The podcast for corporate Insight leaders

Season 1

March 1, 2022

Transforming Insight Podcast - Trailer

Welcome to Transforming Insight, the podcast for anyone who has the ambition to transform their Insight team and create an Insight-driven organisation. Your host is James Wycherley, chief executive of the Insight Management Academy, and the author of Transforming Insight: …

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April 5, 2022

Episode 1: The best time ever to work in Insight

There has never been a better time to work in a corporate Insight team; our analysts and researchers have better data, we all have an improved understanding of human decision-making, and many of our organisations have more appetite for customer …

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April 13, 2022

Episode 2: What Is Insight?

Unfortunately, we all have a tendency to define our Insight work according to the data, or the methodology, in which we have the most expertise. If you began your career working in a market research agency, there’s always going to …

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April 20, 2022

Episode 3: The purpose of Insight

The IMA carries out a lot of benchmarking to help organisations in the UK, North America, Europe and Asia better understand their Insight capability. What are the most common findings? Many Insight leaders recognise that they spend more time producing …

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April 27, 2022

Episode 4: Transforming Insight at ASOS

In this extended episode, James Wycherley is joined by Sandra Kampmann, Director of Insight and Analytics at ASOS. They discuss Sandra’s role, her career path and presumptions about Insight, her ambition to transform Insight and the Insight strategy she is …

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May 11, 2022

Episode 5: From the market to the money

In this episode, James introduces a model that can help Insight teams map from the market to the money. If our organisations are to succeed, they need joined-up insights.

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May 18, 2022

Episode 6: Making up the numbers

In this 15-minute episode, James asks if our Insight teams should start making up their numbers.

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May 26, 2022

Episode 7: Nailing the real business issue

In this 15-minute episode, James looks at how progressive Insight teams respond to requests.

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June 9, 2022

Episode 8: Transforming Insight at Halfords

Episode 8 of the IMA's Transforming Insight podcast is now available. In this extended episode James talks to Debra Walmsley, Head of Customer Strategy & Insight at Halfords.

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June 23, 2022

Episode 9: Insight investigations

In this 15-minute episode James looks at how great Insight teams investigate business issues. In episode 7 of our podcast, we looked at the importance of nailing the real business issue before launching new pieces of analysis or research.

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July 8, 2022

Episode 10: The evolution to Insight farming

In this 15-minute episode, James looks at how great Insight teams investigate business issues. Insights are contextualised observations about markets, consumers, and customers that have the potential to change how an organisation acts and achieves success.

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