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Data Visualization – Part 1: Evaluating, Engaging, and Empowering Your Audience

We understand the WHY of data visualization. We know the use of charts and graphs and pictures helps the brain process complex information; that patterns and trends are more readily revealed and recognized in visual data displays than in text-based data delivery formats; how the same data presented via visualization is vastly more efficient, effective, [...]

By |2019-05-01T20:42:06+00:00May 1st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

6 Top Skills for Data Scientists in 2019

According to a recent LinkedIn report, the position of data scientists holds the status of number one most promising job in America for 2019. The position has also topped Glassdoor's list of Best Jobs in America for the past four years. These reports come as no surprise, as regardless of the company size or type of industry, [...]

By |2019-04-22T19:35:57+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

4 Big Data Myths Debunked

While many in the business world tout the revolutionary transformation brought about by Big Data, others remain skeptical that this analytical process will ever live up to its reputation. The promise of greater efficiency and business growth through the insights provided by Big Data—including market trends/fluctuations and consumer likes/dislikes as well as future predictions—have yielded [...]

By |2019-04-19T04:25:57+00:00April 19th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

AI and Market Researchers   

AI is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems. One way we see AI around us is in the myriad of technological devices entering our world almost daily. From continually advancing smartphones to smart cars; from navigation to banking and finance, AI is a part of our current lives and quickly [...]

By |2019-03-25T23:29:54+00:00March 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Guidelines and Tips to Ensure Pharma Data Integrity

The sheer volume of pharmaceuticals developed, tested, manufactured, processed and packaged both domestically and abroad demand strict adherence to Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs). The numbers are mammoth. According to current reports: The US pharmaceutical industry had a 40% share of the global market Estimated sales of $333 billion, the largest in the world Directly [...]

By |2019-03-05T14:09:17+00:00March 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Growth of Behavioral Research in Market Research: Benefits & Caveats

Part 1 Behavioral research examines the many variables that form the habits people develop throughout life.1 In turn, these habits make us who we are and impact nearly every aspect of daily living including our spending habits and buying patterns. Conversely, market research inundates decision-makers with a rapid-fire amount of detail about our consumer needs, preferences, and [...]

By |2019-01-25T18:16:42+00:00January 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Pharma Tackles the Talent-Driven Market  

According to the Bureau of Statistics (BLS), the unemployment rate declined to 3.7 percent in September, and total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 134,000. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, in health care, and in transportation and warehousing. 1 In today’s candidate-favorable job market employers must look harder and work smarter to fill [...]

By |2019-01-18T04:27:16+00:00January 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Interview Success for Data Scientists

The Interview Process Getting any job can be challenging. Getting your dream job as a data scientist has a unique set of challenges. For example, an initial phone interview may last as long as an hour. Be sure to allow enough time for this critical first step. The purpose of the phone interview is for [...]

By |2019-01-08T21:01:38+00:00January 8th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Recent Hiring and Compensation Trends

Evidence of labor market tightening is seen in declining unemployment rates, rising vacancy durations and less job applicants: February unemployment was at the lowest rate since May 2008 and also declined to 5.5 percent from 5.7 percent in the previous month.1 Economists expect a jobless rate of below 5% by year’s end. 2 The average number [...]

By |2015-03-23T11:09:27+00:00March 23rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

When to Hire a Pharma Market Research Contractor

The USA Today recently ran an article entitled, “Temporary Jobs Becoming a Permanent Fixture” with the following astounding figures: About 12% of all U.S. workers have temporary/contract/freelance jobs The number of temp workers jumped 50% since the recession ended four years ago 75% of economists the Associated Press surveyed said the rise in temp jobs [...]

By |2014-01-06T11:14:18+00:00January 6th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments