Majorities of US marketing executives are already using a wide variety of programmatic approaches to their jobs, according to research from the Winterberry Group and the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). A September 2013 survey found strong majorities using audience segmentation, auction-based media buying, insight development, and automation of back-end and premium digital media buying processes.
But the programmatic’s reach will get even farther. While 79% of respondents currently use segmentation, more than nine in 10 plan to do so in the next two years. And similar percentages plan to use real-time bidding or other auction-based media buying. Content optimization techniques are also expected to reach more than two-thirds of marketers in the next two years. Read the rest at eMarketer.