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I am working through all my tools,subscriptons and techniques this year to revamp how we do company profiles. I wanted to see what others use. I will share if you do! Here is my tool…Continue
Prompted by the post titled "SLA CID Leads – 2014 SLA Leadership Summit Highlights", the event being described as:CID leadership will recap the CI Presentation on how to use CI to Build Leadership…Continue
Dear Colleagues, What are the problems when searching for information using internet? Several weeks ago we lunched a study which seeks to understand the behavior of practitioners and professionals…Continue
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
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
Well it was just a matter of time. A Texas professor and trial lawyer of 14 years (Dr. Jim Underwood) with what I can tell he has ZERO experience in Competitive Intelligence has reduced our…Continue
Here is how I can prove it:1. Content rich agenda: Choose between in-depth workshops, practical case presentations, interactive panel discussions and excellent roundtable tracks. See attached…Continue
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Cyberwarfare which is known-ed to be the actions by a nation-state to penetrate another nation’s computers or networks for the purposes of causing damage or disruption.
Cyber warfare is a relatively new concept whereby politically motivated hackers and Computer scientists develop means of causing disruption or damage to a government’s IT system and network infrastructure. There are various techniques that fall under cyber-warfare such as a virus or …Continue
Customer is King – the raison d'être of every business. It is therefore imperative for all businesses to listen to their customers.
Customer loyalty in particular is of immense value to any company. High customer loyalty indicates that your company is doing a key part of its job right. It also means that you have to try less…Continue
I have started a new blog named Rethinking Competitive Intelligence that is about, you guessed it, rethinking the field of competitive intelligence. Rethinking CI is an open notebook dedicated to bringing competitive intelligence into the 21st century.Continue
If you had to present a case to leadership about what Competitive Intelligence is or is not and ended with a set of universal truths, what would be in your list? I wanted to do this because I keep finding myself explaning to new leader what to expect from Competitive Intelligence. When I was in Special Ops we had a list. They came from the experience of the Desert One Operation, the rescue of hostages from Iran under the Carter Administration. Here they are:
There are many opportunities for companies selling products and services to the healthcare sector in India. However, creating a go-to-market strategy for tapping these, is a challenge…
The Indian healthcare market is currently estimated at USD 80 billion and is expected to grow to USD 280 billion by 2020. According to the Investment Commission of India,…Continue