Turbo-Charging Your KITS: Matching Analytical Methods, SCIP DC Chapter, April 17

On Wednesday, April 17, the SCIP DC Metropolitan Chapter is hosting this onsite eSeries chapter meeting. For registration information, please go here.

Intelligence practitioners have long recognized the importance of proper tasking in taking on important projects for their clients. What has often been overlooked, however, is the need to match up their KITs with analytical methods that can best support their client’s needs. In a number of key respects, pairing up analysis models and client’s needs is akin to on-line dating. Each analysis method has unique characteristics that make it better or worse meeting for the needs expressed by our clients. Practitioners need to take this relationship into account in order to optimize the other parts of their project cycles and to enhance the likelihood of  delivering desired results.

In this session, we’ll identify several demonstrated concepts that  “turbo-charge” the matching process, identify methods that match up particularly well with KIT/KIQ types, and share some new methods that you are probably not using presently that can be useful to you and your company’s ongoing intelligence efforts.
 
The presenter,Craig S. Fleisher is the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) at Aurora WDC, which since 1995 has established itself as one of the globe’s leading professional service firms specializing in the area of competitive, business and market intelligence. He is focused on how to enhance and lead intelligence-related activities in business; developing the culture, capabilities and processes that result in superior analysis, actionable decisions and market success. For more than 25 years, his expertise has been heavily cited in leading international publications and shared globally with many associations, public bodies, think tanks, as well as top companies including, among others, 3M, Bell, BHP, CIBC, EDS, Esso, GE, GM, IBM, J&J, Labatt, Levi Strauss, Merck, P&G and TSX.

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About SCIP News
The Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP), formerly the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals, is a global nonprofit membership organization for everyone involved in creating and managing business knowledge. Our mission is to enhance the success of our members through leadership, education, advocacy, and networking. Specifically, SCIP provides education and networking opportunities for business professionals working in the rapidly growing field of competitive intelligence (the legal and ethical collection and analysis of information regarding the capabilities, vulnerabilities, and intentions of business competitors). Many SCIP members have backgrounds in market research, strategic analysis, or science and technology. Established in 1986, today SCIP has chapters around the world, with individual members in nations around the globe. In addition, SCIP has alliance partnerships with independent affiliate organizations in many countries.

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