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Unilever’s Keith Weed & Research. Affectiva’s 2-million person facial databank. (RBDR 10.30.2014)

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Today, on RBDR: 1) Research Live’s profile of Unilever CMCO Keith Weed portrays an executive who is fully tuned in to research but also cognizant of qualitative shortcomings at Unilever, which the giant CPG is working to fix. (The original story: http://www.research-live.com/features/a-man-with-purpose/4012445.article)
2) Affectiva announces its accumulation of emotion information from two million people around the world, encompassing in excess of 7 billion emotion data points.
3) Twitter’s third quarter results for Wall Street included a disappointing drop in engagement by its users.

Innovation decisions not including Qual. Stopping “surveys behaving badly” (RBDR 10.29.2014)

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Today, on RBDR: 1) European Centre for Strategic Innovation CEO Alessandro Di Fiore points out that qualitative research is on the outside looking in concerning many corporations’ strategic and innovation processing–and what needs to happen to upend that trend. 2) Rubinson Partners’ Principal Joel Rubinson explains why he’s up in arms with “surveys that are behaving badly,” and what he would like to see done about that. (Read more detail at http://blog.joelrubinson.net)

Google Consumer Surveys branch out. 20 MRers you need to know (RBDR 10/28/2014)

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Today, on RBDR: 1) Fresh Intelligence Research Corp. introduces ValidateIt, the first third party DIY service using Google Consumer Surveys (A YouTube video, featuring Google Consumer Surveys’ Paul McDonald, explains Google’s support and co-creation, with Fresh Intelligence Research Corp., of ValidateIt, the first third party DIY service: Google Consumer Surveys’ Paul McDonald explains Google support and co-creation of ValidateIt:

2) Google also announced it is bolstering its Artificial Intelligence interests by hiring six experts and partnering with Oxford University.

3) Bob Lederer is cited as one of “20 Market Researchers to Know” for 2014 by Survey Magazine.

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Ipsos’ plans to revitalize 2015. Trish Doran’s client MR challenge (RBDR 10.27.2014)

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Today, on RBDR: 1) The Ipsos financial report for Q3 2014 details the research industry’s tough, new challenges during 2014 and the company’s plans to reverse negative results in 2015. 2) JPMorgan Chase SVP & Director of MR & CI Trish Doran shares her direct commentary, made during TMRE in Boca Raton, FL, about essential adoption of research rules by the industry.

Decipher President Kristin Luck on TMRE technologies (RBDR 10.23.2014)

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Today on RBDR: Decipher Inc. President Kristin Luck discusses the technologies on display at The Market Research Event in Boca Raton, FL that have impressed her and, in some cases, surprised her.

Hill Holiday and Civic Science #MRx study revelations (RBDR 10.22.2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) Hill Holiday releases a TV program study and 2) Civic Science releases its “75 Show-Stopping Media Consumption Insights.”//

New report on training today’s researchers. CMO mkt intell tools (RBDR 10 21 2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) Best Practices LLC’s new report on training market researchers to be optimum functioning contributors. 2) A blog comments on three top tools and techniques available to CMOs take control of market intelligence.

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