Free articles for all Insight leaders

These are the latest articles written by the IMA's directors and associates.

If you would like to receive these direct to your inbox then you can register your company for the IMA's free Insight Community and receive 5 Minute Insights every fortnight. Please click here.

If you would like to read about the IMA's more detailed best practice work, then you might like to look at our library of 10-page Insight leader guides which can be accessed by our members whenever they like.

IMA Red Apostrophe Icon
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.
IMA Red Apostrophe Icon
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.
IMA Red Apostrophe Icon
After running the highly successful Insight forum in London for 15 years, the IMA are delighted to announce that we are launching an Insight forum in Manchester. The first event will be held on Thursday 6th February, at the prestigious Midland Hotel.
IMA Red Apostrophe Icon
The IMA will be running an exciting new programme of open courses throughout 2020, We will offer members and non-members the opportunity to explore 7 key Insight management topics, before applying them to their own business situation.
IMA Red Apostrophe Icon
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
IMA Red Apostrophe Icon
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?
IMA Red Apostrophe Icon
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?
IMA Red Apostrophe Icon
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...
IMA Red Apostrophe Icon
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 next Insight Forum meeting in London on 27th November
IMA Red Apostrophe Icon
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
IMA Red Apostrophe Icon
As Insight leaders we all know that there is no point doing any analysis or market research unless our insights drive change in our organisations. But we are not communication professionals, so how can we think more creatively to get our messages across?
IMA Red Apostrophe Icon
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.