The information age began in the 1950s with the invention of transistor technology, then hop-skipped through the miniaturization of computer technology in the 1980s. Today, it’s marked by, well, too much information. With increasingly rich data from a dizzying array of sources, marketers can now capture more information on customers and competitors than ever before and use that data to drive actionable insights.
Every successful endeavor starts by building a strong foundation, yet millions of dollars have been invested in digital advertising without a foundation of digital media assurance, which has led to ad fraud, lack of transparency, and quality publishers competing with other websites that run ads.
Today, we're going to make a nice colorful funnel using the latest data from some of the ad industry's most reliable sources to trace a dollar spent for programmatically-bought display advertising on its exciting journey from your pocket to the bank accounts of middlemen, con men, crooks, and the Bermuda Triangle.
The ANA announced that the Video Advertising Bureau (VAB) and the 4A’s (American Association of Advertising Agencies) have joined the ANA’s Cross-Media Measurement (CMM) initiative.