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Saturday, 26 July 2014

IMPACT 2014

Will Self on brands and storytelling Video

3-Apr-2014

Novelist Will Self discusses his use of research in his stories and how to deal with ‘everythingitis’ – an interest in absolutely everything. Filmed at Impact 2014, the Market Research Society’s annual conference.

Martin Sorrell: keynote interview in full Video

24-Mar-2014

Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP and patron of the Market Research Society (MRS) interviewed at Impact 2014, the society’s annual conference.

'Aim high, even if you hit a cabbage'

20-Mar-2014

Self-confessed ‘data geek’ Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson shared her secrets to success at the MRS Conference.

'With knowledge comes power, and with power comes great responsibility'

19-Mar-2014

New MRS president Dianne Thompson gives her inaugural speech at MRS Annual Conference.

'I'm a waterboatman on the meniscus of knowledge'

19-Mar-2014

In the keynote interview on day two of the MRS Conference, Will Self explains why he feels among friends in a room full of researchers.

Activism

Staying one step ahead of the weather makers

19-Mar-2014

How corporations can respond to the rise in activism by keeping close watch on NGOs.

From the death of risk to rogue food: turning trends to traction

19-Mar-2014

A series of case studies presented at the MRS Conference described ways of responding to consumer change.

'There's a gap crying out for people to help companies deal with data'

19-Mar-2014

Stuart Rose discusses how researchers can sell insight to entrepreneurs at the MRS Conference.

Rob Ellison, media manager at Mondelez

Why counting fans is not enough

19-Mar-2014

The explosion of social media has taken us all by surprise, says Stephen Maher, MBA chief executive – but approaches to measurement are ‘not as refined and rigorous’ as one would hope.

'A lot of noise, and very little informed debate'

19-Mar-2014

Deborah Mattinson, Peter Kellner and Richard Wilson debate decision-making in a ‘tweetocracy’.

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How the other half lives

21-Jul-2014

Economic anthropologist Jovan Scott Lewis recently spent some time as an intern at Northstar Research Partners. He shares his thoughts on what academia could learn from the commercial sector.

A confidence boost?

17-Jul-2014

Recent reports have revealed growing confidence among consumers and marketers. Richard Sexton of Carat discusses the opportunities and pitfalls for brands.

Measuring social is harder than you think

14-Jul-2014

Counting social media is easy, it’s the measurement that’s hard says Ray Poynter, as the industry collaborates on evaluating social media campaigns.

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Mind the mobile gap

9-Jul-2014

There has been a lag between consumers’ uptake of mobile phones and researchers use of the medium for data collection but mobile research is a valuable tool argues Edward Appleton.

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