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Why ACI?

ACI is the only entity solely and exclusively dedicated to training and professional development in CI/MI/SI.

We do not operate other lines of business such as conferences, syndicated research, or software.  That enables us to focus on developing and delivering the best professional development experience for our students. […]

2018-08-30T11:41:38+00:00 Tuesday, August 28, 2018|Categories: competitive strategy, corporate training, education|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Winners of the CIP-I Cross-Competitor Analytical Competition Europe April 2017

Winners of the CIP-I Cross-Competitor Analytical Competition Europe April 2017

From left to right: Filippo Basso Ricci from Philips Lighting, Christian Mendez from Irdeto, Guy Bartram from VMWare, and Olga Menukhin from PRA World Ltd.

The real winners of course are their companies, who get highly trained CIPs rather than human search engines..:)


The 8 most positive trends in Competitive Intelligence in 2017

By Dr. Ben Gilad, ACI Faculty

I am typically a negative person. Well, not in my mind– I of course think I am a realist. But I hardly find reasons to celebrate in my field of competitive intelligence, until recently.

Following the publication of my Pharma Executive’s post, I received […]

Featured in Pharmaceutical Executive: Pharma’s Understanding of Competitive Intelligence

By Dr. Ben Gilad, ACI Faculty

A recent piece on Linkedin, by an intelligence manager at the Johnson & Johnson Company in Switzerland, exposes unwittingly why pharma is ranked number one in spending on competitive information and among the last on the effective use of intelligence. For the full article click here


Competitive Intelligence Training: The Challenge to Management

By Dr. Ben Gilad, ACI Faculty

Whenever I read a piece written by someone with a financial interest in the subject I am immediately skeptical of the value of that piece. You should be too.

But then, if someone is not benefitting (financially or otherwise) from writing on a subject, why does […]

2017-01-07T16:38:43+00:00 Tuesday, February 24, 2015|Categories: training|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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