• SpotX CRO Sean Buckley Talks Programmatic Video & Connected TV

    In another special episode of TraderTalk TV coming direct from Cannes, ExchangeWire CEO Ciaran O’Kane discusses the changing landscape of programmatic video and connected TV with Sean Buckley, CRO, SpotX.

    Buckley discusses:

    – Header bidding in video versus display

    – The necessity of header bidding in the display ecosystem, despite the supply constraint

    – How SpotX is developing its ad server to manage holistic yield management as an evolution to the hack of header bidding

    – The growth of programmatic TV and the future trend [...]

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  • Adform CRO Jay Stevens Discusses Key Buy-Side Trends

    In this special edition of TraderTalk TV coming from Cannes, ExchangeWire CEO Ciaran O’Kane speaks with Jay Stevens, CRO, Adform about the key buy-side trends he is seeing, drawing also upon his former sell-side experience.

    In this episode you will hear about:

    – The growth of brands wanting more direct relationships with ad tech partners and the changing role of the agency in this dynamic

    – How Adform has built privacy and security into its core products and how this works with the impending [...]

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  • IPONWEB's Martin Hill Discusses the Future of Publishers

    In a special edition of TraderTalk TV, coming from the Cannes Lions festival, Martin Hill, director of solutions engineering, IPONWEB, talks about the challenges facing publishers and how the future is evolving for them.

    Hill discusses:

     – The key challenges facing publishers today

     – How auction dynamics are impacting publishers

     – The evolving role of the ad server and the SSP and how they will impact publishers’ future

     – The support publishers need from the industry

     – The dynamics of premium [...]

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  • IP Targeting for B2B Campaigns is the Only Way To Go: Q&A with Ray Kingman, Semcasting

    Cookie-based targeting has always been synonymous with online advertising; but IP targeting is quickly gaining a foothold as the industry continues to innovate and change. Ray Kingman (pictured below), CEO, Semcasting, explains the advantages marketers have for cross-device campaigns with increased match rates using IP targeting.

    ExchangeWire: What is Mobile Footprints and how does it help marketers understand the customer journey more clearly? Who are some of your clients already using this technology?

    Ray Kingman: Mobile Footprints provides a [...]

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  • Making the Most of Martech: Lessons Learnt from the Ad Tech Evolution

    We’ve come a long way since the first RTB ad was placed in 2010. Evolution has been rapid and developments in technology even faster. Challenges haven’t come sparingly to marketers, and approaches have had to change along the way, writes Chuck Moran, VP marketing, RhythmOne.

    As programmatic and social began to take off, marketers too faced growing ad fraud, non-viewable impressions, a rise in bots, and increased uptake in ad-blocking technology. According to the IAB, 22% of British adults now use [...]

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  • Indian Marketers Can Solve Content Challenge with Machine Learning

    Marketers in India struggling to produce content that appeals to consumers should look at data analytics and machine learning for clues.

    These tools play a crucial role in personalising customer experience, says Gulshan Verma, Times Internet’s chief revenue officer. They enable marketers to determine the best time and format to roll out and optimise communication with consumers, he explains in this Q&A with ExchangeWire.

    ExchangeWire: Last we spoke, you said Times Internet’s use of programmatic was still limited, with single-digit [...]

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  • Shared Responsibility Needed to Make APAC Programmatic

    All parties with a stake in the Asia-Pacific ad tech industry are responsible for ensuring programmatic delivers the value it promises and ad content quality must remain the focus for marketers.

    Together, this would ensure consumer experience is optimal and brands get the most returns on their ad dollar, said delegates at this year's Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) Forum in Singapore.

    During a panel discussion at about the region's programmatic landscape, focus inevitably centred on [...]

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  • How the Ad Industry Can Better Leverage the Rise of the Digital Nomad

    People who work remotely may sound like they are living the dream, and maybe they are. But they are professional, innovative, flexible, and could very well be your best employees. Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, Dave Williams (pictured below), co-founder and chairman, NomadX, explains how ‘digital nomads’ are a growing pool of talent that the ad industry shouldn’t ignore, and could do well to support.

    For most of us, going to work means waking up in the morning and going [...]

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  • Hindsight is 20/20: Examining the Unintended Consequences of Containers

    The proliferation of header bidding sparked a need among publishers to adopt new technology to ease the technical load of managing these partners, or risk losing control of their revenue optimisation. At least, writes Jason Fairchild, CRO and co-founder, OpenX, this is what most publishers were led to believe as they began integrating one variety of containers or another to manage their programmatic revenue. Given the problems containers promise to solve, this evolution seems logical on the surface.

    But the [...]

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  • Now & Next: Cyber Attacks

    The signs are innocuous: a slow network connection, a requested password update, a strange email from a colleague. The effects, however, have profound impacts on people, businesses, and governments alike. This month, ExchangeWire’s Now & Next explores the methods and motivations behind cyber attacks, and how (or if) they can be mitigated.

    Throwing your hat into the ring  

    Before we tar all hackers with the same brush, it is important to say that this [...]

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