Tactical, Operational & Strategic Analysis of Markets, Competitors & Industries
CI is the interpretation of signals from the environment for an organization's decision makers to understand and anticipate industry change.
Hi everyone,Given that I'm still a young CI professional, currently studying MSc CI & Strategic Communication in France, I would like to have your opinion on a skill-related question.What are,…Continue
Dear Collegues,MINIERA, launched a survey for better understanding how Software Tools are utilized by CI practitioners. Our key research question where:Do CI practitioners use free or commercial…Continue
As people, we make conscious and unconscious comparisons every day as we try to navigate the world and figure out what is the “best” thing for us. This process happens for everything from figuring…Continue
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This is the kind of sophisticated CI analysis a mobile device company should be engaged in. Brilliant use of visualization, this is excellent work:
Visualization of interfirm relations in a converging mobile ecosystem, Rahul C Basole. Journal of Information Technology, (2009) 00, 1–16. (PDF)
Transient Advantage, by Rita Gunther McGrath. Harvard Business Review, June 2013.
Strategy is still useful in turbulent industries like consumer electronics, fast-moving consumer goods, television, publishing, photography, and...well, you get the idea. Leaders in these businesses can compete…
Trailer for Alex Winter's documentary on the rise and fall of Napster.
I think we are only now beginning to fully appreciate the full implications of Napster, just how disruptive a force it really was. Were it not for cascading effects from Napster, we may never…Continue
This is the slide-deck from a presentation I gave in Fall 2012 for SCIP Boston's CIdea Fest. My actual presentation was fail, as I stuttered and stumbled my way through it, projecting a nervous energy that I imagine was uncomfortable to watch. Nevertheless, it was ideas that were supposed to matter – I think some people got it, but it was lost on many.
My aim was to introduce and adapt the paradigm of network-competition to…Continue