Will There Be Another Marketing Services Renaissance for the Leading Credit Bureaus?

Creating innovative products and solutions starts with collaboration By Rick Erwin, Adstra CEO | Adweek – February 27, 2023 Most people are familiar with the three largest U.S. credit bureaus—Experian, Equifax and TransUnion—as well as their place within the financial data ecosystem. But these credit bureaus also play a sizable role in advertising. Since 1990, […]

CTV Represents the Best Opportunity to Get Privacy Right

By Jason Bier – General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer, Adstra February 8, 2023: Streaming Media CTV Represents the Best Opportunity to Get Privacy Right This year marks a pivotal moment in the relationship between advertising and consumer privacy. Several state-wide laws were enacted on January 1, but enforcement for those rules doesn’t begin until […]

Ideal Insights January/February 2022

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“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”  – Albert Einstein January / February The past year brought many positives as the world continued to emerge from the worst of the pandemic. It also brought some new challenges, including hyperinflation and uncertain […]

Clean Rooms Can’t Solve Brands’ Identity Needs

– Bryan MacDonald, Adstra EVP, Head of Product and Digital Operations Within the digital advertising space, 2022 will probably go down as the “year of the clean room.” In another year full of upheaval, where Google delayed cookie deprecation (again), and federal privacy legislation stalled (again), marketers fully adopted the clean room concept, looking for […]

Ideal Insights: Privacy

“Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.”  – Steve Jobs To learn more about what we do or are interested in previous newsletters, please visit our website at Adstradata.com or follow us on LinkedIn @Adstra, or Facebook @Adstradata. Welcome to the new ideal!

CDPs Are Not the Answer to the Identity Challenge

By Bryan MacDonald, EVP: Head of Product & Digital Operations, Adstra Many brands are looking out at a changing marketing ecosystem and trying to find the path forward. There’s a clear need for first party data, and with it, an identity solution that helps brands reach their customers wherever they are. The quest for identity […]

CTV Suppliers Need Identity to Maintain Margin

By James Hsu, VP Identity Products, Adstra Connected TV is having its moment in the spotlight with both consumers and advertisers. Streaming now has the largest share of TV time, greater than broadcast or cable. Agencies are expected to spend 53% more on CTV advertising this year compared to last year. And political campaigns will […]

Ideal Insights Nov/Dec 2022

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“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”  – Thomas A. Edison MARKETING INSIGHTS As we begin to shift our thinking to 2023, we thought it might be time to also rethink our ideal insights format going forward. Specifically, we are looking to provide readers more concise […]

A Downturn Is the Right Time to Invest in Identity Content

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Is your mar tech powered by quality consumer data? By Charlie Swift, EVP, Head of Marketing and Account Management, Adstra Adweek: September 29, 2022 Economic downturns are often the best times to invest. While this is true of consumer investors, it’s also true for brands looking to build out their marketing capabilities in order to […]

Multi-room is the New Multi-ID
Headache for Publishers

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Digiday, September 12, 2022 Clean room mania is sweeping the digital media industry as brands look for ways to identify and target consumers without the use of cookies. While clean rooms are a viable option for targeting amid cookie depreciation, their popularity is producing yet another challenge for buyers and sellers: they can’t keep up […]