CIS Press Releases
May 2011 - CIS Featured in Management Today Magazine
CIS was featured in an article titled 'A Crash Course in Competitive Intelligence' addressing the basics on how to use competitive intelligence in business. 'Once you've defined the problem, the information needed to solve it should be obvious.' stated Chris West Founder of CIS. 'CI is now being used in multiple business areas, for example, benchmarking executive pay.'
May 2011 - Chris West lectures on the History of Competitive Intelligence
In May 2011, Chris West, Founder of CIS, will give a series of lectures on the history and evolution of Competitive Intelligence: 'Every significant step forward in technology or industrial development has been followed by a period of intelligence collection designed to understand how it worked, how it could be copied and how any patents in force could be circumvented. Products and production processes have always been the main target but over time the objectives have expanded to include raw material sourcing and softer issues such as management techniques, worker organisation and remuneration.'
The lecture will take place on May, 6th. For a webcast please contact CIS.
Chris West lectures at Israeli Export Institute Conference on Competitive Intelligence
In December 2010, Chris West, Founder of CIS, presented to the Israeli Export Institute Conference on Competitive Intelligence. His presentation centered on the benefits of CI and ‘best practice’ in setting up a competitive intelligence function. Topics included Maximizing the “Avenues of Intelligence”, The Intelligence Collection Cycle and Keys to the Profitable Use of Intelligence.Two workshops were given: Running an Effective CI Function and Competitive Intelligence for Mergers and Acquisitions.