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Nat Brooks on why you should come to Madison April 14-16 for the RECONVERGE:G2 Intelligence Leadership Symposium: Intelligence Shark Tank!
Here’s a little advertising for the upcoming Reconverge:G2 conference in Madison, Wisconson, April 14-16. These are great events. You’ll meet talented and interesting folks. And you’re sure to learn a…See More
Aurora's own Dr. Craig S. Fleisher and longtime collaborator Babette E. Bensoussan have a great new book out!
I just got today a copy of my newest (12th) book entitled Business and Competitive Analysis Analysis: Effective Applications of New and Classic Methods, 2nd Ed., Upper Saddle…See More
How Competitive and Market Intelligence will Shape Business Strategy in the Next 20 Years The Next IntelCollab Webinar from Aurora WDC 12:00 Noon Eastern /// Wednesday 4 February 2015 ~ featuring ~ Arik…See More
Scale advantage is a myth.
I’ve had the privilege to listen to the prime minister yesterday (Friday) and I’m going to comment on two points that he mentioned — the first, small is beautiful.
With a population of 1.4 billion people, and the fastest growing economy in the world, isn't theier language one of the most important skills to CI practioners nowadays, in order to get direct acess…Continue
IBM: What is a data scientisthttp://www-01.ibm.com/software/data/infosphere/data-scientist/HBR: Data Scientist: The…Continue
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 millionRe: Investments In…Continue
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 (J...…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
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:- "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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You still have time to apply for this year's Jim Mathews Award and Fellowship. They are due to me on 6 Feb, 2015.
More information about the process can be found here: http://www.slideshare.net/IntelCollab/aurora-wdcv-jim-mathews-award-2015-instructions-and-application
Online Homeland security: JISIB Vol 4, No 2 (2014): Journal of Intelligence Studies... http://viktorvoksanaev.blogspot.com
There are a large number of companies offering business research services across offshore destinations like India (which is the most favoured one), Malaysia, Philippines and several others. How can you ensure that you select the right offshore research partner?
Do they have relevant expertise and experience?…
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