Data at Work

The world of data and its many applications. This blog will help you learn how visionary companies are utilising external data to enhance business operations.

Performing Extrapolation on Location Data to Derive Relevant Insights

Location data is collected from multiple sources of varying quality GPS signals from mobile devices, beacons, and WIFI connections, the notorious Bidstream, and more. In most cases, even genuine location data cannot represent the entire population of the region. This discrepancy can be attributed to smartphone penetration in the country, app-specific demographic variations, hardware inconsistencies, and sources of location data.

To perform meaningful analysis that accounts for mobility patterns and other trends in a larger region, data scientists use projection models to make an accurate estimation of a region’s population and normalise data counts to fit the use case. This is called data extrapolation.

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Mapping Human Behaviour to Effective Mobile Marketing

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To truly map human behaviour to effective mobile marketing, online data is not always the best data for brands to base their advertising campaigns on.

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More Location Events Not A Guarantee Of High-Quality Location Data

Based on the advances in the location data space, it is surprising that a lot of companies continue to fixate on the number of events per device per day to assess the quality of location data.

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Seasonal Planning for Agencies and Brands

 

With the Formula 1 hullabaloo behind us, shoppers are bound to be getting ready for the wave of seasonal sales that will inevitably start in a few weeks.

With major holidays on the horizon, it’s time to think about whether your marketing and advertising teams are making the adjustments needed to attract the right customers to maximise your media spend.

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3 Ways to Deliver Digital Ads with Surgical Precision (and why that trumps viral marketing)

A common request you'd probably hear in ad land is "I need a viral post." We have a pretty good promotion, how do we make that viral, they’d ask. The marketer in you is probably twitching at the idea of conflating branding and performance metrics.

Welcome to the confounding landscape of digital marketing.

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