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Are we on the cusp of a golden era?

Across a broad spectrum of industries, heads of insights departments are reporting that their services are more in demand than ever before. What’s more...

A Matter of Fact

As democracy ebbs around the world and populism and dictatorships flourish, facts have increasingly become a casualty. As citizens, we have become far...

When data becomes foresight

It’s not too long ago that market research was viewed as ‘data’ by many corporations and users. Even today, somewhere around half of corporate research departments are...

Just when it’s so difficult to focus – FOCUS!

Over the past few weeks, I have been talking to a series of insights CEOs and their corporate counterparts. While many have found this time to be intensely difficult, others are thriving. Why?...

Is Race an Issue in Insights?

I am sometimes criticized for being too passionate on the issue of racial discrimination and, indeed, have seen some relationships disappear as a result..

Turning over a new leaf

For many of us, our lives have changed dramatically in the last two months. For some, such as those newly unemployed, those changes were forced on us and have not been pleasant...

Empathy: why insights professionals are still needed in the machine age

There was a time, especially in the United States, when researchers were supposed to be the neutral purveyors of the truth...

I can see clearly now: embracing disruption

When Clayton Christensen published The Innovator’s Dilemma in 1997, it was as if a mist had been lifted and the process and...

Five strategies for survival, growth and profitability

Between 2005 and 2015, the traditional market research industry posted a Cumulative Average Growth Rate of...

How Customer Insight Can be a Powerful Business Partner​

Thanks to digital advances, companies now know more than ever about the intentions of consumers...

The Introverted Corporation

Customer centricity is imperative in a rapidly changing competitive environment...

Why Companies Can't Turn Customer Insights Into Growth

Despite their best intentions to focus on customers’ needs, many companies spend more time looking inward…

Building A Better Customer Insight Capability

Why is it so rare for customer insight (CI) functions to have a seat at the table when key decisions are being made?...

Bias is natural. It’s also dangerous

Just a few weeks ago, Apple announced with great fanfare its new credit card. Behind the scenes was JP Morgan Chase, entering the credit card market for the first time...

So, what's your story then?

Many researchers and data analysts are master craftsmen in their professions. They know how to ask questions...

MR Realities Podcast - What is Trending in Market Research With Simon Chadwick

There are a lot of companies looking at cheaper, poorly organised or little market research. Which indicates a frightening lack of management and understanding of business investment...

 

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