Maximizing your Value through Research: How to Become the Hero Clients Seek
Posted on 09-19-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Consultants face more professional challenges than ever before. From increased competition, to commoditization of services to higher client expectations, you must be as effective and impactful as possible in order to succeed. Are you using every resource in your toolbox to maximize the value you provide... Read More

Harness the Power of History to Sharpen Your Data Today
Posted on 01-29-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Birthdays. Anniversaries. Hire dates. Business acquisitions. Product launches. From the moment we celebrate our first milestones to marking important business events, we learn early that history matters. It gives us a sense of significance, relevance and perspective. Now, more often than not, we’re... Read More

3 Trends that Could Impact the Real Estate Industry in 2017 [Free Report]
Posted on 02-17-2017 by Janelle Coates

What’s the difference between a fad and a trend? In the digital age, it can be difficult to tell because news that goes viral seems to take on a life of its own. With deeper research across a broad spectrum of media and industry information, you can identify long-term trends that could impact your... Read More

Using Analytics to Gain Competitive Insight
Posted on 06-03-2016 by Janelle Coates

Last year, Millward Brown , a global brand strategy and advertising organization, predicted a “mind shift in focus from ‘big’ data to streamlined ‘intelligent’ data.” Of course, that’s easier said than done, especially when the volume and velocity of information... Read More

Analyzing Big Data Without Big Headaches
Posted on 05-27-2016 by Megan Burnside

The presidential election. Beyoncé. The NBA playoffs. Prince. You might wonder what each of these entities have in common, but a scroll through social media or visit to your favorite news outlet can answer that question. Each of the above topics has become ubiquitous to our pop culture landscape... Read More

News & Business Research Reveals Energy Industry Influences
Posted on 04-26-2016 by Janelle Coates

What market-driven influences are likely to shape the energy industry in 2016? We did some research using Nexis® to see what we could learn. Political developments always hold the potential to impact the energy sector—and election years tend to have the most pronounced effect. But there... Read More

Research Recap: 7 Predictions for U.S. Non-Profit Organizations in 2016
Posted on 04-08-2016 by Janelle Coates

In some ways, the non-profit sector faces similar challenges every year: How do we find the internal staffing, the right research tools and adequate financial resources to launch the initiatives we have in mind so we can more aggressively pursue our mission this year? Furthermore, a number of currently... Read More

Using Deeper News and Business Research to Enhance PR Efforts
Posted on 03-15-2016 by Janelle Coates

Every PR professional understands the need to monitor the media to stay abreast with what happening with clients, their customers, competitors and industry at large. But have you considered how an extra layer of news and business research can give your public relations strategies an edge? By conducting... Read More

3 Trends in Information Technology You Need to Watch
Posted on 01-11-2016 by Mary Frericks

Information technology pioneer Mitchell Kapor once said, “Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hose.” As an information consumer, you are probably nodding your head in agreement right now. Yet, your job depends on your ability to connect the right people... Read More