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Why Companies Need to Be Sure About the Quality of their Data

While the RampUp conference is all about data, one of the more interesting takeaways was how often panelists cautioned the industry to remember that data can’t do everything. Meaning that data is only as useful as the quality of the data, and the inputs and analyses around it. Data is Not All the Same When […]

 

Let Television Do What It Does Best

At the recent MediaPost TV & Video Insider Summit, one speaker said, “We are in a war for the consumers’ attention.” In the Q&A after the panel, I suggested to the speaker, “It sounds like you are in a war WITH the consumers for their attention. Is that really your position?” At which point the speaker backed […]

 

Digital Disruption and TV Media Buying – What Brands Need

I recently wrote an article about digital transformation and the 6D’s. My argument was that we are still at the disruption phase of the cycle. In North America the TV ad business is a $70 billion market , representing approximately 50% of total media spend. Approximately 5% of that is digitally bought and as OTT […]

 

Highlights from AdExchanger’s 2019 Industry Preview

In late January, the good people at Videa asked me to attend AdExchanger’s 2019 Industry Preview, and report the key findings. The 2019 Industry Preview is two days of panels and one-on-one “fireside” chats that focus on marketing technology trends for the coming year. From my personal observation, it’s pretty high-powered stuff. And has been […]

 

Advanced TV Makes A Splash at AdWeek NY

One thing about the television industry: if there’s a more complicated way to explain something, we’ll find it. Hence terms like “MVPD” (multichannel video platform distributor) instead of “pay TV provider” or vMVPD (virtual multichannel video platform distributor) instead of “digital pay TV provider.” So, it was no surprise that the television events at Advertising […]

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