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  • Posted by Misti Paul
  • March 28, 2019
  • Events

Data Analytics & Insight Conference 2019

Data Analytics & Insight Conference 2019

Last month Analytics Director Misti Paul attended the Data Analytics & Insight Conference in London.

The analytics industry is experiencing unparalleled growth, fueled by big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning and social media analysis. According to statistics provided by the Market Research Society, the analytics industry has experienced 350% growth since 2012. Key drivers of this growth have been disruptive innovation, exponential growth of data, data warehousing, architecture and analytics. However, the shortage of skilled analysts and data scientists remains a barrier in this industry.  Many organisations are still learning and grappling with ways to integrate analytics in their business.

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Can virtual reality revolutionise the way we conduct healthcare market research?

Can virtual reality revolutionise the way  we conduct healthcare market research?

In the final installment of a three-part series exploring immersive technologies, Harrison Gaiger looks at how technological advances in VR/AR are offering new opportunities for conducting healthcare market research.

Given the powerful impact of VR/AR technology and its expanding applications within the healthcare industry, it is easy to imagine the many ways in which VR/AR can be utilised to develop, research, and evaluate product and service innovations. Instead of simply observing how respondents behave, pharmaceutical and MedTech companies now have the ability to understand the reasons why with greater clarity. VR/AR technology presents market researchers with an opportunity to study customers’ behaviour in more depth than ever before and can provide insights that complement those gathered using traditional market research techniques, such as surveys and focus groups.

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  • Posted by Kayleigh Simpson
  • January 26, 2018
  • Blogs

A researcher’s guide to Key Driver Analysis

A researcher’s guide to Key Driver Analysis

Research Manager Kayleigh Simpson explores how Key Driver Analysis can be used to answer key business questions

During my time as a healthcare market researcher I’ve learned that there are three key business questions that are critical to marketing success - Which product features drive the prescribing of a product? Which are the most important factors that influence likelihood to use a product that’s soon to be launched? Finally, what factors drive brand satisfaction and consumer loyalty? If you can confidently answer these questions then you’re on the road to success. The good news – there’s an analytical process that answers all these questions.

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