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Quick Thoughts: Will AI Help or Hinder Market Research Industry?



With the advent of artificial intelligence (AI), market research has been revolutionized, offering new possibilities and opportunities. Benefits of incorporating AI into market research can be numerous.

A better approach to Market Research?


AI has the ability to seamlessly apply advanced algorithms, data processing capabilities, and automation, enabling market researchers to extract valuable insights from large data sets in a more efficient and accurate manner.


Having the ability to automate repetitive tasks, AI can allow researchers to focus their time on the highest-value task, interpreting insights. And when interpreting insights, researchers can apply AI algorithms to detect patterns and trends that might be challenging for humans to identify, or eliminate biases and subjective interpretations, ensuring more reliable insights.


These strategies can help researchers gain deeper insights into market dynamics, providing their teams with a competitive edge and the ability to drive more reliable recommendations for their clients.


"Human involvement, specifically maintaining responsible and transparent practices when using AI in market research will be key."


While the benefits of AI in market research can be significant, there are also costs and challenges that need to be considered. Implementing AI requires initial investment in infrastructure, tools, and skilled personnel. Integration into existing systems can be a dauting and complex task, requiring expertise in data management, algorithm development, and statistical model training.


Furthermore, ensuring the quality of data is essential for AI to produce accurate insights. In the end, it's human perceptions, opinions, thoughts, and attitudes that drive data and the challenge of ethical sourcing / recruitment, data privacy / data protection, and bias control all very much exist whether we chose to leverage AI in our work, or not.


A teamwork approach.


While AI algorithms generate insights, human interpretation, contextual understanding, and critical thinking will remain necessary to derive meaningful conclusions. Companies need to invest in training or collaborate with experts to leverage AI effectively.


Technical limitations, such as dealing with unstructured data or complex contexts, and the need for constant learning and updates to keep up with evolving AI technologies, should be considered.


By carefully weighing the benefits and costs of using AI in market research and addressing the associated challenges, businesses can leverage the power of AI to gain valuable insights, make informed decisions, and stay ahead of the market.


Summer Qamoum

Medical Mile Research


About Medical Mile Research:

Medical Mile Research is a Grand Rapids, MI based market research firm offering access to ~100k healthcare professionals including but not limited to Medical Executives, Administrators, and Healthcare Providers interested in providing insights related to their field and expertise via Online Surveys and Tele-depth Calls. Medical Mile Network is extensively verified and continuously curated, supporting the companies commitment to data quality and security. If interested in working with Medical Mile Research, please contact us at researchteam@medicalmileresearch.com or 616.300.1911.

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