Mapping Identity is the “Holy Grail” in the Advanced Television Universe — Coming into Focus on March 5 at Beet Forum

The need for industry collaboration is a consistent theme when advanced television is discussed. Nowhere is this more salient than in the quest to determine the identity of individual viewers and design unduplicated reach curves for advertising. Because while unduplicated reach has been attainable in digital media, “when we start to include television or traditional […]

 

Linear TV to Soon Benefit From Targeted Ad Sales Processes Now Widely Used in Digital: Annalect’s Matts

LAS VEGAS — CES may be thought of as a technology show, but there is one kind of technology product that dependably still takes center-stage at the event – televisions. In Las Vegas, Beet.TV found technology executives eager to say that, despite growing industry concern at changing viewer behavior, TV still has unique qualities. But […]

 

Inventory Concerns Cause Tension Between Context And Audience: Hearts & Science’s Ralston-Good

COLOGNE – Every once in a while, someone raises a caveat about being hyper sensitive about digital ad environments. In this case it’s Hearts & Science CEO Frances Ralston-Good, who says that while ad inventory should be clear the industry should be mindful of curtailing the benefits of programmatic. To be sure, the U.K.-based executive […]

 

Creative Directors Are Warming Up to Data: Annalect’s Matts

Some creatives have continued to view data as an intrusion that undermines their work by valuing algorithms over instincts, but that may be starting to change. One development that creatives are excited about is the availability of programmatic technology that allows them to show hundreds of different iterations of creative to different customers, according to Erin Matts, […]