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Read our recap of the 2019 SCIP Conference and Expo. 

For the fifth consecutive year Cipher will be presenting and exhibiting at the SCIP International Conference & Exhibition in Orlando (May 6-9, 2019). 

Cipher will be hosting a half-day workshop focused on preparing for market disruption as well as a 1-hour breakout session focused on the relationship between artificial intelligence and human intelligence. Participants can sign up for both sessions while registering for the conference. 

Now in it's 34th year, this annual event hosted by Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) will turn it's focus on the relationship of ‘Impactful Strategic and Competitive Intelligence as a Key Driver of Growth.’

The SCIP International Conference & Exhibition brings together more than 400 competitive intelligence and strategy professionals for a week of workshops and networking with the industry's leading experts. 

Title: Anticipating and Preparing for Market Disruption
Date: Tuesday, May 7 | 8:30 to 11:30 AM 
Speakers: Peter Grimm, CEO, Cipher

No market exists without disruption. In this interactive workshop, Pete
will work with participants to improve their ability to look critically at
their own companies’ competitive differentiation. Attendees learn how to leverage this understanding to more effectively identify opportunities for growth, while monitoring for and predicting potential market disruptions.

Key Takeaways:

  • Best practices for analyzing competitive differentiation
  • Lessons learned in forecasting market and competitive movements
  • Action steps to identify trends and monitor for disruption

Title: Tech-Enabled Competitive Intelligence - The Role of Human Intelligence in a World of Artificial Intelligence
Date: Wednesday, May 8 | 2:00 to 3:00 PM 
Speakers: Peter Grimm, CEO, Cipher

Gartner's VP Analyst, Craig Roth has predicted that one in five workers will have AI as their co-worker in 2022. This session will explore what this technological shift means for human intelligence professionals and how AI can complement gathered competitive intelligence to benefit companies and consumers.

Key Takeaways:

  • Insight into the impact of AI for the intelligence professional
  • Examples of the impact of AI on key industries
  • Best practices for AI-enabled intelligence professionals

As an exhibitor of this event, Cipher will also host a booth in the exhibit hall to speak with attendees about their competitive strategies for 2019. Be sure to stop by so we can share our latest tips and favorite tools with you. If you are interested in a more structured meeting, schedule a pre-event meeting with Cipher when you register for the event.  

Conversations we are having with clients include:

  • What to include when establishing a competitor baseline 
  • How to avoid the most common mistakes when standing up an internal competitive intelligence practice
  • Our blended offering and how companies with no our new internal CI practices can leverage our decades of process experience, proven experts and cloud-based software to deliver actionable market research, industry intelligence and competitor intelligence faster than building on their own.
  • Competitive Intelligence Tools - Intelligence, marketing, and strategy professionals stay ahead of the competition by collecting, organizing, and centralizing competitor information into a "single source of truth" for in-depth analysis and insight. With some many tools to choose from Our Knowledge360® solution is the first and only SCIP CertifiedTM competitive intelligence tool designed to help
  • Competitive Intelligence State of Play - Our first-of-its-kind industry study debuted at the SCIP International Conference & Exhibition last year. Stop by the Cipher booth to chat about the key takeaways from the study and how you can use these insights to build out your own competitive intelligence function. 

Whether it’s delivering cloud-based technology solutions, partnering with clients on research and analysis, or advising the C-Suite on effective growth strategies, our customers trust Cipher to deliver actionable results.