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Clever analysts, incisive researchers, creative Insight managers... these people can bring joy to working in an Insight team and unlock a world of potential for organisations who want to use customer and market understanding to improve business performance. But how many Insight teams have a plan...
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Every Insight team needs to build a commercial foundation for its research and analysis. Without this, it cannot provide its organisation with a joined up understanding of how customers, markets and internal factors combine to produce sustainable profits.
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If you work in a corporate Insight team and want it to transform your company, then you need a comprehensive plan to make that happen. Fewer than 1 in 6 big companies have an Insight strategy today, so what does a good one look like?
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Has there ever been a better time to work in Insight? If you work in a corporate Insight team, do you skip into the office every morning? Unfortunately, many Insight leaders do not feel quite so positive, so what can we all do to seize our opportunities this year?
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Are Insight teams prepared for an increasingly agile, event-reactive approach to company management? The Insight team cannot be directly involved in every decision made, therefore the IMA advocates broader dissemination of knowledge and understanding to empower decision makers and drive change.
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A great insight badly communicated sinks without trace, a good insight brilliantly communicated spreads like wildfire. A conference organised by Vox Pops International asked senior Insight leaders how video can help us to communicate insights more effectively.
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Thanks to everyone who attended one of the four IMA sessions at Quirk's London! What did we learn from the Insight leaders at Aviva, Marks & Spencer, Sport England and Spire Healthcare?
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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 12th - 13th February. The IMA are proud sponsors of...
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At the start of a new year, set positive intentions for your Insight team.With busy schedules and daily to-do lists, it’s rare that we stop to reflect on our motivations. But when we take the time to set clear, positive intentions for what we’re doing, the benefits can be wide ranging.
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As we all set sail into 2019, the IMA would like to wish all our members a very Happy New Year, and offer you a variety of ways to make your Insight team more effective this year. New for 2019! In just a few weeks, we will be unveiling a new Digital membership.
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Would you like to contribute to, and benefit from, the Insight Management Academy's best practice - wherever you live and work? Sign up for a FREE corporate membership trial today and your company will receive a copy of the IMA's 48-page best practice guidebook, as well as access to benchmarking,...
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It’s time that we changed the way that Insight teams think about commerciality. The learning developed by an Insight team is just as integral to the whole concept of commerciality as the spreadsheets kept by Finance or the operational processes developed by product, sourcing and sales teams.