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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 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.

How Podcast Advertising Measures Up

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...

Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings Benchmarks and Findings Report

In the age of digital advertising measurement, the key indicators of a successful campaign include reach and on-target percentage, or the percentage of impressions delivered within the target audience out of the total served during the entire campaign.