era, Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) by THINKstrategies, Top 10 Accounting Solution Provider by CFO Tech Outlook, and Top 50 Company to Watch by Spend Matters.

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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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REUTERS LAUNCHES REUTERS NEXT: AN AGENDA-SETTING, FOUR-DAY SUMMIT FOR GLOBAL LEADERS

Reuters | November 11, 2020

Reuters today launched one of the biggest and most ambitious leadership summits in the world, bringing together 25,000 executives over four days to hear from leading names in business, finance, politics, tech and media on the most pressing issues of our age. Over four days in January, Reuters Next will deliver agenda-setting discussion around the theme of Rethink, Rebuild, Recover; A New Vision For A Better Tomorrow, with the first speakers named including: European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde; Sandeep Mathrani, CEO WeWork; activist and businessman, Bobi Wine; Kristin Peck, CEO Zoetis; Shan Weijian, Chairman and CEO, PAG Group; and Mike Wirth, Chevron CEO. The virtual summit – which takes place January 11-14, 2021 - will examine topics such as global trade, climate change and sustainability, the fallout from the U.S. election and the impact of Brexit, new work models, press freedom, and economic recovery following the pandemic through a blend of fireside chats, presentations, panel discussions and networking. Led and programmed by newsroom editors, Reuters Next draws on the strength of the world’s biggest news provider – with 2,500 journalists in 200 locations – and its unrivalled ability to provide professionals with both business and general news from every part of the world. As a result, the summit brings together a diverse roster of speakers to examine topics from multiple perspectives, bringing their passion, experience and expertise to find new ways forward. Further preliminary speakers announced include: Dr Reza Baqir, Governor, State Bank Pakistan; Sebastian Thrun, CEO Udacity; Ilarion Merculieff, President, Global Center for Indigenous Leadership and Lifeways; Dr Pandu Riono, Epidemiologist & Senior Staff, University of Indonesia, Faculty of Public Health; Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, Tech Entrepreneur Co-founder, Andela; Neil Roberts, Head of Marine and Aviation, Lloyd's of London Market Association; and Fola Fagbule, Senior Vice President, Africa Finance Corporation. The summit follows the launch of Reuters Professional - a new, unified offer of global news coverage, commentary and industry-leading events to help professionals make smart decisions. Josh London, Head of Reuters Marketing and Reuters Professional, said; “Reuters Next will bring leaders from around the world together in January to discuss how we build a better world. Reuters has a unique, global presence and plays an essential role in providing trusted intelligence for professionals. I am thrilled that we can take that commitment to a new level through a hugely ambitious conference that we hope will set the global agenda for 2021.” Reuters Next is produced by Reuters Events and powered by Reuters award-winning newsroom. Reuters Events was created in October 2020 after Thomson Reuters acquired FC Business Intelligence. It delivers high-end conferences and exhibitions to diverse sectors including energy, insurance, pharmaceuticals, transportation, travel, strategy and technology. Its offerings help senior business professionals stay at the forefront of change through insight sharing and networking with peers. The full agenda and further details can be found on the Reuters Next homepage.

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Shoplazza Launches Partner Program -A Brand New Path Leading To More Entrepreneurs

Shoplazza | March 14, 2022

The Shoplazza Partner Program is an unique offering to connect global partners and developers with the consistently growing number of Shoplazza merchants. It intends to remove all the barriers and hassles from working with merchants, who possess various business needs and demands, by directly providing them with all the necessary tools and resources needed to make a success. The Partner Program has already opened two-tier collaboration channels to the market. Developer program It's designed for App and Theme Developers who intend to build or already have existing eCommerce-related Apps and themes for the growing merchants. Merchants may directly find the publicly listed App from Shoplazza AppStore, then install it to their store. It offers all necessary help documents and guidance to help both App and Theme developers to achieve their success at Shoplazza. As a developer, the revenue is generated through monthly subscriptions, annual and one-time purchase on the services or store themes. Affiliate Program The Shoplazza Affiliate Program is created to invite qualified influencers, digital marketers, online educators, content creators and anyone who wishes to educate and convert existing or unexplored audiences as being Shoplazza merchants, by earning commissions from their referrals. The preferred Affiliate Program Partners may meet the following criteria: Who owns and runs the active accounts on various social media platforms. Who may already have an established audience via different channels. Who creates original content, including training courses on open-source-training-platforms, articles, or guidance. Anyone who is experienced in eCommerce, digital marketing, online store operations, or other eCommerce platforms. Mutual-Investing Strategy from Shoplazza Strengthening Relationships with Shoplazza Growing Merchants Partners, developers, merchants invest in Shoplazza, now Shoplazza invests back. It is an utterly simple equation, but crafting a mutually beneficial Partner Program has long guided and always lies at the center point among many other priorities. Standing shoulder-to-shoulder with 360,000+ merchants and growing partners will definitely reshape the cross-border business landscape, also together build a NewGen digital business no one can imagine. This year, Shoplazza is inviting global partners, developers, service exports, affiliate collaborators to join the platform and share the rapidly growing opportunities with the newly launched Partner Program that prioritizes long-term investment and commitment to Shoplazza partner community. Shoplazza simply focuses on creating more opportunities to build a digital business and empower partners with more room to create and expand. The efforts include: Onboarding - the partner and developer onboarding process has been simplified to help launch and run faster. A fully functional and developed partner related help document archive will offer a step-by-step guide. Priority Partner Support - By leveraging Shoplazza credited customer support to help global partners and developers from different parts of the world, they can receive seamless support across different time zones. In addition to the resources and efforts launched throughout 2021, a lot have been planned for 2022 of the Partner Program. Shoplazza is currently heavily investing in online education. Shoplazza Academy has just embarked on its journey to get ready for fresh training focusing on business growth. Knowledge-HUB is also on the way to offering more commercialized learning resources this year. Why Build a Partnership with Shoplazza? At this point in time, Shoplazza has already empowered more than 360,000 eCommerce merchants of various shapes and sizes. As a truly global SaaS shopping cart pioneer, the efforts in terms of continuous investments and innovations over cloud architectures and security measures lie at the center among all other priorities. The infrastructure-level advancements enable merchants' endless possibilities to creatively present their brands and products to anyone at any corner of the world, meanwhile pulling all their precious financial and manning resources to focus on the "Only Critical Mission" that is to grow their business. Cloud Development Shoplazza is a SaaS Shopping Cart platform based on advanced global cloud infrastructure. In this sense, it means that merchants can access and utilize Shoplazza featured store-building tools from anywhere in the world and at any time, with no restraints at all. Developers can also create, iterate and deploy their Apps to the Shoplazza AppStore anywhere and anytime. The App and services can be found, downloaded and installed by any merchants anywhere anytime. That also shows, the user as a partner or developer, the product and service will without any doubt benefit from Shoplazza's global merchant base. On the other hand, the rapid advancement of cloud computing technology will not only push Shoplazza to break through the traditional technical constraints, but also prompt developers to better adopt the new challenges and requirements of cloud architecture by learning at Shoplazza. Expansion of eCommerce Know-How Putting oneself into the shoes of a merchant at different aspects, store customization, automation of order and inventory management, fulfillment and shipping auto-tracking, payment smoothness, or simply acquiring more traffic to the store. By joining Shoplazza Partner Program, the partners and developers will be able to develop and expand knowledge and skills' horizon while touching upon all critical aspects and elements of the eCommerce business. As a partner or developer, the developer's community also offers a great gathering space to allow global partners and developers to read the latest platform announcements, share technical knowledge and insights, and also to get to know each other. Shoplazza encourages learning and sharing to enable personal growth. Added Revenue Again, Shoplazza wants the partners and developers to have full visibility in front of the growing merchants, and also be rewarded with all their efforts invested with Shoplazza. Shoplazza also developed a partner portal that people can use to make referrals, check up on their clients, and monitor their subsequent payments. To conclude, Shoplazza dedicates a significant portion of its financial resources to develop and encourage the growth of the Partner Programs. Partners, developers can always trust and inject their products, services and talents by partnering with Shoplazza to expand the horizon of the online shopping experience.

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