PointNine Lintas announces foray into Mar-Tech, launches PROBITEC (beta)
Omni-Channel agency PointNine Lintas announced its foray into Mar-Tech and launched the beta version of its first product, PROBITEC. Deemed world’s first technology platform for activation management, PROBITEC is an end-to-end solution for executing and monitoring on-ground programs for consumer engagement.
Announcing the go-live, Vikas Mehta – CEO, PointNine Lintas said, “A few years ago, we saw the wave of ad-tech sweeping the advertising business. The action is now shifting towards marketing technologies (mar-tech), and we’re really excited about the possibilities it presents for innovations and inventions. Until now, agencies have primarily viewed their business model as ‘service providers’. At PointNine Lintas, we are committed to an equally strong focus on developing products that can add value to the marketing ecosystem. PROBITEC is a fine example of that, because it offers a platformic solution to a decades-old problem of transparency in the activation business.”
LinEngage, the consumer engagement division of PointNine Lintas, has led the product development of PROBITEC in collaboration with technology partner, TalentBridge Technologies – a Bangalore based technology firm.
Served as a mobile app, PROBITEC is a unified platform where field staff, activation agencies and clients can access relevant modules to collaborate, train, manage and monitor assignments simultaneously across multiple geographies around the country.
Salient features include:
- Talent assessment & hiring for field staff including promoters
- Training through interactive sessions and multimedia materials for execution
- Geo-location tracking of on ground initiatives including live audio-video streaming
- Real-time monitoring and a live dashboard reporting for clients
- Data capture and database integration for the entire activity
Speaking of PROBITEC’s functionalities, Sriharsh Grandhe, National Director – consumer engagement, PointNine Lintas said, “Clients have echoed about how there is very little control on an activation program once it goes live. Technology can aid in improving monitoring and measurability of activation programs that gives better control and greatly improve its performance and effectiveness. PROBITEC has been designed to achieve this by mimicking a typical activation program workflow with the aim to improve management of activation projects. This can be more effective for the larger & complex projects.”
Adds, Gaurav Shukla, CEO TalentBridge Technologies, “At TalentBridge Technologies, we are engineered to design world class products but working with PointNine Lintas gave us the opportunity to bring life & relevance to the engineering prowess we had. The most exciting part of working with PointNine Lintas was the shared value, freedom to think beyond the obvious and the joint belief that we are creating a scalable and transparent tomorrow for our clients in Activation using technology. Their vision to create something unique for the activation industry and their absolute belief in us propelled us to deliver this excellence in Activation industry, PROBITEC.”