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TechBytes with Matt Spiegel, EVP of Marketing Solutions at TransUnion

Tell us about your business continuity plans through COVID-19?  Many businesses have faced uncharted disruption and have felt the material impact of this crisis. TransUnion has been uniquely equipped with data and insights to help our customers respond in this evolving marketplace. You acquired Tru Optik, an adtech data management firm that deals in OTT business. What is the drive behind making such a big announcement during the pandemic? While it’s true that this pandemic, and the resulting stay-at-home orders,…

Audience Targeting for Online Travel Agencies in 2020

You probably just started an online travel agency and are looking to target audiences in the travel niche. Before you go on to create your ad campaign, there is some audience targeting factors you should consider. Given that the travel niche is broad, you want to make sure that you’re targeting correctly and precisely. Speaking of precise targeting, we’ll be showing you how in this article. We’ll also be divulging some efficient targeting tools that’ll make your audience targeting a seamless venture. But…

TechBytes with Peter Day, Chief Technology Officer at Quantcast

Tell us about your journey into technology and how you arrived at Quantcast. After getting a PhD in machine learning from the University of Liverpool, I worked in financial markets for 12 years before I joined Quantast in 2016. Tell us about the most fascinating aspects of advertising technology platforms? How do adtech solutions bolster marketing efforts in omnichannel? To me, the most exciting aspect of adtech is its role in fueling an efficient and effective economic model for ad funded content. This model shapes…

Building Trust During a Pandemic: Ensuring Reliable Brand Experiences

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the lives of millions of global consumers throughout 2020, brands are tasked with being in touch with their prospects and customers in a deeper, more one-to-one way, which builds more trust. This coupled with a challenged economy means that brands will need heightened levels of efficiency in advertising and creative strategies that address both the short and long-term changes in how people live and consume. While the “north star” for brands establishing relevant experiences…

Hype or Just Normal: 5G Adoption and the Future of Connected TV and OTT

According to the global survey, 5G will start replacing the traditional broadcast distribution channels for TV Content like DTT and satellite within 1 to 2 years. Internet TV technology ecosystem is in a dynamic state of transition. Its future is heavily dependent on how quickly telecom service providers adopt 5G capabilities. According to the recent survey on the role of 5G and perceptions of broadcasters across the globe, Nevion found out that nearly 82% of the respondents agreed that 5G will “Eventually replace…

How Brands Mimicking Consumer Behavior Is Crucial to Getting Ahead of Ad Fraud

2020 has been a tumultuous year by any standard, with some industries suffering greatly while others experienced increased business as a result. The global lockdown has seen the digital landscape grow sharply as many physical activities and experiences were forced to suddenly cease because of government regulation. The gradual shift to online activity has been clear for many years, but the recent circumstances have pushed online adoption forward the best part of decade, as consumers were forced to dispense with any…

TechBytes with Rob Jayson, EVP, Insights & Analytics at USIM

What does the role of data play with marketing decisions today?   As an economist and general data nerd, I want to say that nowadays data is everything for making marketing decisions but, as with most things, it is a bit more nuanced than that. Data-informed decision making is critical, but we have to marry the insights we glean from data analysis with our human sense, understanding, and empathy for our clients and their customers, especially when working with such a new set of critical issues for our clients. A…

GDPR 2nd Anniversary: Take a Tall Stance in 2020

25 May 2018-- a historic day in the world of doing ethical business. On this day, in 2018, the European Union finally implemented the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In the last 2 years of its existence, GDPR has been seen as a concerted effort toward building a secured user data privacy ecosystem, harmonizing the laws of privacy with user management, business goals and cybersecurity. In January 2020, we saw an overwhelming response to the introduction of CCPA as well. Together, GDPR and CCPA are seen as steps…