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Trip Krant replied to Trip Krant's discussion SCIP 2014: Fail Continued
"The final line-up for Boston SCIP CIdeas-Fest to be held at the Natick community library: Good thing SCIP members have to pay $20 and non-members $30 to attend this event - otherwise the audience size might overwhelm venue capacity..."
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Working with free content - How to set up your own RSS feeds! at Online

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This autumn, Comintelli will be running the free webinar series "Automating Your Information Management Using intelligence2day”, starting on September 30th with the webinar "Working with free content - How to set up your own RSS-feeds", covering the topics of:Content AggregationContent FiltrationContent ManagementThe second part of the series will be a more in-depth and advanced webinar about free sources, whereas the third part will focus on how to filter information using Boolean.Register via…See More
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7 Business Research Off-shoring Myths

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 phenomenonI mentioned that I have been connected with business research off-shoring for more than a decade and the practice is actually much older than even that. Some…See More
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" Most of CI doctrine & corporate strategy was made for Mediocristan. It does not work in Extremistan. "
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Trip Krant replied to Sandro Tavares's discussion What is the relation between CI Pros and Data Scientists? Wouldn't the future of CI PROs to become Data Scientists?
"That is pretty cool that you are doing Data-Sci and have a CI background, Pradhuman.  I am looking forward to hearing more about your activities. "
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Trip Krant replied to Trip Krant's discussion SCIP 2014: Fail Continued
"The pitch for Boston SCIP CIdea-Fest: And by “Idea-fest” they really mean problem-and-sympathy-fest... Also, "Big Data" is a term that has been thrown around to the point of uselessness. SCIP shouldn't throw-it around too…"
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"Think three layers of a pyramid: - top of the pyramid is your finished intelligence products; - middle is a knowledge-base with profiles and target models; - base of the pyramid is collected raw information. Base - Stores the raw information -…"
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Looking for US equity of approx 20 Million USD on a 500 Million USD Project

The client has negotiated a 100yr lease in a Caribbean country with the government for approx 4,500 acres of pristine beachfront on the island. The client has been working very closely with the Ministry of Tourism to put this project together. The client has also been working closely with the US government through OPIC (Overseas Private Investment Corp). OPIC is chartered with helping US companies to invest in developing countries. While this is a $500m+ project, we are currently focused on…See More
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Client needs to ACQUIRE the "Controlling Stake" in American Founder or family owned business which has Revenue in excess of $20 million and Operating income in excess of $4 million

Client needs to ACQUIRE the "Controlling Stake" in American Founder or family owned business which has Revenue in excess of $20 million and Operating income in excess of $4 millionRe: Investments In Founder & Family-owned BusinessesI have a Client who wishes to invest as Controlling share in Founder & Family-owned Businesses in United States with the following criteria:- Founder or family owned business- Revenue in excess of $20 million- Operating income in excess of $4 million- Based…See More
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Would you like to benchmark your market intelligence activities against your peers?

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 of your time to…See More
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Ellen Naylor replied to Johannes Deltl's discussion Excellent Article: Knowing Why You Lose Won’t Always Help You Win: Sales and Marketing Intelligence in the group Sales and Marketing Intelligence
"It's funny how conducting win loss analysis really doesn't change over time. I was just re-reading this article in a new vein since I am writing a book on how to conduct win loss analysis. I liked the perspective of including win and loss…"
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Looking for US equity of approx 20 Million USD on a 500 Million USD Project

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The client has negotiated a 100yr lease in a Caribbean country with the government for approx 4,500 acres of pristine beachfront on the island. The client has been working very closely with the…Continue

Client needs to ACQUIRE the "Controlling Stake" in American Founder or family owned business which has Revenue in excess of $20 million and Operating income in excess of $4 million

Started by Vivek Raghuvanshi Aug 15. 0 Replies

Client needs to ACQUIRE the "Controlling Stake" in American Founder or family owned business which has Revenue in excess of $20 million and Operating income in excess of $4 millionRe: Investments In…Continue

Newsletter OSINT № 36 -37 (March - June 2014) Research Center Viktora Voksanaeva

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Newsletter OSINT № 36 -37 (March - June 2014) Research Center Viktora Voksanaeva Dear Colleagues!     Read the informational materials that are posted July 20, 2014 in the…Continue

Online Homeland security: The Journal of #Intelligence Studies in Business Vol 4, No 1 (2014)

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Online Homeland security: The Journal of #Intelligence Studies in Business (J...…Continue

Competitive Intelligence For Dummies Book

Started by Richard. Last reply by Pradhuman Singh Jun 27. 5 Replies

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

Literature on CI and personnel recruitment?

Started by Marcel Brussee. Last reply by Pradhuman Singh Jun 27. 5 Replies

Trying to help a connection to prepare for a Master's thesis, I am looking for authors of "scientific results" about "advantages of competitive intelligence in terms of active search for potential…Continue

How terrorists use Competitive Intelligence

Started by Vivek Raghuvanshi Jun 2. 0 Replies

How terrorists use Competitive Intelligence:- "Try to think like a terrorist for a second. Would you like to get—free-of-charge—satellite services? Of course, you would," says Gabriel Weimann."Now…Continue

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ICI Competitive Intelligence Training feedback

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I would like to know if anyone has attended any of the Institute for Competitive Intelligence (ICI) training.  I am looking for feedback on the courses they offer.  We may have some training dollars…Continue

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    7 Business Research Off-shoring Myths

    Posted by Varsha Chitale on September 16, 2014 at 12:16am 0 Comments

    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…

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    Would you like to benchmark your market intelligence activities against your peers?

    Posted by Varsha Chitale on August 7, 2014 at 1:00am 0 Comments

    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

    Overcoming indecision – using a rating methodology

    Posted by Varsha Chitale on July 29, 2014 at 1:36am 0 Comments

    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…

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    Social Networking Sites and Employees

    Posted by Tony Steele on April 5, 2014 at 5:44pm 2 Comments

    Yahoo just published an article that I wrote about Soldiers and the use of Social Networking Sites. The article can be viewed here:

    http://voices.yahoo.com/us-soldiers-social-networking-sites-more-than-12591417.html

    Since Soldiers are notorious for…

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    Top Five Signs That You Need to Invest in Competitive Intelligence

    Posted by kalie moore on March 17, 2014 at 7:21am 0 Comments

    Here at Rivalfox, we believe every company should invest in competitive intelligence. By that we don’t mean you should go out and hire a CI expert to join your team, but instead that everyone in your company should take an active part. More and more business developers, product managers, and growth hackers are integrating CI into their repertoire to win their markets. This does not need to be time consuming; with CI SaaS, in thirty seconds or less, you will understand your competitors’…

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