Death, Taxes, and Change: Adapting to Digital Transformation

Posted by Trish Lemley on Apr 16, 2019 1:00:00 PM

You know the famous Benjamin Franklin quote: “There are only two certainties in life – death and taxes.” But I think we can certainly say there are 3 certainties in life and things we can’t avoid: death, taxes AND change. And is it me or does it seem like the changes in our industry are dizzying?

Just when you feel like you’ve got one new thing figured out, the next bright, shiny, confusing object of our industry's affection comes along to rock your world. It seem like we’ve been in a constant state of ‘digital transformation’ and transition for over 10 years. 

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Topics: Digital, Digital vs. Traditional, Digital Transformation

The Promise of Media in 2019

Posted by John White on Mar 13, 2019 2:34:43 PM

In 2018, media didn't get easier; but maybe we got smarter. 2018 was a fascinating year for media. We collectively moved past the “Blockchain” fad in Media because, well, it’s really hard to coordinate.

We saw more and more advertisers put the hammer down on fraud in ways they had only threatened to do before. We saw OTT/CTV take center stage with some huge announcements around direct-to-consumer offerings. And, maybe most importantly, we saw genuine movement around consolidated measurement; but even still, I find myself writing similar headlines for this article yet again.

Here’s what I learned about media in 2018. 

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Topics: Television Advertising, Linear TV, Media Trends, OTT