The Big Ideas from the Media Insights and Engagement Conference

February 12, 2018
Posted by: Alex Steging
After four thought-provoking days at the Media Insights and Engagement Conference, I’m struck by the recurring theme echoed in nearly every presentation (and which Oscar-winning producer Dana Brunetti adroitly addressed in his keynote speech and Q&A with our own Peggy Einnehmer): disruption in the media industry is here, and we – researchers, marketers, distributors and programmers – need to embrace ...
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Reinventing Research: An Interview with Dave Sackman

February 1, 2018
Posted by: Joan Cassidy
LRW has grown from $5MM to over $150MM under Dave Sackman’s leadership. Given that record of success, I sat down to talk to with Dave ...
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Return Borrowed Farm Equipment and Other Resolutions for 2018

December 26, 2017
Posted by: Joan Cassidy
Anyone who knows me well knows that I’m an early riser. Along with the immense joy of a warm cup of coffee and the first ...
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Happy Holidays from LRW

December 18, 2017
Posted by: LRW
As 2017 comes to a close, we’d like to wish you and your loved ones a happy holiday season. Take a brief respite from the ...
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Facial Coding is not a Silver Bullet (and there are no silver bullets)

October 17, 2017
Posted by: Abe Rutchick
Michael Sankey and Ken Roberts, in a recent Greenbook Blog (“The Fallacies of Facial Exploring Prophecy Feelings vs Facial Coding”), observe that over a third ...
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Modeling Outcomes in Baseball and Business

October 2, 2017
Posted by: Steve Karlin
For those of you who follow baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched a spot in the playoffs this past weekend. I predicted this outcome back ...
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DACA: Dreaming of a More Perfect Union

September 25, 2017
Posted by: Dave Sackman
I recently joined about 800 other business leaders including Tim Cook from Apple, Jeff Bezos from Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg from Facebook, Sundar ...
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Retail: Time to Blaze a New Trail

September 6, 2017
Posted by: Jeff Reynolds
To borrow from Clayton Christiansen, I had a “job to be done.” I’m soon heading out on an outdoor trip in the mountains where there ...
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Define ‘Normal.’ The Problem with Norms

August 25, 2017
Posted by: Jennifer Cruickshank
We’ve all been there: that moment when study results come back and someone on the team asks, “Do we have any industry norms to compare ...
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Challenging the Status Quo: Bias in the NewMR

August 21, 2017
Posted by: Andrew Chizever
They say, “Old habits die hard.” My dad gave me a real-life understanding of this the other day. After a nice lunch together, he mentioned ...
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