Kantar Futures Blog

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advertising, cartoons, culture, design, digital

Why words are worth more images than ever (Part 4)

The fourth instalment of our strip cartoon, written by Jeff Yang and drawn by Richard Meyer. Part 1 is here, Part 2 here, Part 3 here. Click on the image… Read More »

advertising, culture, design, digital

Why images are worth more words than ever (Part 3)

Part 3 of our cartoon strip, written by Jeff Yang and drawn by Richard Meyer. Part 1 is here, and Part 2 is here. Click om the image to expand.

advertising, culture, design

Why images are worth more words than ever (Part 2)

Part 2 of the cartoon strip by Jeff Yang (words) and Eichard Meyer (pictures), which is running all week on the blog. Part 1 is here. Click on the image… Read More »

advertising, cartoons, culture, design, digital

Why images are worth more words than ever (Part 1)

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Cannes Lions International Festival, and as part of our collaboration with Ogilvydo, we’re running a cartoon strip right through the week – written… Read More »

digital

The future of simulation

Lee Shupp writes: The theme of the recent annual gathering of the Association of Professional Futurists, a professional organization of working futurists with almost 300 members from around the world, Play:… Read More »

research, women

Women, breadwinners, hype and headlines

Ryan McConnell writes: If you’ve been reading the media reports lately, an overarching narrative is unmistakable:  Women are in ascendance.  Led by the likes of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Yahoo’s… Read More »

digital, financial services

Five things you need to know about mobile payments

Giles Powdrill writes: I recently attended the first Marketforce Future of Mobile Payments Conference in London. Mobile payments, and payments in general, are an interesting sector for scenario planners and futurists… Read More »

digital, financial services

The rise of mobile money

Andrew Curry writes: Everyone knows that mobile payments are the next big thing. And it might be: mobile culture is booming and smartphone numbers continue to climb. But this market is… Read More »

digital, technology

Making meaning: the next privacy wars

Chloe Cook writes: This past year has seen the launch of several products that claim to predict what we want. Most of these products are content with trying to anticipate… Read More »