Ipsos Update - September 2018
Welcome to Ipsos Update – our monthly selection of research and thinking from Ipsos teams around the world. September’s edition features new papers on mystery shopping in the luxury industry, in-app advertising, and affluent travel, as well as case studies on social media data in India and current economic and demographic trends in Serbia.
When Difference Doesn’t Mean Different: Understanding Cultural Bias
Running global Customer Experience studies provides both better value for money than individual country studies and a degree of standardisation across markets. However, their validity remains at risk from an age-old research problem: cultural bias.
Ipsos Update - July 2018
Welcome to Ipsos Update – our monthly selection of research and thinking from Ipsos teams around the world. July’s edition features new papers on ethnography, audience measurement and food waste, as well as new global reports on the inclusiveness of nationalities and artificial intelligence.
The Numbers Game: Measuring Audiences in the Data Age
People who fear numbers are said to suffer from numerophobia or arithmophobia. There are even those who fear specific numbers like number 7 (heptaphobics) or number 13 (triskaidekaphobics). Audience measurement is a discipline swimming in numbers and, with the emergence of Big Data to supplement or even replace more traditional survey approaches in many cases, now throws out even more numbers.