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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

asiCast 88: Measurement priorities for the European TV industry

Last year a consortium came together to explore the challenges and opportunities facing the European television industry with particular reference to audience measurement, metrics and data. The consortium comprised Adobe Advertising Cloud, Alphonso, Sky and TVbeat and was supported by the egta (the European trade association for television and radio… Read more

asiCast: The Definitions Box Set

One of the most persistent problems we have come across at our annual conferences has been finding agreement on the precise meaning of the everyday terms we use to describe our business. We decided to make a start in trying to get agreement on some of the more difficult words… Read more

asiCast Special Edition IV: What is ‘mobile’?

In this last of our special series of asiCasts our Research Director Richard Marks continues his attempts to bring some clarity and definition to terms we use regularly in the media and communications industry. Here, in discussion with a number of industry thought leaders, Richard considers whether mobile should be… Read more

asiCast Special Edition II: What is television?

In this second asiCast Special looking at the definitions we need to agree upon when talking about the disruptive impact technology has had on the media industry, Richard Marks discusses with a number of industry thought leaders what we now mean by ‘television’. There remains considerable confusion around video consumption… Read more

asi Athens – day by day

At the asi International Conferences in Nice last year we introduced a new feature for delegates to enjoy after the event, called ‘Afterthought’. This has proven to be popular so we used the same format in Athens earlier this month. At the end of each day, after delegates had left… Read more

Audience measurement faces tricky questions

Back from Athens, Julie MacManus reports on the 2018 asi International Radio & Audio and Television & Video Conferences It’s been a while since Socrates advocated the practice of thoughtful questioning to examine ideas, so he was probably looking down proudly on the ASI in Athens last week at the… Read more

South Africa and asi: a revolution in audience measurement

We were particularly delighted that one of the standout papers at this year’s asi conference in Athens reflected the role of asi as a forum at which the global media community comes together to share expertise and seek solutions. Clare O’Neil of BRC, the new JIC in South Africa, and… Read more

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