With this launch, Havas Media Group aims to further prepare businesses for the future by optimising and allowing for stronger insights, tighter targeting, and a more consistent customer journey.
Havas Media Group India has launched Converged – an identity-based planning and buying platform that aims to keep the audience and consumer behavior at the center of the media process. The Group’s new operating system – Mx intends to deliver media experiences through meaningful media engagement.
Converged enables the creation of addressable audience segments based on 1st, 2nd, or 3rd party data and helps in generating robust audience insights. It helps build target audiences across channels and is directly connected to addressable media buying channels. As Havas’ common data platform, this also enables analysis, which assesses the success of audiences selected in campaigns thereby linking to the sales performance.
In India, Havas has collaborated with Eyeota, a leading data partner to global enterprises, and is planning on working with additional data providers to bring in further depth and insights.
Commenting on the launch, Mohit Joshi, CEO, Havas Media Group India, said, “Volatility and change are the new normal, at least for the next few years, and to make sure we are able to seamlessly navigate these uncertainties, we need to be future-ready. Converged is our solution for brands to continue to serve meaningful content to consumers throughout the customer journey and enable them to measure success against all metrics. The fundamental goal of this collaborative approach is to ensure that both the agency and client work in a data-driven culture, where data sits at the heart of strategic and investment decision making.”
Rohan Chincholi, Head – Digital Services, India, Havas Media, said, “Leveraging Converged to help generate consumer insights and reach them throughout their journey has proven to be of great value to our clients. We’re excited to continue to launch with new clients and additional data sources to drive even more meaningful media experiences for consumers.”