Competitive Intelligence

Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #31: NCI’s Bridget Medeiros on CI-Driven Decision Making, Collaborative Approach for Govt Business Pursuits

Bridget Medeiros SVP

Bridget Medeiros, senior vice president and chief growth officer at NCI Information Systems, gave ArchIntel an overview of how the company transformed its approach to pursuing business opportunities in the government services sector. In an interview, Medeiros discussed how NCI is applying competitive intelligence in order to gain insight into the market landscape and to determine teaming partners for making bids on government projects. This is the 31st in a series of interviews with Competitive Intelligence and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

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ArchIntel’s AI in Competitive Intelligence Virtual Event to Discuss Maintaining Competitive Advantage

August Jackson Senior Director Deltek

Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and big data have transformed how businesses conduct competitive intelligence (CI) and how our stakeholders use the developed analyses. Additionally, the federal government has integrated emerging technologies to remain competitive across the defense landscape. To register for ArchIntel’s AI in Competitive Intelligence Virtual Event, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit ArchIntel’s Event Page.

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #30: Deltek’s August Jackson on Bias, Ethics & Automation in CI Process

August Jackson Senior Director Deltek

August Jackson, senior director of market and competitive intelligence at Deltek, gave ArchIntel an in-depth perspective about psychological biases and ethical considerations in gathering data, how automation tools are helping to facilitate that process as well as his outlook for artificial intelligence technology. Jackson will deliver a keynote speech and moderate a panel discussion at ArchIntel’s AI in Competitive Intelligence virtual forum on Oct. 22.

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #29: Unisys’ Vishal Gupta on Essential Skills for CI Work, His Insights on Competitor Analysis

Vishal Gupta Global CTO Unisys

Vishal Gupta, global chief technology officer and senior vice president of technology at Unisys (NYSE: UIS), told ArchIntel in a recent interview that critical thinking and analytical skills are particularly important for competitive intelligence professionals. Gupta also discussed three common and recurring challenges he has seen in competitor analysis efforts, as well as the lessons he learned from his work within the competitive business environment. This is the 29th in a series of interviews with Competitive Intelligence and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #28: AIR’s Greg Wilska on Data Analysis Challenges & CI Report Usability

Greg Wilska Market and CI Manager AIR

Greg Wilska, market and competitive intelligence manager at the American Institutes for Research, offers a perspective on how analysts can manage the data distillation process and what elements in a CI report will reflect its effectiveness. This is the 28th in a series of interviews with CI and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #27: Sagacity’s Dorothy Koch on Role of CI in Driving Partnerships, Strategy, Products

Dorothy Koch Head of Business Research Sagacity

Dorothy Koch, head of business research and competitive intelligence at Sagacity Operations Solutions, recently spoke to ArchIntel to give her perspective on how commercial organizations can form partnerships, shape a business strategy and hone their offerings driven by data. This is the 27th in a series of interviews with CI and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #26: Amentum’s Chukwuemeka Uba-Okonkwo on Formalized CI Process and His Government Services Outlook

Chukwuemeka Uba-Okonkwo Director-Strategy

Chukwuemeka "Ugo" Uba-Okonkwo, director of strategy and growth at Amentum, told ArchIntel in a recent interview that formalizing the data collection process and understanding customer requirements are among the key factors that drive competitive intelligence. He also discussed his outlook for the government services market and perspective on the value of CI within the industry. This is the 26th in a series of interviews with Competitive Intelligence and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #25: Benjamin Gilad on His Academy’s CI Instruction, Data Analysis for Impact

Benjamin Gilad Founder and President The Academy of CI

Benjamin Gilad, founder and president of The Academy of Competitive Intelligence, spoke to ArchIntel about his teaching method to help professionals learn how to make impact investment decisions and his perspective on CI practices within the defense industry, as well as intelligence data analysis and utilization approaches. This is the 25th in a series of interviews with Competitive Intelligence and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

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Suki Fuller of the Council of Competitive Intelligence Fellows Will Serve as Panelist During ArchIntel’s AI in Competitive Intelligence Virtual Event

Suki Fuller Fellow The Council of CI Fellows

Suki Fuller, a fellow with The Council of Competitive Intelligence Fellows, will participate in a panel discussion during ArchIntel’s AI in Competitive Intelligence Virtual Event on Oct. 22nd. She will be joined by Fred Hoffman with Mercyhurst University and Arik Johnson, chairman of Aurora Worldwide Development Corp. To register for ArchIntel’s AI in Competitive Intelligence Virtual Event, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit ArchIntel’s Event Page

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #24: Tom Jennrich on Accenture Federal Services’ CI Approach for Market Analysis, Bid Pursuit

Tom Jennrich Senior Manager of CI AFS

Tom Jennrich, senior manager of competitive intelligence at Accenture Federal Services, told ArchIntel in a recent interview that he considers the CI process as essential in the company's analysis of market dynamics and pursuit of bidding opportunities. In the conversation with ArchIntel, Jennrich also discusses how AFS established its CI function and purpose built team. This is the 24th in a series of interviews with Competitive Intelligence and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

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