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There are 31 articles in our archive related to this topic. Below are 5 selected at random and available to all users of the site.

Blueprints to successful concept development
Successful product development requires a solid foundation. This first of two articles introduces the four cornerstones of successful concept development: consumer wants and needs, emotional connections, brand equity, and competitive landscape.
Using role play and guided imagery for concept generation
For designers of new products, the author recommends conducting role play exercises in which the participants put themselves in the users’ shoes. By paying attention to physical and emotional reactions to situations encountered during the role play, designers can create products that that really serve users’ needs.
How one company found ways to innovate in the midst of reorganization
In the midst of a massive reorganization process, one company found a way to use brainstorming techniques to develop new product ideas.
Family research: Keep on trying 'til you reach the highest (common) ground
This article discusses the modern American family dynamic that elevates children's opinions, requiring researchers to rethink the established methodologies for evaluating family consumption and consider the family as a unit.
A qualitative approach to consumer-based concept development
A method for building concept statements with consumers to get at what is truly important to them is outlined. Words or phrases are written on cards and shown to respondents, who sort them based on relevance, appeal and similarity. The underlying emotional reasons for the sort can be probed, leading to insights into consumer motivation that might not otherwise be apparent.

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Recent Articles

Below are the 5 most recent articles on this topic. These articles were published within the last three years and are only available to registered subscribers.

Quality vs. quantity: A process for identifying the best of the best B2B respondents for new product research
This article outlines a B2B concept testing project that StandPoint conducted with Kimberly-Clark that included a co-creation exercise between the product development team and end users.
Using contingent concept analysis to design clear and intuitive user interfaces
This article uses a case study of a technical Web site to explore the use of one method of developing effective menus for program features and Web site content.
The power of prediction markets
What’s the allure of prediction markets? Do they work? If so, how? Should researchers be interested?
Disney augments ad research with app-based qualitative method
An iPad app has helped Disney Parks and Resorts keep innovating by testing concepts for theme park ad campaigns in focus groups.
Family research: Keep on trying 'til you reach the highest (common) ground
This article discusses the modern American family dynamic that elevates children's opinions, requiring researchers to rethink the established methodologies for evaluating family consumption and consider the family as a unit.

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FUSE 2015: BRAND STRATEGY & DESIGN
April 13-15, 2015
IIR will hold the annual FUSE conference on April 13-15 at in Chicago.

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