Stuff We Like

12/14/20

Is the Sky Falling for Political Polling?

Jim assesses how bad this year’s polling miss was, why it may have happened, and what it means for survey research at large.

By Jim PripusichRead More

12/11/20

Denver – The Ellis Island of Colorado

Kevin explores the hypothesis that new Colorado residents tend to move to Denver, first, then elsewhere in the state.

By Kevin RainesRead More

11/5/20

What is knowledge?

We explore the definition of the word “knowledge” and what that means for the work we do.

By Andrew StreightRead More

4/6/20

It’s Time for the Ultimate Survey

Yes, the decennial census forms are coming to you.

By Kevin RainesRead More

9/7/18

DU’s Keystone Strategic Plan leads to action

  The 20th century model of delivering a liberal and creative arts education is inadequate to the task of developing graduates who can think broadly and critically in and out of their chosen fields. —From the Keystone Strategic Plan 2018-2025   We are thrilled to celebrate the creation of the College of Arts, Humanities & Social […]

By David KennedyRead More

5/14/18

GoodBusiness – The State of Corporate Philanthropy in Colorado

We were very excited to work with B:CIVIC, the Denver Chamber, DaVita, TIAA and the University of Denver to collect data about how businesses in Colorado are engaging with and giving to their communities. It was great to see that businesses of all sizes across Colorado are engaging in corporate philanthropy, especially at the local […]

By Kate DarwentRead More

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12/7/17

How do you measure the value of an experience?

When I think about the professional development I did last week, I would summarize it thusly: an unexpected, profound experience. I was given the opportunity to attend RIVA moderator training and I walked away with more than I ever could have dreamed I would get. Do you know that experience where you think back to […]

By Greg HornbackRead More

11/27/17

Questions? Conversation killers?

What happened to me? When did my conversation style stray into a revolving game of 20 Questions (a 1940s era TV show)? I’m a big believer in the power of questions but too much is too much. There, I’ve said it. I suspect working with a bunch of wicked smart and curious researchers is part […]

By Karla RainesRead More

8/31/17

Tuft & Needle: Incredible Mattresses. Incredible research?

If you have ever received a proposal from Corona Insights regarding customer research, you may have seen this line: “We believe that surveying customers shouldn’t lower customer satisfaction.” We take the respondent’s experience into account, from the development of our approach through the implementation of the research (e.g., survey design, participant invites, etc.), even in […]

By David KennedyRead More

8/18/17

If you are traveling to watch the eclipse, be prepared

As a bit of a space geek (don’t even get me started on my love of SpaceX), I’ve been planning for this weekend for a long time.  I bought my eclipse sunglasses and started looking into lodging over a year ago, so you can imagine how excited I am for this event. Unfortunately (or fortunately, […]

By Matt HerndonRead More