TechValidate Research on Alpha

Alpha Case Study

Global 500 Insurance Company


This case study of a Global 500 insurance company is based on a December 2018 survey of Alpha customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“I would recommend Alpha to companies looking to accelerate the time-to-market around their products, features, and offerings.”

“We use Alpha to rapidly solicit feedback from the general consumer population for both design and concepts. It has helped to drive – with measurable numbers – which concepts move onto the next phase of development and implementation.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Alpha:

  • Current trends shaping how their organization approaches product management:
    • Customer understanding: formalizing the process for leveraging customer insights and feedback

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Alpha that the surveyed company uses:

  • Benefits gained since beginning to test ideas within the Alpha platform:
    • Easier to ask simple questions
    • Easier to source audiences
    • A faster ability to get to design or prototype on the things we’re looking to test
    • A higher likelihood to have data to support decisions they make as a product organization
    • Faster time-to-market on the launch of products or features
  • Top driver for working with Alpha is reducing the time to collect customer feedback.


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Alpha:

  • Agrees Alpha platform creates better relationships between market research and product management.
  • Finds qualitative consumer insights are very important to their product organization when making decisions regarding the product roadmap.
  • Alpha capabilities compared to how they were doing them before:
    • Audience sourcing: moderately better
    • Testing and experimenting: much better
    • Designing and prototyping: moderately better

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Alpha by TechValidate.

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