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Update on UKOM Ipsos iris

Scheduled for release on 26 February, the first month data from Ipsos for January 2021 will be delayed until 19 March. 

At an extraordinary time for the UK, Ipsos iris is launched

UKOM is delighted to announce the launch of Ipsos iris.

Why future-ready beats future-proof in audience measurement

The idea that online audience measurement can somehow be ‘proofed’ against market disruption is wrong. With the imminent launch of Ipsos iris in mind, Katherine Page (pictured below) argues it’s better to learn with the future…

September 2020 UK Digital Market Overview Report

Welcome to UKOM’s Digital Market Overview for September 2020. The DMO provides a top-line snapshot on audience behaviour in the month, using UKOM approved Comscore multi-platform data which reports audiences and online time across pcs, tablets and smartphones. This report looks at September 2020 and where appropriate compares data with June 2020.

The power of cooperation versus competition

For audience measurement in the digital age, few organisations or JICs can successfully go it alone. David Fletcher looks at how UKOM is finding strength in collaboration

Q2 2020 UK Digital Market Overview report

After producing a series of insight pieces focusing on the impact of Covid-19 on UK internet usage, this month UKOM releases a Digital Market Overview for June 2020.

Tagging and Ipsos iris: get started here

Tagging will help ensure that a publisher’s assets, including websites, apps and the content therein (whether text, video or audio), can be fully measured across desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones and are most accurately represented to the marketplace.

Life after lockdown Q&A: “I've enjoyed the challenge of uncertainty and being able to demonstrate the value of agile insight”

UKOM Technical Board member Kate Clarke works with News UK’s commercial, editorial and senior management teams – all seeking insight into the impact of Covid on behaviour and what ‘new normal’ will look like

The COVID-19 impact on UK Online Usage – Part 3

After huge category highs and lows in April following the first month of lockdown, UKOM’s latest investigation focuses on how online behaviour has changed between April and May as the lockdown begins to ease.

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UKOM-approved data is an important constituent part of the IPA’s TouchPoints Channel Planner, the UK’s only industry-available cross-media channel planner. UKOM will continue to be relied upon for transparency and quality – and data from its new supplier will provide even greater comparability with other data sources.

Belinda Beeftink, Research Director, IPA

These are exciting times for UKOM. The new contract will encompass online audience measurement of websites and mobile applications deduplicated across desktop PCs, smart phones and tablets… but also the capability to verify the audience of online advertising campaigns. This is going to be a tremendous advance for our members.

Richard Reeves, Managing Director, AOP

With its single source panel of 10,000 people and 25,000 devices, Ipsos iris is a great step forward in online audience measurement for UKOM as it pushes the reset button from January 1st 2021.

Steve Chester, Director of Media, ISBA

With Ipsos iris now as its endorsed provider of the UK industry standard for online audience measurement, UKOM is in the best place to face the future. The flexibility of iris to support cross media measurement is a great step forward.

Jon Mew, CEO, IAB (UK)

With the UK on track to be the first market in the world to exceed 70% of total spend via digital media, UKOM's appointment of Ipsos is a positive step towards measurement of this tremendously complex area.

Dominic Carter, Group Chief Commercial Officer, News UK

Tag Up And Be Counted

A key part of online audience measurement is tagging. Tags ensure that online assets are measured across all devices.

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