An Ipsos UU podcast that explores emerging trends, budding innovations and creative ways to get closer to real people in real life. Each episode features thought-provoking conversations showcasing industry leading thinking from the Ipsos global network of insights specialists.
Hosted by April Jeffries, Global President of Observation, and Emma Grand, Global Lead of Curation.
2020: A Year of COVID, Conflict & Culture
Season 2 of Insight Out set out to explore cultural intelligence and ways that culture influences the things we do and don’t do, things we may not even be aware of and how that cultural understanding can help businesses as they grow and move into the future. After this unprecedented year of a pandemic, culture wars and polarization, April Jeffries and Emma Grand look back at how our understanding of culture has evolved and lessons to take into 2021.
The Influence of the Digital Native in 2020 with Menaka Gopinath
Menaka Gopinath, Head of Communities and Social Intelligence Analytics at Ipsos joins April in a lively exploration of the ever evolving Digital Native culture and the role it is playing in this unpredictable year. Their discussion of key questions - What exactly is digital citizenship? How can we "mess with the algorithm"? What is the expected role of brands in creating the future? - provides insight into this emerging group of influencers.
A Video is Worth A Million Words with Tania Caro
Today we’re exploring the power of video to reveal deep human insights that are so needed to humanize business. Our special guest host, Cristina Craciun, Ipsos UU's LATAM Transformation Leader, talks with Tania Caro, videographer from Ipsos UU Chile, about how videos can make ideas travel faster, engage your audiences and generate empathy by illuminating stories that could otherwise remain unasked and untold.
Tania is the winner of Ipsos UU’s global Best-of-the-Best contest to provoke impactful qualitative work. Her winning video, “Are you really going to wait for this to pass?” can be seen in English or Spanish here. And be sure to follow Ipsos UU Chile on Instagram.
Fast and Slow Culture with Oliver Sweet
April and Oli discuss the how cultural differences influence our response to Covid 19 and the need to pay attention to the shifts that are happening around us.
Showing Up for Black America with April Jeffries
No matter where you are around the world, you likely have been seeing the nationwide (and even global) protests against systemic racism in the United States, following the horrific murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 by a police officer. In this episode, April Jeffries joins Emma Grand to have a conversation about the Black and African American community within the context of the overall American culture. We talk through how we at Ipsos are grappling with this problem, and discuss how people, organizations and brands can show up for Black Americans through meaningful actions.
Click here for more details on the ABC News / Ipsos poll referenced in the episode.
Decoding Culture with Karina Sanmartin and Valentina Rodriguez
In this episode, Emma Grand speaks to Karina Sanmartin and Valentina Rodríguez, Curation Practice Leads from Ipsos UU Spain, about how culture intersects and underpins the post-modern world of branding and why this cultural understanding is so critical today. We explore the concept of Cultural Transferability and discuss how brands can bridge the gap between a universal brand essence and local market needs.