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The Crisis Beneath the Surface: Mental wellbeing in the digital industry

We know the importance of mental wellbeing but it is time we turn talk into action. Pritika Hemmady, Sales Director, Asia, Sojern says 3 ways to start.

2020-03-18T10:12:04+08:00March 18th, 2020|IAB News, IAB Research, Programmatic, Trends|

Demystifying the world of data in programmatic media: a quick walkthrough

With almost everything in the programmatic ecosystem being built on data, it can sometimes get confusing and tricky to keep all the terminology separated. How can we define data and break it down by type to understand how we can create value from it? Our Programmatic Committee members put together a one-stop guide to demystify the world of data within programmatic, centralising the key definitions and putting them in order.

2020-02-06T15:30:13+08:00February 6th, 2020|IAB News, IAB Research, Programmatic|

Is APAC slower to adopt programmatic than the rest of the world?

Our Programmatic Committee debated whether APAC as a region is slower in adopting programmatic compared to the rest of the world in an enthralling discussion led by Sanket Sasane, iProspect and Steve Rhodes, Quantcast. As we found out, the topic is a bit more complicated; there are many factors to consider from the regionality, pace of adoption, and the level of education.

2020-03-12T09:47:14+08:00February 5th, 2020|IAB News, IAB Research, Programmatic|

Programmatic & creative: unlocking more powerful ads

It’s not hyperbole to say many in adtech are “majoring in the minors” by not giving creative its due. What accounts for this gap between technology and creative? And how can our industry use creative to its full potential in programmatic? This whitepaper, written by members of our Programmatic Committee, dives deep into the wealth of possibilities in combining creativity and data programmatically.

2020-01-29T09:47:33+08:00January 29th, 2020|Content, IAB News, IAB Research, Programmatic|

What makes a rising star?

The World Economic Forum describes the Asia-Pacific as a beacon for competitiveness, with Singapore recently being named the most competitive economy in the world. We reached out to the IAB SEA+India Rising Stars to learn what skills set them apart and how they keep up with the competitive nature of our industry.

2020-02-18T11:29:04+08:00December 1st, 2019|IAB News, IAB Research, Programmatic, Rising Stars|

Branding in programmatic – what’s holding our industry back?

In a report by Forrester, only 13% of marketers said they use programmatic buying for branding. Josh Quek, Xaxis and Vivek Misra, Anymind Group, decided to investigate what’s holding marketers back from branding via programmatic and which opportunities are being missed by not making use of this channel in our Programmatic Committee.

2019-11-28T11:11:17+08:00November 25th, 2019|IAB News, IAB Research, Programmatic|

What are universal IDs and why should we care?

Universal IDs are touted as a counter-measure to siloed and entangled data, offering a single universal source of truth for a user's journey across the web. But what is the actual state of play of digital identity, and how far away are we from wide adoption of universal IDs in the region?

2019-11-21T17:50:28+08:00November 21st, 2019|IAB News, IAB Research, Programmatic|

Understanding Trust and Transparency Through Premium in Programmatic

Programmatic is often misunderstood as being an opaque ecosystem rife with risk, misrepresentations and understanding. This one-stop summary explains the top five buzzwords in programmatic and how they contribute to affect trust and transparency.

2019-10-24T09:33:56+08:00October 15th, 2019|IAB News, IAB Research, Programmatic|

Does Programmatic Equate to Cheap Media?

The promise of programmatic buying is more efficiency, leading to cheaper costs. But does that have the unintended consequence of driving down the quality of media being bought? In this thought leadership piece, Erin Jang from Dataxu, Shukhrat Yakubov from Criteo and Aaron Leong from Tripadvisor tackle this notion head-on.

2019-10-09T17:02:52+08:00October 2nd, 2019|IAB News, IAB Research, Programmatic|