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Author Archive: Kevin Gray

MR Realities: Cutting Through the Clutter

Posted by Kevin GrayTuesday, September 13, 2016, 6:00 am 4 Comments
Introducing MR Realities, a series of podcasts focusing on the realities of Market Research.
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What Does Marketing Science Bring to the Table?

Posted by Kevin GrayThursday, July 14, 2016, 5:44 am 6 Comments
In some ways, marketing science has long been a kind of secret weapon for savvy marketers; it is a vital tool for marketing research now and will be even more so in the years ahead.
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Causation Matters

Posted by Kevin GrayMonday, June 6, 2016, 7:00 am 2 Comments
Whether or not we are conscious of it, much of marketing research involves ideas about causation.
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What Makes a Good Analyst?

Posted by Kevin GrayWednesday, April 20, 2016, 6:26 am 8 Comments
All analysts are not alike.  So how do you spot a good one?
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An Analytics Tookit

Posted by Kevin GrayMonday, March 14, 2016, 6:15 am 5 Comments
Kevin Gray explains the use of many of the various analytical tools available for researchers and data scientists to ply their trade.
This was posted under category: Analytics, Best Practices, Big Data, Branding, Brands, Business, Business Leadership, Business Practices, Consumer Behavior, Data, Data Visualization, Digital Consumerism, Digital Marketing, Economic Trends, Effective Marketing, Emerging Techniques, General Information, Human Capital, Hybrid Approaches, Industry Trends, innovation, Innovation in Market Research, Insights, Leadership, Market Research, Market Research Techniques, Marketing, Online Research, State of the Industry, Strategy, Technology, Text Analytics, The Global View, Transformation, Trends, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Putting It All Together: The Secret To Combining Knowledge, Skills, Tools and Data Together

Posted by Kevin GrayMonday, October 19, 2015, 8:02 am 9 Comments
I'd like to offer a few pointers on how to tie knowledge, skills, tools and data together by using core business skills, scientific thinking and a dash of common sense.
This was posted under category: Analytics, Behavioral Economics, Best Practices, Big Data, Branding, Business Leadership, Business Practices, Co-creation, Consumer Anthropology, Consumer Behavior, Consumer Technology, Data Visualization, Digital Consumerism, Digital Marketing, Economic Trends, Effective Marketing, Emerging Techniques, General Information, Human Capital, Hybrid Approaches, Industry News, Industry Trends, innovation, Innovation in Market Research, Leadership, Market Research, Market Research in the Mobile World, Market Research in the News, Market Research Techniques, Marketing, Mobile, Mobile Research, Neuromarketing, Neuromonitoring, Online Qualitative Research, Online Research, Respondent Engagement, Social Media, State of the Industry, Strategy, Technology, The Global View, Transformation, Trends, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Social Media Analytics: Promises, Challenges and the Future

Posted by Kevin GrayFriday, August 28, 2015, 7:02 am 4 Comments
Is social media an asteroid streaking towards traditional marketing research or is it a valuable complement rather than a complete substitute?
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“Analytics is Easy”

Posted by Kevin GrayThursday, April 9, 2015, 10:37 am 14 Comments
Analytics is a lot harder than some seem to realize.
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