About Bill Fonvielle
Bill Fonvielle is Promising Outcomes LLP co-founder and guru-in-chief. He was the inventor of the PROMIS® methodology and the developer of many innovative business models, research tools and methodologies used by companies around the world.
These include Expectations Theory, Expectations Mapping, Virtual Group Technique, the Dynamic Business Scorecard and what he whimsically calls “The Theory of Everything.” During his forty-five plus year career, he has been president of an award-winning advertising agency, a senior executive at several management consulting and training firms, an elected public official and a board member of numerous business, nonprofit and governmental entities.
Bill’s MBA is from the Yale School of Management.
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- Game, Set, Match: How a Sports Club Won its Members Back17th February 2020 - 5:18 pm
A well-established, prestigious sports club nestled somewhere in the idyllic countryside seems like a foolproof business model. That is, until its leadership team noticed a steady decline in membership numbers and lower levels of overall engagement from its resident members. It could be safely assumed that they had rested on their laurels for some time, and its CEO, desperate to reverse the downturn, decided that the solution was to become more ‘customer-driven.’
- Garbage In, Garbage Out: The Danger of Misdirection in Customer Surveys22nd November 2019 - 5:43 pm
Market researchers report that response rates are down dramatically. They attribute this to increased survey fatigue, evidenced by more and more surveys not being completed or even started. Far too many surveys are at once competing for our attention and stockpiling in our inboxes. But there is another, less frequently acknowledged reason for plunging response rates.