RainFocus is a ‘unified events and marketing’ platform that enables companies to integrate ‘events’ into their martech stack and their customers’ journeys. I recently spoke with the company’s CEO, JR Sherman, to discuss his industry, the impact of the pandemic and “navigating the most significant advancement in experiential marketing since the internet was embraced in […]
2021 Digital Trends – Media, Entertainment & Telecoms Industry
This report explores topics including: the impact of the 5G network on the current media landscape, customer experience (CX), data management, and the challenges that must be overcome for organisations to succeed. It looks at how investing in marketing technology and CX management can help unlock new opportunities, such as 5G, while also creating competitive differentiation.
Articles on tech, media and telecoms
I recently caught up with James Brown, who is Head of International for the sell-side advertising platform, Magnite. We discuss his role, the impact of new privacy measures, and the future of programmatic.. What has been your biggest achievement since you’ve been at Magnite, and can you explain your role? Magnite was born by bringing […]
Looking to 2022, we’ve collected predictions from the world of adtech and performance to find out the big trends of the next 12 months in digital advertising. From first-party data and retail media, to ad creative and upper-funnel campaigns, the list is dominated by the ongoing challenges created by Covid-19, changing views on privacy, and […]
ITV’s Head of Product Stuart Jones talks to digital strategy consultancy Good Growth about product management and testing at ITV Hub.
“As a news business, we need to be able to react as situations evolve,” said Tom Hunter, Head of Audience Planning at Guardian News and Media, at last month’s Festival of Marketing. Before 2018, the publication was struggling to execute this reactive strategy in its customer engagement strategy. “We had a lot of siloed data […]
Understanding China’s internet and marketing landscape is no longer just the preserve of ‘China-watchers’ or entrepreneurs who want to start up a business in China.
Nikki Hawke is the Chief Marketing Officer of Hivestack – a global ad tech leader in programmatic digital out of home (DOOH) advertising. We caught up with Hawke to find out more about her role, the benefits of programmatic DOOH, and why she believes it should be a key part of a wider omni-channel strategy. […]
Since the discontinuation of Google Glass back in 2015, the wearables market has focused on smartwatches and fitness trackers. In 2021, however, a new pair of smart glasses – created by Facebook in partnership with Ray-Ban – could usher in a new era of mainstream wearable technology. But will it take off, even amid privacy […]
Today we’re speaking to the newly-appointed CEO of Hubspot, Yamini Rangan. She discusses her new role, the importance of authentic leadership, and the future of CX. How do you maintain an effective work/life balance? These days, work-life balance may seem like a challenging feat. Work-from-home burnout is a reality, and that’s why it’s so essential […]
As the dust settles on the abandoned European Super League revolt, Tom Dougherty, MD at Unrvld, a new digital agency, predicts this won’t be the last time we see major sports brands attempt to go OTT.
Demand for SVOD services (or subscription video on demand) has surged in the past 18 months, with one in two British customers now paying for multiple streaming services at the same time. In light of this, Sunny Bhurji, Sky TV’s Marketing Director, spoke at the Festival of Marketing this week about how the organisation has […]
There is currently a thirst in the industry for a solution to bridge the gap between television advertising and online advertising.
Augmented reality (AR) is quickly becoming one of the most interesting technologies in the digital space.
The advent of programmatic trading has revolutionised online advertising by allowing ad placements to be bought rapidly, efficiently and automatically.
The new age of audio: What does it mean for advertising?
This briefing explores the developments behind the “audio renaissance”. How new audio media like podcasting changed what listeners have come to expect from audio advertising and why these new ad formats are believed to be so effective. It also looks at the challenges around audio advertising and the solutions that are being created to try and address them.
Super apps: How the rest of the world is following in China’s footsteps
WeChat is no longer the only super app ecosystem available to Chinese internet users. In her recent Internet Trends 2019 report, Mary Meeker highlighted the growing trend of super apps both within and outside of China.
Mobile phone retailer Mobiles.co.uk works with Kickdynamic to automate emails whose content could be personalised in real time, achieving a 44% increase in email sales and 21% increase in mobile engagement.
Digital agency Amido develops audio-to-text solution that reduced time spent on administrative tasks and allowed sales teams to focus on commercial opportunities.
The football club, looking to enhance engagement on both match days and non-match days, develops an app that keeps fans updated and that can hold game tickets.
Stats on tech, media and telecoms – explore the ISD
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