On 24 March the IAB announced the release of the IAB Programmatic Free Transparency Calculator to allow for charges of programmatic ad technology services during a bid request or response to be broken down, providing greater transparency.
Transparency is a sore point across the ecosystem and those accused of not being transparent are by proxy assumed to be involved in less-than-rosy practices. However, with a media buy consisting of so many [...]
Transparency within programmatic advertising is generally considered to be very widely talked about, but not very widely achieved. Ahead of the Index Exchange Digital Techfront being hosted at the IAB on 14 March on the topic of transparency, ExchangeWire speaks to James Prudhomme (pictured below), Managing Director EMEA, Index Exchange about how header tag bidding is bringing transparency to the programmatic transaction and that the industry needs to make moves towards creating a fully transparent marketplace.
Defining transparency in programmatic advertising [...]
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Earlier this week, at ATS London, AppNexus created a stir within the digital advertising industry when Catherine Williams, chief data scientist (pictured) shared results of their ongoing Inventory Quality (IQ) initiative. Through a combination of aggressive policy enforcement and sophisticated data science measures, AppNexus have cleaned their platform of invalid traffic and established a new industry standard for transparency – transparency in how the platform operates and in how they share results and insights with the broader ad tech community. In this piece, [...]
Programmatic promises the world; effortlessly finding the right audience, marrying the ruthless precision of machine technology and algorithms with the creative flair of advertising, and serving perfectly targeted content to the people that make or break a brand’s success – and the industry has listened. Recent figures show that 75% of marketers are planning on boosting their spend on programmatic in the next 12 months.
However, beneath the shiny surface, many at the highest level [...]
Stephen Hunt, Director Asia-Pacific, TubeMogul, Asks Whether The Online Video Industry Deserves To Take The Mantle From TV
Stephen Hunt TubeMogul’s Asia-Pacific Director talks candidly about the challenges the online video industry currently faces: demand outstripping supply; publishers holding on to unsold inventory to protect its value; and lack of transparency in video advertising and the industry’s absence of regulation e.g ‘fake pre-rolls’. But Hunt argues that the opportunity in online video advertising is huge, and is poised to attract huge amounts of brand budget in the coming years.
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Ben Barokas, President & Co-Founder, Admeld, On Price Transparency, Bridging Buy & Sell Sides & The Swift Adoption Of SSP Technology In the Australian and APAC Markets
Ben Barokas, CEO and Co-Founder of Admeld on being a sell-side platform (SSP) for premium publishers and why Australian publishers are moving so rapidly to solve the same fundamental challenges other markets have faced.
Barokas also discusses the dynamics of the Australian market, yield optimisation, private exchanges, how technology is delivering efficiencies the market has been asking for and how both buyers and sellers are pushing each other to evolve.
Can you give an overview of Admeld and its offering in [...]
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