3 November, 2016 marks the third year of the Xaxies Awards in the UK – the annual awards held by Xaxis to celebrate the best of programmatic technology and advertisers’ campaigns. This year, Simone Giertz, 25-year-old inventor, robotics enthusiast, and YouTube star from Stockholm, Sweden, who has been featured in Mashable, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and in the Read more
dmexco has quickly established itself as Europe’s premier ad tech event, with the 2016 edition welcoming 50,000 delegates and over 1000 exhibitors listen to A-listers from the world of marketing, including Sir Martin Sorrell and Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, talking about the wonders of the future of advertising technology. Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, Richard Nunn (pictured below), Chief Revenue Officer, RhythmOne gives his take on the conference which is a celebration of ad [...]
Following another successful ATS London event, Victoria Usher (pictured below), managing director, GingerMay PR, reflects on one of the many engaging panel discussions during the event: ‘The Future of Marketing’. Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, Usher explains how the promise of programmatic is yet to be fully realised.
While programmatic now dominates digital display, already accounting for 70% of UK ad spend and set to tip three-quarters by 2017, it hasn’t reached maturity yet.
According to speakers in ‘The Future [...]
The mere mention of a log (outside the context of web logs, or blogs) could instil reader boredom. Logs are a fundamental, functional part of IT infrastructure and are used for everything. According to Phillip Hayman (pictured below), head of technical services, sales engineering, Integral Ad Science, when you refer to logs in the context of ad tech, they start to become interesting. Here, Hayman explains to ExchangeWire how the use [...]
It’s pretty obvious advertising is reaching the next level – AI, VR, AR, and countless other acronyms, showcase advertising capabilities nobody ever thought possible. Enter The Weather Company and Watson Ads. Watson Ads doesn’t just answer a posed question, it learns and adapts answers based on a number of factors, to deliver a personal experience. ExchangeWire speak with Jeremy Steinberg (pictured below), global head of sales, The Weather Company, an IBM Business, about the practical use cases of Watson Ads in [...]
Ask the industry what we can expect to see at dmexco this year and how the industry has developed, then sit back and let the opinions flood in. ExchangeWire hear from a plethora of industry experts and from the wide range of predictions and opinions, it looks set to be another great dmexco event.
“This year at dmexco we’re expecting there to be a lot more talk around people-based marketing, the practice of advertising to real people online, rather than cookies. The [...]
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, head of research and analysis, ExchangeWire. In this week’s edition: Publishers see rise in programmatic partnerships; Brands need to leverage FOMO; Snapchat gaining larger social ad spend.
Publishers see rise in programmatic partnerships
Around two-thirds (60%) of publishers expect the number of programmatic partnerships to rise in 2016, according to new research by the [...]
The waterfall is a dependable, yet seemingly outdated, technique allowing publishers to optimise their yield. But the waterfall isn’t dead yet: according to Alex Bornyakov (pictured below), CEO, VertaMedia, it needs to become automated to maintain its relevance. Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, Bornyakov explains, when it comes to video advertising, waterfalls are an important and ever-present part of the buying and selling process and the automation of them will help to iron out the negatives.
Germany is an interesting market for the world of digital. It’s renowned for having strong publisher influence and its risk aversion with dealing with companies that operate outside of its borders. What does the market look like from the perspective of a homegrown, independent trading desk? ExchangeWire speak with Viktor Eichmann, co-founder and managing director and Daniel Skoda, managing partner, Adlicious to find out their take on the state of the German digital industry [...]
Whether it’s a brand looking to build an in-house programmatic buying function, or a media agency enhancing and growing their existing team, there remains one important resource needed to achieve success: talent. In this piece, Michelle Chen (pictured below), director, learning and development, TubeMogul reveals to Exchangewire five top tips on how to source, recruit, and train programmatic talent.
1. Transparent and flexible
Every day is different in the field of programmatic ad buying. So, someone who likes structure and set patterns may not be [...]