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Winning in the Turns with Competitive Intelligence

by Scot Kim  |  November 19, 2019

We have been hearing about it for quite sometime.  We are due for a recession and is your company ready for the downturn?  Do you have a playbook ready to...

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Is Market and Competitive Intelligence the Samething? Or Are They Different?

by Scot Kim  |  November 12, 2019

  Is market and competitive intelligence the same thing?  Can one person be able to do both market and competitive intelligence?  It depends on how we define market and competitive...

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Two Success Factors to Measure Competitive Intelligence's Performance

by Scot Kim  |  November 5, 2019

Competitive intelligence is a company-wide function that is needed at every level of the company.  The executive wants competitive, sales want competitive, engineering wants competitive, and marketing wants competitive. However,...

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Are Competitive Intelligence SaaS Tools Worth the Money?

by Scot Kim  |  October 29, 2019

Competitive intelligence is a type of profession that does not sleep.  I recall being a CI analyst for some of the largest technology and service providers and I would work...

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The Competitive Dilemma, How to Maintain Your Competitive Edge

by Scot Kim  |  October 22, 2019

Markets are transitioning so rapidly that the competitive landscape is becoming crowded with competitors you may never even considered.  I recall having a conversation with one executive to watch out...

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Be Aware of What People are Posting About you in Today's Digital Era. It Can Be Used Against You!

by Scot Kim  |  October 15, 2019

Interesting enough.  The internet can be used as a wonderful medium for all customers and buyers to learn about your product or services.  In today's digital world, buyers are getting...

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Building the Right Battle Card to Win Deals

by Scot Kim  |  October 8, 2019

Lately, particularly when I speak with product management, product marketing and sales enablement; I am constantly asked, "What is the best content to add into a competitive battle card?".  The...

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Competitive Positioning vs Competitive Differentiation, Is It The Same?

by Scot Kim  |  October 23, 2018

Coming back from the Orlando Symposium 2018 show, I have learned that many companies confuse the terminology, competitive positioning, and competitive differentiation.  At times, some of them may use these...

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