Oracle’s Marketing Cloud offering has evolved rapidly following a string of acquisitions over the last five years: Eloqua, 2012; Responsys, 2013; BlueKai and Datalogix, 2014; Maxymiser, 2015; and AddThis & Crosswise, 2016. In August 2016, Laura Ipsen (pictured below) moved from Oracle’s Global Industry Solutions Group (technology solutions for retail, financial services, utilities, public sector, etc.) to Oracle Marketing Cloud as SVP and general manager, replacing Kevin Akeroyd, who left the company.
During an interview at Oracle’s Modern Business Experience event [...]
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Asia-Pacific comprise many different countries and markets, resulting in multiple data inputs and a fragmented publisher community. This has made it challenging to gather data and build audience segments relevant for marketers in the region.
In this week’s Q&A, Eyeota’s CEO and co-founder Kevin Tan and Skimlinks’ head of audiences Ed Thomas discuss challenges the industry still face in establishing accurate user profiles and managing misconceived mindsets that audience data should be provided free with inventory buys.
The two ad tech [...]
With brands in Asia-Pacific still getting accustomed to the digital era, the lack of understanding is pushing them towards low-hanging returns that miss the real targets. This gap in digital knowledge is also making it tough for marketers to match performance to business objectives – which, in turn, affects their ability to secure budget to fund their campaigns.
Advertisers need to have the tools to comprehend what is required to better engage with customers in an ‘always-on’ environment, says Wendy Hogan, [...]
With consumers in India losing patience and turning to ad-blocking tools, the ad tech community will need to look for ways to better target the right audience and improve customer interaction.
They also will need to respond swiftly to market changes, such as the government’s demonetisation move and country’s increasing mobile adoption.
ExchangeWire spoke with industry executives for their insights on the Indian ad tech landscape, several of whom pointed to artificial intelligence and machine-learning as key trends to watch for this [...]
Constant benchmarking, improving the quality of data collection, and connecting the dots will be essential in driving the adoption of programmatic forward in Asia-Pacific.
With campaign tracking and ad blocking proving to be major challenges over the past year, the next development phase for programmatic must focus on improving data credibility and cross-device attribution.
ExchangeWire spoke with several executives who stressed the need to enable “true omnichannel” and data-driven advertising in order to create connected user experiences, as well as for [...]
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Brands need to bring their focus back to the basics in 2017 and invest more effort in creating mobile ads that better engage consumers.
While still behind other development markets, Asia-Pacific has been increasing adoption of mobile video ads and is the fastest-growing ad format in the past year. This growth is expected to carry through into 2017. Marketers then will need to tap data and robust metrics to better understand user behaviour, so they can push out content to retain [...]
Advertisers in India are unwilling to try new tools and set aside sufficient budget in programmatic, which may prevent them from getting the results the ad platform can provide.
They also need to realise that programmatic is more than a trading platform, says Vertoz’s founder and CEO Ashish Shah. In this industry byliner, Shah writes about the need for marketers in the country to gain a better understanding of programmatic and how they can make the ad tech platform work for [...]
A band of publishers in Thailand have banded to form a new co-op with the aim to plug the lack of “trustworthy and scalable” inventory as well as quality data they say advertisers badly need.
Slated for launch in February 2017, the Online Premium Publishers Association in Thailand, or OPPA, comprise 12 Thai publishers: BEC-TERO, Dek-D, Kapook, Manager, MThai, Nation, OTV, Pantip, Post Today, Sanook, SiamSport, and Thairath. DAC (D.A.Consortium) and its business venture ally, Innity, have been roped [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Spotify APAC tune up programmatic campaigns; Dentsu buy Indian design studio; MEC unveil Wavemaker in China; WPP open The Store in ANZ; and AdAsia unveil Moments in Thai.Spotify APAC tune up programmatic campaigns
The music streaming service says it has rolled out programmatic campaigns across several Asia-Pacific markets, including Singapore, Hong Kong, and Australia.
Their audio inventory was available [...]
Data may be touted as the new oil, but marketers in Asia-Pacific have yet to even take the first step and instead prefer to continue investing their time on optimising traffic.
To better understand and target their audience, brands would need to start by collecting data about their customers and aggregating the various consumer touchpoints. These could then be used, through analysis, to better engage customers, said James Sampson, DataXu’s Asia-Pacific vice president and general manager.
Most multinational corporations (MNCs) already were [...]