IMAX CMO Eileen Campbell talks MR with Bob Lederer (RBDR 8/20/2014)

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Today on RBR: The Chief Marketing Officer for IMAX, Eileen Campbell (formerly the CEO at Millward Brown) speaks with RBDR’s Bob Lederer about her new life on the client side and the veteran researcher’s changing perceptions of market research and its purveyors.

Social media outshining MR inside cos; Analytic training for college mktg students (RBDR 8/19/2014)

RBDR is sponsored today and this week by 4i, the science of growth.

4i (4iconsult.com) helps companies meet their never ending growth increase goals. Its forward-looking growth and foresight analytics-driven approach helps companies uncover future growth opportunities, size future demand, develop successful growth strategies, and identify new innovations to succeed in tomorrow’s marketplace. 4i’s growth and foresight analytics have been proven over time to deliver more predictable and sustainable results that help clients realize unparalleled growth.

4i’s special webinar focused on how insights and analytics functions can become Rock Stars is this Friday, August 22 at 1PM EDT/12PM CDT.

Register for the webinar at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8375545577857226498

Today on RBR: 1) Converseon Senior Strategist Mike Moran’s great blog about the collaborating role of social media with marketing research inside corporations makes several important points, including the predominating role that social media plays inside organizations. 2) The research industry shortage of analytically-skilled workers has not been adequately addressed, but Teradata is making its pitch to accelerate the education and training of needed personnel.

Harvard Business Review points to crucial demands on CMOs; GfK 1st half financials (RBDR 8/14/2014)

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Today: 1) Harvard Business Review article points to crucial demands on Chief Marketing Officers, areas where market research can obviously help. Yet, the authors do not recommend including MR in the loop. 2) Forrester Research says CIOs do not have the trust and respect of marketing leaders as far as understanding customer life cycles or marketing technologies. 3) GfK’s first half of 2014 financial results are so beneath expectations that it says it won’t meet full-year 2014 business goals. 4) Associate Editor Travis Cornejo is leaving RBDR.

Disruptive innovation myth exploded! Auto insurer data growing. (RBDR 8/13/14)

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Today: 1) Disruptive innovation is the coveted goal of most startups, however a study shows that new companies with disruptive capabilities tend to move towards collaboration with existing market forces rather than battling rivals hard for market share. 2) Driver insurance companies are busy creating apps to capture the driving behavior of the individuals they are insuring.

Proof mobile MR is catching on; 25%+ of Web traffic is non-human (RBDR 8/12/2014)

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Today: 1) Mobile market research is really catching on? We know because of the very focused questions being asked about validating its current modes and comparisons with other MR methods. 2) How bad is the problem of Non-Human Traffic for advertisers? They may be completely wasting 30-50% of their ad investments. 3) Read “This Man worked at Google, Microsoft and Facebook – Here’s what it’s like to work at those companies” for a terrific basic understanding of how those powerful organizations work and are structured.

Coca-Cola’s added data points; Will MRers assert & help CMOs? (RBDR 8/11/2014)

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Today: 1) Coca-Cola’s domestic sales drops in recent years has caused the company to look for new data feedback points. 2) Market research has the singular opportunity to assist CMOs in many of their most vital information needs. Now, will the profession make a concerted effort to do that?

Corporations injecting few analytics in decision-making (RBDR 8/6/2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) Technology has been driving market research, and Vision Critical Asia Pacific MD Peter Harris expects and is welcoming the combination of technology and transparency for its impact on MR. 2) Mobile Marketing Association launched its Mobile Location Data Accuracy Group to boost belief in mobile location advertising. 3) Proof of how far analytics need to go inside corporations is apparent in a 4i Consulting benchmarking study that shows only 32% of analytics-generated insights are put into decision making.

P&G dropping 100 brands; Wendy’s GIS new location success (RBDR 8/5/2014)

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Visit http://www.sotech.com for a glimpse at research ingenuity, quality and consistency.

Today on RBDR: 1) Mondelez International creates a Chief Growth Officer position, whose responsibilities include research. 2) P&G Chairman and CEO A.G. Lafley tells Wall Street analysts the company will discontinue or merge 90-100 of its smaller brands around the world so that it can maximize the contributions of its 70-80 largest businesses. 3) Wendy’s Real Estate Services Director John Crouse has introduced GIS to the quick service restaurant chain, making major gains in identifying new outlet locations and spreading the tool’s use into other departments.

Don’t word track on Pinterest; CRM means what? Bill Harvey on 3 media MR issues (RBDR 8/4/2014)

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Today: 1) Why “tracking” keywords on Pinterest is a waste of time. 2) CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management. Or does it? Two researchers says it can also stand for “Company Recession Management” and they claim to have research that proves it. 3) Bill Harvey reviews 3 media research improvements that will take some time but are so worth it.

OKCupid also admits user experiments; 2 Critical Emerging MR Trends (RBDR 7/31/2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) In the wake of Facebook’s revelation that it conducted an emotional contagion study of almost 700,000 of its users, OKCupid confesses to experiments of its own on users of the free matchmaking service. (Here is the link to the Microsoft Research study into the Facebook user experiment: http://www.fastcoexist.com/3033369/why-did-we-care-about-the-facebook-contagion-study-or-did-we-even-care-at-all)

2) Marketresearch.com’s Managing Editor Ashlan Bonnell comments for RBDR on 3 important, emerging market research trends, whose details you may not understand.

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