Two big programmatic problems. One chart.

Today’s programmatic marketplace can be a tangled and an often-confusing ecosystem for buyers and sellers. Throw brand safety and viewability concerns into the mix and there could be a (programmatic) problem. So what’s the solution? Well, as you’re about to find out, it depends on the problem.

One thing’s for sure: Transparency matters. The clearer and more honestly buyers, sellers and their partners communicate about inventory quality and the processes in place, the better the result — for both sides. Check out the graphic below to take a see how two main problems, brand safety and viewability, can arise and how Publishers can work with their demand partners to move past them.

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