Category Archives: Conferences + Events

Are you attending The Insights Associations’ Inaugural Analytics event NEXT in NYC tomorrow? If so please stop by the OdinText presentation on text analytics at 3:30. I’ve been asked to present not just some of the findings of a very exciting blog post, but also explain how you too can conduct this type of advanced […]

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I’m Going on a “Data Raid” with Three Client-Side Practitioners in NYC on Thursday! Consumer decisions are not made in a vacuum, so why do we continue to expect to get the whole truth from siloed data? These are puzzle pieces, not the whole puzzle! The biggest insights opportunity for just about any organization today […]

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It’s True: You Only Need One Open-Ended Question and Language Doesn’t Matter! First of all, thank you all so much for the incredible response to this week’s multi-country, multilingual Text Analytics Poll™! I’ve received a flood of email and calls for additional information and I’m always happy to share, so if you have questions or […]

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Emotion—Influence—Activation: Call for Speakers, 2017 Sentiment Analysis Symposium  Writing today to OdinText users as well as other fellow practitioners, especially those on the client side. I’m working with Seth Grimes Chairman of the Sentiment Analysis Symposium to get the call out for speakers as well as panelists for an interesting and interactive discussion at the […]

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Insight Association’s Inaugural CEO Summit: Future Tied to Collaboration and Technology Writing this at the Miami Airport as I’ve just finished up a great 3 day meeting of the minds at the new Insights Association’s first official event, the Marketing Research CEO Summit. Though this event was formerly part of the Marketing Research Association (MRA), […]

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New Insights Association Born

Tom H. C. Anderson
January 9th, 2017

Optimistic about a more progressive, transparent and innovative organization with data accessibility for all Congratulations to CASRO and MRA which have now successfully merged to found the new Insights Association. I think it was rather confusing for our industry to have so many associations, and I’m curiously optimistic about where this new Insights Association might […]

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And why your research may be just as inaccurate… (An OdinText Text Analytics PollTM ) [Missed ARF’s Post-Election Podcast? Watch the Free Video – Special Event Video Explores Election Poll Fail and Implications for Market Research] I know many of you weren’t able to get into the ARF’s post-election podcast this week due to limited space, but now […]

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ARF Podcast Explores Why No One Predicted the Trump Win and Implications for Consumer Insights (A Text Analytics PollTM ) Most of us are still scratching our heads as to how no one in this business predicted the outcome of the 2016 Presidential Race. On Tuesday November 29 from 8:30-11a.m. EST, the ARF and GreenBook are running […]

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Don’t Miss the EVOLVE Virtual Roundtable on Monday at Noon! The ability to understand decision-making and to predict actual behavior today is advancing rapidly, and much of it is coming out of qualitative research. On this Monday, Nov. 14 at 12:00 EST, I’ll be participating in a virtual roundtable discussion as part of The Evolve […]

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TMRE 2016 Convenes Next Week!

Tom H. C. Anderson
October 14th, 2016

Stay Tuned for the NGMR 2016 Innovation Award Winners! Next week, I’ll be joining more than 1300 insights leaders and experts from around the world at The Market Research Event (TMRE) in Boca Raton, FL for three days dedicated to advancing the influence of research in a rapidly changing environment. For those who may not […]

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NGMR 2016 Innovation Award Finalists Offer Fresh Thinking! Change is never easy for any industry, but for those of us in research and marketing, change has increasingly become imperative. We and our clients are beset with myriad new challenges for which conventional solutions no longer suffice (and in cases don’t even apply). We need fresh […]

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Are You Shaking Up Market Research? – Nominate the “who’s who” of the market research industry for a prestigious Next Gen Market Research Award For the 8th Annual Next Generation Market Research Awards, the NGMR Award Committee has decided to shake things up and change the categories a bit. Announcing New Categories for 2016 NGMR […]

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Next Week’s Sentiment Analysis Symposium Some of our readers may be interested in The Sentiment Analysis Symposium which takes place next week, Tuesday July 12 in New York, http://sentimentsymposium.com. OdinText has been a long time participant in the event which is the first in focusing on opinion, emotion, and engagement signals in social, online, and […]

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Marketing Text Analytics and Other Research I speak at several conferences each year together with other colleagues on how and when to best employ text analytics and other research methodologies. But one thing that almost no one talks about is how to market research software or services. It’s always been a bit ironic that marketing researchers […]

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Forging the Future of Social Analytics & Big Data in Colorado Next Week I’m really looking forward to The Big Boulder Conference in Boulder, CO next week. This is a must-attend event for anyone with a stake or even an interest in social data. For those of you not familiar with it, the conference is produced […]

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Artificial Intelligence, Mixed Data Analytics and Passive Listening Capture Minds – 2016 Insight Innovation Exchange I’m just back from the IIEX conference in Atlanta, where OdinText competed in the Insight Innovation Competition. Although I was disappointed that we didn’t win, I’m pleased to report that the judges told me we placed a very close second. […]

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Let’s Connect at IIEX 2016!

Tom H. C. Anderson
June 9th, 2016

OdinText Presentations at 2016 Insight Innovation Exchange I’m looking forward to the Insight Innovation Exchange (IIEX) in Atlanta this coming week. In just a few years it’s become one of the best marketing research trade events and probably my favorite when it comes to meeting those interested in Next Generation Market Research. If you’re attending […]

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Take 7 Seconds to Support the OdinText Mission: Help Make Data Science Accessible! I’m excited to announce that OdinText will participate in the IIEX2016 Insight Innovation Competition! The competition celebrates innovation in market research and provides a platform for young companies and startups to showcase truly novel products and services with the potential to transform […]

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American Marketing Association Honors OdinText Next Generation Text Analytics for Significant Contribution to Consumer Insights Field Greetings friends, I’m blogging from the American Marketing Association’s Analytics with Purpose Conference in Scottsdale, AZ with some exciting news… The AMA has just awarded OdinText the 2016 Lavidge Prize for Global Marketing Research! The Lavidge Prize honors a […]

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AMA Honors Cloud-Based Text Analytics Software Provider OdinText for Making Data Science Accessible to Marketers OdinText Inc., developer of the Next Generation Text Analytics SaaS (software-as-a-service) platform of the same name, today was named winner of the American Marketing Association’s  2016 Robert J. Lavidge Global Marketing Research Prize for innovation in the field. The Lavidge […]

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