Aggregates the current thinking and writing on Big Data in a marketing context, including the insights that can be drawn from data sets that are so large, or complex, that traditional data processing applications are inadequate.
Michael Plimsoll, WARC Best Practice, July 2017
This article provides a best practice guide to setting up and getting the best from aData Management Platform (DMP), which allows businesses to collect, integrate, manage, segment and activate large volumes of customer data across marketing channels.
This article summarises the insights from a series of key papers addressing data protection and privacy and the regulations concerning the use of consumer data, particularly the impending EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ePrivacy Regulation.
Marie Stafford, WARC Best Practice, April 2017
This article explores the ever more important topic of data governance; a simple reading of the demands on data managers would reveal many pitfalls, but the author disagrees: a responsible approach to data can be a source of much-needed consumer trust.
NEW YORK: Blockchain solutions could help marketers head off a potential equivalent to the “subprime mortgage crisis” in the digital data market, according to Rolfe Swinton, the director/data assets for North America at research firm ...
NEW YORK: American Airlines, the air carrier, is taking a considered approach to potentially leveraging blockchain solutions, rather than being seduced by the latest shiny object in the technology toolkit.
SAN FRANCISCO/LONDON: Automation of ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) promises to transform the lives of marketers by taking data used in campaign advertising analytics from multiple sources and combining this into a single database view for better ...
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA: Two weeks out from the implementation of GDPR, publishers and ad tech vendors are absorbing the implications of Google’s decision to limit publishers using its consent manager provider (CMP) to sharing information with just ...
NEW YORK: The top priority for B2B sales and marketing teams over the coming year is to increase their use of data and analytics to better meet business needs, according to a new survey of 500 business executives in Europe and North America.
LONDON: An increasing number of retailers in the UK are using location-based technology to inform their geo-targeted marketing campaigns, but many feel let down by the accuracy of the data they currently receive.
Agencies are under pressure on multiple fronts: clients are pushing back on non-transparent business models, consulting firms are setting up digital media departments, publishers are getting organised so they can hold inventory rates, and, the once ‘golden child’, the agency trading desk is having a tough time proving it serves the client rather than creates value for the agency holding group, argues IPONWEB’s Brian Fitzpatrick.
Will McInnes, WARC Best Practice, July 2017
This article provides a best practice guide to social media listening – the process of capturing mentions of brands on the internet – and how marketers can better understand and respond to their audiences’ feelings and sentiments.
Scott Symonds, Admap Magazine, October 2014
This article argues that data will become the primary currency of future marketing strategy and that marketers should deploy data to create seamless brand experiences that function across all delivery channels.