“Educating MRer of Future” symposium; What’s holding back MR 3.0 (RBDR–5/22/2014)

Sponsored by Nuance, offering multi-language verbatim coding services to help companies quantify the meaning of open-ended answers. Nuance, a Decision Analyst company.

To find out more about Nuance: http://www.nuancecoding.com

Today: 1) Details about the “Educating the Market Researcher of the Future Symposium” held at Michigan State University this week, attended by RBDR producer Bob Lederer. 2) Interesting detail about what is holding Market Research 3.0 back, from Mtekventures.com partner Mark Sherrington.

MR: be brand-focused despite shiny toys; Mkters pressured for data; China’s WeChat (RBDR–5/21/2014)

Sponsored by Nuance, offering multi-language verbatim coding services to help companies quantify the meaning of open-ended answers. Nuance, a Decision Analyst company.

To find out more about Nuance: http://www.nuancecoding.com

Today: 1) Mondelez Asia Pacific Director of Brand Strategy Michael Chadwick believes market researchers are allowing their attraction to new market research technology bells and whistles to distract them from the tools’ brand-building capabilities. 2) An MIT Sloan Management Review survey shows 60% of business professionals are under management pressure to become for data driven, and just under 30% have gained access to more data in the last year. 3) In China, the WeChat mobile service is making great research strides.

“Favoriting” to vanish? MR tools should answer “Why”; Google Glass won’t fly? (RBDR–5/20/2014)

Sponsored by Nuance, offering multi-language verbatim coding services to help companies quantify the meaning of open-ended answers. Nuance, a Decision Analyst company.

To find out more about Nuance: http://www.nuancecoding.com

Today: 1) A study from two European universities about Twitter “favoriting” explains why it happens but the capability may be on its last legs. 2) KL Communications President Kevin Lonnie takes on research industry satisfaction with the kids of research innovations it is willing to incorporate for better research. He says it is lacking in helping to capture “Why” for clients. 3) On Seeking Alpha, Leigh Grogen details several reasons why Google Glass is unlikely to become a hit with consumers.

Facial coding for qualitative; MIT profs: we’ve improved banner ad clickthroughs (RBDR–5/19/2014)

Sponsored by Nuance, offering multi-language verbatim coding services to help companies quantify the meaning of open-ended answers. Nuance, a Decision Analyst company.

To find out more about Nuance: http://www.nuancecoding.com

Today: 1) What we recognize as traditional qualitative research gains an ability to read emotions through supplemental facial coding capabilities from Affectiva. 2) Banner ads are nowhere as exciting or effective today as they were in the Internet’s infancy. But two MIT professors have developed an algorithm that they say increases banner advertising clickthroughs by 83%.