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"There are two of us who will be talking on competitive intelligence topics at AIIP's pre-conference workshops: Arthur Weiss and me, and both workshops are on April 2. My talk is in the morning and Arthur's is in the afternoon. I will…"
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AIIP Conference at Hyatt Regency Baltimore

April 2, 2014 to April 6, 2014
Wednesday 7:30–1 Registration open // 8–5 Preconference workshops:8–NoonAndrea Carrero - PR Tactics Promote & Build Your BusinessEllen Naylor - How Use Conversation Optimize Data CollectionMarydee Ojala - Web Search For Independent Information ProfessionalsKen Watson - Google+: What It Is, How It Works & Why I Should Be On ItNoon -1 Lunch on your own1–5 Ulla De Stricker & Cindy Shamel - Landing A Project … Then Nailing It: How Win Assignments & Deliver Quality Results Every…See More
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Updated list of all the FREE CI Webinars...

Aggregated List of FREE CI Webinars [SLA CI Division sponsored or members speaking] https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/934217758AIIP Wednesday, February 19, 2014 11am - NoonIdentifying & Valuing Your Transferable Skills: From Prospect Research to Competitive Intelligence https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/776671918SLA CID Thursday, February 20, 2014 1- 2…See More
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WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT BIG DATA? at Virtual 1-2 pm ET

February 27, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
The amount of data in our world has been exploding, and analyzing large data sets—so-called “Big Data”—has become a key basis of competition. Professionals in all sectors have to grapple with the implications of big data. The increasing volume and detail of information captured by enterprises, the rise of multimedia, social media, and the expansive Internet will continue to fuel exponential growth in data for the foreseeable future. Join us on February 27th at 1:00PM EST for an informative…See More
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Identifying & Valuing Your Transferrable Skills: From Prospect Research to Competitive Intelligence at Virtual

February 19, 2014 from 11am to 12pm
AIIP Invites You Identifying and Valuing Your Transferable Skills From Prospect Research to Competitive Intelligencehttps://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/934217758 As a prospect researcher you have many skills. Using the right jargon to describe your skills and learning how to communicate the value of these skills in terms that senior management can relate to will open opportunities for you. In this webinar Marge King will help you…See More
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APPLYING PETER DRUCKER’S PRINCIPLES TO THE FUTURE OF YOUR ORGANIZATION at Virtual 1-2 pm ET

February 20, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
Bruce Rosenstein will demonstrate how to apply the forward-focused principles of Peter Drucker, “the father of modern management,” to the success of your organization, now and in the future. Learning objectives: 1. How to determine “the future that has already happened,” the disruptive trends and events that may have a major impact on your organization in the future. 2. How to shape your organization’s future through developing the optimum mindset for strategic planning, competitive…See More
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BILLION-DOLLAR SURPRISES: HOW AND WHY BUSINESS WAR GAMES PAY OFF at Virtual Noon -1 pm ET

April 3, 2014 from 12pm to 1pm
Business war games sound cool. That's because they are. Business war games are not about war; they're about learning. They put your knowledge of your business to better use and they lead to much better strategy decisions. In this thought-provoking webinar you will encounter case studies from real-life companies that used business war games to make tough, important decisions. You will learn: ü  What business war games do and why they work.ü  Why humans like, and need, business war games.ü  When…See More
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State (and State-of-the-Art) of CI in Emerging Markets: BRICS - India at Virtual Noon ET

April 17, 2014 from 12pm to 1pm
State (and State-of-the-Art) of CI in Emerging Markets: BRICS - IndiaThe second in our series of CI Division educational webinar programs, State (and State-of-the-Art) of CI and KM in Emerging Markets: BRICS, focuses on India.  Varsha Chitale, Director, ValueNotes will provide an overview of Competitive Intelligence in India, a relatively new discipline in the country. CI is increasing rapidly throughout India, thanks to the increased participation of global players in the country's economy and…See More
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APPLYING PETER DRUCKER’S PRINCIPLES TO THE FUTURE OF YOUR ORGANIZATION Thursday, February 20, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET Speaker: Bruce RosensteinBruce Rosenstein will demonstrate how to apply the forward-focused principles of Peter Drucker, “the father of modern management,” to the success of your organization, now and in the future. Learn how to determine “the future that has already happened,” the disruptive trends and events that may have a major impact on your organization in the future.  …See More
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SLA Competitive Intelligence Division at Vancouver Convention Centre

June 7, 2014 to June 10, 2014
New Year’s Resolution:Visit Vancouver for SLA’s Competitive Intelligence Division Programming, June 8-10!Don’t put away your party hats and noisy horns just yet!  In 2014, resolve to give your career, your knowledge, and your professional networking a boost.Attend SLA’s Competitive Intelligence Division (CID) programming sessions and events to help ring in a new perspective. Read more at…See More
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About Me:
I possess the experience, energy & education your opportunity requires.

My passion for the work is exceptional, I find the vocation exciting.

If my combination of CI, KM, 6 Sigma & reference work in financial & professional services intrigues you -- I'd love to discuss this further!

Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any follow-on questions.

Thanks & Best Regards,
Anna F. Shallenberger
917.591.6732 fax
anna@targetedknowledge.com

An experienced researcher, educator, author, blogger, strategist & consultant, Anna Shallenberger, aka the ClosetLibrarian, was recently recognized in Best of the Business Web & featured on SlideShare’s home page.

At SLA 2011 , Anna was a panelist for “Integrating with Sales & Marketing to Capture & Deliver Intelligence” & led an "Intelligence Café" discussion regarding Unique Information Sources & the Deep Web. She was also a spotlight panelist @ SLA 2010 & served as conference planner for the CI Division.

* Extensive expertise in consultative & professional services settings delivering research – from raw data to PowerPoint analyses.
¬- Skilled identifying subject matter experts & using social media. Established human intelligence networks.
- Experienced profiling/comparing Companies [clients/competitors/suppliers], industries, products, markets, trends, people…
-Designed Early Warning Systems drawn from both internal/external & human/digital sourcing.
-Teamed on internal valuations based on win-loss & other tools.
* Results-driven, customer-focused team leader who understands both the big picture & the details. Delivered actionable output.
* Demonstrated abilities to assess needs, develop processes, & build relationships necessary to execute effectively & successfully.
-Interact @ all personnel levels professionally, discretely, respecting their time. Led direct reports, matrixed teams & sub-contractor bench.
* Well-organized, effectively juggled multiple priorities & reprioritized as needed, flexible but not indecisive. Quality & quick turn-around.
* Experienced selecting/managing vendors, designed bill-back cost capture. Created portal for varied business units, roles & geographies.
* Initiated research ethics standards working with Legal Dept. Maintain confidentiality of all research methods/content as relevant.
* ALA-accredited MLS & BA Economics. Taught SLA's ClickU CI certificate Published Source Collection & moderated GE 6Sigma Sessions.
* Directed SLA CI division's 2010 conference planning & spoke alongside Jan Herring in a spotlight session.
* Speaking on June 2011 CI panel re serving Sales & Marketing & leading roundtable re mining unique & deep web sources.
* Info Today's Best of Business Web recently highlighted ClosetLibrarian twitter.
* Successful working both as an independent telecommuter & on-site team member.

Objective: A strategic role that leverages secondary, primary & humint research; content synthesis, analysis & presentation; creative problem solving skill; & project management & team/community building skills to:
-Nurture existing business & expand opportunities.
-Optimize available resources & implement process improvements.
-Deliver enhanced [comparative] understandings of markets/product, relevant trends, & competitors/customers/suppliers.
-Improve product management/development & existing customer relationships.
-Build approaches/methods that maximize proactive foresight within ethical standards.
-Generate efficiencies, innovation & higher profits.
-Also interested in teaching/training/mentoring
Website:
http://www.targetedknowledge.com
My Interest in Competitive Intelligence is:
varied. Interested in both the foundational and the applied. What really intrigues me is problem solving. I possess an unusual mix of skills and interests. While I am exceptionally goal oriented and can be very competitive -- I am above all things a team player and service focused.

Specialties: Market, Competitive & Human Intel; Secondary & Primary Research; Knowledge Management; Data Collection, Manipulation & Synthesis; Analytical Models; Strategic Planning; 6Sigma; Insights Presented /moderated trade association meetings. Published. Reader I don’t know said… "It speaks so eloquently ... I'd very much like to share it with (fellow professionals in my local trade group.)" Another conference attendee commented she was she glad stayed extra day, my panel best she saw...

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At 12:40pm on August 13, 2012, Carol Saxon said…

Thanks Anna.  I look forward to the discussions.

At 10:46am on August 13, 2012, Lora Bray said…

Hi Anna!  Thanks for the warm welcome and your very nice comments!  I look forward to working with you!  Lora

At 6:21am on August 13, 2012, Genie Tyburski said…

Anna,

Thanks for the invitation. I'm looking forward to the discussions.

Genie

At 1:55am on August 8, 2012, Andrew Garrett said…

Dear Anna,

Many thanks for the invitation.  I am very pleased to be a friend and to view further connections in this SLA CI site.

Enjoy the Summer!

Best wishes

 

Andrew

At 1:36pm on January 16, 2012, Sonia Isotov said…

Aloha Anna, I just found your friend request. Thank you for the invitation. I enjoy supporting CI projects and any research-based project that my clients need assistance on. Lightening the load for busy executives to spend time on more pressing matters. Enjoy the group, Sonia Isotov sonia@isotov.com

At 7:19pm on June 17, 2011, Craig S. Fleisher said…
Hi Anna: It was terrific meeting up with you at SLA2011 in Philly. I enjoyed your comments during presentations/panels as well. I look forward to connecting more in the near future. Cheers, Craig
At 10:12am on September 17, 2010, Sarah L Warner said…
Anna,
Thank you for the invitation.
Sarah
At 8:31pm on June 27, 2010, Chris Hote said…
Anna, Thank you for the organization of SLA CI division meetings. I could not attend many but I did hear many good things about them and I read a lot of tweets on that subject also.
Too bad I could not listen much jazz in NOLA.
Chris.
At 3:30pm on June 23, 2010, Arik Johnson said…
Hi Anna - great meeting you in New Orleans last week and excellent job with the CI Division events! I'll give you a call in a few days and we can catch up - what's best for you?

All the best,

- Arik

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