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Welcome to the Insight Management Academy

The IMA is the world's leading authority on transforming corporate Insight teams. We provide our members with inspiration and guidance through:

Advice: for any Insight leader, whether you are new to your role or an experienced director wanting to transform a well-established Insight team

Benchmarking: starting with a free survey to help you understand how your Insight team compares to 150+ others on 32 key aspects of Insight management

Publishing: free 5 Minute Insight emails to challenge your thinking, and an online library of 10-page Insight leader guides to help our members

Training: a comprehensive range of workshops, now including Storytelling, Visual communication, Commercial thinking, and Consultancy skills for Insight teams.

Forums: the IMA's Insight Forum has met in London 59 times over the last 15 years, providing a safe space for the Insight leaders from organisations like McDonalds, Tesco, ebay, Nestle, Aviva, Whitbread and M&S to share challenges and hear the IMA's latest thinking. The next meeting is on 11th March 2020.

 

We offer a range of membership options, and free trials to help you to decide which is right for you and your organisation. 

What’s new from the IMA?

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If our organisations are to succeed, they need joined-up insights. The IMA's MADE in Insight model underpins the creation of a joined-up story about how consumers in our market become customers of our organisation and create value for it.
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The IMA will be running an exciting new programme of open courses throughout 2020, We will offer corporate members and non-members the opportunity to explore 7 key Insight management topics, before applying them to their own business situation.
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There are now only 6 places left if your organisation would like to register for the first Insight forum in Manchester on Thursday 6th February, at the prestigious Midland Hotel. Participants will include existing members like Asda, Carlsberg, Marston’s, Warburton’s and Barclays, and many guests
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Most Insight projects go wrong before they have ever started because our analysts and researchers do not nail the underlying business issue. The IMA has a 3-step RED process to help.
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This new decade will be the best time ever to work in Customer and Market Insight, but are you ready to seize the opportunities ahead? Here's a 4-point plan for this year to help you to turn your company into an Insight-driven organisation this decade.
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If you work for a corporate Insight team and your employer is a member of the IMA, you can register for FREE for the Quirk's Event in London on 11th - 12th February. The IMA are proud to sponsor the event again after the runaway success of the first event last year.
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The most effective Insight teams succeed in identifying and occupying an optimal position in the hearts, minds and processes of the wider company. Is your Insight team in any position to guide its organisation? This is the topic for the first Insight Forum in Manchester on 6th February
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Happy Christmas to all our members and contacts! We wish you all a peaceful festive holiday and successful new year! We look forward to seeing you in 2020 at the Insight forums in London and Manchester, and at our new range of open courses for Insight teams
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Is it annual review time? How's that going for you? I hope that you're finding plenty of things to celebrate, but how are you recording the value that your Insight team has added to your organisation this year?
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Want to make your insight communications more engaging, easier to understand and more persuasive? Think like a designer. Napoleon Bonaparte said that ‘a good sketch is better than a long speech’, but do you know why that’s true? Why are visuals important when communicating key messages?
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We all know that stories are powerful, probably the most widely used and effective communication tool in human history. They have helped whole societies to develop a narrative around how they came to...
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This month's update includes news from the Insight Forum in London and new online publications on all aspects of Insight communication. We have also revised our training options, and there's a reminder about free Insight benchmarking

Join the IMA to share challenges and ideas with some of the most progressive organisations in the UK, Europe and North America