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How to create more inclusive data collection tools and benefit from more actionable results

From a land solely populated by indigenous peoples, the last five hundred or so years brought an influx of people from all over the world to what is now Canada. According to 2016 census data, about 22% of people in … Continue reading

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79% Feel Positively About Diversity and Inclusion in Canada. It’s Just Not Evenly Distributed.

The Canadian Viewpoint team has been paying very close attention to the protests both around the world and in our home town, Toronto, Canada. 57% of our team members are visible minorities compared to 52% of people in Toronto so … Continue reading

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Virtual Workshop: Generating Lead Flow and Making Sales in a Social Distancing Environment

Every business is in the midst of one pivot or another. Whether it’s starting or upping your eCommerce capabilities, repurposing your facilities to meet an urgent need, or transitioning your workforce into a new way of working, we’re all struggling … Continue reading

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Reassess, Reboot, and Research: What’s next for brands whose research projects were interrupted?

Almost overnight, it seemed as though every company conducting research pressed the pause button. Concepts that had been carefully planned over weeks and months no longer seemed quite right. Events depending on experiential research would no longer be possible. In-person … Continue reading

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How To Use Word Clouds Properly Within a Marketing Research Report

Word clouds are commonly used to visualize textual data from focus groups and interview transcripts, or verbatims from questionnaires. If you’ve read anything in the data visualization or user design literature, you’ve noticed that they have a bad reputation. But … Continue reading

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How to spark joy with your research design and data collection processes

What brings you joy? When it comes to our personal lives, sparks of joy are easy to identify. It could be a surprise music release from one of your favourite artists (ahem, Eminem just dropped a new album!), a surprise … Continue reading

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Ten Most Useful Canview Posts of 2019

As providers of a wide range of data collection and fieldwork methodologies, our blog helps clients trying to solve many different marketing problems. From new product development to package design and usability testing, researchers need to stay on top of … Continue reading

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Design Thinking for Market Researchers

The term Design Thinking can be intimidating. You’ve probably heard it used in lofty, high level terms times by highly creative people. But Design Thinking isn’t just for creative people building innovative new products. It’s an extremely relatable way of … Continue reading

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How to write open-ended questions that lead to actionable insights

Whether you conduct interviews, discussion boards, focus groups, shop-alongs, questionnaires, or something else, open-ended questions are the most powerful questions that researchers have in their toolbox. The value they generate is undeniable. Let’s work through some of the pros and … Continue reading

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Focus Groups Are Better Than Biometrics for Marketing Research

Yes, that’s a clickbait title. It’s also a very common and genuine sentiment. If you run a quick search on Twitter for “better than focus groups,” you can see that they take a lot of heat for not being the … Continue reading

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