Articles

Welcome to the latest articles written by the IMA's directors and associates.

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Financial value for public sector and non-for-profit objectives is a tricky one for many organisations. It is often politically sensitive. So, if you’re an Insight team within a public sector or not-for-profit organisation, where do you start?
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Join the most progressive Insight leaders in the UK at the IMA's Insight Forum in London. The fourth event of the year will be on Wednesday 28th November, when we will debate the practicalities of Insight Commcerciality and how to go about realising the value identified by Insight.
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New best practice research, a new report, a forthcoming event on Insight commerciality, and a reminder about key member benefits - read our round up of the latest news from the Insight Management Academy
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A good story sticks. We understand it, we remember it, and we can retell it later. If we believe it’s true, we might even change our behaviour. How can we use a storytelling approach to make our Insight communications stick in the minds of our decision makers?
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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? Members of the IMA's Insight Network can contribute ideas, benchmark their company's Insight capability, and access new reports and free advice.
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How often do we hear an Insight professional talk about how much revenue they generated this year? We firmly believe that with a pragmatic and intuitive approach to assessing the impact of Insight, it is possible to put a figure to how much value good Insight generates.
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A quick summary of the latest best practice research, published reports and Forum event. Please contact us if you would like more information about free corporate membership trials.
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Does the challenge of developing an effective strategy for Insight seem daunting? Might it be easier than we think? Developing a strategy can help us off the proverbial hamster wheel, and it can also be critical to motivating and inspiring our teams to deliver greater value.
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It is often said that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes and the same can be said for Insight teams. The latest IMA research reveals that larger Insight teams rank slightly higher for overall capability than smaller teams, but larger teams are not better at everything.
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Wherever you're spending time this August, we hope that you've found time to both relax and reflect on how much difference your Insight team is making. Here's a short summary of the things that we're working on this month, please contact us if any of them could help you and your company.
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A bowl of fresh strawberries is a quintessential image of the British Summer. Eye catching and attractive, they make for an easy healthy snack. What if we could display insights to our various audiences of decision makers and stakeholders in attractive, bite sized, easy to digest formats?
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A truly effective Insight team does so much more than generating new Insights by undertaking new projects and analysis. Indeed, much of the Insight that a team can generate comes from their accumulated knowledge and understanding achieved over many years.