Forbes Insights recently surveyed over 2,000 companies in the midst of a digital transformation, and found that those in CMO roles are best suited to driving digital revolution within their organizations. When encouragement to innovate and iterate comes from the top, it has a widespread impact on their teams and culture.

Digital revenues for full year 2018 surpassed $100 billion for the first time Internet advertising revenues in the United States totaled $107.5 billion for the full year (“FY”) of 2018, with Q4 2018 accounting for approximately $31.4 billion and Q3 2018 accounting for approximately $26.6 billion. Revenues for FY 2018 increased 21.8% over FY 2017.

This study looks into the different ways consumers watch digital video – going beyond dayparts, demos and/or personas. It illuminates how perception of different types of video advertising is impacted by the motivations and mindset a consumer is experiencing as they choose to watch. The analysis provides correlations between video content and attention to ads, ad relevance and ad receptivity when in these motivation/mindset states.

One of the frequently asked questions about the “plumbing” that enables the multi-touch attribution process to function is how individual users are tracked.

Advertisers report that they expect, on average, to spend $18M in 2019 in digital video—nearly 25% over last year. We are seeing this growth occur across all categories—with Media and Entertainment reported up +75%, and Fashion and Apparel up +45%, since 2018.

Younger, digitally engaged consumers love to use almost any technology that might make their buying process more self-sufficient, whereas traditional consumers are driven more by cost and ease of use.

In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver looks at how "access" has shaped millennials' expectations. How do they differ from other generations?

Digital identification, or “digital ID,” can be authenticated unambiguously through a digital channel, unlocking access to banking, government benefits, education, and many other critical services. The risks and potential for misuse of digital ID are real and deserve careful attention. When well-designed, digital ID not only enables civic and social empowerment, but also makes possible real and inclusive economic gains—a less well understood aspect of the technology. In this research, we develop a framework to understand the potential economic impact of digital ID, informed by an analysis of nearly 100 ways in which digital ID can be used in Brazil, China, Ethiopia, India, Nigeria, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

The IAB expects podcast advertising to exceed $500 million in 2019, which represents growth of about 65% in just two years. For podcasters looking to attract advertisers, demonstrating proof of performance isn’t just a nice-to-have—it’s quickly becoming a need-to-have. And while download metrics can help advertisers understand which podcasts are popular, they don’t tell brand managers anything about the impact their podcast ads have on customers.

Brands must break through and win at shelf, but with an average supermarket stocking over 40,000 different products, that’s no mean feat. Whether it’s a new pack design, advertising at shelf or off-shelf display, virtual reality can help give marketers the confidence that their money will be well-spent.  by Nicole Johnson - Virtual Reality Solutions Manager / Insights Division, Kantar

Procter & Gamble Chief Brand Officer Marc Pritchard called for the creation of an entirely new media supply chain to address the significant challenges facing the industry in transparency, brand safety and privacy.

Top policy experts and trade organizations today launched the new “Privacy for America” coalition, which will work with Congress to support enactment of groundbreaking comprehensive federal consumer data privacy and security legislation.

Our 2019 Risk in Review Study reveals six behaviors that divide risk functions into those helping their organizations take smarter risks on their digital journeys—a group we call Dynamics—and those a step or more behind: the Actives and the Beginners. The groups tell us that risk management, internal audit and compliance professionals (or, collectively risk functions)—far from stalling digital initiatives—can help their organizations meet or beat their transformation goals. Certain risk functions are there now. For others, it’s time to take action.

Brandlive and IBM have partnered together to evaluate the state of companies using live and/or pre recorded video solutions. Last year, the report we released focused specifically on live video. The data gathered for this report comes from the responses of over 200 marketing, training, and sales executives across multiple industries.

Despite early warning signs of a global economic slowdown, the possibility of a recession is not keeping most advertisers up at night. Ad spending will continue to rise across the globe, with digital driving most of the growth. That said, total media and digital ad spending growth rates will be weaker than they were in 2018, but that’s indicative of a market in transformation rather than budgets tightening.

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