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DMA, ARF and CIMM Working on Standard Label for Data Quality

Here’s a peculiar item: three industry groups have formed an initiative to create “quality label” for marketing data, similar to the nutrition labels on food packages. Participants include the Data & Marketing Association (DMA), The Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) and The Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM), plus 15 big compilers and users of marketing data. The label would disclose source, collection, recency, and “compliance signals” with industry and legal standards. Presumably the underlying motivation is to ease concerns about liability for using data that violates GDPR.

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UrboLabs Connects Consumers with Local Businesses

May 3, 2018

UrboLabs would eliminate print ads by connecting consumers directly with merchants. The vision is a tad grandiose (“become a single consolidated platform for users to interact with the world around them”) but they do have a cute map-based interface that lets consumers pick the businesses they want to hear from. They just launched in New York and New Jersey and received an undisclosed amount of new funding. Don’t confuse them with Urbo the bike sharing service or Urbo the parking meter payment system.

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Customer Data Platform Industry Adds New Vendors: CDP Institute Report

July 12, 2024

Software vendors continued to add Customer Data Platform (CDP) capabilities to existing systems in the first half of 2024, according to the CDP Institute’s latest Industry Update report.  Nearly all of the dozen companies appearing in the report for the first time started as marketing or messaging applications and added CDP capabilities after they were built.  These firms accounted for most of the industry growth during the report period.

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