TransUnion Purchases CDP-like Signal

We originally classified Signal as a Customer Data Platform, but the company repositioned as an identity resolution system so we took them at their word. New management has since pivoted back in the CDP direction although they don’t use the term. It’s now moot, since they were just purchased by data collection giant TransUnion, which describes them as a tool for real-time data collection and customer data management.

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LiveIntent and FullContact Partner for Cross-Channel Identity Resolution

August 17, 2020

Right on cue, here’s another report on vendors vying to replace those much-lamented third party cookies. Email ad platform LiveIntent is partnering with identify resolution vendor FullContact to createa a privacy-safe ID that tracks consumers across channels. LiveIntent is working hard at this: you may recall it has previously announced related alliances with Kochava and RubiconProject.

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Customer Data Platform Industry Adds New Vendors: CDP Institute Report

July 12, 2024

Software vendors continued to add Customer Data Platform (CDP) capabilities to existing systems in the first half of 2024, according to the CDP Institute’s latest Industry Update report.  Nearly all of the dozen companies appearing in the report for the first time started as marketing or messaging applications and added CDP capabilities after they were built.  These firms accounted for most of the industry growth during the report period.

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