Welcome to The Sandbox:
The Home of Innovation Insights

Check out the skills, frameworks, and tools that will keep you at the cutting edge
of strategy research, agile insights, and corporate innovation.

Consumer AI =/= Enterprise AI

Consumer AI =/= Enterprise AI

When being right 50% of the time is NOT be okay

The future of research: tech-enabled services

The future of research: tech-enabled services

A masterclass on how tech-enabled services are transforming the research landscape so we can all to go further, faster, with a lot less effort.

2 types of curiosity you need to tap

2 types of curiosity you need to tap

Which one is your weak spot?

Lenses for looking, insight ladders, and latent biases

Lenses for looking, insight ladders, and latent biases

A recap of top talks from IIEX North America + 3 experts dish on innovative approaches to strategic research

The anatomy of a modern market research engine

The anatomy of a modern market research engine

What’s in, what’s out, and what’s never going to change

11 tools your team should be aware of

11 tools your team should be aware of

Top tools for accelerating, automating, or otherwise optimizing your team's strategy and innovation efforts

The crawl, walk, run of strategic insights

The crawl, walk, run of strategic insights

Breaking down 4 key ingredients by stage

“If only this was easier”

“If only this was easier”

The weakest part of most companies’ research engines

The 3 pillars of world class research

The 3 pillars of world class research

Winning strategy and innovation organizations are nailing all 3

You know something's wrong when you see this

You know something's wrong when you see this

Just because we use a tool often doesn't mean it's best for the job

The tax you probably didn’t realize you’re paying

The tax you probably didn’t realize you’re paying

This is one you can legally avoid

What could you accomplish by 10x-ing your productivity?

What could you accomplish by 10x-ing your productivity?

The future of doing more with less

What strategy & innovation teams are worrying about in Q2

What strategy & innovation teams are worrying about in Q2

The latest data & research on your peers

The latest research on strategy & innovation you need to know

The latest research on strategy & innovation you need to know

We’re watching how this space is changing so you don’t have to

It’s your choice: smart or wise

It’s your choice: smart or wise

2 different career paths

6 painful parallels between taxes and Google

6 painful parallels between taxes and Google

There’s a right and a wrong way to do these

Strategy & innovation research: a crash course

Strategy & innovation research: a crash course

How AI is changing the research & insights landscape — for better & worse

The 1 in 60 rule

The 1 in 60 rule

The 3-part formula for faster growth

One tool you’re not leveraging enough

One tool you’re not leveraging enough

Research repositories are quickly becoming must-haves

The dark horse of better strategic decisions

The dark horse of better strategic decisions

No one’s talking about it, but everyone’s doing it

Welcome to a new era of problem solving

Welcome to a new era of problem solving

It's going to change ALL of our jobs

The management problem

The management problem

Meet the 2 types of team members

6 valleys of death in strategy & innovation

6 valleys of death in strategy & innovation

Where are your team's efforts breaking down?

How AI will impact research in 2024

How AI will impact research in 2024

A bite-sized roundup of everything you need to know

Stocking stuffers for the curious mind

Stocking stuffers for the curious mind

Top resources for building your curiosity muscle and rewiring your brain

4 questions to help you choose the right research methodology

4 questions to help you choose the right research methodology

Swap the opinion-led guessing for research-informed decision-making

We've entered a new era of research

We've entered a new era of research

The old way can't come to the phone right now. Why?

Certain decisions can make or break your success

Certain decisions can make or break your success

Trade-offs around information sources powering important business decisions

A chart showcasing the biggest challenges and opportunities for fashion retail brands

Top AI-powered desk research tools to check out

Top AI-powered desk research tools to check out

And the 1 that will change your career

The OpenAI saga? We saw it coming

The OpenAI saga? We saw it coming

How Wonder prepared for this & will continue to stay in front of it

Some goodies to ring in the holiday season

Some goodies to ring in the holiday season

Five months of helpful resources at your fingertips

10 mindset shifts you need to consider

10 mindset shifts you need to consider

The mindset shifts you need to make to be a more strategic researcher

The 5 Bs of AI Adoption

The 5 Bs of AI Adoption

The 5 Bs of AI adoption & a 3-part framework for where & how to do it right

A framework for identifying smarter business bets

A framework for identifying smarter business bets

AlleyCorp’s incubation framework & battle-tested recos on tapping human ingenuity to drive innovation

Tapping GenAI to catalyze your work

Tapping GenAI to catalyze your work

A framework and resources for assessing how and where AI should (or shouldn't) play a part in your organization's strategy

Crash course: asking better questions & prompt engineering how-tos

Crash course: asking better questions & prompt engineering how-tos

Level up your question asking and prompt engineering game with our helpful infographic