Competitive Intelligence: Expanding Beyond the Traditional – SCIP Wisconsin Chapter Meeting Oct.1

In this combination SCIP/SLA session, Roger Phelps reviews the skills, tools and processes necessary for building and running a successful competitive intelligence function.
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Wauwatosa - Wisconsin - US

Oct. 9, 2012 - PRLog -- The Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals and Special Library Association Wisconsin chapters will host a combined program on Tuesday, October 16, to address how competitive intelligence practitioners can take better advantage of the abilities of corporate librarians and how corporate librarians can expand their skills to become more successful competitive intelligence practitioners.

Librarians have played a critical role within companies for decades. However, just like the current dynamic business environment, they face significant changes in their corporate role. Now may be the time to expand their skill set beyond the traditional one. Roger Phelps of Phelps Research will discuss the skills, tools and processes necessary for building and running a successful competitive intelligence.

The combined chapter meeting will take place at Mo’s Irish Pub in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin from 5 to 8 pm on Tuesday, October 16. The meeting price of $35/members includes networking, dinner, and the program.  For registration and any questions, please contact Robyn Reals at rreals at

Roger Phelps has been providing competitive intelligence services for a wide variety of private and public firms for over ten years.  He has been a SCIP member since 2002 and has spoken on the topic of primary intelligence at 5 National SCIP Conferences and numerous SCIP Chapter meetings.  Roger has been involved in thousands of interviews with its clients’ competitors and has advised many clients on developing primary intelligence expertise as a strategic CI resource.  He has an MA in Economics from the University of Wisconsin and a long career in business management, business development, and research

About Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP)

With members in over 70 countries, SCIP is a 3000-member global non-profit membership organization for everyone involved in creating and managing strategic and competitive intelligence. Education and training have been a critical component of SCIP’s member services since the Society’s founding in 1986, 1986 and SCIP provides its global membership access to the world’s most admired certification program. In addition to articles and books, SCIP provides networking opportunities at its annual conferences in the US, Europe, Brazil and Singapore, and through chapter meetings and webinars. The Society supports everyone involved in creating and managing strategic and competitive intelligence, and many members have backgrounds in market research, strategic analysis, science and technology.
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