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Perspective or die

By Dr. Ben Gilad, ACI Faculty

For the past 18 years at the Academy, I’ve been preaching the mantra that competitive intelligence is never the facts, only the perspective, and that for strategic intelligence, perspective is the most important element for decision makers. This week I received a message from one of my favorite CIPs, Simon Sang, who was just […]

2017-10-09T19:58:45+00:00 Monday, October 9, 2017|Categories: competitive strategy, corporate training, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Which start-ups succeed and why?

By Dr. Ben Gilad, ACI Faculty

A recent post on Linkedin highlights these intriguing findings from a study by Lux Research regarding the success (or rather dismal failure) of start-ups (and by implication, the Venture Capital that invests in them):

1. The success rate of starts ups is […]

CIP-II advanced training – frustration and fatigue to excitment and determination!

By Dr. Helen Rothberg, ACI Faculty

Incredible experience in the Masters of CI courses last week. By Thursday, people’s left brains were getting tired from analytical models and number crunching. In the afternoon, we began scenario analysis, and on Friday, their right brains kicked in and I witnessed integrative thinking from the […]

June 2017 Wrap Up with Yoda a Rock Star and fun evening drinks

It takes a few days walking away from our training to digest all that has been learned. The emotions our students go through during the week are high, and low, excitement, frustration, feeling overwhelmed, and exhaustion. The different faculty also help with those emotions from the excitement of Leonard Fuld, and Ken Sawka to the  cranky “Yoda” Ben Gilad and […]

Are you a veteran looking to get into CI?

ACI announces an alliance with ACP- American Corporate Partners, a not-for-profit organization helping to connect veterans to corporate mentors. ACP honors us by accepting our training as valuable for former intelligence professionals from government or military agencies.

For years we had to turn down applicants from government or military intelligence jobs who […]

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