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The Newly Launched International Market & Competitive Intelligence Magazine Is Valuable Reading

The Newly Launched International Market & Competitive Intelligence Magazine Is Valuable Reading

The International Market & Competitive Intelligence (IMCI) Magazine is a newly launched open source publication that focuses on competitive and market intelligence topics. The Editor in Chief is Rom Gayoso,…

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GovExec Acquires Military Periscope and Government Contracting Institute

GovExec Acquires Military Periscope and Government Contracting Institute

This move furthers GovExec’s transformation into a data and insights services company for the public sector. GovExec, an information services provider for government leaders and contractors, has acquired two contracting…

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IRI Acquires Supply Chain Analytics Provider RSi

IRI Acquires Supply Chain Analytics Provider RSi

On October 8, 2020, IRI, a global research and services firm for consumer, CPG, retail and media companies, announced it has acquired Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi), a provider of supply…

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Google and FAO Launch New Big Data Tool Called Earth Map

Google and FAO Launch New Big Data Tool Called Earth Map

A new tool developed by Google and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) called Earth Map allows anyone access to multidimensional maps and statistics that show key climate and environmental…

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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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Listen Up! Audiobooks Are More Popular Than Ever (Yes, Even More Than eBooks)

Listen Up! Audiobooks Are More Popular Than Ever (Yes, Even More Than eBooks)

In honor of last month being National Audiobook Month it is worth highlighting just how popular audiobooks have become and the current top business titles that listeners are enjoying (based…

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Good News! Buyers Meeting Point Acquires MyPurchasingCenter

Good News! Buyers Meeting Point Acquires MyPurchasingCenter

Buyers Meeting Point (BMP) has announced its acquisition of MyPurchasingCenter (MPC), a highly regarded source of news and information for procurement and supply management professionals. According to the press release:…

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Check Here to See COVID-19 Supply-Related Market Intelligence Resources that are Launching Daily

Check Here to See COVID-19 Supply-Related Market Intelligence Resources that are Launching Daily

New COVID-19 supply-related market intelligence resources are launching daily. Many supply-related market intelligence providers are stepping up by providing free and specialized offerings in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Here…

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Moody’s Acquisition of RDC Strengthens BvD’s Compliance Solutions

Moody’s Corporation has agreed to acquire anti-money laundering and know-your-customer data and due diligence services provider Regulatory DataCorp (RDC). The $700 million deal was announced on January 23 and according…

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The Rise of Innovation Intelligence in Competitor and Supplier Research

The Rise of Innovation Intelligence in Competitor and Supplier Research

Photo by Venveo on Unsplash. The concept of Innovation Intelligence (IIN) is most widely used in reference to internal innovation processes such as in the book Innovative Intelligence: The Art…

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