The State of Competitive Intelligence: Q2 2021

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Welcome to the State of Competitive Intelligence Update, a quarterly report from the Knowledge360® team at Cipher. Today we're sharing the latest insights from the world of Competitive Intelligence (CI). Competitive Intelligence

How to Build a Competitive Intelligence Deliverable

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In the competitive intelligence (CI) process, one of the most important aspects is building an effective CI deliverable that decision makers can act upon. Competitive Intelligence Competitive Strategy

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Competitive Intelligence Software Comparison: Meltwater vs. Knowledge360?

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Welcome to our Competitive Intelligence Software Comparison series! We are regularly asked by prospects and clients to help them compare different competitive intelligence software tools. Competitive Intelligence Software

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

What is Competitive Intelligence?

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Competitive intelligence, often referred to as CI, is at the heart of every high-performing organization. By practicing competitive intelligence, organizations can take steps to stay ahead of their competition, maximize business performance, and ensure sustainable long-term success.

How to Break Down Competitive Intelligence Silos

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One of the greatest barriers to successful competitive intelligence (CI) efforts in organizations of all sizes is the existence of silos. Competitive Intelligence

The 9 Best Free Competitive Intelligence Tools in 2021

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Competitive intelligence (CI) is the secret weapon of forward-thinking marketers and strategists seeking to accelerate growth. With the help of these free competitive intelligence tools , you can get in on the secret too. -- Article Continues Below --.

A Comprehensive Introduction to Competitive Intelligence

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Competitive intelligence (CI) is the process of tracking, analyzing, and activating information related to your competitors. Competitive Intelligence

Gathering Competitive Intelligence: The Complete Guide

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Gathering competitive intelligence is a challenge. By the time you’re done reading, you’ll have an answer to each of the following: Why is gathering competitive intelligence difficult? What needs to be done before gathering competitive intelligence? Competitive Intelligence

A New View on Competitive Intelligence Software: Intelligence Lakes and Intelligence Warehouses

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Competitive Intelligence Software Competitive IntelligenceLately, I’ve been spending A LOT of time trying to find ways to explain what Knowledge360 does for potential customers. And I’ve found myself stuck between a rock and a hard place.

Competitive Intelligence Software Comparison: Qualtrics vs. Knowledge360

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Qualtrics and Knowledge360 are both software tools with competitive intelligence features. Their work fuels a brand’s competitive intelligence with meaningful stats, trends and market data. Competitive Intelligence Software

How to Build a Competitive Intelligence Culture

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In a recent episode of The Gambit Podcast , our guest Troy Pfeffer discussed at length the importance of building an intelligent company. Competitive Intelligence

Sources of Competitive Intelligence: Your Go-To Guide

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This is where competitive intelligence (CI) comes into play–the process of capturing and analyzing information about your rivals to drive internal strategy changes and tactics. Competitive Intelligence

Competitive Intelligence Software Comparison: Contify vs. Knowledge360?

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Welcome to our Competitive Intelligence Software Comparison series! We are regularly asked by people new to competitive intelligence to help them compare different competitive intelligence software tools. Competitive Intelligence Software comparison

The 7 Greatest Challenges in Market and Competitive Intelligence

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Market and competitive intelligence (M/CI) is an essential component of successful organizations. Knowing how to recognize and react to these common challenges is a critical skill for competitive intelligence professionals. Competitive Intelligence Market Intelligence

5 Keys to Succeeding with Competitive Intelligence [DATA]

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If I had to summarize the brand new 2021 State of Competitive Intelligence Report with a single word, I’d use the word revenue. If you were to look at all the companies that are yielding returns on their competitive intelligence investments, what commonalities would you observe?

The Sales Leader's Guide to Competitive Intelligence

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Competitive Intelligence Market IntelligenceSales is an inherently competitive function. You and your rivals are battling for every potential sale. When a customer chooses to go with you and not the company across the street, that’s a victory for your sales strategy.

10 Essential Examples of Competitive Intelligence

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For those who conduct competitive intelligence, gathering insights in a timely manner can be an enormous struggle. Although each organization is unique, there are plenty of competitive intelligence examples that apply to nearly everyone. Competitive Intelligence

Opportunities for Improvement in the Competitive Intelligence Function of Life Science Organizations

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Earlier this year, Cipher Systems commissioned a study with Forrester Consulting to learn more about the challenges market and competitive intelligence (M&CI) teams at leading life science firms. Competitive Intelligence Life Sciences Insights

What is the ROI of a Competitive Intelligence Tool?

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Pop quiz: What is the most commonly asked question of competitive intelligence teams? Competitive Intelligence Software Competitive Intelligence

Statistics for the Outsourcing of Market and Competitive Intelligence Activities

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In partnership with Forrester Research , Cipher conducted a study in March 2021 exploring how life science companies and third-party market and competitive intelligence (M/CI) vendors can best work together. Competitive Intelligence Software Competitive Intelligence

Breaking Down 5 Major Goals of Competitive Intelligence

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As markets become more crowded and pivots become more frequent, investments in competitive intelligence (CI) are growing like never before. Competitive IntelligenceBusinesses have never been more agile than they are right now.

Who Uses Competitive Intelligence? 5 Key Stakeholders

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At this point, you’ve got a strong grasp on competitive intelligence (CI). If you’re really on your game, you might even be proficient in the analysis of competitive intelligence. Competitive IntelligenceYou know what it is, why it’s important, and how to gather it.

The 5 Biggest Factors in Your Competitive Intelligence Team's Efficiency

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This article is a part of our competitor intelligence resource center. Visit the complete competitor intelligence resource center for more content like this. Competitive Intelligence

5 Tips for Effectively Communicating Competitive Intelligence to Your Organization

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One of the biggest challenges with making use of competitive intelligence (CI) is distributing that intel to the relevant stakeholders within your organization so that your team can take action on your competitive insights. Competitive Intelligence

How to Build a DIY Competitive Intelligence System with SharePoint

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Competitive Intelligence (CI) teams can sometimes be a victim of their own success. Competitive IntelligenceYou might start out with limited resources, but you find amazing tricks and hacks that allow you to produce some useful results.

New CMOs Can Reboot the Market and Competitive Intelligence (M/CI) Process

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Competitive Intelligence Market IntelligenceIn recent years, many companies have spent heavily on inward-looking analytics. We measure every mouse click, we log every website visitor, and then we use this data to help create better campaigns and improve our messaging.

Competitive Intelligence Spotlight Series: Sunanda Thumati

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Crayon's Competitive Intelligence Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with intelligence professionals to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into competitive strategy. Can you tell me about Think & Curate Intelligence and your role at the company?

Competitive Intelligence Spotlight Series: Vinay Nair

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Crayon's Competitive Intelligence Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with intelligence professionals to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into competitive strategy. We actually just launched a book that we wrote on artificial intelligence for lawyers.

How to do SWOT Analysis With Competitive Intelligence Questions

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How to do SWOT Analysis With Competitive Intelligence Questions This post asks how to do SWOT Analysis with Competitive Intelligence questions. SWOT analysis is the most popular, well known and obvious strategic intelligence tool to identify Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and.

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Competitive Intelligence Priorities for the New Year from the Experts

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For competitive intelligence (CI) practitioners, there are many elements to building your annual plan. Competitive IntelligenceAs we head into the New Year, many of us are deep in planning, strategy brainstorm sessions, and goal-setting.

How to Build a Scalable Competitive Intelligence Program

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Today is a great day because you’ve just been hired to spearhead a competitive intelligence (CI) program at your company. Competitive intelligence has many moving parts and is a process that is never truly done, so laying a strong foundation is key. Competitive Intelligence

What are the Greatest Challenges for Competitive Intelligence Professionals? An Interview with Alysse Nockels

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I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing one of the most respected and experienced minds in CI and was able to pick her brain about the greatest challenges that face competitive intelligence leaders and teams today. Competitive Intelligence

How to Effectively Manage Competitive Intelligence Consulting Vendors

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No matter how sophisticated your market and competitive intelligence (M/CI) function is, it often makes sense to work with a third-party vendor.

The Evolving Role of the Competitive Intelligence Analyst

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Like any field of analysis, the nature of marketing and competitive intelligence (M/CI) changes over time. Competitive IntelligenceFor example, digitalization has totally changed how we can access and aggregate data. But technology is just the tip of the iceberg.

How Artificial Intelligence Differs From Human Intelligence

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Artificial intelligence has gained some level of infamy because of its perceived superiority over human intelligence, a recent article on Tech Times said. Comparing the two types of intelligence yields proof that they are, indeed, quite different from each other, he said. When talking about a machine’s learning capabilities, artificial intelligence can only learn one way – if it is fed a certain amount of data. Competitive Intelligence News

Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #36: Leslie Mauger, Director of Pricing, Strategy and Intelligence for Peraton

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She also discussed how technology has shifted the competitive intelligence marketplace and how to provide stakeholders with valuable, actionable insights. . “We We provide support across the board, from competitive intelligence to customer insight inquiries and market research requests.

The Product Manager / Marketer's Guide to Competitive Intelligence 

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Competitive IntelligenceAs a Product Manager (PM) or Product Marketing Manager (PMM), you’re trying to keep a number of plates spinning simultaneously.

Competitive Intelligence And Lessons From The Military Gets Things Done

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Competitive Intelligence and lessons from the military gets things done We explain how Competitive Intelligence and lessons from the military gets things done. Competitive Intelligence Insight

How to Compete with my Competitors Using Competitive Intelligence Thinking

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How to Compete with my Competitors Using Competitive Intelligence Thinking In this article, we offer our thoughts on how to compete with my competitors using Competitive Intelligence thinking. Competitive Intelligence Insight

4 Things Intelligence Analysts Do That are a Waste of Time

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The role of marketing and competitive intelligence (M/CI) analyst seems to be constantly expanding. Competitive Intelligence SoftwareThere is a never-ending stream of new data sources, rapidly changing markets, and constant disruption to keep on top of.

Decision intelligence: The new BI

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Business intelligence (BI) platforms are evolving. By adding artificial intelligence and machine learning, companies are transforming data dashboards and business analytics into more comprehensive decision support platforms.

Top 7 business intelligence trends for 2021

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Business intelligence is not an oxymoron like jumbo shrimp. And it’s not being superseded by artificial intelligence. It’s not dead. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story