Ad spend efficiency in online advertising has never been more important. Frustration has continued to increase with a digital ecosystem challenged by ad blocking, saturation, fraud, and breaks in how audience, campaign, response and sales data can be connected accurately. The result is poor measurement and ad waste.
Most marketers are just beginning to explore machine learning applications. Machine learning is already providing tremendous analytic efficiency gains and increased precision.
Demand for explainable AI over the last year has started to ramp up from a variety of perspectives. DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, for example, has been calling for more explainable machine learning models that human users can understand and trust.