Do you really need a DMP in 2018?

A couple of months ago, I was discussing with two business contacts of mine about their plans and priorities for 2018: they had to decide about strategic investments, and they asked my opinion about choosing and implementing a DMP for their business. This got me thinking. Well, it’s 2018, and DMPs are so 2016…

A couple of months ago, I was discussing with two business contacts of mine about their plans and priorities for 2018: they had to decide about strategic investments, and they asked my opinion about choosing and implementing a DMP for their business. This got me thinking.

Well, it’s 2018, and DMPs are so 2016…

Reminder : DMPs are an (optional) link in the RTB programmatic chain. DMP’s main capability is to combine 1st, 2nd and 3rd party data in order to create specific audience segments, to be exposed to display ad campaigns.

If you live in the EU, or if your business has some B2C activity with individuals from Europe, then you will soon be bound by the now famous GDPR regulation. As we’ll explain here after, the GDPR regulation has some direct consequences on the way a DMP (and on a wider scale, the programmatic ad-tech industry) can be operated.

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