Tuesday Sep 25th

  • Make use of the full potential of AR

    Make use of the full potential of AR

    Most executives make their decisions based on the perspectives, trends and cycles that are already known today. However, this view carries the risk of thinking too linearly and of missing out on the crucial innovation point.

  • When I grow up, I want to be a sense maker

    When I grow up, I want to be a sense maker

    Ask a five-year-old what they want to be when they grow up. Chances are: ‘machine learning specialist’ will not rise to the top of the list. For decades, our show and tells have been catwalks for classic capitalism, where mini pilots and policemen strut their oversized uniforms for kindergarten audiences. We’re very comfortable with our kids wanting a career as a doctor or a lawyer when they grow up; we may even entertain the idea of builder or architect for some years. But, at the end of the day, when varsity fees are all paid up, we’re still pulling our old-school paradigms, like a hood, over our eyes and expecting our kids to have the same jobs that we’ve had.

  • 5G: The roadmap to launch in Asia

    5G: The roadmap to launch in Asia

    By 2022, there will be 280 million 5G subscriptions in Asia Pacific, with 5G service revenue reaching US$4.5 billion. Compared to previous generations of networks, 5G’s significance lies in its capability to offer real time end-to-end service offerings. Alongside the emergence of technologies such as the IoT, drones, smart devices and with increased mobile phone uptake, 5G has been seen as a key enabler of all these by providing the infrastructure to carry large amounts of data, creating a smarter and more connected world and also driving the digital economy.

  • Prospects of the video industry

    Prospects of the video industry

    The digital media and entertainment industry continues to be in constant change. New streaming offers will hit the market, merge or even disappear, and some will break new ground in their efforts to engage audiences. All this won’t be without consequences but affect the entire media industry, says Jim O'Neill, principal analyst, Ooyala, and gives some predictions of what he thinks will happen:

  • Fake store growth requires new cybercrime definition, says JC3 and APWG

    Fake store growth requires new cybercrime definition, says JC3 and APWG

    The Japan Cybercrime Control Center (JC3) and the global counter-cybercrime association APWG just released a report detailing the enormous, rapid growth in fake shopping websites pretending to be retail shopping sites, using data from the Japanese National Policy Agency (NPA). These “fake store” websites accounted for about 7,000 reports of consumers in Japan being victimized by the theft of money or their personal information between June 2016 and June 2017.

  • Social media seen as critical channel for delivering a consistent customer experience

    Social media seen as critical channel for delivering a consistent customer experience

    Hootsuite just released its Social Media Barometer Report 2018, a global survey on the importance and use of social media within small, medium and enterprise organizations across industries.

  • Smarketer’s AI-driven Google algorithm delivers data-driven decisions with even better campaign results

    Smarketer’s AI-driven Google algorithm delivers data-driven decisions with even better campaign results

    To get the best possible results with Google Ads, marketers create sophisticated campaigns based on search terms, products, users' location or devices. Now even more efficient results can be achieved with the new AI-driven Google algorithm, that delivers data-driven decisions and better campaign results with the same budget. Best of all, these results can be topped with the Triple-A Approach (Audience, Automation, and Attribution) that has been incorporated into the algorithm, developed by the pure Google Ads agency Smarketer.

  • Lack of data-led creativity the leading cause of wasted digital ad-spend, new IAB report finds

    Lack of data-led creativity the leading cause of wasted digital ad-spend, new IAB report finds

    Poor data application in the creative process is leading to a significant wastage in digital ad spend, according to the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Singapore’s Measurement, Standards & Data Committee in its latest white paper, “Creativity Inspired by Data”.

  • AppNexus expands inventory quality initiative and introduces Guaranteed Views

    AppNexus expands inventory quality initiative and introduces Guaranteed Views

    AppNexus just announced a partnership with the cybersecurity company White Ops to shut down the flow of advertising dollars to cybercriminals. AppNexus adopts White Ops’ technology layer to power pre-bid fraud prevention across the AppNexus Marketplace and extend its in-house Inventory Quality team’s focus to include advanced research on emerging challenges like hate speech and “fake news” and formats like video and native.

  • Spoiler alert! The future is …

    Spoiler alert! The future is …

    Spoilers are everywhere. Remember that season’s finale episode that you’ve been planning to watch once you get home from work? Spoiled. Or that insanely good plot twist that was supposed to blow your mind? Yup, spoiled too. It doesn’t matter where you are or what time zone you are in. Chances are, someone from across the globe will not be able to contain their excitement and will drop the bomb on social media before that mind-blowing plot twist even had the chance to ‘surprise’ you first hand. It sucks, right?

  • Priceless® experiences rolling out for League of Legends esports community

    Priceless® experiences rolling out for League of Legends esports community

    Mastercard announced a multi-year partnership with Riot Games to become the first global sponsor for League of Legends esports, the largest esport in the world. This first-of-its-kind global agreement signifies Mastercard’s support of the esports community and further diversifies the technology company’s world-class sports and entertainment portfolio.

  • UX and SEO make an unbeatable team

    UX and SEO make an unbeatable team

    The days when websites were optimized for search engines only and flooded with keywords are long gone. The focus is now on the user and his individual needs and experiences, but the need for a target group-oriented approach is still challenging for many marketers.

  • Circles.Life partnered with Adobe to deepen customer insight and enable better CX

    Circles.Life partnered with Adobe to deepen customer insight and enable better CX

    Born with the vision of revolutionizing the telco industry by giving power back to customers, the Singapore-based company Circle.Life is the world's first fully digital telco and has become the fastest-growing telco in Singapore since its commercial launch two years ago.

  • Security tips for ad server operators

    Security tips for ad server operators

    When delivering advertising, the SSL / TLS protocol must be used, to encrypt the data traffic between the client and the web server. What we want to highlight in this article, however, is the fact that encryption must also include all participating ad servers within the delivery chain so that fraudsters cannot succeed in hiding ransomware or Trojans in banners and distributing them that way:

This week's highlights

Tag management provides structure in online marketing

Category: September 2018 - Marketing Analytics, Automation & Attribution
Whether analysis, retargeting, A/B-testing or affiliate marketing: For each of these campaigns, a so-called tag per website must be set to collect the desired data about the website visitor. The task
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Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.3 provides increased control, rich integration, greater scalability and container support

Category: September 2018 - Marketing Analytics, Automation & Attribution
One of the world's leading provider of open source solutions, Red Hat, announced the general availability of Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.3, the latest version of its enterprise framework for automating an
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Priceless® experiences rolling out for League of Legends esports community

Category: September 2018 - Marketing Analytics, Automation & Attribution
Mastercard announced a multi-year partnership with Riot Games to become the first global sponsor for League of Legends esports, the largest esport in the world. This first-of-its-kind global agreement
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Publicis Groupe launches Digital Lab to expand digital business transformation capabilities globally

Category: August 2018 - Predictive Algorithms & Native Ads
Publicis Groupe Singapore just announced the launch of Publicis Digital Lab to expand the agency’s digital business transformation capability. The fully-integrated digital lab combines machine l
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Combining marketing, controlling, and IT serve tailor-made offers without asking questions

Category: August 2018 - Predictive Algorithms & Native Ads
What if we could use our customers' complete buying history, including all transaction data, to predict the next most likely purchase for each customer? This information would allow us to conduct indi
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Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML)

Category: August 2018 - Predictive Algorithms & Native Ads
The Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML) is an XML-based predictive model interchange format that provides a way for analytic applications to describe and exchange predictive models produced by dat
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Previous month's highlights

Mobile websites: The underestimated communications channel

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing

Apparently, mobile optimization, the preparation of the corporate website for optimal display on smartphones and tablets, is deemed negligible by many marketing or sales decision makers - in the otherwise often very innovative, industrial companies.

AppNexus expands inventory quality initiative and introduces Guaranteed Views

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing

AppNexus just announced a partnership with the cybersecurity company White Ops to shut down the flow of advertising dollars to cybercriminals. AppNexus adopts White Ops’ technology layer to power pre-bid fraud prevention across the AppNexus Marketplace and extend its in-house Inventory Quality team’s focus to include advanced research on emerging challenges like hate speech and “fake news” and formats like video and native.

FreakOut about the future of native ads

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing

Asian eMarketing met recently with Narayan Murthy Ivaturi, VP South East Asia & India, in charge of strategic partnerships, product integration and development for FreakOut, one of Japan's largest ad-tech companies.

Be connected on the go

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing

Mobility is gaining traction worldwide. By 2022, more than 4 in 10 employees around the world are expected to be mobile, according to Strategy Analytics and IDC reported that global spending on mobility-related hardware, software, and services – such as smartphones, enterprise mobility management software and mobile connectivity services will reach US$1.72 trillion by 2021, up by 8.5% compared to last year.

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UX and SEO make an unbeatable team

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Allocate your search engine advertising budget strategically

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

MediaMath deliberates on digital marketing for better marketers-consumers connection

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Google Assistant: Ready to help and spy on you wherever possible

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Digital voice assistants set a trend in the SEO market of the future

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Getting Google’s attention with voice-based search

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Technology that raises the bar in the conversational application world

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Know the ropes when searching verbally

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Voice shopping set to rise exponentially

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
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