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Intelligence économique et veille : pour que l'information se transforme en action

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Data mapping: gadget or business tool?

While we often talk of information glut and seek remedies to reduce or minimise this flow of information, mapping can be an initial feedback element. Without getting to the crux of the problem – if there really is one – data mapping holds several aces in view of ever-increasing stockpiles and flows of information. First of all, […]