Keeping your market research data safe and secure

2021-03-18T14:01:12+00:00March 18, 2021|Business, Information, Marketing, Methodology, Technology|

Market research companies are faced with varying challenges and security threats when it comes to protecting their data. Over the last two years, there have been many breaches exposing millions of data records as cybercriminals have been targeting both the public and private sectors.

The Importance of a Blended Methodology

2021-01-26T22:19:45+00:00November 28, 2019|Information, Marketing, Methodology|

Everyone thinks you need a certain personality to be a market researcher, but you don’t have to be Sherlock Holmes for a successful career in this field. Of course, some skill in observation and investigation—and a keen interest in people—can certainly go a long way. Many people can get a [...]

Top Three Research Lessons From Election Season Polling

2019-10-17T19:36:37+00:00October 17, 2019|Information, Media, Methodology, Technology|

With the Canadian Federal Election taking place on October 21st and the US Presidential election slated for 2020, it’s a perfect time for us researchers to reflect upon sampling, declining response rates, margins of error, and questionnaire wording for federal election polling surveys. Those of you who are not researchers [...]

Top Four Tips for Boosting Sampling Response Rates

2019-09-05T14:13:01+00:00September 5, 2019|Business, Information, Marketing, Methodology, Uncategorized|

It might sound obvious, but your sample is the most important part of your market research project. Too often, it seems like the survey participants’ experiences and opinions of market research are somewhat overlooked. However, our industry relies heavily on individuals giving up their own time and effort to respond [...]

Should you combine Quantitative and Qualitative research?

2019-07-18T12:36:46+00:00July 18, 2019|Information, Marketing, Methodology|

When undertaking a research project, the first question people often ask is whether to conduct quantitative or qualitative research. However, both of these methodologies actually complement each other! In other words, while it can be useful to think of them as single approaches, there are also times when you should [...]

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