Data collected specifically for the required purpose have undeniable advantages. However it is recommended to concentrate on the essential information. Due to time restrictions it is often not possible to collect all conceivable kinds of data. Both for the preparation of collections and also for strategic or economic reasons it may be useful to refer to existing information sources.
By means of Desk Research, so-called secondary research, knowledge can be gained from existing data or information material.
Emergent Actio uses Desk Research where is it is viable in terms of content or economically. We will be happy to advise you on an optimal balance of secondary and primary research for your project.