Information Search Problems
This study seeks to understand the behavior of practitioners and professionals while searching information. We are particularly interested in defining problems, challenges and other issues with respect to the profession of Competitive Intelligence, corporate and scientific librarians and researcher.
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Software Tools for Competitive Intelligence
MINIERA, launched a survey for better understanding how Software Tools are utilized by CI practitioners. Our key research question where:
This document reports and comments the answers gathered.
World-Class CI Function
Information analyst and Intelligence practitioners are invited to come together in World-Class CI Summit™ to learn, and share ideas and experiences with each other and with subject experts and to enhance their Competitive Intelligence capabilities. The World-Class CI Summit™ series will be realized with the participation of managers and/or Competitive Intelligence directors who are interested in obtaining a superior understanding of how to plan, develop and achieve a world class competitive intelligence function.The summit is designed for whom are involved or are in the process of developing a CI function or provides strategic insights and innovations to senior management.
The World-Class CI Summit™ will be structured around a research-generated model of World-Class Competitive Intelligence developed by the workshop leaders; the model incorporates a project management approach to the enhancement of Competitive Intelligence. Barcelona, España.
"Inteligencia Competitiva" - 1130 Tweets en 2 meses
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Megatrends - Analysis from Twitter
Google Tools for Competitive Intelligence (2011-2012)
Open source and free tools available trough the internet are becoming popular nowadays. More and more people are getting familiar about the benefit of these tools. There is a significant increase of open source tools that make information available to a large number of professionals.
These 3 questions motivated us to develop a survey with the aim of understanding more about this topic. From April to June 2011 we launched a survey with the objective of understanding how 24 free Google tools were used by information users. The study involved 466 professionals worldwide. The updated version (March 2012) can be downloaded from the following link.