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Experian Unveils Groundbreaking Innovation to Predict Cyber Risk for Businesses

Breakthrough insights combined with data improves the underwriting process for cybersecurity policies In a move designed to predict the risk of cyber-attacks on businesses, Experian unveiled its new cybersecurity risk model – a groundbreaking innovation that combines Experian's robust collection of financial and business data to optimize the insurance industry's cyber underwriting solutions. This new cybersecurity risk model could improve the underwriting process for cybersecurity policies and identify areas where…

Bringing “Smart Content” Solutions To The Staffing Industry: Mamu Media Merges with Haley Marketing Group

Haley Marketing, the leading website development, content and recruitment marketing firm serving the temporary staffing and executive recruiting industries, is pleased to announce that Mamu Media LLC, a marketing firm specializing in branded content for the staffing industry, has merged its operations with them. Going forward, Mamu Media will operate as a division of Haley Marketing, with a mission to develop "Smart Content" that enables staffing companies to become more connected with employers and job seekers. Marketing…

Nordisk Film Cinemas Selects Selligent Marketing Cloud to Drive Personalized Customer Engagements Across Web, Email, Mobile and Social

Selligent Marketing Cloud (Selligent), the intelligent omnichannel marketing and experience cloud platform, announced leading Nordic entertainment company, Nordisk Film Cinemas, as a client. Nordisk Film Cinemas (part of Egmont Group) will use Selligent to automate omnichannel digital marketing campaigns, enabling it to personalize and optimize the millions of communications sent to its cinema guests across Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Marketing Technology News: Domain, Oroton, Vend, Yellow and Athena Home Loans Among ANZ…

Bounteous Wins Big at the 2020 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

Sweeps individual and team recognition at 14th annual premier business awards Bounteous, an insights-driven digital experience agency, announced a total of seven wins at the 2020 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Created in 2002, the Stevie Awards are the world's premier business awards. Marketing Technology News: Domain, Oroton, Vend, Yellow and Athena Home Loans Among ANZ Companies To Embrace Segment in 2019 The Stevie Awards winners were unveiled February 28 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Bounteous…

How to Survive in 2020: A Checklist for Independent AdTech

We’re only one month into 2020, and the AdTech industry is already manifesting one change after another. With a lot of pressure coming from the world markets and ongoing issues within the industry itself, independent AdTech will have to face many challenges this year. However, brace yourselves, for we’re in this together! Here’s our checklist on how to survive in 2020. 1. Bye-Bye, Cookie As you might already know, Google will drop third-party cookies in 2022. Which seems like a distant future. However, this decision is…

Pandora, AdsWizz Earn TAG ‘Certified Against Fraud’ Seal

Both Companies Committed to Combat Fraudulent, Invalid Traffic for the Digital Audio Advertising Industry After over a year’s efforts, Pandora, working closely with AdsWizz, has been awarded the TAG “Certified Against Fraud” Seal by the Trustworthy Accountability Group. The TAG seal has become a baseline expectation for fraud prevention in the advertising industry, and it reassures buyers that Pandora is following anti-fraud best practices to combat fraudulent, invalid traffic and promote greater transparency in the…

Thinking Back and Looking Ahead at the Programmatic Ecosystem – Brand Safety is No Longer a Pipe Dream

Back in 2017, the programmatic marketplace was tainted by multiple controversies—all surrounding concerns around brand safety and the legitimacy of content where ads were being placed. Most notably, brands began pulling ads from YouTube due to instances where advertisements were being programmatically placed alongside various forms of controversial content (from extremist propaganda to hate videos and more). Google was quick to respond with more than just an apology—mapping out a plan for how they would continue to…

Mintegral Granted IAB Tech Lab Open Measurement SDK Certification

The programmatic and interactive advertising platform Mintegral announced that it has received the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Tech Lab Open Measurement SDK certification. This provides Mintegral partners with an extra layer of transparency as it allows for third-party viewability and verification of ad traffic. Mintegral has also been granted IAB Tech Lab membership, which will enable us to participate in defining and implementing more ad-tech standards in order to drive the industry forward towards a more open…

IAB President Patrick Dolan Announces Departure After 13 Years at Digital Industry Trade Association

Organization Launches Search for Successor to Lead Strategy, Strategic Marketing, and Revenue The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) announced that the organization’s President, Patrick Dolan, will depart in June 2020 to pursue an entrepreneurial opportunity, after 13 years guiding the digital marketing and media industry trade association toward unprecedented growth and influence. “Under Patrick’s steady hand, IAB has grown continually in stature and capability” During Dolan’s tenure, IAB has grown from 15 people,…

Brand Safety Requires Effective Identification Measures

White Paper from Advertising Standards Organizations Urges Industry to Adopt Identifiers Across Ad Assets, Businesses, and Consumers A new white paper released by five leading advertising standards organizations highlights the importance for brand safety of adopting effective identification measures across the digital advertising supply chain. Released by the Brand Safety Institute (BSI) in coordination with Ad-ID®, EIDR, Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), and IAB Tech Lab, "Identification: It's as Easy as ABC"…

Opinion: In Order to Beat Ad Fraud, Prevention Is the First, Most Important Line of Defense

While some within the industry might have previously brushed off ad fraud as an annoying itch, everyone from advertisers to agencies and ad networks are starting to come to grips with the immense threat it poses. With estimates of ad fraud in 2019 set to total $18.7 billion in North America - 36% of estimated global loss, it’s not hard to see why. Discoveries of high profile fraud operations and litigation have been coming in hard and fast, and from major household brands to boot. For example, Uber recently filed lawsuits…

4 Ways to Boost Programmatic Video Advertising ROI This Holiday Season

Step #1 Start Early and Leverage PMP/Guaranteed Deals 45% of US consumers say they plan to start shopping before November 1. This creates a sufficient window (approx. 60 days) for marketers to get their brand campaigns in front of the desired audiences. Marketers can start Advertising campaigns early not only to captures the consumer's attention at the right time but also giving marketers a higher chance of booking exclusive high-value publisher inventory through the private marketplace (PMP) deals at a much reasonable…

TechBytes with Sergio Serra, Senior Product Manager of Supply and Programmatic at InMobi

Could you tell us about your role and responsibilities at InMobi? I’m the Product Manager for the SSP strategic business unit, and I have been at InMobi for almost five years. I manage the InMobi Exchange and our core supply products at InMobi, and I sit on the IAB Open Measurement and OpenRTB Working Groups. Prior to InMobi, I worked with different companies in the online space where I contributed to the product strategy and codebase. For those who are new to the industry, could you tell us about sellers.json and its…

IAB & IAB Tech Lab Release CCPA Compliance Framework for Public Comment

Proposed Solution Will Help Publishers & Supply Chain Partners Comply with Complex California Consumer Privacy Regulations IAB, the trade association for the digital media and marketing industries, and its affiliated standard-setting organization, the IAB Technology Laboratory, released for public comment the IAB California Consumer Privacy Act Compliance Framework for Publishers and Technology Companies to help digital publishers and their supply chain partners comply with California’s data privacy legislation. “IAB…

Server-Side Platforms (SSPs) Take Note: 5 Things That Matter to Site Owners

As programmatic advertising spent keeps increasing, and the digital landscape gets more complex, one thing remains the same: Publishers need to strike a delicate balance between earning ad revenue and maintaining a positive user experience. Enter Server-Side Platforms or SSPs: It’s their role to help publishers manage the dynamic programmatic buying process while keeping their readers happy. Over the years, Server-Side Platforms have expanded their functions and responsibilities. Today, many SSPs include ad-exchange…

The Future of the Bot and Why Marketers Need to Be Critical of their Own Performance Data

Bot induced losses in ad spend amount to $5.8 billion globally. Though this might seem like a monumental sum, the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) claims that conflated click volumes will cost businesses as much as $50 billion by 2025. However, compare the $5.8 billion lost in 2018 to the $6.5 billion in 2017 and you might believe that things are improving. As advertising vigilantes try to stem the growth of ad fraud by dismantling bot networks and deploying programmatic networks with built-in fraud prevention…

RhythmOne Named #1 Programmatic Advertising Seller on Pixalate’s Global (US), Mobile and Video Trust (US and International) Indexes

Score assessed based on data from billions of transactions on transparency, viewability, ads.txt, engagement and more RhythmOne LLC, a Tremor International company, announced its top rankings on the Q2 2019 Programmatic Seller Trust Indexes as issued by omni-channel fraud intelligence company Pixalate. RhythmOne was named #1 on the display-focused Global Seller Trust Index (GSTI) for the U.S., #1 on the Mobile Seller Trust Index (MSTI) and #1 on the Video Seller Trust Index (VSTI) for both the U.S. and international.…

DMEXCO 2019: How Technologies Help to Promote Trust

Trust is the most important component of every relationship, including the business one. In Marketing and Digital Advertising, where nothing could be referred to as "simple," making internal systems transparent to your customers and partners is the only way to avoid a vicious circle of suspicion. This year DMEXCO was focused on transparency more than on all other subjects, and that’s why "Trust in you" was established as a core motto of the exhibition. Media giants like Microsoft, Facebook, Verizon, and the vast of 1,000…

AdColony Releases SDK 4, Unifying Display, Programmatic and Award-Winning Video Offerings into a Single SDK

Increasing monetization options for developers & measurement options for advertisers AdColony, the mobile performance marketplace, is pleased to announce it has publicly released AdColony SDK 4, its latest mobile ad software development kit (SDK) for app developers. This latest update to the company’s mobile app monetization technology brings together AdColony’s industry-leading HD video ad platform with its banner display and programmatic offerings into a single SDK and adds the IAB Open Measurement Standard to…

Knotch Introduces Inaugural Conference ‘Pros and Content’

Knotch, the independent digital content intelligence platform, announced the launch of its inaugural conference, Pros and Content Conference 2019. Taking place on September 19, 2019, Pros and Content brings together CMOs and marketing leaders to explore how brands can become better storytellers through targeted, industry focused panels and engaging thought leadership. The one-day conference will be held in New York, NY, home to Knotch’s headquarters and the thriving hub of innovative technology. Marketing Technology News:…