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CI is the interpretation of signals from the environment for an organization's decision makers to understand and anticipate industry change.
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I just finished reading Jim Underwood's Book and stand by my analysis. He cites no references in the entire book yet has the gall to spend a great deal of time on validating information and…Continue
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It is people who create effective relationships…or destroy them. And this certainly holds true for research offshoring partnerships. No doubt research offshoring relationships need to have robust institutional and process frameworks at their base. You need a comprehensive contract, service level agreements (SLAs), a defined workflow, processes for…Continue
Duh! Isn’t it all about cost?
Perhaps… perhaps not. When one talks about off-shoring, the first thought that pops up is cost arbitrage. Indeed, cost arbitrage between developed countries and most offshore destinations is significant. But this is not the only reason, or in some cases it is not even the most important reason for…Continue
Confused about off-shoring business research? There is so much hype among both, the proponents and opponents of off-shoring that it is hard to distinguish fact from fiction.
Here are a few myths I have encountered in the last more-than-a-decade I have been associated with offshore business research.
1. Off-shoring research is a new phenomenon
I mentioned that I have been connected with business research off-shoring for more than a decade and the practice…Continue
The world is shrinking, but the business environment of an organization is expanding due to globalization on the one hand and convergence in technologies on the other. How are organizations structuring their market intelligence functions to meet this challenge?
ValueNotes is conducting a short survey to understand the current trends in how organizations manage their market intelligence activities.
We will appreciate your participation in this survey, and request 10-15 minutes…Continue
Recently my friend was looking to move his office. He finally zeroed in on two places and was simply not able to choose between them. Place A was closer to home, but B was larger and had better ambience. But then A was also cheaper and quieter. But B was a longer commute for the other employees. But…. The pros and cons went on. He was tying himself in knots trying to figure out what he should do.
Finally we decided to apply a little…Continue