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MRMW APAC 2018: Meeting disruption head-on with lightning speed to insight

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MRMW APAC 2018: Meeting disruption head-on with lightning speed to insight
Events 1min

MRMW APAC 2018: Meeting disruption head-on with lightning speed to insight

Carlos Hernandez Jr, Head of Market Insights for Asia at Abbott Laboratories will share his thoughts on disruption and speed to insights at MRMW APAC on June 27-28 in Singapore. 

Amid digital disruption across all industries, the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry faces even greater challenges. Yet despite this, Abbott is meeting disruption head-on by accelerating speed to insight from hours to a matter of seconds. Their secret? The Abbott Insights Hub – a marketing insights platform that delivers organizational efficiencies with faster, more effective insights mining and learning.

Like many global brands, Abbott faced the problem that knowledge and insights were isolated in regional and business silos. As a consequence, insights managers would spend up to 10 hours searching for answers to business questions, by reaching out to colleagues, waiting for responses and hunting inside multiple personal drives and portals.

To turn the situation around, Carlos Hernandez Jr., Head of Market Insights for Asia, championed the deployment of the Abbott Insights Hub to support brand building in India and across Asia.

Today, knowledge is unified globally. The Hub facilitates fast access to insights within and across corporate marketing, nutrition, diabetes care and established pharmaceuticals. Marketers and insights managers have conducted 6,000 searches in the last 12 months alone, representing potential savings of over 60,000 hours of time and effort. Content includes 2,000 projects, 18,000 documents, 4,000 findings, 1,000 verbatims and over 500 innovation and communication concepts.

A user community of 85 insights professionals and 500 marketers turn to the Insights Hub to:

  • answer questions with a one-click report
  • organize reporting with personalized updates
  • curate and promote core knowledge
  • task agencies to upload new results

Carlos and Elizabeth P. Morgan, co-founder of Market Logic Software, the company that powers the Insights Hub, will take to the stage to provide an in-depth case study. They’ll provide background on why Carlos felt it necessary to deploy the platform, an overview of how Abbott marketers use the Insights Hub to support their daily work, and finally the ROI that’s generated from it. They’ll also preview the extension of the Hub with insights automation to builds on efficiencies by accelerating research management and approval processes.

MRMW (a.k.a. Market Research in the Mobile World) is the largest and most prestigious global conference series focusing on mobile, innovation and high-tech marketing research. You can register here.

You can also read about MetLife’s presentation at ESOMAR LATAM 2018, describing the Insight Engine; “a knowledge sharing platform that is enabling MetLife to answer specific business questions, break knowledge silos, and stay ahead of trends and competitors by promoting and sharing information across the organization.”

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