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Posts Tagged ‘Blockbuster’

How To Avoid Disruption In Business And In Life

Posted by David RabjohnsWednesday, April 22, 2015, 10:56 am No Comments
Market research has historically done a poor job of helping companies avoid disruption. We are good at tweaking the known but not so good at spotting the next chapter.  To underline this fact 89% of firms that were on the Fortune 500 list in 1955 are gone. Companies like National Sugar, Detroit Steel and Studebaker all disrupted out of existence. This post, and the accompanying Ted talk, will argue that traditional market research techniques focus too much on the easy rational (system two) analysis vs. the more emotional (system one) world that we live in.  It will also share a new approach to exploring those primal system one motivations in order to avoid disruption.
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How Disruptions are Born—and How It Applies to the Market Research Discipline

Posted by Greg HeistMonday, June 9, 2014, 7:08 am 1 Comment
As an industry, if our primary reason for being is to guide organizations toward smarter consumer-centric decisions, then our path to delivering that value is certain to evolve over time. We’re bound to see ebbs and flows—periods where fresh ideas will create a new trajectory to “jump the curve.”
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How Enlightened Approaches to Social Listening and Intelligence Can Transform Market Research

Posted by Leonard MurphyThursday, May 22, 2014, 8:02 am 3 Comments
The benefits of social research and intelligence are powerful, growing rapidly and has already become truly transformative to those who embrace it with an enlightened approach.
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Counterpoint: Data From Social Media Can Turbo Charge Insights Professionals

Posted by David RabjohnsFriday, May 2, 2014, 8:55 am 4 Comments
Last week Ray Poynter wrote a well-constructed post wrestling with the question “Why Has Social Media Analytics Met With Limited Success In Market Research?”. Having spent 11 years analyzing social data for some of the biggest Fortune 500 clients, I wanted to point out (in the friendliest manner) why some of his assumptions are wrong.
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Survival Of The Fittest In 2013: Adapt Or Die

Posted by Samantha BondMonday, February 25, 2013, 7:48 am 2 Comments
Increasingly, the marketplace is becoming more and more saturated, as new brands enter the mix with innovative strategies and their finger on the pulse. As a result, to compete in today’s environment, it is clear that brands need to work harder and represent much more than their product or service.
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