Warm-Up Session #1

March 23 - 14:30 Berlin Time



14:30- 15:00

Ice-Breaker Session and/or Zoom Training



15:00- 16:30

Panel Discussion:

Next Generation Software and Analytics for CI/MI professionals - Threat or Promise?



Cloud computing, collaboration tools, and AI-based solutions made their way into many companies due to the corona lock downs. Many emerging approaches, such as geospatial analysis, have a potential to reform CI/MI deliverables.

The new reality, especially for CI/MI practitioners? But, which trends will make it beyond the initial buzz phase? What’s in for SMEs and not only for corporations? 

 

This panel will help beginners as well as seasoned professionals to stay ahead of the ongoing paradigm change and navigate through the buzzword-rich trends. 

  • How did the corona lockdown influence the use of collaboration platforms in CI/MI?
  • How was leadership and coordination of CI teams impacted?
  • How are cloud platforms and SaaS solution advancing days-to-day operation of CI practitioners?
  • How to conduct primary research (HUMINT) in the area of social distancing?
  • Which are the hot analytical approaches, every CI practitioner should be aware of?

    (available as recorded session)

Panel

Dr. Yvonne Avaro, Head of Marketing & Insights bei s-peers AG
Dr. Yvonne Avaro, Head of Marketing & Insights bei s-peers AG
Jesper Ejdling Martell, CEO and Founder of Comintelli
Jesper Ejdling Martell, CEO and Founder of Comintelli
Meena Almaula, Consultant, Tata Business Excellence Group, India
Meena Almaula, Consultant, Tata Business Excellence Group, India
Trip Krant
Trip Krant - Founder, Data Intelligence startup in stealth
Viviana Loriato, LBS masters student & formerly CI/MI Manager at Vale, Fibria, Raizen, Cortex Intelligence
Viviana Loriato, LBS masters student & formerly CI/MI Manager at Vale, Fibria, Raizen, Cortex Intelligence

Facilitator

Rainer Michaeli is an internationally recognized competitive intelligence (CI) professional. After graduating as an aeronautical engineer from the University of Brunswick, Germany, he worked as a systems and project engineer in the defense industry. Upon completion of an MBA at INSEAD, France, he worked as a Marketing Manager in the IT industry.

In 1993 Rainer Michaeli set up DIE DENKFABRIK GmbH, an international consultancy that specializes in competitive intelligence services. In 2004 he founded the Institute for Competitive Intelligence (ICI), a major global competitive intelligence education provider, of which he is the Managing Director. He is also an adjunct lecturer in CI at the University of Darmstadt.

In addition, Rainer Michaeli founded the leading German CI society, Deutsches Competitive Intelligence Forum, where he is a dedicated board member. In acknowledgement of his achievements in propagating competitive intelligence he has received awards such as Catalyst and Fellow from SCIP (Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals), where he was a board member from 2003 to 2005.

Rainer Michaeli’s text book “Competitive Intelligence” published in 2005, achieved instant acclaim and became a Financial Times Germany TOP 3 best seller.



16:30- 17:00

Randomized Coffee Trial



17:00- 17:30