Category: A-From MTT

Rent, buy or train? How to accelerate strategic marketing operations

Let’s face it — building a marketing operations (MO) function is hard. Building a world-class marketing operations function is even harder. What makes this so challenging is finding the right people with the right skill sets to build a strategic...

/ July 17, 2018

Clinch launches tool to dynamically generate ads for Instagram stories

Clinch, which provides a platform for generating data-driven variations of interactive media, said this week it has added functionality that lets advertisers dynamically create a variety of video/carousel ads for Instagram Stories, which it says is the first tool of...

/ July 17, 2018

Salesforce adds more intelligence with Datorama purchase

Salesforce announced Monday that it has agreed to buy Datorama, which employs artificial intelligence to provide marketing intelligence and analytics. Deal terms were not disclosed, but Reuters cites Israeli media reports that it was over $800 million. Although the company...

/ July 17, 2018

OneTrust releases first free assessment tool for the new California privacy law

Just when you thought you had a sense of how to deal with the European Union’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), which went into effect on May 25, along comes the newly enacted California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Like GDPR,...

/ July 17, 2018

Vivoom turns user-generated content into user-created ads

Individual clips from Maroon 5’s Vivoom-powered “Confessionals” The biggest difference between today’s advertising and advertising in the days of “Mad Men” is the current importance of users who create and share content about your brand. A user passing around imagery...

/ July 13, 2018

TrustArc Survey: Most US, EU companies will comply with GDPR by year’s end

Almost two months after the launch of the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), nearly three-quarters of US and European companies say they will be compliant by year’s end — but only 20 percent believe they are now. So says “GDPR...

/ July 13, 2018

Keeping up with the pace of advertising, MRC proposes updates to its ad verification guidelines

As the digital advertising landscape evolves, so must the rules governing it. Responding to industry changes such as an increase in contextual targeting, the Media Rating Council (MRC) announced proposed updates to its existing ad verification guidelines Tuesday. The changes —...

/ July 13, 2018

Report: Companies increase martech spend but struggle to keep up with the speed of its growth

A majority of companies will increase their martech spend in 2018, but they are struggling to keep the pace of their utilization in line with the speed of their investment, according to a new report out this week from communication...

/ July 13, 2018

IBM, Mediaocean announce blockchain consortium to tackle what’s wrong with ad tech

A variety of startups are using blockchain as a way to add transparency to the notoriously opaque ad tech system, including NYIAX, Kiip, Kochava and MetaX. And now a new ad-focused blockchain consortium has recently been announced this month by...

/ July 12, 2018