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Ethnographic Research

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Tags: | Ethnographic Research | Observation Research | Social Media Mining

 

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.

How research helped Genentech improve its app-based sales-detailing tool
A multi-pronged research approach - including ethnography, in-depth interviews and survey research - helped biotechnology company Genentech understand barriers to adoption of its iDetail app.
How a 360-degree research approach provides a deeper understanding of the patient experience
The author outlines a research process by which pharmaceutical and health care companies can learn what life is like for patients afflicted by an illness.
Live feeds and confessionals: Video brings qualitative insights to life
The author discusses how technology, specifically video solutions, can help researchers tell a better story with their qualitative insights and secure client buy-in. This article uses vehicle drives and ethnography as an example.
Qualitatively Speaking: Mobile, yes; ethnography, not so much
Mobile ethnography certainly has its place in the researcher’s toolbox, the author says, but it’s no substitute for data-gathering by a trained observer.
Avoid 'surprises' with a comprehensive research plan
Having a solid research plan in place can help companies stay prepared and avoid unwanted surprises.

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Related Articles

There are 126 articles in our archive related to this topic. Below are 5 selected at random and available to all users of the site.

The basics of successful rebranding research
Thinking of a brand facelift? A winning approach to rebranding research should incorporate both qualitative and quantitative methodologies and ask tough questions, such as how much can your brand deviate without losing a loyal customer following?
Software Review: Revelation qualitative software platform
Pros • Excellent range of tools for building structured participatory exercises online • Simple interface for moderators and participants • Automated release of invitations and reminders • Hosted solution that works on most platforms Cons • Fairly expensive • Unfamiliar and challenging method for clients to accept
Observational research is a practical alternative to full-scale ethnography
Rather than a full-scale ethnographic research process, in many cases information needs can be filled by simply observing consumers as they interact with your product.
Achieving better qualitative research outcomes through client immersion
To really get to know your consumers, make the effort to connect with them through in-context interviews, online bulletin-board diaries and active listening from the back room.
Are researchers ready for Web 2.0?
Web 2.0, characterized by more consumer-generated content and more interaction between and among Web users and Web sites, has affected some forms of qualitative research and forced research providers to adapt accordingly.

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