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.

Quant for brand tracking is dropping off. Low-key mobile MR benefits (RBDR 10.15.2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) Decode Marketing and brandgym have a study that says almost half of marketers do not have a quantitative brand tracking mechanism, leaving an unsurprisingly sparse percentage of them making brand decisions based on quantitative information. 2) Research Now’s Luke Sehmer points out several mobile device studies to document its importance in the research tool kit, while also pointing out several misconceptions about mobile’s research use.

SurveyMonkey’s coup w/NBC News. Meaning of Rentrak-Kantar deal. (RBDR 10.14.2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) NBC News and SurveyMonkey begin a partnership that intends to improve online survey research based on proven polling methods and incorporation of evolving technologies. 2) Rentrak’s acquisition of Kantar Media’s U.S. business could fortify Rentrak’s position and capabilities in the domestic market but it is not seen as a threat to Nielsen’s TV data monopoly.

Nielsen’s 7-month TV data glitches. Ethnography spawns “Authographies.” (RBDR 10.13.2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) Nielsen’s television measurement admits seven months of viewing reporting data errors explained by a software glitch.

2) Ethnography has evolved into a new tool, authography, in which time lapse camera records thousands of pictures of a research participant during the course of a day. (http://www.marketingweek.co.uk/radius-global-uncovering-the-truth-with-autography/4011779.article)

3) A Big Data farming implementation is explained in a Reuters story.

New Biz Models are better than NPs. Social Media rules for brands (RBDR 10.7.2014)

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On today’s RBDR: 1) University of St. Gallen Professor Oliver Gassmann, writing from Switzerland for The Financial Times, critiques many companies that have missed new business opportunities by failing to alter their business models. Here’s the link to the original story: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/b2ef363c-31c4-11e4-b377-00144feabdc0.html

2) How brands need to take advantage of social media comes down to engaging with consumers on their terms, not the companies.

Facebook alters internal research planning. MIT working w/Twitter (RBDR 10.6.2014)

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On today’s RBDR: 1) Facebook announces what it says are significant internal changes to its research processes to ensure that problems like its recent emotional contagion study do not reoccur. 2) Twitter is partnering with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on a study of social media, a collaboration that will last five years and cost $10 million. 3) UK researchers claim their new study demonstrates that brain injury can result from simultaneous exposure to mobile phone, laptop and newspapers or magazines.

Microsoft’s unorthodox polling. Reaching attentive, receptive audiences (RBDR 10.1.2014)

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1) Microsoft Research launched the Microsoft Prediction Lab, a polling and prediction unit that relies heavily on input from people who have a stake in the outcome because they have bets riding on it. Check out these links:

http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsoft-research-launches-new-website-polling-and-predictions

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2688662/microsoft-wants-you-to-help-predict-the-future.html

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