Snowden reveals NSA email, phone call database. Twitter allows user analytics (RBDR 9/2/2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) Edward Snowden’s latest revelation about U.S. intelligence discloses the existence of an NSA ICReach data base with individual’s communication metadata. 2) Twitter opens the way for any of its English, French, Spanish and Japanese-speaking users to take advantage of its detailed analytic capabilities. 3) Arthur White, one of the founders of the research and polling firm, Yankelovich & Skelly White, died last week.

FB, Twitter users express less offline; Skype to translate language in real time (RBDR 8/28/2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) A Pew Research Center & Rutgers University study says Facebook and Twitter users are much less willing than most people to share their opinions offline about hot-button issues. There are obvious potential research implications from this. 2) Skype Translator is coming out this year to help break language barriers in real time between Skype users in different countries. 3) Comment from Farm Credit Canada market researcher Fred Wall regarding RBDR’s suggestion about renaming research functions “Decision Insights.”

P&G’s shift from MR dept to CMK (RBDR 8/27/14)

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Today on RBDR: 1) Does changing market research departments to Decision Insights make sense? A look back at what happened at P&G when the Market Research department became Consumer Market Knowledge 2) Millward Brown acquires InsightExpress to accelerate it cross-platform advertising effectiveness work.

MRer abuse causing mobile user tracking blocks (RBDR 8/21/14)

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Today on RBR: 1) MarketingWeek Feature Writer Lucy Tesseras comments on market researchers’ growing abuse of mobile users and its short and long-term implications. 2) NetScout Systems is suing Gartner Inc. over its March 2014 analysis of the network management software and appliance market that NetScout’s legal complaint ways was defamatory.

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)

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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.

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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.

Population Health takes center stage (PRVR 8/18 – 22/2014)

This week on Pharma Research VIDEO Report: 1) A pilot project shows mobile might be the most cost-effective way of reaching Medicaid recipients. 2) PMLive.com wonders about wearable tech’s continued consumer use. 3) The FDA is concerned about the effects of publishing early clinical drug test data. 4) A study shows the existence of four digital health consumer segments. 5) Dr. David Nash of the Jefferson School of Population health speaks with PRVR about Population Health, a specialty area exclusive to Thomas Jefferson University.

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