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It's advertising, but not as we know it
Jerry Wind is a marketing veteran who has seen it all before. He tells Jo Bowman that the ad world ain't seen nothing yet. To make predictions about how much the world might change by 2020 seems somewhat risky; it's far enough away to be pretty tough to call correctly, yet not so far out that when the time comes, everyone will remember what you said.
Do we get what we deserve or deserve what we get?
Last year, in a piece entitled "Opinion - Sedition or Seduction", I commented on the rise of the "opinion culture", and the fact that we now live in an era that legitimises putting opinions into the public domain with little reflection on their veracity, or the implications of offering them.
Innovate or become obsolete
Though online research was well beyond its infancy in 2006, and had already replaced CATI as the dominant mode, nevertheless CATI was still the second pillar of fieldwork. Beyond CATI, paper occupied third place. Together, these three accounted for 88% of quantitative fieldwork at that time.
Go to RW Connect, the online platform for all those involved in consumer insights to share the new and sometimes radical trends in market research offering a platform for open debate and discussion on these topics.
With articles and commentary from those at the forefront RW Connect is an interactive and open source of information, opinion and multimedia.