MRII Announces Application Process Open for First of Three 2021 Reg Baker MRII Awards

Reg Baker MRII Award

Prestigious Award Covers Recipients’ Fees for Principles Express Courses SARASOTA, Florida – APRIL 01, 2021 – The Market Research Institute International announces that the application process for the first of 2021’s Reg Baker MRII Awards is now open. The popular awards program empowers market-research applicants three times per year by covering the fee for those […]

Unpacking the Path to “Back to Normal”… Eleven Months and Still Counting

Unpacking the Path to “Back to Normal” …Eleven Months and Still Counting

Flying back from the cancelled PAC 12 basketball tournament, last March there were two significant thoughts on my mind.  First, I was angry and concerned that pandemic driven shutdowns had dealt our core verticals of sports and travel a broadside hit that would leave them reeling.  Secondly, there was a desire to develop a continuous […]

Four Learnings From the Pandemic

Four Learnings From the Pandemic

The action on the basketball court didn’t stop. But as I peered down at my phone while attending the first round of the 2020 PAC 12 Men’s Basketball Championship in Las Vegas, my world as I knew it, did. The tournament was being postponed amid COVID 19 concerns and down like a house of cards […]

Practical Ways To Move Insights To Action

Practical Ways To Move Insights To Action

After interviewing over 350 market research professionals among both brands and agencies, I’ve learnt that the number one issue they all face is storytelling. Mitchell Atchison, an insights professional at one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical firms, talked about the importance of reducing the research into a repeatable story.  Mitchell Atchison:  I think the biggest […]

The Questions That Leaders Should Ask When Presented Results

The Questions That Leaders Should Ask When Presented Results

At the Insights Association NEXT conference yesterday, Andrea Jones-Rooy of New York University shared some perspectives for the questions that leaders should ask when working with data scientists. As Andrea showed in her Venn diagram, where traditional researchers have statistics and substantive expertise, data scientists add hacking skills; the two groups are more similar than […]