Spending much of my time with clients doing research, I invest time looking at how others present findings. This new information to enrich our understand hit me with a punch. For your own unfettered reaction read the short article here. This research by Morning Consult and the New York Times took my breath way. I sit here still […]
For some organizations the core objective of customer journey mapping is to reduce the loss of prospects. For others, the goal is to start understanding the experience of prospects and customers who are trying to navigate your organization. For those responsible for product and service development, it’s about uncovering opportunities to serve customers better. In […]
In order to understand customers, voice of the customer projects undertakes to speak to actual customers! A discussion guide focuses the conversation on key topics about which you want to learn. Based on internal stakeholder interviews, and existing internal and external data sources, a discussion guide provides the framework for what you need to learn […]
Whether you are working on the fuzzy-front end of product or service development, developing customer personas to better target your marketing communications or diving into customer experience, doing voice of the customer market research typically means sitting down with customers, listening and capturing their ideas. So how do you get set up for success when collecting […]
Because innovation is not just for startups. Are you are looking to move the balance of revenue away from existing towards new innovative solutions? Or perhaps operationally you’re in great shape but are looking to the future. But building something new is fundamentally different from operational excellence. So with so much focus on technology, startups and […]
The following checklists consider; which customers to include when conducting market research, and how to decide which customers to involve in your learning. Voice of the customer, face to face usability testing, customer persona development and customer journey mapping development are some of the examples where these customer selection lists are useful.