ADVERTISER CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT
WPP | February 01, 2022
WPP and Instacart, the leading online grocery platform in North America, today announced a new partnership offering advertising solutions and measurement tools for CPG brands. The first of its kind partnership will give WPP and its clients early insight into Instacart Ads product offerings and access to new tools and features on the platform.
With the largest footprint across the CPG category globally, WPP recognized the importance of building advanced retail and commerce capabilities early on. The partnership with Instacart Ads, which offers a robust suite of advertising products, reflects WPP’s commitment to lead the market by delivering advanced, end-to-end commerce solutions that allow brands to thrive in online environments.
As the inaugural Analytics API partner, WPP will gain access to a custom analytics API and data integration tool that enables WPP agencies to develop unique insights for clients, including basket analysis and lifetime value. The partnership will also include custom campaign measurement and management indexes to ensure clients can optimize spend and sustainable growth on the platform.
Additionally, the companies will co-develop the first Instacart Ads agency certification program designed to provide teams with an advanced level of proficiency across Instacart’s app and products. As part of this commitment, WPP and Instacart Ads will collaborate on the learning agenda and content, and WPP teams will gain access to the certification program before it is launched to the general market. WPP has committed to having 1,000 employees certified by the program within the first six months of launch.
The pandemic has rapidly transformed the way people shop and what they expect from brands online. This behavioral shift means we need to use cutting-edge advertising tools for brands that now need to connect and engage with their consumers across all channels. We are delighted that our new partnership with Instacart Ads will allow WPP agencies to deliver even more innovative solutions to clients that enhance the online grocery shopping experience.”
Doug Chavez, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at WPP
WPP is the creative transformation company. We use the power of creativity to build better futures for our people, planet, clients and communities.
IRIS.TV, Reticle | October 05, 2021
Reticle, the leading Emotional AI for digital advertising, announced its integration with IRIS.TV, the leading video data platform. Marketers will now be able to use Reticle’s emotional data signals to contextually target relevant, brand-safe inventory across thousands of IRIS-enabled™ premium publishers on connected TV and video worldwide.
Reticle’s Emotional AI has a taxonomy of 19+ positive emotional signals, enabling advertisers to match the emotional tone of their ad with prospective advertising placements to enhance ad viewing experiences. With this partnership, Reticle’s leadership position in emotional targeting will now be applied to online video and CTV inventory through IRIS.TV’s video data platform.
“Supply transparency, brand safety, and genre targeting should be table stakes. Through our partnership with IRIS.TV, brands can now leverage Brand Optimal, video-level contextual data to ensure every dollar spent on premium OLV and CTV effectively activates against brand communications strategies, reinforces creative messaging, increases ad relevance, and maximizes media effectiveness,”
said Jonah Cait, VP of Product.
IRIS.TV simplifies the complexity and fragmentation of the video ecosystem across CTV and premium digital video, providing access, for the first time, to video-level data. Before IRIS.TV, contextual and brand-safety data for videos was only available by analyzing the text on a web page, and was an impossibility for CTV. Now, marketers can put every video in context to confidently buy CTV and premium video inventory based on video-level contextual and brand-safety analysis and according to the specific topical nature of every video, in concert with Reticle.
“We’re excited to welcome Reticle to our video data ecosystem, Reticle is the industry leader in emotional AI and offers an extremely unique solution for marketers seeking to align their brand with consumers at the right moment. Reticle customers can now unlock these capabilities across all IRIS-enabled online video and CTV inventory, which is a huge win for brands, publishers, and viewers...”
said Field Garthwaite, Co-Founder and CEO, IRIS.TV.
IRIS.TV unites thousands of potential integrations into a single ecosystem, bringing together publishers, data partners, ad servers, and SSPs into a platform that allows publishers’ video content to be analyzed and categorized into industry-accepted brand-safe and contextual segments that can be purchased by marketers through any DSP via direct, private marketplace, and open auction buying.
With a focus on behavioral science and human emotion, Reticle is an artificial intelligence system specializing in emotional comprehension and expression, capable of classifying advertising inventory into emotional categories. By matching the emotional intent of an ad with the placements where audiences are most receptive to that emotion, advertisers are able to maximize brand-building impact and make their media dollars work harder
IRIS.TV is engineering the most open video data ecosystem in the world to power meaningful connections between brands and consumers. Our video data platform provides publishers, media brands and connected tv apps with secure onboarding and activation of their video data and marketers with video-level transparency. Since 2013, we’ve enabled our partners to build scalable solutions on top of our platform including video-level contextual and brand-safe ad targeting, third-party verification, personalized video recommendations, and measurement & analytics solutions
DYNATA | December 14, 2021
Dynata, the world's largest first-party data platform for insights, activation and measurement, today announced it has acquired 0ptimus Analytics, an artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) data science and technology company whose proprietary platform connects, models and transforms insights into activation at scale in real time. The acquisition of 0ptimus makes Dynata's first-party data immediately more actionable, connecting it with trusted second- and third-party data in a seamless and automated way. Dynata's connected data solutions enable clients to create, understand and activate custom audiences, enrich data sets and measure the effectiveness of advertising, all in a single integrated environment
Since its founding in 2013, 0ptimus has been at the forefront of developing connected data approaches leveraging market insights, data science, predictive analytics, and proprietary software platform solutions to identify the right people and the right messages to drive brand growth. By adding 0ptimus' portfolio of solutions, and deep expertise in data science, Dynata makes it easier and faster for marketers to connect customer intelligence and consumer insights into custom first-party, people-based audiences for media, marketing and CRM activation at scale.
This new addition, along with Dynata's recent acquisition of Ameritest, a leading creative testing firm, enables Dynata to offer clients a complete end-to-end suite of advertising solutions -- from audience discovery, connected data, campaign activation to advertising effectiveness measurement and optimization.
We believe that understanding the real behaviors and true motivations of real people is the foundation of marketing success. We help clients understand who their real customer is and then target them for maximum engagement. We're excited to join Dynata and continue to help brands in their efforts to understand and engage their audiences to drive demand and grow their business."
Scott Tranter, Founder and CEO of 0ptimus Analytics.
"There is a natural synergy between 0ptimus and Dynata's existing advertising solutions portfolio, leveraging our first-party data and connecting it to our clients' data and third-party sources, which provides the foundation for better understanding audiences, creating models and activating campaigns to improve advertising effectiveness," said Gary S. Laben, CEO of Dynata. "The addition of 0ptimus' capabilities reinforces our commitment to helping our clients to not only uncover insights, but also activate these insights, measure results, and ultimately drive growth."
Dynata is the world's largest first-party data platform for insights, activation and measurement. With a reach that encompasses over 62 million consumers and business professionals globally, and an extensive library of individual profile attributes collected through surveys, Dynata is the cornerstone for precise, trustworthy quality data. The company has built innovative data services and solutions around its robust first-party data offering to bring the voice of the customer to the entire marketing continuum – from strategy, innovation, and branding to advertising, measurement, and optimization. Dynata serves more than 6,000 market research, media and advertising agencies, publishers, consulting and investment firms and corporate customers in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
0ptimus Analytics is a vertically integrated artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) data science and technology company. Since its founding in 2013, 0ptimus has been at the forefront of integrating custom research with advanced data science analytics, predictive modeling, and software engineering innovation to measure, analyze and predict the behaviors of people. 0ptimus transforms data-driven insight on how people think, feel and act into predictive models and deterministic people-based audiences, for activation at scale on-demand in real-time.