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Target your analysis to target your marketing
The author explores the merits of using big data to develop informed, forward-looking decisions rather than making traditional, reactive responses.
Fusing ethnography and interrogational research into a new modality for health care research
Fusing ethnographic and traditional research methods can help health care researchers better understand patients’ viewpoints, uncover how treatment decisions are made and develop more effective positioning and messaging strategies.
Line managers explain why they don’t see much value in satisfaction measurement programs
Though widely used, customer satisfaction measurement programs are not fulfilling their promise. The authors draw on a survey of line managers to explore why and offer thoughts on how to improve their effectiveness.
Understanding the pros and cons of mixed-mode research
Mixed-mode surveys are gaining steam in the research industry but researchers need to be aware of the limitations and potential measurement error involved. Questions must be presented so that the meaning conveyed is the same across multiple modes to yield comparable results.
How to make mobile research work - for everyone
Kristin Luck offers some best practices for mobile research to help practitioners keep the respondents in mind and avoid letting technology distract us from meeting their needs.

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A brief guide to outsourcing
Discusses the risks of outsourcing, including cultural issues, and offers ways to overcome/mitigate those risks.
A report on the 2010 Globalpark Market Research Software Survey
This iteration of the annual survey of research software users added questions on social media usage and deployment of sample routers and found that CATI seems to be holding its own.
Using a strong questionnaire to harvest high-quality data
When designing a survey questionnaire, researchers and non-researchers alike must consider the potential impact that wording, sequence, structure, layout, etc., can have on data quality. The author offers 10 issues to consider.
Software Review: Ruby tabulation software
Pros: • Crosstabs and charts of every kind from large or complex datasets, and so much more • Quick and efficient for a DP specialist to use, with a choice of GUI access and scripting • Push-pull integration with Excel and Power Point for report preparation and automation • Superb proprietary charting to visualize MR data more effectively than in Excel or PowerPoint •Excellent support for managing trackers; Cons: • Interface is bewildering to beginners; a steep learning curve • No simple Web browser interface for end users or to provide clients with portal access to studies; Cost: Full version is $4,800 (USD) for a single-user annual license (allows setup); additional analyst versions are $2,400 (USD). Volume discounts available.
By the Numbers: Survey of researchers reveals concerns about benchmarking
While most researchers use benchmarking, many have questions about the best ways to do so, a survey found. The authors explore the survey findings and offer tips for more effective benchmarking.

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