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We lie. Not deliberately. It’s not that we try to deceive, it’s just that we bear poor witness to our own behaviour. If you ask anyone why they did what they did, the answer that comes back won't often be an accurate indication. But here's the..
You’re under pressure.. to do more, with less, to meet deadlines and to get the insight to make the critical decision that will provide the winning-edge for your client. At the current speed of business, insight has never been more important, but..
Media and creative agencies adopted storytelling aeons ago as a means of showing brand consumers that they 'got them' in a nod and a wink kind of way. Since then, culture and the consumer landscape has shifted - vastly. Vague notions of 'who'..
If you work for a brand and your role involves dealing with consumers, then you probably understand how qualitative research works. Whilst big data and quantitative testing can highlight what consumers are doing, it takes qualitative exploration..
On a recent trip to Australia, I met up with Further client Greta Leropoulos who is the Service Design Lead for Foxtel (a media company, who provide a premium pay per view TV service of streamed and live, sport, movies, drama, news and..
“Hey Siri—find me the closest coffee shop.” It’s getting hard to remember a time when you couldn’t literally ask your phone to find something for you. Siri, Cortana, Google Assistant and Alexa have changed how we interact with the world, and s..
I've recently returned from a trip to Australia, where I was lucky enough to catch up with some talented designers and user researchers from the service and experience design community. The conversations gave me some fascinating perspectives..
Your brand's performance is dipping and you’re under pressure to come up with answers. There are many reasons why, from increased competition and market disruptors to negative PR and the rise of ethical consumerism. But which is it? When the..
We’re getting to know Kerry (Kez) Poulson, who’s just joined Further’s team in London as Senior Project and Operations Manager. Kez has worked with brand and agency clients across the the FMCG, B2B, healthcare and leisure sectors. Working closely..
Our online research platform IdeaStream™ (now Together) has plenty of cool functionality designed to spike interest and engagement from study participants. Platform tools let the community manager approach research questions creatively. From..
Following positive reviews from research friends and having witnessed a client list spanning global research agencies all the way through to award-winning brand and design agencies, I was naturally curious about working with Further and using..
Living here in the UK as I do, I’m all too aware of the impact of not reaching out and giving the right people a voice. Brexit, and the surprise surrounding the country’s vote to leave illustrated this point, and we’re now in a bit of a mess..