10 Facts about the Research Industry, and 4 Myths Debunked

Ray Poynter presenting at ESOMAR APAC

At the ESOMAR Asia Pacific conference in Macao this week, Ray Poynter shared ten conclusions from two ESOMAR reports, Global Market Research 2018 and Global Prices Study 2018. Both reports are free to ESOMAR members. He also debunked four common myths. The facts: The research industry is growing and changing. Traditional qual and quant work […]

Using Voice Assistants to Conduct Qualitative Interviews

Amazon Echo, in a home

At the ESOMAR Asia-Pacific 2019 conference in Macao, Anne-Marie Moir described her proof of concept using voice assistants to conduct interviews. Anne-Marie owns the firm Consumer Behaviour in Melbourne and has been a qualitative researcher for 25 years. Her hypothesis is that “an AI powered voice tool is capable of eliciting a richer response than […]

MRII & UGA Launch 10th Principles Express Online Course, on the Fundamentals of Effective Market Research

New course, “Introduction to Market Research and the Research Process,” increases the portfolio of courses from the University of Georgia and Market Research Institute International that have benefitted nearly 9,000 researchers in 104 countries MACAO – May 22, 2019 – At the ESOMAR Asia Pacific 2019 conference today, the Market Research Institute International, in cooperation […]

Time to Reassess Customer Satisfaction Tracking

Time to Reassess Customer Satisfaction Tracking

We’ve likely all been there.  Whether it’s after a customer service phone call, a visit to an automotive dealership or even a resort, a sales person or customer facing agent has subtly or directly encouraged you to respond to a pending customer satisfaction survey with the highest rating possible. And chances are, if we are kind […]