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World Diabetes Day and dataviz

Strictly speaking, this post is not a post about competitive intelligence, its tools, etc. It’s a mapping survey carried out on World Diabetes Day which was held on 14 November. It aims to show how mapping tools can easily enable an overview of stakeholders to be drawn up for a short event, as well as […]

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Influence, Klout and API

Influence is a word that keeps cropping up when online reputation and its implementation are addressed. Influence is considered first and foremost as one of the analytical keys for  its community ecosystem, clients or even detractors, but also as one of the weighting keys for its opinion leaders whether they’re pro or anti. I will […]

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Twitter and RSS feeds: make monitoring easy on Twitter

Some weeks ago Twitter changed its search results pages and removed the links pointing to the RSS feed for the search results. This was probably done in order to limit calls on its infrastructure by software not using its APIs which could therefore affect the proper working of its infrastructure. Anyway, these RSS URLs have not completely vanished […]

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Competitive intelligence and monitoring: future and evolution

It wasn’t very long ago that I was contacted to take part in producing a collaborative white paper on monitoring and its future in 2011 (to be published shortly). I turned down this invitation for various reasons that have absolutely nothing to do with the purpose of this post. The fact remains that the subject […]

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Latest Google tips and tricks: finding an image

Google is a search engine that never stops innovating. All around me I hear people saying that its monopoly in the West may be a curb on innovation by looking coolly at where we were ten years ago and where we are today in terms of information search, but you don’t need a photo to tell the […]

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