Creating a research brief can be a little daunting, but thankfully, it doesn’t have to be long or complicated; Paul Hudson's five-step process is a brilliant guide to understanding what information is needed within a research brief, and where to start.
Demonstrating ROI can be tough with the current research reporting methods, however, there are many storytelling techniques that you can employ to create a compelling narrative and make the presentation of data and insights engaging and enlightening in equal measure.
Currently, only the results of a research study are 'democratised', shared, in the form of reports to senior management, with recommendations for certain actions. But what happens when the research experience itself is democratised to include the whole organisation?
Why go through the trouble of producing excellent fieldwork only for stakeholders not to take interest in your insights? Here's how research reporting may evolve in the future to better engage decision makers.