industry future

6 Trends Shaping the Market Research Landscape

The market research landscape is a continually evolving metastructure of technologies, methodologies and most importantly, people. The industry is consistently learning. A raft of electronic... Read More


A few stats hit my desk this week. All of them continued to accentuate the market research industry shift into the digital mobile era. Our... Read More

Decrease in Attention Span Informing Market Research Practices

In 1998 our attention spans were on average, roughly 12 minutes. By 2008 that number had decreased to a miserly five minutes and today, they... Read More

DERP Coalition…

…Or the Digital Ecologies Research Partnership, is a newly formed coalition between several large social image and news aggregation sites: Imgur: image hosting site – Alexa rank... Read More

Intersection: SEO

Last week I attended an event designed to inspire and motivate start-up entrepreneurs (what I was doing there, I don’t know!), providing us all with... Read More

NFC Communication

  Last year we considered the implications of Near Field Communication (NFC) in market and social research and how the burgeoning market may grow to... Read More