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Key Takeaways from TVOT San Francisco 2019

Key Takeaways from TVOT San Francisco 2019 I attended the TV of Tomorrow (TVOT) show in San Francisco a few weeks back. It’s an informative event attended by media and tech titans who work across the whole TV industry. Here are some of the most prominent takeaways from the show. Let’s start by taking a […]

 

Households vs Persons: TV Data’s Biggest Hurdle

While it’s become increasingly easier to collect data on TV viewers thanks to the shift to digital delivery and innovations like ACR (Automatic Content Recognition), TV data still has a big issue to overcome before it becomes as exact as digital data. That’s because TV viewing is rarely done solo—and so the viewership numbers that […]

 

Is Digital Marketing Dead?

Back in 2014, at AdExchanger’s Programmatic I/O in San Francisco, I presented a brand view about programmatic marketing. My thoughts were that all media would eventually be bought through software, therefore digitally enabled. Halfway into 2019 and eventually into 2020, it is clear that we are approaching that point. As TV starts the inevitable turn […]

 

How Quickly Can We Create a Television Spot?

Some time ago, sitting in an agency presentation, I expressed my frustration with an agency’s creative director droning on and on about his “vision” for my product. “Excuse me for interrupting,” I said. “But would you PLEASE get out of your own head and get into MY head!” And that’s how it worked back then, […]

 

At NAB, The Future Is Looking Bright

One of the key themes at NAB this year was the need for broadcasters to step up to the plate and take advantage of the massive changes sweeping the industry, rather than let the changes make them irrelevant. Change isn’t just about the shift of viewers from linear viewing to VOD, or the shift from […]

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