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What’s New: A Few Resource Announcements To Note

What’s New: A Few Resource Announcements To Note

Check out these recent market intel announcements! Statzon, a Startup to Watch, Raises Additional Funding – Statzon, a Finnish market intelligence startup, allows you to access market reports and insights…

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Finding Information on Startups in Stealth Mode

Finding Information on Startups in Stealth Mode

When researching competitor and supplier landscapes, startup discovery is an important component to include. This is generally not as challenging as one would think. Founders are, on the most part,…

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OSINT for Procurement and Supply Chain: No Hype, Just Promise

OSINT for Procurement and Supply Chain: No Hype, Just Promise

OSINT (open source intelligence) is the practice of legally collecting and combining information from publicly available sources (open source meaning the public nature of the data being collected). OSINT has…

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New Patent Public Search Tool for Innovation Discovery and Competitive Intelligence

New Patent Public Search Tool for Innovation Discovery and Competitive Intelligence

For competitive intelligence, you can gather incredible amounts of information from patents that provide insights into what is happening within a particular industry, with your competitors’ innovation efforts, and with…

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ESIG – Ethically Sourced Intelligence Gathering

ESIG – Ethically Sourced Intelligence Gathering

If you watched Impeachment: American Crime Story, you probably remember Episode 3 where Matt Drudge digs through the trash at CBS in search of what turns out to be his…

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Supply Market Research Trends for Procurement and Supply Chain: 2021 Update

Supply Market Research Trends for Procurement and Supply Chain: 2021 Update

Our book, Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals: Research, Process, and Resources, was published in 2015. To keep up with the continuously evolving and changing nature of supply market intelligence,…

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A New Proactive Approach to Evaluating Information

A New Proactive Approach to Evaluating Information

During my years in academia, I taught information literacy to many college students. This is a fancy way of saying I taught students how to evaluate information so it is…

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S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

On Nov. 30, 2020, S&P Global and IHS Markit announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine in an all-stock transaction which values IHS Markit at an…

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Reuters Introduces New Unified Offering for Individual Professionals

Reuters Introduces New Unified Offering for Individual Professionals

Reuters has introduced Reuters Professional, a unified offering that provides news, financial commentary and industry events, directly to professionals through the services Reuters.com, the Reuters News app and Reuters Events.…

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IHS Markit Launches Data Lake

IHS Markit Launches Data Lake

IHS Markit announced it has launched its Data Lake, making it easier to explore and extract its vast amount of market intelligence, in addition to proprietary and third-party data. According…

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