Hulu Making Progress On Measuring Audiences, Not Just Screens

Hulu says it’s made a lot of progress moving beyond measuring just screens, so it’s likely that research for measuring audiences will be a key component of the company’s Upfront sales efforts this year. “We see now that 75 percent of our viewing is happening on living room connected devices,” meaning on a television screen […]


Kantar Technology Selected For Next Steps In Tracking Ad, Media Assets

The quest for a standardized, UPC-like code for identifying advertising and media assets across platforms took a big step forward with the recent selection of Kantar Media’s audio watermarking technology. “There’s a lot of work still to be done to deploy it, but this is an important milestone in terms of the technology being ready […]


Sequent Study For CIMM Identifies Cross-Platform Attribution Challenges

The good news about media ROI analysis is a narrowing gap between traditional marketing mix models and digital attribution models. The less-than-good news regarding an integrated, cross-platform solution: confusion among users is common and available options are falling short of delivering on promises. These and other takeaways were the subject of an exhaustive presentation by […]


CIMM’s Clarke On The ‘Tricky Challenge’ Of Cross-Platform Measurement

The Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement is most likely the closest entity that the United States will ever see to other countries’ Joint Industry Committee approach to bringing media buyers and sellers together. With its latest research, CIMM finds conflicting and oft-times confusing approaches to real-time cross-platform attribution and ROI analysis. “The industry wants to […]


ABC TV/Accenture Study Find Understatement Of Multiplatform TV ROI

To quantify the “halo effect” that multiplatform television has on other digital advertising, ABC teamed with Accenture and examined $12 billion worth of ad spending. The advertising effectiveness project concluded that traditional media mix models have overstated the contribution of digital ROI and understated that of TV. ABC and Accenture began by redefining what is […]