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July 16, 2018. Today on RBDR:

On a visit to Australia, Kantar Chairman Eric Salama made news when he noted that the research business has made giant strides, going beyond providing client insights AND actually devoting significant time and attention on using insights to motivate action.

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A look at business focus on CX. Toluna boosts staff by 20%. (RBDR 05.04.2016)

Today on RBDR:

1) Can a business focus too much on Customer Experience? Perhaps, but mostly in terms of the business’ leadership in the area. (Too many different executives involved in CX can cause problems.)

2) Not too many companies in recent memory have boosted their staff by 20% without making an acquisition, but Toluna made an announcement like that this week.

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Customer Experience biz boom. Even best insights don’t lead to top strategy. (RBDR 8.4.2015)

Today: 1) Two of Australia’s research-related associations merge. 2) Gartner reports that 86% of businesses to mostly compete on the basis of customer experience by 2016. 3) TNS Managing Director Gary de Ocampo explains why even the best insights do not normally lead to good corporate strategies.

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What? 24 video views to get ONE video sharing? (RBDR 7.8.2015)

Today on RBDR: 1) An Australian professor’s estimate of how many views are required to create ONE SHARE of video content shows we all have a lot of social media building to do. 2) Facebook video services seem to make a strong case as an HBO program linked to an actor’s Facebook account receives 5.5 million views in two weeks. 3) Bain & Co. Manager Stanford Swinton warns conference attendees about the incredible accelerating pace of change in tracking customer experiences.

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Today: 1) Client and supplier market researchers’ attendance at IIEX in Atlanta demonstrates their intense interest in the 3Ts: new MR tools, techniques and technologies. 2) Curalate is helping marketers understand what visuals on social media sites like Instagram and Pinterest mean. 3) IBM and Genesys are partnering on a learning platform to transform understanding of customer experience. 4) The 3rd annual Ginny Valentine Awards for bravery in market research were announced last week.