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Trip Krant replied to Jennifer Perminas's discussion Military Intelligence vs Competitive Intelligence
"Technology is making middle-class jobs redundant faster than it is socially acceptable for corporations to lay people off. Any job that doesn't require creativity is at risk – and it will happen quicker then people think. Program or be…"
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Trip Krant replied to Jennifer Perminas's discussion Military Intelligence vs Competitive Intelligence
"There is a successful CI consulting firm in Lexington called Sedulo Group, whose founder/CEO is former MI and transitioned to CI after getting his MBA.  I don't know him personally, but he seems like he'd be a good resource…"
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Trip Krant replied to Jennifer Perminas's discussion Military Intelligence vs Competitive Intelligence
"BLUF:  CI degrees and certificates are of dubious value - as is most higher-ed these days.  Conventional wisdom is no longer a sure bet.  LEARN TO CODE!  If Uncle Sam owes you a masters, do it in whatever - but just make sure you…"
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Why do companies offshore business research?

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 off-shoring.Despite a sharp rise…See More
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Military Intelligence vs Competitive Intelligence

Hello everyone!I'm very excited to be part of this group in order to learn more about Competitive Intelligence and network with professionals and peers. With that being said, I was curious to know if anyone here has a background in Military Intelligence, specifically HUMINT; since I was a 35M (Human Intelligence Collector) for 7 years. Prior to obtaining my current job (which I am truly thankful for), I had applied for a Competitive Intelligence Lead position with a world leading food…See More
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"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

September 30, 2014 from 4pm to 4:30pm
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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Varsha Chitale posted a blog post

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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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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Military Intelligence vs Competitive Intelligence

Started by Jennifer Perminas. Last reply by Trip Krant on Saturday. 4 Replies

Hello everyone!I'm very excited to be part of this group in order to learn more about Competitive Intelligence and network with professionals and peers. With that being said, I was curious to know if…Continue

Looking for US equity of approx 20 Million USD on a 500 Million USD Project

Started by Vivek Raghuvanshi Aug 18. 0 Replies

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

Started by Viktor Voksanaev Jul 20. 0 Replies

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)

Started by Viktor Voksanaev Jun 27. 0 Replies

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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    Why do companies offshore business research?

    Posted by Varsha Chitale on September 24, 2014 at 7:59am 0 Comments

    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…

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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…

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    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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