Intelligence Tradecraft & Methods
While the business model canvas typically has been used by startups, intelligence practitioners can use the business model canvas approach in conjunction with CI tools to help organizations of all types to understand which components of their business model are at risk.
CI industry veteran Zena Applebaum will step you through the many similarities between food and intelligence, and how your organization can avoid Infobesity!
Groundbreaking work on design thinking (Martin, 2009) and antifragility (Taleb, 2012) sets the foundation for this cutting-edge framework, packed with actionable insights for leveraging chaos as a force for enhancing your firm’s innovative capacity in turbulent times.
Insights from this “little data” will inform and guide “big data” healthcare transformation, as well as provide insight for other B2B markets facing similar challenges.
Competitive profiling and monitoring relies on a combination of primary and secondary research to give us a more three-dimensional picture of competitive target organizations.
The new product development process is not easy, and failure commonly occurs. “Fuzziness” frequently arises in the front end of innovation (FEI) from volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, resulting in difficulties leading to many of these failures.
Don’t be intimidated, war games can be a very simple and pragmatic way to expose your senior stakeholders to industry and competitive dynamics and to thrust your organization into strategic and/or tactical action.
Ever feel your intelligence or research function could make a stronger impact but leadership just doesn’t listen? Provocateur Mr. Hahlbeck provides a framework for appropriately aligning your function, for ensuring equilibrium within your function, and developing a roadmap that leads to greater results.
The best intelligence program can produce failure if cognitive bias goes unrecognized and unmanaged. Even if you engage in best practices, social bias, memory bias, decision bias, and probability bias can hijack your program.
Product Portfolio Management is a critical part of the P&L “operating system” of nearly every organization. While the nuances may change from industry to industry, the core management tenants remain the same.