Valerie Roberts SVP of Global Strategy Jacobs

Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #7: Jacobs’ Valerie Roberts on Human Network, Business Intell as CI Tools

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2020 — ArchIntel is honored to unveil the seventh in a series of interviews with Competitive Intelligence and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

Valerie Roberts, senior vice president of global strategy at Jacobs‘ (NYSE: J) critical mission solutions business, recently caught up with ArchIntel to discuss her view on how in-person networking and business intelligence processes can help CI teams create actionable insights.

“You can’t rely solely on data. You also must have a human network. It is vital to create a distributed personal network across the business to develop a personal aspect,” Roberts said.

To read Valerie Roberts’s competitive intelligence interview, along with other notable executives’ perspectives, view ArchIntel’s ‘Competitive Intelligence Spotlight Series’.

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