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Competitive intelligence early warning for threats and opportunities | News Now

Posted by Amelia Ehrens on Jul 9, 2012 9:25:00 AM

ABS-CBN News Now interviews Leonard Fuld, President of Fuld + Company, about competitive intelligence and how businesses use it to ethically collect information and set up early warning systems to identify threats and opportunities in the marketplace. Leonard Fuld describes how Fuld + Company uses war games with clients to help them anticipate competitive moves and prepare for future strategic decisions regarding competitors.

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Topics: Competitive Intelligence, Early Warning Monitoring

Job-based clinics pay off | The Tennessean

Posted by Amelia Ehrens on May 24, 2012 2:40:00 PM

Employers, employees save on health costs; productivity improves

By: Tom Wilemon

When Brooks O’Brien burned his arm with hot cooking oil during a weekend at home, he went to work for medical treatment.

He drove to Opryland, where Gaylord Entertainment opened a health clinic for its 4,500 employees this year.

“It’s super-duper convenient,” he said.

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Topics: Healthcare

The Secret Language of Competitive Intelligence [Book Excerpt]

Posted by Amelia Ehrens on May 15, 2012 1:30:00 PM

Competitive intelligence—analyzed information that gives you insight and competitive advantage—is a discipline that can be taught. You and everyone else in your company, from salespeople to research scientists, can apply this discipline to improve market standing and bottom-line results.

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Topics: Competitive Intelligence, Innovation

The Battle for Wireless Health May Help Cure an Ailing US Healthcare Business

Posted by Amelia Ehrens on May 2, 2012 10:35:00 AM

U.S. Business School War Game Predicts Mergers and New Services to Gain Affluent Boomer Marketshare

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare technology companies - ranging from large such as GE to startups like Independa - will need to find partners and cater to the affluent Baby Boomer generation and their caregivers if they are to take the lead in wireless health, an industry that promises to help reduce much of the estimated $2.5 trillion of wasted resources in the global healthcare system. This was among the predictions of a national war gaming contest held between four top business schools and run by Fuld + Company last week in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Topics: Innovation, Technology/Telecomm, Healthcare

Baby Boomers Will be Integral to mHealth | Healthcare Informatics

Posted by Amelia Ehrens on May 2, 2012 10:15:00 AM

A new report from the Boston, Mass.-based research and consulting firm, Fuld + Company, has concluded that those looking to gain share in the growing mobile health (mHealth) market will have to find partners to cater to the affluent Baby Boomer generation and their caregivers.

Fuld + Company held a contest, with teams from Dartmouth's Tuck School, MIT Sloan, Northwestern Kellogg School, and Yale School of Management, which stress tested the wireless health strategies of Bosch Healthcare, GE Healthcare, start-up software company Independa, and Medtronic.

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Topics: Healthcare

Oxford and Cambridge battle it out in the boardroom | Financial Times

Posted by Amelia Ehrens on Apr 13, 2012 11:22:00 AM

By: Della Bradshaw

At the end of this month four MBA teams, two from Oxford’s Saïd business school and two from the Judge at Cambridge, will pit their wits in a business strategy competition around designer foods. The “war game”, as it is dubbed, is a role-playing exercise in which two teams will each create a strategy for two different food companies and two more will do the same for pharmaceutical companies. The aim is to discover which type of company will win the battle for the increasingly fashionable sector of ‘nutraceuticals’.

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Competitive Threats Survey + White Paper

Posted by Amelia Ehrens on Apr 3, 2012 11:37:00 AM

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Learn how to company your company to your peers regarding competitive threats both from an industry and regional perspective. Sign up for our free two-part survey and White Paper package!

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Topics: Competitive Intelligence, Early Warning Monitoring

Competitive Intelligence and Strategy in Today's Environment | Pharma Voice

Posted by Amelia Ehrens on Apr 1, 2012 12:19:00 PM

PharmaVoice | April 2012 | [PDF]

As the industry experiences a myriad of new pressures, many of its tried-and-true business practices are shifting to meet new challenges, and the world of competitive intelligence (CI) is no exception. Some in the industry are predicting that not only will CI soon be defined differently, but its role and influence are also evolving. The pervasiveness of online data and new tools that help collect information may open up many opportunities for competitive intelligence, but make no mistake, our experts say, these factors also complicate matters. The constant evaluation of the vast amount of competitive market information requires new, complex methods and planning, or companies may put themselves at risk of making poor decisions. Our experts say to meet these changes, it is important to understand the difference between competitive intelligence and competitive strategy, to recognize the changes that need to be made, and to meet the new challenges.

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Topics: Competitive Intelligence, Pharma, Life Sciences

New class of health companies emerges as work-site health goes mainstream | MedCity News

Posted by Amelia Ehrens on Mar 26, 2012 10:31:00 AM

By Deanna Pogorelc | March 23, 2012

First he spent years leading a company that contributed to the nation’s high cholesterol problem, and now he’s launched his own company to help employers help their employees manage it.

Activate Healthcare LLC, founded in 2009 by former Steak ‘n Shake CEO Peter Dunn, is one of several young Indiana companies that provide on-site health-and-wellness clinics to a growing number of employers. The company just reported raising almost $1 million in equity financing.

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Topics: Healthcare, Life Cycle Management, Life Sciences

What is Competitive Intelligence?

Posted by Amelia Ehrens on Mar 20, 2012 10:00:00 AM

Leonard Fuld explains 10 key points of what competitive intelligence is and isn't.

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Topics: Competitive Intelligence

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