Omnicom’s Steuer Wants More ‘Democratized’ Set-Top, ACR Data

Omnicom Media Group’s Jonathan Steuer is encouraged by the emergence of solutions that “co-mingle” set-top box and automatic content recognition viewing data, the most recent example of which is FreeWheel Media working with Inscape. At the recent FreeWheel NOWFRONT event in Manhattan, Steuer, who is Chief Research Officer, welcomed the “consistent effort across almost all […]

 
 

Data Plus Math Will Measure FreeWheel Inventory In-Flight To Gauge Business Outcomes

FreeWheel is bringing in-flight advertising campaign attribution optimization across traditional television, OTT and digital video via a partnership with Data Plus Math. “When we work with FreeWheel, we’re really measuring FreeWheel’s inventory,” says John Hoctor, Co-Founder & CEO of Data Plus Math. What Data Plus Math brings to Comcast’s FreeWheel is “a fast, automated and […]

 
 

Reach, Frequency And Duration Across Media ‘Fundamental’ To Business Decisions: Nielsen’s Hogue

A continuing theme on the demand side is the desire to know how digital media and television can best work together. It boils down to “a need for more consistency and better fluency between the different measured media,” says Nielsen’s Jessica Hogue. It’s commonly expressed as how does digital media complement or overlap reach, Hogue, […]

 
 

FreeWheel NOWFRONT Event Launches FreeWheel Media, Showcases Deals With Data Plus Math, Inscape And Adobe

Comcast’s FreeWheel has new partnerships with Data Plus Math, Vizio’s Inscape data unit and Adobe to augment its attribution, consumer insights and programmatic offerings. In this interview with Beet.TV, FreeWheel Media’s Brian Wallach explains the three deals announced at the FreeWheel NOWFRONT event in Manhattan this week. FreeWheel is teaming with Data Plus Math and […]

 
 

Vizio, Inscape Form Addressable Ad Standard Consortium With AMC, CBS, Discovery, FreeWheel, Hearst, NBCU, Disney And Xandr

Smart-TV manufacturer Vizio is teaming up with nine major media and technology companies to create an addressable advertising standard for the industry. Along with Vizio and its data unit Inscape, the consortium’s members are AMC Networks, CBS, Discovery, FreeWheel, Hearst Television, NBCUniversal, The Walt Disney Co. and Xandr, as Reuters reports. Called Project OAR (Open Addressable […]

 
 

4INFO, TiVo Explain TV’s Growing Contribution To Discerning Consumer Identity

Every new breakthrough in understanding television viewer identities creates more complexity for buyers. A case in point is being able to use set-top box data to show how linear TV viewing impacts other media and advertisers’ business outcomes, as underscored by a panel discussion at the recent Beet.TV leadership forum titled Identity in Focus: Understanding […]

 
 

AT&T Data Helps Fuel Turner’s Quest For Guaranteed Campaign Outcomes: SVP Aversano

AT&T’s more than 170 million consumer relationships—north of 140 million of them in the mobile space—generate a ton of data. For Turner, the data from those relationships will be the basis for optimizing and guaranteeing campaigns based on business outcomes. Such guaranteed optimization could emerge by late this year or early 2020, Turner’s Dan Aversano […]

 
 

Matt Prohaska Maps The Rise Of Consumer Identity Tracking

Consultant Matt Prohaska has been into digital media from its cookie roots to the modern day quest to track consumer identities across platforms. A frequent Beet.TV contributor, Prohaska also was a key participant in the recent leadership forum titled Identity in Focus: Understanding the Cross-Screen Consumer in a Fragmented World. In this event recap, Prohaska, […]

 
 

Comscore Raises Curtain On NBCU’s Outcome-Based Movie Campaign Guarantee

Like many companies, Comscore plays an important role in seeking to derive unduplicated reach curves for television audiences, along with other data advancements. It recently played a key role in a project with NBCUniversal in which NBCU guaranteed business outcomes for the first time, in a campaign for the movie The Upside. Comscore’s seat at […]

 
 

4INFO’s Tangredi On The Quest For Universal ID’s

As identity resolution migrates from digital media to various forms of television, there are gaps to close as turf wars abound, says 4INFO’s Mari Tangredi. The end goal is to bring “some of the things that people have gotten used to in digital forward into the TV space. We’re bridging that gap between them.” From […]

 
 

To Leverage Identity, ‘Data Disconnect’ Must Be Bridged: Hearts & Science’s Matts

Using data to power identity graphs requires talent and a new way of looking at media planning and activation. But it’s all of little use unless creative and media people at agencies form effective means of collaborating, according to Erin Matts. The newly appointed U.S. CEO of Hearts & Science sees progress being made on […]

 
 

For Dentsu Aegis Group’s Zhang, It’s All About More Attribution, Fewer Pixels

PHOENIX — If Maggie Zhang could choose a tagline for this year it would be “prove incremental value.” Because while it’s a given that digital and television advertising works, “altogether we need to understand how each channel, each different tactic actually works and contributes to the final outcome in order to advise or inform advertisers […]

 
 

Vast Data Sets Need Structure To Be Effective: Amnet’s Muldoon

PHOENIX – Between legacy data warehouses and other consumer information, marketers are “drowning in massive amounts of data,” says Art Muldoon of Amnet Group US. Given that some 80% of data is unstructured, “What that means is we’re really trying as marketers to find what are the best sources of data that’s most actionable to […]

 
 

Amobee Seeing Linear-TV Budgets Converging With Connected TV: VP John Rogers

PHOENIX – Converge and you will find convergence seems like an apt metaphor to describe the combination of Amobee and Videology. Easing the way forward is the ability to “make sure that connected TV starts to look like linear,” says Amobee’s John Rogers. Six months ago, multichannel video demand-side platform Amobee acquired Videology. Now the […]

 
 

Identity, Data Science Yield Better Ads, Marketing And Content: Adobe’s Hammerman

PHOENIX – The demand for artificial intelligence in identity marketing seems to be outrunning figuring out how to mix personally identifiable data with various other data sources. “When you think about what a customer needs for overall data strategy, it is all different data points, not just any one specific form of data,” says the […]

 
 

Instinctive Testing TV Targeting For BtoB Marketers: Co-Founder Lau

PHOENIX – Account-based marketing services provider Instinctive is shepherding BtoB companies into the national television space, but with more precise targeting and at a fraction of the cost for traditional BtoC TV advertisers, says Co-Founder Henry Lau. “Traditionally, TV for BtoB audiences is extremely expensive,” Lau says in this interview with Beet.TV at the IAB […]

 
 

Xaxis’ Matt Sweeney On Finding The Best Proxies For Digital Success

PHOENIX – Just as someone clicking on an ad doesn’t necessarily lead to a sale, someone visiting a web page doesn’t necessarily lead to a new customer. Such metrics must yield to better indicators of potential business outcomes, according to Xaxis North America CEO Matt Sweeney. “The reality is even in 2019, we still have […]

 
 

Big Screen TV A Good First Stop For Brand Messaging: MediaMath’s Fisher

PHOENIX – When it comes to advertising, screen size matters and it all starts with the big TV. The first exposure to a brand message begins the storytelling, which then leads to finding “that same user, same household, same viewer on other screens either for down-funnel messaging in web video, mobile video or even display,” […]

 
 

USC’s Jeff Cole Evaluates Streaming Services, Trend Toward Movie Ticket Subscriptions

PHOENIX – A self-described “historian of Hollywood,” the Director of the Center for the Digital Future at USC Annenberg School believes services like MoviePass are nudging the U.S. movie industry toward a subscription model for ticket sales. “I was fascinated by MoviePass,” says Jeff Cole in this interview with Beet.TV at the IAB Annual Leadership […]

 
 

Legacy TV Sales Systems Need Immediate ‘Progress,’ Not Disruption: Furious Corp.’s White

Replacing legacy systems that were built to power linear television advertising sales isn’t the answer to cope with today’s increasingly complicated selling landscape. It’s complementing those systems with an enterprise offering that frees up manpower, according to Furious Corp. Chief Product Officer JT White. “The biggest thing that I hear from sellers right now is […]

 
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