Brightspot, a provider of content management system (CMS) software, announced the expansion of the Brightspot Partner Program to offer comprehensive implementation and maintenance options for building digital, web and content experiences using Brightspot CMS.
The program is designed to help businesses accelerate their digital strategy by providing access to a network of experienced partners that can help them create and deliver more powerful digital experiences powered by Brightspot CMS. Brightspot’s Partner Program will enable businesses to leverage the company’s comprehensive suite of flexible technology, expert services and partner ecosystem. Partners will have access to a range of benefits, including training and certification, marketing support and co-selling opportunities.
The Partner Program is open to a variety of businesses that specialize in digital experiences, content management and web development, including solution, technology and agency partners. As part of the program, partners will receive in-depth training, online technical resources, co-marketing opportunities, partner support and access to the Brightspot platform for testing and development. Solution, technology and agency partners that have already joined the Brightspot Partner Program, include: AITHERAS LLC, Bannockburn, Deveire, Digital Prism Advisors, Inc., eThinking, Material, SNO CORP, THINKware, WayPath and Wizeline.
Expert[.]ai and Reveal Group announced a partnership to help organizations extend the value in intelligent automation programs with natural language processing and understanding (NLP/NLU). Robotic process automation (RPA) makes organizations more profitable and responsive, streamlining enterprise workflows and enhancing employee engagement and productivity by removing mundane tasks from their workdays. By adding NLP/NLU to RPA, enterprises now have the ability to increase the flexibility and scalability of automation, expanding deployment to more complex use cases and business processes by making sense of unstructured language data. Unstructured data is critical for organizations to be able to understand, analyze and use it to enable a real intelligent automation across the entirety of an enterprise data assets.
The expert.ai hybrid AI platform complements the Reveal Group’s expertise in intelligent automation services. With expert.ai, NLP outputs, including intent, automatic categorization, emotional and behavioral traits identification, entity extraction and sentiment analysis, can be deployed and delivered by Reveal Group to automate multiple use cases, from common cross-industry use cases (email triage in customer services, data analysis, comparison and extraction in legal departments) to more industry-oriented processes (claims management in insurance companies, loan origination and customer onboarding in banking and financial services.).
https://www.expert.ai/ ■ https://revealgroup.com/
Kobai, a codeless knowledge graph platform, announced the availability of Kobai Saturn, a knowledge graph to harness the scale, performance, and cost efficiency of the lakehouse architecture. Kobai Saturn extends the capabilities of the Kobai Platform, integrating every use case and function into a single semantic layer.
Business users need quick insights to make day-to-day decisions, which require connected data from data from across the enterprise. With Kobai Saturn, organizations can leverage the ease of knowledge graphs with the scalability of a data warehouse. New capabilities include:
- Direct integration: embedded in the data layer, organizations can query data without moving it from the lake or warehouse, following W3C and Lakehouse open standards for complete interoperability
- Improved performance: on-demand and burstable compute leveraging the underlying data layer for faster graph queries and ML training without virtualization
- Seamless collaboration: publish business question as SQL views to integrate with existing data science and business intelligence tools
Kobai’s codeless platform provides a business-first approach and a collaborative environment to rapidly share insights across the entire organization. The new Kobai Saturn knowledge graph works directly with Kobai’s Studio framework and Tower visualization products.
Lucid Software, a provider of visual collaboration software, announced the rollout of 15 new integrations with software providers across the Lucid Visual Collaboration Suite. These integrations can be found at Lucid’s newly launched marketplace.
Lucid’s latest integrations add to the utility of the Lucid Visual Collaboration ecosystem, which allows teams to communicate complex ideas and align at every stage of their workflow, from brainstorming to execution. Through its library of integrations, Lucid streamlines processes and workflows within a company’s tech stack and creates a foundation for effective and efficient collaboration across all teams and departments.
New integrations include: Figma, Google Workspace (Google Sheets, Google Docs, Google Slides), Microsoft OneDrive, Asana, Jira Cloud, Microsoft SharePoint, Notion, Airtable, Asana, ClickUp, Monday.com, and Trello.
Lucid documents can be directly added to meeting invitations, so users are prepared and aligned on context.
Digital experience company Acquia announced new integrations for its digital asset management platform, Acquia DAM (formerly Widen Collective), to enable customers to create a more efficient, automated content supply chain. These new integrations give customers more control over brand consistency, extend the value of content and data created in other systems, and help marketers and content creators become more productive.
Acquia DAM supports their digital experience platform (DXP) by delivering a brand’s content across all its channels. A DAM enables content search and access within the DXP, provides on-the-fly content conversions and easy file resizing to better present content to customers, ensures that only approved and on-brand content is published, monitors content performance, and streamlines content reuse to help marketing teams move faster.
Acquia DAM is now able to integrate with: Airtable, Asana, Google Sheets, HubSpot, Monday.com, Optimizely, Shopify, Slack, Smartsheet, and Templafy.
Acquia offers nearly 60 integrations for Acquia DAM. In addition, customers can use the Acquia DAM API to build their own integration.
BetterCommerce, a company in the headless and composable commerce space, has added headless content management system functionality to its commerce stack in an addition to its already existing modules: PIM, eCommerce, OMS, Analytics, and Engage. The new headless CMS will be an addition to the already existing drag-and-drop page builder which is a part of the eCommerce module.
With BetterCommerce already having PIM and ecommerce modules, CMS has strengthened the stack by making it an end-to-end solution suite and has made the platform more flexible and agile. Integrating CMS to eCommerce sites generally poses a challenge but now, with BetterCommerce having its own CMS has made the commerce stack more powerful complementing the ecommerce platform.
The architecture offers features such as Release and Version Management, Workflow Management, Unlimited fields and grouping of fields via components, Reusable components to create multiple pages, Preview feature on different devices, and easily usable Create/Edit and publish pages being the top ones. The CMS being headless in nature, has enabled content to be created and exposed via APIs to be consumed across any device.
Snowflake announced it has signed a definitive agreement for Snowflake to acquire SnowConvert, a suite of tools for efficiently migrating databases to the Data Cloud, from Mobilize.Net.
A key challenge with platform migrations is the code conversion required to ensure that all legacy database functionality can be moved to the cloud with minimal time and effort. The SnowConvert toolkit has long been a preferred solution for migrating customer workloads to Snowflake, using sophisticated automation techniques that reduce the need for manual coding and help ensure migration projects are successful.
After converting more than 1.5 billion lines of code1 with SnowConvert, the toolkit has proven to significantly reduce migration effort and improve the speed of migrating legacy databases to Snowflake through the built-in analysis capabilities at a data-type and procedure level, as well as matching to Snowflake native types. In addition to legacy database conversions, SnowConvert also converts workloads written in Scala and Python, making it easy to transfer that code to Snowflake’s Snowpark developer environment.
Closing of the acquisition is subject to the receipt of required regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. SnowConvert will expand Snowflake’s professional services footprint in Costa Rica, Colombia, and Bellevue, Washington.
https://www.snowflake.com/ ■ https://www.mobilize.net
Acquia announced major updates to Acquia Code Studio, a full stack Drupal development platform. A part of Acquia Digital Experience Platform (DXP), Acquia Code Studio provides developers with the tools to plan, build, review, test, deploy, and measure Drupal applications. New updates integrate Code Studio with the Acquia Cloud Platform UI, reducing effort during the procurement and configuration processes.
Developers can now manage their Code Studio seats from the platform in a User Management screen, assign Acquia account users to their Code Studio seats, grant and set roles for their users, and un-assign and reassign seats. Developers can automatically provision Code Studio projects from the platform UI, and see links on their Acquia Cloud environments to the corresponding branch in Code Studio. Features include:
- AutoDevOps: Automatically build, test, and deploy Drupal applications with Acquia Code Studio managed continuous integration pipelines.
- Automatic Updates: Automatically updates Composer packages, replaces deprecated custom code, and submits those changes for users to review in a Merge Request with a dedicated review environment.
- Powered by GitLab: In partnership with GitLab, Acquia hosts and manages a version of GitLab that is customized for Drupal and Acquia developers on the company’s next-generation infrastructure.