GroupM Elevates Role Of Data: Names Goldhersz CDO, Shuffles MediaCom

A year after creating the first Chief Data Officer role inside a major Madison Avenue media shop, GroupM is upping the data ante, elevating it to a holding company role, and moving long-time MediaCom chief Harvey Goldhersz to lead it. The move comes a year after GroupM's Mindshare unit recruited Bob Ivins to that role from media giant Comcast, and signals the growing importance ...


Barbara Lippert: Madblog
Viagra In An Age Of Sarcasm

"This is the age of taking action," says the announcer in the Viagra commercial I caught on TV this week. And really, is there anything more awkward and poignant, more can't-win-for-losing, than showing these winky male ...

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Forget CPM - It's Time For Time To Be The New Metric

Move over, CPM -- you were convenient for a while, but there's a whiff of mistrust about you and your stablemate, CPC. Time, then, for time and audience share -- those broadcast metrics -- to enter ...

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The Human Stories Inside Big Data

If I wanted to impress upon you the fact that texting and driving are dangerous, I could tell you this: In 2011, at least 23% of auto collisions involved cell phones. That's 1.3 million crashes, in ...

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