conversation about maximising value from customer insight

Data Monetisation, do you back Admiral or Facebook?

Headline news items can have, more frequently in recent years, direct bearing on the world of data & insight. Increasingly including topics like data monetisation. One such story was the recent news that Facebook (FB) was preventing Admiral insurance (in the UK) from using social media activity data as a means of assessing risk. Admiral planned to enable FB users to not only logon via their FB id, but also opt-in to giving Admiral access.. Read More

Can you make sense of your customers’ words?

How do you make sense of your customers’ words? On that topic, I’m delighted to share a second guest blog post by our first guest blogger, Annette Franz: There are not only a ton of different customer listening posts these days, but the types of customer data are equally as varied and voluminous. Data comes in all different shapes and sizes: structured, unstructured, solicited, unsolicited…oh my! A lot is written about.. Read More

Global Reviews’ UK Digital Leaders Summit (#UKDLS)

This is a new event in the UK and one I attended yesterday, as a speaker on Behavioural Economics. It’s well worth digital leaders attending in future. Right from the start things boded well as they had chosen a different and engaging venue. Bounce (121 Holborn, London) is the official ‘home of ping-pong’ and is literally the place where the game was invented in 1901. This gave guests the promise.. Read More

Do you benefit from the full breadth of Customer Insight?

Different businesses continue to use the term “Customer Insight” to mean different things. Even in our poll of over 100 customer insight leaders, only half of you considered data management or database marketing to be part of Customer Insight. The majority also had only research reporting into them, not analytics. Does that ring true with your role? In June, I shared a definition of Customer Insight that I find useful: “A non-obvious understanding.. Read More