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  • asiCast 103: The new UKOM contract – a step towards a cross-media measurement solution?

    Earlier this month we reported on the new contract for UK Online Measurement (UKOM) that has been awarded to Ipsos. We suggested at the time that this could play a significant role in any moves towards development of cross-media measurement – not least because a single-source multi-device panel will provide… Read more

  • asiCast 102: The origin and role of the Global TV Group

    In this asiCast Brian Jacobs of BJ&A talks to Lindsey Clay, CEO of Thinkbox, about its work as the marketing body for commercial television in the UK and the origins and role of the Global TV Group she was instrumental in putting together and of which she is President. The… Read more

  • asiCast 101: Measuring out-of-home sports viewing in India

    India has many religions and the one that most Indians have in common is cricket. In the spring of 2019 the festival of the annual Indian Premier League coincided with the International Cricket Council’s World Cup competition and broadcasters were concerned that unreported audiences would result in substantial losses of… Read more

  • asiCast 100: Behind the scenes at asi

    As the centenary edition of our occasional series of podcasts approached, we decided an appropriate way to celebrate was to provide listeners with an insight into the early days of asi. To that end our Research Director Richard Marks interviewed Mike Sainsbury, the founder of the company, to ask about… Read more

  • asiCast 99: A ground-breaking solution for podcast measurement

    In this asiCast we invited Paul Kennedy, RAJAR’s Research Director, to talk with Stacey Goers, Senior Product Manager, Podcasts at NPR (National Public Radio) in the States. Paul discusses with Stacey RAD, (Remote Audio Data) the ground-breaking solution for podcast measurement she has been closely involved in developing over the… Read more

  • asiCast 98: Jane Clarke talks television attribution and cross-media measurement

    In this asiCast interview our Research Director, Richard Marks, talks with Jane Clarke,  Managing Director of CIMM (the Coalition for Innovative Media Management) in the US. Television attribution is a relatively new data science discipline that started in digital media measurement with Multi-Touch Attribution (MTA) – but TV hasn’t always… Read more

  • asiCast 97: The prospects for the Britbox SVOD product

    Shortly after the announcement that the BBC and ITV were planning to launch their SVOD product Britbox, Richard Marks spoke with Nigel Walley, CEO of Decipher, about the project. It offers the best of British television (from the BBC and ITV) and the interview outlines the history behind the project.… Read more

  • asiCast 96: Will publishing survive until 2030?

    At the heart of publishing is the curation of information and whether the industry survives depends upon the type and quality of the information provided and the extent to which people will continue to be prepared to pay for it. In this interview Colin Morrison, publisher of the highly regarded… Read more

  • asiCast 95: News attribution on social media

    Many publishers regard Facebook and other social media as essential for extending their reach to audiences around the world. These news aggregating services are increasingly popular to consumers as a source. However, this extended reach comes at a cost to publishers as content is credited to the platform and attribution… Read more

  • asiCast 94: Quality over quantity in the attention economy

    Lumen has for a number of years used eye tracking to measure and predict visual engagement. This attention-tracking data was originally developed to help advertisers optimise their creative work but has now been developed to help assess the attention value of different media. In this asiCast Richard Marks speaks with… Read more

  • asiCast 93: FIPP’s James Hewes on tracking the growth of the online publisher subscription model

    Rooted very much in the magazine business, FIPP was initially set up as an opportunity for publishers to meet. In recent years it has evolved into an organisation that delivers knowledge and shares best practice across a wide range of media organisations with a cross-border international focus. You can gain… Read more

  • asiCast 92: Authentic communication in a mistrusting world

    Kantar recently published the latest iteration of its Dimensions research, which sets out to provide an overview of the changing attitudes of online, connected consumers over time. A mix of qualitative and quantitative data, the study seeks to establish key consumer trends and concerns across China, the US, Brazil and… Read more

  • asiCast 91: Katherine Page previews our Publishing & Data Conference in Lisbon

    In September, asi will be launching the International Publishing & Data Conference. This will sit alongside the International Radio & Audio and Television & Video Conferences we have been organising annually over the last 28 years. The conference is a development of the widely respected Publisher and Data Research Forum… Read more

  • asiCast 90: The new BARB contract – preparing for the next 10 years

    In early April, BARB, the UK’s Television audience measurement currency, issued an RFP inviting tenders for two of its main research contracts. Drawing on priorities identified by its stakeholders and taking account of responses to its regular user survey, BARB’s CEO Justin Sampson outlines to our Research Director Richard Marks… Read more

  • asiCast 89: The future direction of Internet currencies

    Ten years ago, UK Online Measurement (UKOM) was established by the marketing community to set standards for online measurement across PCs, tablets and smartphones. It was felt there was a need to respond to the conflicting claims and counterclaims made by any number of players in the market, each of… Read more

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