I must say that this Eric character is surprising me day-by-day...
Bossa musician, sarcastic writer, portuguese brazilian speaker, CI professional with sense of humour...
Maybe he is the one invented... and the other one is the real character. An…"
What you will find are several business, management, marketing... PhD with some degree of CI, as you mentioned.
That's no problem... PhD in X with CI thesis. You have to find a good tutor or orientator that understands the field, and…"
"I agree Ellen
Your analysis is very close to what I have always encountered in the companies I've worked for, even the 'wall' between them and CI...
people always think that it's not their business, and the less work or trouble -…"
"Hi Ellen and Nimalan
That's the spirit
I've worked on sales also, then Head of Commercial Department, then Marketing Intelligence... now Marketing, Innovation and Information Management Teacher and CTI Researcher.
I felt the same as…"
"Hi Ellen and all the other group members
I couldn't agree more with your 'moto'.
When I was Head of commercial department in a Software Company here in Portugal, sometimes I was surprised to see that nobody in the Board seems to…"
I live in Portugal, near Porto and I teach in Aveiro University.
I'm researching for my PhD on Competitive Intelligence and Marketing Trends.
Any ideas, articles, materials that you think could be valuable to me, feel free to share.
If you need, I'll try to do the same for you.
Here are some ideas for you. I follow Chris Brogan's blog (www.chrisbrogan.com) every day. You can do a lot of research since his blog has content. He also recommended some books on social networking which I haven't read yet: Blog Blazers by ____ Grenier (don't know the 1st name); LinkedIn for Dummies (there are several books out on LinkedIn, go to Amazon and keyword it); The New Rules of Marketing & PR by Dave Meerman Scott; and Tactical Transparency by Shel Lastufka, Dean Holtz and John Havers...I hope I took these names down right...my handwriting is very sloppy!
Another idea is to join Twitter and put in the key word "social networking" and find other gurus that way by going to their websites.