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Cooking With Anarchy at Blockchain Xplore

Gavin Dunaway went to the recent Blockchain Xplore conference in New York a couple weeks ago, and here's what he saw and heard. For one thing, blockchain technology is being rolled out seemingly in a parallel way to how the internet was. For another, the need to clean house in…

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The Washington Post Talks About the DSM Flip

We all know Google plans to sunset DSM in 2019, and their publisher clients need a game plan for getting set up with a new OMS Jessica Titmus of the Washington Post shares advice on managing that OMS migration, looking at the Post's experiences migrating from DSM to Operative.

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AdMonsters Webinar: Measuring Up to Revenue Analytics (Video)

View the presentation here. We all know there’s great power in data when it comes to digital media monetization, but unlocking the potential can be laborious, frustrating… and even fruitless. The massive amounts of data flowing throughout the digital advertising ecosystem is both a blessing and curse—it may seem plenty,…

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Report From CES: The Reality Behind the Dream

Not the CES update you want, but maybe the CES update you need. January brings with it cold weather, year-end reconciliations, lower post-Q4 CPMs, and CES. This year I had an audacious plan: I’d go to CES and actually go to CES. You know – the actual show, not just…

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What Is Viewability?

Viewability has been one of the more contentious issues in digital advertising for several years, in spite of the fact that MS Word apparently doesn’t recognize it as a properly spelled word. That’s appropriate, in a way. Media types have found the viewability issue maddening, and most laypersons would never…

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What Is Blockchain?

Blockchain is commonly referred to as a ledger—a shared, decentralized database, made up of so-called “blocks,” which are just hashed records of transactions. In each block, which is permanent and can’t be altered after it’s logged, you have a timestamp and a link to an earlier block. That gives participants…

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What Is Yield Management?

Yield management is a slippery topic to explain, and even more complicated in practice. Rather than explain how it works, it’s probably more helpful to explain what it does. Well… what it’s supposed to do, in theory. First, the problem that yield management aims to solve for publishers: The total…

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