Best of MSI - The Psychology of Innovation: Applications to Technology and HealthcareJan 10, 2019
Stacy Wood, North Carolina State University
The psychological side of innovation is a powerful, but often overlooked, factor in the successful launch and adoption of new products and services.
Analyzing Text, Images, Sales and Unstructured Data to Understand Consumer Preferences and Predict TrendsDec 13, 2018
Matt Dodd, Managing Partner, Kantar Analytics Practice
Hear how Kantar Analytics uses their artificial intelligence toolkit (Social Text AI and Natural language - STAN) to help companies make sense of text, images, sales and other unstructured data, answer key business questions, and deliver business value.
Managing Multichannel (yes, MULTI!) DistributionNov 29, 2018
Kusum L. Ailawadi, Dartmouth College
Kusum Ailawadi will present metrics, tools and frameworks for managing multichannel distribution and illustrate applications with case studies she and her co-author have developed.
How Politics Can Influence Shopping BehaviorOct 31, 2018
Nailya Ordabayeva, Boston College
The polarized political climate is impacting the marketplace; consumers increasingly take a political stand through their actions and expect companies to do the same.
Triggering Behavioral Change: How to Make (and Break) Consumer HabitsOct 16, 2018
Jesse Itzkowitz, Vice President - Behavioral Science Center, Ipsos
While many marketing strategies are centered around the careful consideration and comparison of products, consumers often choose automatically – without thoughtful evaluation. Jesse Itzkowitz will review how conscious behaviors become automatic and show you how to create strong triggers that initiate automatic behavior and how to create powerful rewards to encourage repeated and routinized consumption after initial product use.