Tuesday Sep 25th

  • 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.

  • Putting data in the driver’s seat to reach consumers-on-the-go

    Putting data in the driver’s seat to reach consumers-on-the-go

    Imagine how blind we were before the data. The question now for brand managers is what to do with all the new knowledge. Big data in marketing circles often refers to the enormous amounts of data that businesses collect from marketing campaigns, customers, and business leads collated through different channels.

  • Meet the e-privacy regulations with login alliances

    Meet the e-privacy regulations with login alliances

    If you want to find out how to manage tracking users despite e-privacy regulation and to bypass the new hurdles, keep reading.

  • 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.

  • Man vs Machine: Will AI put our humanity at stake?

    Man vs Machine: Will AI put our humanity at stake?

    The vision of an all-knowing, omni-present intelligent being that forms the backbone of our everyday lives has been portrayed in movies that captivate the imagination of many. Today, that vision is not too far from reality, and we are seeing this at work through artificial intelligence (AI) – from AI-powered voice assistants like Alexa, to helping solve traffic issues, enabling the sequencing of DNA, tackling business problems and transforming industries such as tech, healthcare to logistics and fintech.

  • Technology that raises the bar in the conversational application world

    Technology that raises the bar in the conversational application world

    “The next mainstream computing platform may not be bots, AR, or VR, but rather voice-based computing”, Alexandre Linares, Founder of Alpine.AI believes and points out that it is estimated that there will be 24.5 million voice-first devices shipped this year, which will lead to a total device footprint of 33 million devices in circulation.

  • 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”.

  • Marketers struggle with consumer-first approach, survey reveals

    Marketers struggle with consumer-first approach, survey reveals

    In a worldwide call for better respect for consumer privacy and relevant advertising experiences, a new report from MediaMath shows that although the majority of marketers understands the commercial importance of focusing on the consumer experience, many of them are still failing to adopt best practice.

  • 8 ways to ‘speak human’ and change the game

    8 ways to ‘speak human’ and change the game

    Nobody starts out automatically caring about your products or services. They care about how you can make a difference in their lives. No matter the context, all relationships begin with a “handshake moment,” whether literally or figuratively—those first few introductory moments that reveal a great deal about the character of the person standing before you. Why should company interactions with current and prospective customers or clients be any different?

  • Reconsidering data privacy on social media

    Reconsidering data privacy on social media

    When using social networks, it is important to observe legal provisions with regards to content, comments and monitoring, since in social media marketing a variety of areas are included, such as supporting sales, simplifying service consulting, promoting advertising, attracting new customers or just improving the public perception of the company. Not to mention that social networks are preferably used for market research purposes via social media monitoring. In any case, it is important to respect some basic consumer data protection rights.

  • 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:

  • Blockchain technology – trendsetter and transformer

    Blockchain technology – trendsetter and transformer

    The trending topic in IT, Blockchain, keeps the tech industry currently on its toes, as the distributed, decentralized database of blocks is considered impossible to get hacked: Many different servers verify algorithms for storing and uploading information, besides allowing all users of the network to see all the histories of changes or adjustments to a file or a block. Due to the security of decentralized storage and the elimination of third-party verification of transactions, processes can be automated.

  • Predictive and prescriptive analytics essential in marketing

    Predictive and prescriptive analytics essential in marketing

    Marketing without analytics is unthinkable today since analytics are the nexus between processes and technologies that enable marketers to evaluate the success of their marketing initiatives, providing invaluable assistance in driving marketing efforts forward.

  • Be connected on the go

    Be connected on the go

    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.

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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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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Meltwater launches data science platform Fairhair.ai to tame real-time market signals found in world’s online data

Category: August 2018 - Predictive Algorithms & Native Ads
In the quest to become data-driven, companies are increasingly investing in Business Intelligence (BI) software to gain a competitive advantage. Yet, the insights generated by those tools are mostly f
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Making real-time operational decisions in the blink of an eye

Category: August 2018 - Predictive Algorithms & Native Ads
Simply having predictive models that suggest what might be done won’t be enough to stay ahead of the competition, Bill Frank states in his article “Let algorithms decide – and act &n
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Previous month's highlights

Tomorrow’s News 2018 survey points out challenges for platforms and advertisers

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing

According to a survey published by Reuters Plus, executives think platforms should do more to combat fake news. Of the 1,587 global executives surveyed, 87% think Google and Facebook should do more to control fake news, while 81% believe that Google and Facebook should be held accountable for content.

A strategic approach to video marketing makes the big difference

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing

The good old moving picture, aka video, is a popular tool for all companies that have something to show or to explain, making it interesting for marketing. Besides the fact that almost 90% of Internet users between the ages of 14 and 29 watch videos online every week, meaning that the most potent buyer group is undoubtedly video affine. Much of the consumption time of online videos is by no means attributable to new-modern social phenomena, such as binge-watching on large series and film platforms, but company’s advertising videos are often as well consumed on social media channels. In addition, the increased use of the internet via smartphone is boosting the need for new video marketing measures. If you manage to get into the microcosm of a potential buyer, advertising on video content can actually be lucrative.

Challenges to keep an eye on when using videos in email marketing

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing

Videos are said to be strong traffic and engagement guarantors in online marketing, especially when used in social media, since posting live videos and short clips is explicitly encouraged and promoted by networks like Facebook where visual content gets a lot of attention.

mPOS (mobile Point-of-Sale)

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing

An mPOS (mobile Point-of-Sale) is a smartphone, tablet or dedicated wireless device that performs the functions of a cash register or electronic point of sale (POS) device. in fact, any smartphone or tablet can be transformed into an mPOS with a downloadable mobile app.

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

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

Know the ropes when searching verbally

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)

MediaMath deliberates on digital marketing for better marketers-consumers connection

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

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)

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)

Voice shopping set to rise exponentially

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

AI makes search engine advertising simply better

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

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)
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