Pretty busy here. Where I used to carefully write a questionnaire, run a pre-test, run a pilot and then launch – now I have to get it all right the first time. Where I used to think carefully about the results over a few weeks, discuss them with co-workers, let them percolate and come up with an original analysis – now I have to bang them out and move on to the next project.

Read more at Vue, the magazine of the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association.

Author Notes:

Jeffrey Henning

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Jeffrey Henning, IPC is a professionally certified researcher and has personally conducted over 1,400 survey research projects. Jeffrey is a member of the Insights Association and the American Association of Public Opinion Researchers. In 2012, he was the inaugural winner of the MRA’s Impact award, which “recognizes an industry professional, team or organization that has demonstrated tremendous vision, leadership, and innovation, within the past year, that has led to advances in the marketing research profession.” In 2022, the Insights Association named him an IPC Laureate. Before founding Researchscape in 2012, Jeffrey co-founded Perseus Development Corporation in 1993, which introduced the first web-survey software, and Vovici in 2006, which pioneered the enterprise-feedback management category. A 35-year veteran of the research industry, he began his career as an industry analyst for an Inc. 500 research firm.