Traditional market research reporting can be one-dimensional, limited to presenting study findings as text, numbers, graphs, and charts, often failing to communicate the heart of consumer experience. Video Ethnography is an additional, powerful tool that makes “flat” messages more multi-dimensional and brings research subjects to life. Video Ethnography is akin to documentary storytelling as it enhances observational understanding with its nuances of tone, gaze, and energetic investment. It’s mo
2016 Q1-Q2 GRIT Report commentary by Mark Simon, Managing Director of North America & Managing Director of Toluna Digital for Toluna, sharing his thoughts on the current state of the market research industry.
The research environment of a shop-along is often difficult to control, making on-site improvisation and creativity the norm rather than the exception. To follow are several shop-along strategies some of which are traditional and tried; others offer a twist.
It’s not an exaggeration to say that the U.S. society is undergoing a radical upheaval. Our culture is being overtaken by a more homogeneous society driven by an enhanced rate of technology-based connectivity. Ideas and innovations are rapidly diffusing across groups, cultures and geography.
Authentic, innovative research shows us how products fit into the consumers’ lives and what those products mean to them. Understanding the US-Hispanic family relation is a way to see who they are; in turn US companies can seize new market opportunities.
Consumers are rapidly embracing technology in every facet of their lives. As a researcher, whether you consider yourself a traditionalist or technologist – no one is immune to admitting that the waters around us have grown. It is time to work in tandem to provide a new lens for which to see consumers.
Mobile market research is not a single-track path. The mobile world is where the "digital natives" who have grown up with the Internet and mobile phones, feel at home. This is reason enough for a complete industry to focus on the opportunities for mobile market research.