Transparency

Consumers use price transparency tools to financially plan, not shop around

The majority of healthcare consumers use price transparency tools to financially plan, a new survey found, contradicting claims that consumers will …

Accenture

The Manager’s Guide to Transparency in the Workplace

Valuing transparency in an organization is nothing new, but thanks to a radical restructuring of the work environment, the nature of the modern …

Leadership

Facebook vows more transparency over political ads

WASHINGTON — Facebook is taking steps toward more transparency in the political ads on its site. The social media giant is moving to verify …

Canadian News

Three transparency tips to aid global business growth

Regardless of your industry, it goes without saying that transparency is not an option. If you’re in automotive, consumers should know what to expect …

Privacy

Facebook to roll out new ad transparency features in Canada

Facebook will use Canada as a testing ground as it rolls out new ad transparency features.<p>The social media giant says that starting next month …

Business (Canada)

The New Transparency: Are You a Data 'Have' or 'Have-Not'?

Let's reflect for a moment on some of today's biggest business stories:<p>Amazon has crushed retail<br>• Uber and Lyft have changed the taxi game<br>• Dollar Shave …

Advertising Industry

‘We’re giving the business away to consultants’: Agencies brace for new competition

Agencies of all shapes and sizes gathered in Charleston, South Carolina, this week to discuss what’s ailing the agency world and how to build the …

Advertising Industry

Twitter announces new ‘transparency center’ for ads

Twitter is responding to political scrutiny over the role it may have played in spreading Russian misinformation, and to a bipartisan Congressional bill proposing new regulations for online ads, with some new initiatives of its own.<p>So it’s launching an Advertising Transparency Center where users …

Technology (India)

Twitter's ad 'Transparency Center' still leaves us with a very big problem

Twitter knows it has an ad problem.<p>On Tuesday, the company announced a series of reforms aimed at disclosing more information about its ads. This new …

Adam Schiff

Twitter Will End Dark Ads And Establish A "Transparency Center"

"We're announcing steps to dramatically increase transparency for all ads on Twitter."<p>Twitter is ending its practice of dark ads, which are promoted posts that can only be seen by the people advertisers pay to target.<p>In the coming weeks, Twitter will display all ads, including these promoted-only …

Amy Klobuchar

Twitter increases ad transparency as Russia investigation intensifies

Election and issues-based ads will be subject to an even greater degree of transparency, Twitter said.<p>As lawmakers weigh stricter rules for online political advertising as part of a probe into Russia's influence on U.S. elections, Twitter announced plans Tuesday to begin divulging more information …

Technology

Twitter promises more ad transparency

<b>Twitter has pledged to make advertising more transparent as it attempts to fend off proposed new regulations.</b><p>It said it would be clearer about who funded ads and to what end, especially those pushing a political agenda.<p>The company, like several tech firms, is keen to show it can self-regulate after …

Mark Warner

Twitter Would Like You To Know It Is Committed To Being More Transparent

Deja vu.<p>On Wednesday night Twitter briefly suspended actress Rose McGowan after a series of tweets criticizing actors – including Ben Affleck – who she suggested knew about film mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged serial sexual assault and harassment and remained silent.<p>The company was quickly …

Social Media

Forget Russian Trolls. Facebook's Own Staff Helped Win The Election.

Facebook, Google, and Twitter all directly advised campaigns on how to influence voters — and the help may have been decisive.<p>Facebook’s role during the 2016 presidential election has come under extraordinary scrutiny in recent weeks. Most notably, attention has swirled around a Kremlin-backed …

Technology

#SocialSkim: Snapchat's Business-Friendly Features, Facebook's Transparency Metrics: 10 Stories This Week

This week's 'Skim: Snapchat adds key new business-friendly features in a bid to keep Instagram at bay, also makes On-Demand Geofilters easy; Facebook …

Donald Trump

What Chipotle Can Teach Companies About Honesty With Customers

<i>Sophie Bakalar is a principal at the Collaborative Fund, a venture capital firm that invests in for-profit companies with a social mission.</i><p>Chipotle …

Chipotle Mexican Grill

People don't really use health care price transparency tools

Few people take advantage of resources that allow them to research the prices of health care services from doctors and hospitals, according to a new …

Health Care

Is Pay Transparency Right For Your Company? We Asked A Few That Tried It

Pay transparency isn’t that common, but with the fight for equal pay still raging, should it be?<p>When Berlin-based education startup CareerFoundry flattened its hierarchy last year, all the company’s managers lost their titles. At that point, cofounders Raffaela Rein and Martin Ramsin thought it …

Careers

China MSCI inclusion: Transparency in spotlight

Caroline Owen, RMB Global Advisors, says the low weighting of A-shares in the index gives investors the chance to learn more before making …

China

Transparency is the new black: Takeaways from Digiday’s Programmatic Summit

Programmatic advertising, despite a drum beat of bad news around misplaced ads and fraud, continues to grow and play a larger role in the ad …

Advertising

N.L. fisherman continues hunger strike protest after call from minister

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- Richard Gillett is weak now and growing weaker by the hour.<p>The once burly fisherman from Twillingate, N.L., known for his three …

Canadian News

White House defends commitment to transparency after visitor log reversal

The White House defended its commitment to transparency Monday amid criticism of its decision to keep visitors' records secret and new calls for President Donald Trump to release his federal tax returns.<p>Government watchdog groups argue Trump is preventing the public from learning basic details …

Donald Trump

Facebook Gives Agencies More Transparency Following Metrics Blunders

Facebook has introduced a slew of new features aimed at increasing transparency for advertisers and removing the guesswork on its platform.<p>The …

Advertising

This Company Just Took Transparency To a Whole New Level (And It's Pretty Amazing)

By leveraging a platform and their own digital prowess, one Maryland company is aiming to shift culture toward total openness regarding professional communication and operations.<p>Even with a great culture, open door policies, "all hands" meetings, and constant weekly/monthly e-mail updates (CC'ing …

Amazing

Global companies get too much credit for their transparency

One side effect of globalization is that it’s become extremely difficult to know exactly what is happening in companies’ supply chains. A diffuse network of factories spread across several countries halfway around the world is hard to monitor, even for committed watchdogs.<p>But over the past few …

New York University

3 Ways to Increase Client Retention Through Transparency

"Transparency" is no longer a buzzword -- it's a real necessity in today's business world. Here's how to make sure you're exercising it.<p>Here’s a news flash: The days of corporate silos and veiled marketing are over. No longer can a company hide its real intentions or results from investors or …

Marketing

Why everyone benefits from company transparency

When our research team saw the email from Costco, we wondered whether we were inhabiting an alternate reality — and why it isn’t the norm.<p>Not only …

Customer Service

Unilever Reiterates Its Call For Transparency And Viewability -- Adland Must Take Note

The wise, witty and engaging speaker that is Keith Weed, CMO at Unilever, joined the calls at the end of last week for adland to run a tighter ship. …

Advertising

Your Comp Plan Is a Reflection of Your Culture

These days, it seems like more and more companies are thinking about their corporate culture. A good culture is viewed as a solid strategy for …

Human Resources

Case Study #3: Transparency Reporting

Case Study #3: Transparency Reporting<p>What is Transparency Reporting?<p>Case Study #3: Transparency Reporting<p>Emergence and Adoption of Transparency …

Business Intelligence