Aug. 9, 2011
-- Knowing a competitor’s strategies, in advance, can be the difference between success and failure, and yet members of business leadership teams, marketers, and sales teams are stretched too thin just “doing their job” to spend much time really analyzing the competition. During this session chapter attendees will learn how to make the most of open source intelligence (OSINT) assets. This program was presented and Sold Out at the SCIP11 Annual Conference in May.
Topics covered include 20+ free web tools for competitive intelligence and best practices for searching the deep web, in addition to multiple examples of how these tools have been applied in competitive intelligence projects. Attendees will receive guidance on ranking and prioritizing information sources.
Held at Northrup Grumman Information Systems (McLean VA) on Tuesday, September 13 from 5:30pm to 7:30 pm, this session is part of SCIP’s multi-chapter eLearning webinar and networking chapter meeting, exclusive to onsite attendees. Cost is $10 for a SCIP member, $20 for a non-member. For additional information please contact Brandon Conroy Brandon.conroy(
at)ngc.com or Robyn Reals rreals(at)scip.org
Scott Swigart and Sean Campbell, principals at Cascade Insights, have decades of experience in the development of hardware and software technologies. They began their careers writing code, and then progressed to delivering training and authoring books and articles on best practices in the technology industry. Today they use their hands-on knowledge of technical details and their rich understanding of the tech field, from hardware to software, to deliver deep-dive competitive intelligence and qualitative market research for their clients.
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SCIP is a global non-profit membership organization providing education and networking opportunities for business professionals working in the rapidly growing field of competitive intelligence. Started in 1986, today SCIP has members in 70+ countries.