Business Risk: Why Good Intelligence is Critical

Three dimensional chess is an apt analogy for the mental contortions the CEO of a multinational company must endure when contemplating risks to the enterprise.  The variants to this game, played out in real life, involve global time zones, shifting business alliances, natural disasters and climatic events, geo-political upheaval, and of course the eternal push and pull of market forces and competition. Security becomes a relative term when considered in this context. From the perspective […]

Having a “Crystal Ball”: The Ability to Predict Events and Trends Before They Occur

What would it be worth to your company right now to have your own personal “Merlin,” complete with a crystal ball? Having such a capability could provide you future market trends, competitor plans, or potential impacts of your own decisions…all before they happen.  The potential to have this capability is no longer in the realm of fiction.  It is very real, and it represents a powerful business advantage to those who utilize it. Ultimately, one’s […]