Dave Hendricks, LiveIntent president, reflects on the AOL/Verizon merger and predicts the rise of such deals will herald the end of probabilistic targeting.
If you are old enough, or an aficionado of board games, you might have heard of Battleship. This staple of childhood was an analog, old-fashioned game that didn’t involve consoles, required no electricity, and relied on person-to-person sonar.
Battleship was probabilistic. You would try to guess the coordinates and triangulate based on the shape of the ships. Once you figured out [...]
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Data is fuelling the marketing industry’s shift from labour-intensive manual booking to more dynamic automated processes (in theory at least), but the success of this transition relies on the quality of the data at its disposal. ExchangeWire garners insights from last week’s big data conference I-COM, as well as recent industry debates to assess the market’s attitude towards this trend.
Digital marketing, and the ad tech sector in particular, has become renowned for buzz phrases since its very inception, and ‘big [...]
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The era of ‘big data’ is now upon us, but how can we turn masses of datasets into actionable insights capable of delivering operational efficiencies, and improve ROI? Martin Kirov, Telerik Sitefinity, VP, product management and marketing, discusses some of the new marketing technologies that may do the job.
Disruption is nothing new to the business world – throughout time, businesses have had to shift gears and incorporate innovations to stay competitive, such as the laptop, smartphones and, recently, social [...]
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The worlds of ad tech and martech are increasingly colliding, which poses marketers with many questions to ask themselves about how they conduct their business from day-to-day, including where their roles fit within an organisation, and whether or not they should break historic ties, in favour of new relationships with companies offering the latest technologies. Scott Brinker, Chiefmartech.com, editor, speaks with ExchangeWire about how these trends are disrupting the industry.
EW: There is a lot of talk about the rise of [...]
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With a third of marketers planning to increase investment in DMPs in 2015, Zuzanna Gierlinska, director, strategic agencies & accounts, Oracle Marketing Cloud, EMEA, calls on marketers to start investing in the right resources too.
DMPs gaining traction A recent Oracle Marketing Cloud study into digital marketing budgets revealed three-quarters of marketing managers were planning to increase their digital marketing spend in 2015 – the highest proportion since the survey began in [...]
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The Echo Chamber is a regular column, penned by Ciaran O’Kane, on all things adtech, mar tech and programmatic.
Programmatic advertising continues to be dominated by desktop retargeting, gaming DR, and soft brand metrics. However, there does seem to be a shift in focus among some enlightened agency decision makers.
A realisation has dawned at agencies within holding groups that their future in programmatic should be built around multi-channel buying consultation. This will ultimately have more longevity than display [...]
ExchangeWire Research’s head of analysis Rebecca Muir draws up a definitive list of which companies will make waves in the ad tech and martech sectors, as well as the market dynamics that will lead to their increasing influence in 2015, focusing on: Ecommerce; Transparency; Big Data, and mobile.
Following on from ExchangeWire Research’s recent article Where the Money will Flow in 2015?, which summarised ad tech and martech predictions for 2015, this article draws from the numerous lists of the [...]
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As we stand on the cusp of ‘the internet of things’ becoming a mass market reality, Konrad Feldman, Quantcast, CEO, writes from the floor of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), hosted in Las Vegas, on the increasing role of ad tech and big data companies at such events, including how their presence is required to inform the debates around consistent data measurement and privacy.
So, why are ad tech firms relevant to CES?
Ad tech companies are attending CES in greater [...]
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Next year will be the year of mobile no more as the multiscreen audience prevails; the ‘war on data’ will become the ‘war on identity'; and we’ll see the emergence of the ‘vertical walled garden’. Read more predictions for 2015 from Gareth Davies, Adbrain, CEO and ExchangeWire columnist, as he eyes the emergence of new players on the ad tech scene, as well as the death of the Lumascape as we know it.
1. Simplicity rules
Forget predictions, the digital consumer is [...]
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The French programmatic advertising sector is in buoyant health, spurred by a growing awareness of how data-led strategies can improve the efficiency of media trading, but a skills shortage prevents it from developing further, according to a survey ahead of this year’s ATS Paris.
The data comes in the first ExchangeWire European Programmatic Survey*, which offers insights into key industry trends for the following 12 months, and highlights the use of data, ability to formulate cross screen ad [...]
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