Testing the Waters: Key Questions to Ask Before Jumping into a Data Lake

The challenge for most marketers in approaching a Data Lake as a potential solution is not just understanding what it is, but knowing if it’s right for your company. Before diving in, take a look at a few key questions you should ask yourself when considering a Data Lake platform.

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MySpace Owners Say Their Ad-Tech is Ahead of Facebook’s

Tim and Chris Vanderhook, the brothers who bought MySpace in June 2011, are introducing a new ad-tech platform, pitching the same “real people” targeting that is core to Facebook’s ad offering. And they say their tech is better.

Interactive Media Holdings Rebrands As ‘Viant,’ Unleashes An ‘Advertising Cloud’

Interactive Media Holdings (IMH), the operating company behind ad network Specific Media, social network MySpace, video ad platform Vindico and smart TV system Xumo, rebranded Wednesday as Viant.

Did My Ad Really Work? Closing the Loop on Data Onboarding

Why is there such disparity between TV and digital video ad spend today? The amount of online channels is nearly endless, and digital ads have far more potential to be interactive and engaging than traditional television ads.

Here Are The Three Biggest Things Advertisers Should Be Focusing on in 2015

The quest to “know your customer” has changed drastically. Before the internet, marketers would only have a person’s mailing address. Now they’re able to extract an incredible amount of data about their customers from their social media handles, IP addresses, and mobile device IDs. In other words, customer anonymity is officially a thing of the […]