Apple iWatch’s HC info partners; HelloMD reworks MD-patient choices (PRVR–7-21-25/2014)

This week on Pharma Research VIDEO Report: 1) Apple’s iWatch — rumored to launch as early as October — with management team in place, and making impressive health care information partnerships.    2) Health startup HelloMD is recruiting top 1% of doctors and making them available to consumers who want to see the best and who are willing to pay cash for access.

No consensus on mktg data priority; Mkters can’t close loop on consumers (RBDR–7/21/2014)

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Making news on RBDR today: 1) An Incite Marketing & Communications study of marketers and their data priorities reveals four important points of view and, more importantly, no consensus. 2) In the UK, second quarter marketing spending was up even as spending on MR was down. 3) University of Maryland Professor Roland Rust points out that marketers are adept at collecting customer data, but they are noticeably deficient in conducting real-time marketing activity. That will continue for some time.

TNS’ 48-hour concept evaluator; Honomichl Top 50 becomes “Gold Top 50″ (RBDR–7/17/2014)

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Today: 1) TNS’ eValuate Express can reportedly assess the positive or cannibalizing impact of an innovation in as little as 48 hours. 2) Inside Research’s 36-year Honomichl Top 50 has a new
moniker, the Gold Top 50. 3) Facebook and Nielsen Media are expanding their TV viewing monitoring work, adding mobile phone and tablet TV viewing. 4) Strata’s study of individual’s attitudes towards video advertising found a pronounced difference of opinion about the intrusiveness of targeted advertising.

Germany’s World Cup Big Data edge; 27 DMAs band together into Global DMA (RBDR–7/16/2014)

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Today: 1) Germany’s winning World Cup squad seems to have an edge, a Big Data edge, provided by the “Match Insights” tool which delivered player and team metrics/tendencies. 2) 27 direct marketing associations from all over the world have banded together to form the Global Direct Marketing Association. 3) The UK’s Marketing Research Association has launched a sugging and frugging hotline that can be used by organization and individuals to report that sort of abusive behavior.

P&G creative ad process revealed; Salesforce.com’s new R&D (RBDR–7/15/2014)

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Today: 1) A person familiar with Procter & Gamble’s advertising agency creative review process shares some of its most effective components. 2) Salesforce.com’s $390 million acquisition of RelateiQ creates a sought after research & development division.

Blackberry pursues health care; Google Glass: a Big Surgeon Solution? (PRVR–7/14-18/2014)

This week on Pharma Research VIDEO Report:  1) Blackberry tries out information solutions in health care to revive the business’ fortunes. Testing is underway in India.  2) The largest hospital group in the Carolinas is purchasing data to get a handle on two million patients’ lifestyle buying behavior.  3) A beta testing group, Glass Explorers, says surgeons will be making important use of Google Glass.  4) Best Practices LLC’s Chairman Chris Bogan discusses whether pharmaceutical company market research departments are sitting pretty with all the new information needs of senior managements.

MRII names Reg Baker; Angus Reid: 3rd polling transformation (RBDR–7/14/2014)

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Today: 1) TNS’ annual Connected Life Study shows that evening TV viewing is heavily complemented by simultaneous digital activity. 2) MRII finds its man to replace Don Marek as Executive Director. 3) Angus Reid discusses the third major transformation in polling since the 1960s that is about to take place, elimination of the random sample.

IBM commits $100M to China analytics; Rogers Comm’s MR re NHL (RBDR–7/10/14)

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Today on RBDR: 1) IBM is making a $100 million commitment to fund Big Data & Analytics training and expertise at100 Chinese universities, 30 undergraduate programs and 5 Centers of Excellence. 2) Rogers Communications’ summer 2014 marketing plan for its Sportchannel, which will carry National Hockey League games this fall, is built around a market research study into how fans relate to the NHL. 3) Will Leach, who just founded Triggerpoint Behavioral Research & Design, has an interesting point of view about how MR agencies need to evolve their deliverables.

NEW INSIGHT: where mobile ads work!; Kellogg’s 3 BIG MR changes (RBDR–7/9/2014)

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Today: 1) A study by three collegiate researchers explains where and how mobile advertising works, including product categories. 2) Kellogg Director of Insights & Planning for Asia Pacific & Sub Sahara, Tyrone Almeida, explains three big changes in Kellogg market research.

MDs push mobile clinical apps; clinical apps to explode; Chris Bogan on Payer MR (PRVR–7/07/14)

This week on Pharma Research VIDEO Report: 1) Physicians have taken the next step with mobile health care devices, employing wearable tech to attempt to track patient progress and motivate activity. 2) Lux Research predicts a spike in clinical monitoring apps in the next 10 years that will make current personal mobile health care apps secondary in importance. 3) Best Practices LLC President & CEO Chris Bogan discusses his report, “Increasing Market Access Through Innovative Payer Market Research,” with a close look at why this research has become all consuming for pharmaceutical companies.

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