After Identifiers, Will Brands Swap Customer Data? Acxiom’s Skinner Thinks So

Over the last 10 years, advanced digital ad buyers have used off-the-shelf sources of data about individuals in order to better target their ads. Lately, however, legislation and tech vendors’ own policy changes mean this super-power is diminishing. Now, it is becoming more commonplace for brands to collect, store and use their own data about […]

 

‘Always-On’ Advertising Moving To The Hub: Rocket Fuel’s Skinner

PHOENIX — Rocket Fuel’s acquisition of data management platform X+1 was one of the more talked-about M&A deals in 2014. So why did the programmatic platform do the deal? To give customers a single, constantly-connected platform, says Rocket Fuel’s global partnerships VP David Skinner. “The rationale for the acquisition was that Rocket Fuel really sees […]