Category Archives: Conferences

5 takeaways from the MRS Conference

Another year, another MRS conference. Here’s five takeaways from the sessions I attended on the second day. Imagining multiple futures If the past 12 months have taught us anything it is that making predictions is difficult – or even foolish. … Continue reading

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The unreasonable consumer

Adam Morgan’s presentation at IAB Engage 2016 Winning in the age of the unreasonable consumer is well worth 15 minutes of your time. He does a great job of summarising how the consumer mindset has changed. Across categories ‘Uber’s Children’ … Continue reading

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Impressions from the MRS Conference 2014

Attending two full days of the conference leaves you seriously synapse-wilted, blinking into the bright light of condensed ideas… Continue reading

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Stories sell, so get storytelling

It’s been a month since the MRS Conference. Like previous years it was a good mix of networking and inspiration of different hues. Caroline Hayter‘s session on how storytelling techniques can help us deliver projects is the one which made the most vivid impression on me. Continue reading

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WARC conference: Online research now & next

There’s a pattern here, of sorts. The research industry pushes out boring surveys. Clients want innovation. Agencies complain about timescales and budgets. We all get together at conferences to vent… and then we go back to the office and forget and about it until next year. Continue reading

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