BeetCast Episode 7: “Programmatic Optimizes Towards an Algorithm of Sensationalism,” Omnicom Media CEO Scott Hagedorn

Digital publishers and platforms have become adept at controlling fraud, but not so good about more subtle problems around content adjacency. There remains a lack of transparency around where a marketer’s content will run and the impact of associating with sensational advertising. Says Scott Hagedorn, CEO of Omnicom Media Group in this BeetCast podcast moderated […]

 

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, […]

 

Omnicom Advertisers Embracing Programmatic: Accuen’s Jacobs

CANNES, France — Clients of ad agency OmnicomMediaGroup (OMG) have taken to so-called “programmatic” means of controlling and targeting online ad buys over the last year. “Over the last year or so, we’ve really seen a change in the way that programmatic is perceived by our clients and agency partners,” according to Josh Jacobs, CEO […]