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[Ready-to-use] Knowledge360® and competitive intelligence software business case presentation

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As a competitive intelligence analyst , you know how difficult it is to be successful without the support of sophisticated technology. The amount of data you have to deal with on a daily basis is simply unfathomable and continues to grow at an ever-faster pace.

How to Do Market Research for a Business Plan

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If you’re in the process of creating a business plan, market research will play a central role in helping you to shape your strategy.

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Exploring the Market Research Process in 2022

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While no two market research projects are exactly the same, virtually every successful initiative will follow a similar structure.

How to Conduct Competitor Analysis

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Competitor Analysis

Free competitor analysis template for 2022 (+ best practices)

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Many of the world’s top-performing companies share one thing in common: they closely track the activities of their rivals by conducting competitor analysis exercises regularly.

The State of Competitive Intelligence: Q4 2021

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Welcome to the latest quarterly update on The State of Competitive Intelligence, brought to you by Cipher. In this edition, we’ll share the latest insights from the world of Market and Competitive Intelligence (M/CI).

7 best competitor analysis tools (updated for 2022)

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Best competitor analysis tools. Crunchbase. FactSet. Visualping. SEMRush. LexisNexis. PowerBI. Knowledge360 ?. Competitor analysis plays a vital role in the strategies of many of the world’s leading firms, acting as an important input into key strategic decisions.

How To Do Market Research for a Startup

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Market research plays an important role in defining the strategies of all organizations, and startups are no different. For many growth-stage companies, market research is a vital input into decisions that could make or break the entire business.

Types of market research (examples + tips)

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Types of market research. Exploratory market research is geared toward uncovering new ideas and testing assumptions. Primary market research is when you use various techniques to directly collect data from a large number of participants.

Competitive Intelligence Analyst: Career Path & FAQs

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The field of market and competitive intelligence (M/CI) is growing fast, and there’s more demand than ever for Competitive Intelligence Analysts.

Recapping the Society of Insurance Research Annual Conference 2021

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This fall, the Society of Insurance Research (SIR) hosted their 51st annual conference, bringing together leaders from across the insurance industry. And as we approach winter, we’re still making our way through all the valuable content presented at the conference.

The Ultimate Competitive Intelligence Spotify Playlist

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We might take it for granted, but music is such an important part of life: listening to your favorite tracks can put a spring in your step, improve your overall mood, and generally make life seem that little bit better. And for many of us, listening to music is an important part of getting work done.

Using Porter’s Competitive Strategies In Your Business

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Porter’s competitive strategies offer organizations of all shapes and sizes a valuable roadmap towards success. By basing the core elements of their competitive strategy on one of Porter’s approaches, organizations can take their first steps toward building a sustainable competitive advantage.

The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy

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Porter’s Five Forces Framework was first published in the Harvard Business Review in 1979 by famed academic Michael Porter, and has come to be renowned as a seminal management framework.

Building a Comprehensive Competitive Strategy

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Every organization should take steps to build a comprehensive competitive strategy. Without one, an organization can easily find itself falling behind competitors, bleeding customers, and ultimately, limping towards failure.

Why Your Next CEO Should Come From the CI Department

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As industries become increasingly competitive and companies experience unprecedented levels of disruption , the role of Competitive Intelligence (CI) has never been more important.

Five Market Research Methods to be Aware Of

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When it comes to conducting market research, there’s a wide variety of methods that organizations can employ to uncover meaningful insights.

How Do Companies Conduct Market Research?

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Rapidly shifting consumer demands and disruptive market trends now mean the practice of market research is more important than ever before. Market Research

Breaking Down the Market Research Process

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An effective market research process consists of several stages, each with distinct research methods, techniques, and groups of respondents.

Best Competitive Intelligence Software in 2022: A Comparison of Top Tools

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So, you have made the strategic decision to invest in competitive intelligence software! First of all, congratulations on taking your first step to a more efficient and effective CI function in your business. Competitive Intelligence Software comparison

What is HUUNU® Futures?

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It’s never been more important for organizations to make smarter, faster decisions.

Getting Started with Knowledge360®

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If you’re in the process of evaluating different Market and Competitive Intelligence (M/CI) platforms, two of the most important variables to consider are what your implementation and rollout processes will involve.

What is Competitive Strategy?

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It’s imperative for organizations to have a robust, battle-tested competitive strategy that guides their decision making and resource allocation.

6 Market Research Tools to Use

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When you’re starting out on a market research project, the choice of tools can be overwhelming. Even for an exercise as simple as a short customer survey, there are hundreds of different tools you can use. Market Research

Important Data Sources to Reference when Conducting Competitive Analysis Research

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This article is a part of our competitor analysis resource center. Visit the complete competitor analysis resource center for more content like this. Competitor Analysis

Are You Using Email to Manage Third Party CI Vendors?

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For decades, email has been central to the way we work and communicate. Professionals all over the world use email to share updates, schedule meetings, consume information, and much, much more. It’s no stretch to say that for many of us, working without using email would be close to impossible.

The State of Competitive Intelligence: Q3 2021

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Welcome to the State of Competitive Intelligence Update, a quarterly report from the team at Cipher. Today, we’re discussing the latest insights from the world of Market and Competitive Intelligence (M/CI), and sharing how leading organizations around the world are using the Knowledge360 ?

Competitor Intelligence Doesn’t Get the Job Done

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Competitive intelligence (CI) plays a critical role in enabling organizations to be successful. But let’s be clear: a singular focus on tracking a predefined set of known competitors is checking the box and far from what is needed to effectively compete in today’s marketplace.

The Role of CI in the FDA Approval Process

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For many life science companies, the FDA approval process is a long, arduous journey that spans years and requires tens of millions of dollars. The stakes are high, with groundbreaking science, fierce competition, and tight regulatory oversight rendering this a highly competitive industry.

Breaking Down the Pricing Models of CI Software

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If you’re in the process of selecting the right Competitive Intelligence (CI) software for your organization, you know there are many variables to consider.

Five Tips for Life Science Companies to Effectively Manage M/CI Vendors

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The top life science companies work extensively with a network of external market and competitive intelligence (M/CI) vendors.

How to Build Your Competitive Intelligence Function

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If you’re setting out to build your own Competitive Intelligence (CI) function, it can be difficult to know where to start. But with so much complexity to navigate in almost every industry, having a high-performing CI team is one of the keys to success. Building a CI Function

Where the &*#% Did I Save That in SharePoint?

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It’s fair to say that SharePoint plays an important role in the day-to-day operations of many organizations. SharePoint is primarily used as a web-based document management and storage platform that enables organizations to securely store documents in the cloud.

Knowledge360? Announces the Industry’s First Integration with Informa TrialTrove

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Cipher is excited to announce the launch of a series of innovative new features on the Knowledge360? platform. We’re always striving to make Knowledge360 better, and we’re confident these new features will unlock new levels of value for users. Competitive Intelligence Software Knowledge360 Insider

Types of Market Research: Qualitative vs. Quantitative

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A comprehensive market research process involves a variety of different types of market research. Perhaps the clearest way to delineate between different types of market research is whether they are classed as qualitative or quantitative market research methods. Market Intelligence Market Research