The Programmatic Primer: Programmatic and Pork Bellies

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Wenda Harris MillardI've been involved in some furious debates in my career but none generated as much heat as the one that ignited after I gave a speech at the Interactive Advertising Bureau conference in 2008, when I warned publishers that advertising networks were commoditizing digital advertising. Don't treat your assets like pork bellies, I declared.