Agile. Agile. Agile. This is a word frequently spoken by insight professionals and marketers these days. They usually only say it once but it has become the “location” of our lexicon. And the need for it is real. Faster to market. No time. Less budget. Research that is quickly and clearly actionable. Companies and brands are getting squeezed and new ways of gaining insights more quickly are entering the market every day.
Jim White, Human Insights Strategist and Co-Founder of market research firm RealityCheck, shares how to apply human insight methods in three areas: foundational learning for strategy development; concept testing and optimization; and customer experience insights or (CX). Together, these methods form a comprehensive program of learning and activation to inspire your strategic thinking, sharpen your concepts and elevate […]
Jim White, Human Insights Strategist and Co-Founder of market research firm RealityCheck, shares how to apply human insight methods to brand strategy development. By gaining a deep and actionable understanding of segments, users and other groups of human beings to develop the conceptual springboards that will inspire brand strategy, messaging strategy and product innovation, you can make more […]
Iconic brands are often in decline for an easily overlooked reason…they have lost their contextual meaning because people have changed but the brand has not changed with them. People have evolved their story but the brand continues to tell its story in the same way with the same message and/or the same voice it has […]
Everywhere you turn these days you hear people talking about Consumer Experience or CX. For a few, it is relegated to the digital or “User Experience” people have with a brand’s digital properties. For many more, it means more broadly tracking and improving the consumer journey through various “touchpoints” with brands. For some others, it […]
Jim White presents “Brands & Narrative Identity: A New Way to Think About Brand Strategy” at the 2017 IIeX Global Insights Conference.
Jim White presents “Brands & American Mythology: Narrative Identity, Brand Identity & the American Self” at the IIeX Global Insights Conference.
By Jim ChastainIt just happened again. Nestle has just bought Blue Bottle coffee. There will be Blue Bottle coffee drinkers who are crushed by this and there will be Blue Bottle coffee drinkers who don’t pay a lot of attention to it. Who knows what will happen with the Blue Bottle brand from here but […]