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Sheryl Ryan
Sheryl Ryan

What it’s like to have the best job in America right now

By on September 24, 2017

Originally written by Anin Cain for Business Insider. Data scientists have the best job in America, according to Glassdoor. The field may be relatively new and occasionally vaguely defined, but one thing’s for sure — it’s also growing. That’s because, in the digital age, the amount of data available is only going to continue to grow exponentially. And we’ll need […]

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First Look: Impact Radius Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Certification Program

By on August 1, 2017

Read the original post by Mobile Marketing Watch. MMW received an advance look over the weekend at big news announced today by the folks at Impact Radius, a professed pioneer in global digital marketing technology solutions. The company has just announced what it calls the first-ever Partner Manager Certification program to develop training… MMW received […]

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IPA Bellwether Report Q2 2017

By on July 20, 2017

Originally written by Hugh Williams for ExchangeWire. Marketing budgets are being sustained at a robust rate, but Brexit, political uncertainty, and rising inflation are impacting financial prospects, reveals Q2 2017 IPA Bellwether, released this Wednesday (19 July). Report highlights – Largest expansion in marketing budgets for just under a year – Optimism regarding company financial […]

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Ad tech company Rocket Fuel sold for a fraction of its peak $2 billion valuation, and it marks the end of an era

By on July 8, 2017

Originally written by Mike Shields of Business Insider. When a company that pulled in over $450 million in revenue in 2016 and over $95 million during the first quarter of this year suddenly sells for just $125.5 million, it raises eyebrows. That’s what happened on Tuesday when the ad tech company Rocket Fuel was acquired by […]

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MoPub Is Testing Ways To Do More With Twitter Data

By on June 12, 2017

Originally written by Allison Schiff of AdExchanger. After years of will they/won’t they, MoPub is finally going to take better advantage of Twitter data. The mobile exchange, acquired by Twitter in 2013, is testing so-called audience packages in the form of audience segments powered by proprietary data coming from Twitter. The product is in alpha with […]

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Facebook’s Measurement Snafu Raises The Need For Unbiased Verification

By on May 18, 2017

Originally written by Tobi Elkin of MediaPost. As advertisers are demanding more transparency from their technology and media partners, including transparency on how digital media is measured, Facebook’s metrics snafus continue to mount. This week, the social media giant issued another mea culpa, and said it is offering refunds to advertisers after finding a bug […]

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Confessions of a verification firm data scientist: It’s good when Facebook errs

By on May 16, 2017

Originally written by Ross Benes of Digiday. Throughout the ad supply chain, at some point everyone has motivation for schadenfreude. For the latest installment of our anonymous Confessions series, we talked to a data scientist at a verification vendor who works with publishers, agencies, brands and programmatic platforms. The data scientist said that he roots for […]

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Ad network takes steps to reduce fraud

By on May 11, 2017

Originally written by Maria Korolov of CSO Online. The fraud rates for online ads are scary, with advertisers losing billions of dollars each year. Last week, Pixalate released a report showing that 35 percent of U.S. desktop ad impressions sold through programmatic advertising networks are fraudulent. Programmatic ads are those purchased through online networks, often through […]

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As verification services grow, agencies and publishers duel over who pays

By on April 5, 2017

Originally written by Ross Benes for Digiday. Publishing execs spend a lot of time thinking about who will pay for vendor fees, and these anxieties aren’t going away. As fake news, viewability, methbot and platform measurement errors created problems for advertisers over the past year, the demand for third-party verification increased. As these services become […]

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Impact Radius Unveils New York Office on Park Avenue as Company Continues Global Expansion

By on March 29, 2017

Read the original announcement as posted by PRNewswire. The Company’s Foray into New York City highlights its Rapid and Consistent Growth NEW YORK, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Impact Radius, a fully-integrated suite of products for performance marketing, ad fraud detection and media attribution & analytics, is proud to announce the opening of its brand […]

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