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The not so hidden problem with big data sets

Big data sets don’t have rich details about actual people—from age, to income, to race and ethnicity—the way you do with a robust panel. These data sets, because they’re created by machine-to-machine transfers, also increase the possibility of waste and fraud.

The state of global media

Watch this on-demand session to hear top industry experts and Nielsen leaders discuss how to navigate the global media landscape today and tomorrow.

COVID-19: Key questions all marketers should be asking

Staying put is what’s best for reducing the spread of the COVID-19, but home bound consumers are having an immediate impact on brands. Marketers now have to reduce spending while continuing to engage buyers. How can businesses support their brands and make money in such uncharted waters?

What’s Next in Media Measurement?

The only thing consistent about the media industry is change. Media fragmentation is the new norm. People are constantly modifying what media they consume, how they consume it and when they consume it. Currency data is critical to understanding the engagement of these audiences through reach and...

The Science to Make Sense of Big Data

The data generated by our day-to-day activities can help brands and marketers understand consumer needs and drive growth for their businesses. But first, they need to make sense of all the data.

What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Connected TV

With the growth of streaming apps available through the TV glass come new opportunities for advertisers to connect with consumers in the living room. In the past year alone, we've seen an almost 10% increase in the number of people who have access to a connected TV device.

The Nielsen Total Audience Report: Q1 2017

There are many influences that can sway consumer media habits—from where they live to their income levels to when they were born. We also see much different consumption habits across generations.

Global Trust in Advertising – 2015

Three factors form the foundation of a successful ad campaign: Reach, resonance and reaction. Reach the right audience, and ensure your advertising resonates positively so you can generate the desired reaction. Simple–right? Wrong.