May 24, 2013
This is the first in a short series of blog posts on the subject of Engaged Research. We’re starting with “Why is engagement important?” and “How to better engage participants?”.
Ottawa, Canada – October, 2014 Ramius Corporation (www.ramius.net) announced today that FGI Research & Analytics (www.fgiresearch.com) has chosen the Recollective Professional platform to power their SmartSpace Market Research Online Community (MROC) offering.
“The advanced technology of the Ramius platform is fully integrated into our mobile-friendly MROC and custom online panel solutions. As a result, we are able to provide our clients with crowd-sourced insights from consumers around the world, regardless of their preferred device, location, or time of day. It’s the only way to effectively engage and collaborate with today’s consumer. Period.” said David Wilson, CEO at FGI.Since its launch in late 2011, Ramius have continued introducing new features to Recollective at a rapid pace based on feedback and use by partners like FGI Research & Analytics. That breadth of professional-grade functionality along with exceptional ease of use makes it stand out against other platforms.
“By integrating Ramius’ technology into our leading research and analytics platform, FGI is able to provide MROC, online panel and research solutions that are truly unique in the marketplace,” explained Wilson. “What’s more, both companies are committed to continuous innovation that drives greater insights and value to our clients, year after year.”
FGI Research & Analytics has used Recollective Professional for over two years and this partnership solidifies what was already an excellent working relationship.
“We’re thrilled to have FGI join our partner program,” said Alfred Jay, CEO of Ramius. “They’re proven industry leaders and really are champions for moving qualitative research into a new way of working online. That they have chosen to do that using Recollective is tremendous.”
About Recollective®Recollective is a cloud-based online research platform for marketing research agencies and brands. Combining social features including online community, an activity-based workflow and full support for all mobile devices, Recollective allows researchers to conduct online studies that engage participants more fully and closely than ever before to identify valuable insights accurately, efficiently and economically. Launched in November 2011, Recollective was designed by Ramius in collaboration with leading market research agencies. More information can be found at recollective.com/professionalAbout Ramius® CorporationRamius Corporation is a privately held Canadian company focused on the development of cloud based social software for engagement and research. Ramius has implemented online community systems and social networking platforms for millions of consumers and at hundreds of enterprises including SAP, NASA, Honeywell, Kaiser Permanente, Ciena, Sony, Nikon, Dreamworks and the World Bank.Founded in 1998, Ramius is based in the Ottawa region and developed Recollective to meet the evolving needs of the world’s most innovative and visionary market researchers.About FGI Research & AnalyticsFGI is a full-service research and analytics company that uniquely combines market research, online panels, online communities (MROCs), big data, and predictive analytics to provide superior insights for leading brands. FGI also provides mobile research, neuro research, social media mining, and visual analytics. Our industry expertise includes retail, manufacturing, consumer products, CPG, insurance, health care, energy and utilities, and member associations. Founded in 1981, FGI is a privately-held U.S. company with world headquarters in Chapel Hill, N.C.Ramius Media contactStephen ThompsonExecutive Vice PresidentEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org FGI Media contactDavid W. WilsonChief Executive OfficerEmail: email@example.comPhone: 919-929-7759