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Fred Wergeles is attending Ellen Naylor's event

AIIP Gathering, Membership Queries & Prizes at McGillin’s Olde Ale House

June 13, 2011 from 7pm to 10pm
On behalf of the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) board of directors, you are invited to attend an AIIP get together. This includes an open bar, hors d'oeuvres, and a drawing for a Kindle and free membership to AIIP. (You must be present to win.)Please RSVP Here.Several AIIP board members will visit AIIP industry…See More
Jun 7, 2011
Fred Wergeles joined Ellen Naylor's group

Sales and Marketing Intelligence

Sales and marketing are some of the best sources of CI, and are often overlooked. Let's share stories and best practices.
Sep 22, 2010
Fred Wergeles is attending August Jackson's event

IntelCollab Webinar Brain Storm: What Business Issues Can CI Address? at

August 20, 2010 from 10:30am to 11:30am
This is a web conference to brainstorm the business issues (questions, problems or decisions) that CI is equipped to address or inform. Issues identified during this brainstorm will form the framework for organizing information on the IntelCollab wiki. More
Aug 17, 2010
Fred Wergeles and Anna F. Shallenberger are now friends
Jun 23, 2010
Fred Wergeles and Donna Hawryliw are now friends
Apr 20, 2010
Fred Wergeles replied to Andrew Beurschgens's discussion What tips do people have for the use of Twitter?
"Among other things, I find Twitter is a very useful tool for finding "experts" on various topics - if they've taken the time to tweet about a subject, they are, at the very least, passionate about it, and likely very knowledgeable,…"
Mar 24, 2010
Fred Wergeles commented on Ellen Naylor's event Intelligence Collaborative Dinner
"Ellen, et. al -- I will not be able to make it for dinner (A SCIP CHapter Chair Dinner is planned for that evening), but I will make every attempt to join you afterwards at the Bossa."
Mar 7, 2010
Fred Wergeles might attend Ellen Naylor's event

Intelligence Collaborative Dinner at Meskerem Ethiopian Restaurant

March 10, 2010 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Meskerem Ethiopian RestaurantJoin us for dinner after SCIP at 7:30 PM in the charming Adams Morgan neighborhood. Meskerem is 0.8 miles from the SCIP Conference at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park.Check out the! Vegetarian accommodated.Please RSVP so I can get a good headcount! We will be on the Third Floor which is…See More
Mar 7, 2010

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About Me:
Fred Wergeles is the founder and Principal of Fred Wergeles & Associates LLC, a consulting practice that specializes in Strategic Planning and Competitive Intelligence process improvement. He has over 25 years experience managing intelligence collection and analysis in support of strategic decision making in both the federal government and a Fortune 100 corporation. He has advised companies in a diverse array of industries, including utilities, oil and gas exploration, insurance and financial services, pharmaceuticals, advanced manufacturing, consumer products, and high tech start-ups. Fred has developed innovative methods and tools for clients – from Fortune 500 companies to small firms – to quickly and effectively improve their Strategic Planning and Market Assessment capabilities.

Before starting his own practice, Fred was the Manager of Competitive Intelligence in the Corporate Strategic Planning office at Pratt & Whitney (a division of United Technologies). Prior to his work at Pratt & Whitney, Fred was a senior consultant with The Futures Group/Deloitte Consulting.

Before entering the private sector, Fred spent 18 years at the Central Intelligence Agency. He was the senior intelligence analyst in the White House Situation Room and the National Security Council, and also spent time as an analyst in the Pentagon. Fred managed large, multi-agency collection programs and diverse groups of intelligence analysts during his tenure at the CIA.

Fred is the Founder and President of the Connecticut Economic Gardening Group (CT-EGG), a non-profit organization dedicated to providing business information, analysis and marketing services to entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Fred is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Hartford Barney School of Business, teaching Competitive Intelligence in the MBA program. He is the Connecticut Chapter Chair of the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals, and recently completed a three-year term on SCIP’s international Board of Directors. Fred was awarded the SCIP Catalyst Award in 2004 for significant contributions to the field of Competitive Intelligence. Fred is the Executive Director of the Simsbury Education Enhancement Foundation. He is a member of the World Affairs Council and is the past-President of the Simsbury Youth Hockey Association.

Fred earned an MA in National Security Studies at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and a BS in Physics from the University of Lowell (now UMass-Lowell).

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SCIP09 Active Dialog Session: Low-Cost Intelligence Collection

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#scip09 Active Dialog results posted - Low-Cost Intelligence Collection websites. Helpful Internet research sources.

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At 8:37am on August 7, 2008, Colleen Meeker said…
Fred, now you really have people. Let's deal!
At 3:32pm on March 20, 2008, Arik Johnson said…
Hi Fred - welcome aboard!
At 3:02pm on March 20, 2008, Kieran Michael Brown said…
Good to see you here :)

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