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Category: Data

A lot of data, a tight deadline and no idea where to start? Posted on July 15, 2020 by Simon Dunn

Throughout the lockdown, customers from across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa had been sharing their experiences and concerns with the insights team at a large FMCG client. As a result, the team had many diverse, engaging consumer vox-pop clips, which they had grouped into six broad themes. But they needed to weave them into a single, coherent and impactful story. In a challenge that is typical for many insights teams, there was no lack of data. But the

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A first–time view on Big Data and Qual Posted on November 29, 2018 by Simon Dunn

A surprisingly mild mid-November morning in Dublin welcomed the start of ESOMAR Fusion as delegates from over 40 countries descended upon the Irish capital to understand how as an industry, we can marry up the learnings from qualitative and big data to create a better tomorrow. For someone that is new to the world of market research and the intricacies of big data and qualitative research, the event was perfect to really get under the skin of the topics, network

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Old Auntie still reigns supreme in clients’ eyes Posted on November 21, 2018 by Simon Dunn

Data is an intrinsic part of all of our lives, everyone has shared data, many have access to that data but who really owns it, and who is lobbying on behalf of the consumer to ensure that data is managed and stored correctly? This is a message that we are always looking to drive with ESOMAR. As the global guardians of ethical data collection it’s vital that inside the industry and out, they continue to push to the data protection

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