Vernon Prior

Over the past 20 years Vernon Prior (operating as Prior Knowledge) has presented training programmes in competitive intelligence (CI) and knowledge management (KM) in Australia, Brazil, Brunei, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates.

Vernon has a post-graduate Diploma in Librarianship and Information Science (DipLib), is a Fellow of the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (FSCIP), and Founder of the Society of Knowledge and Competitive Intelligence Professionals Australia (SCIPAust).

His comprehensive glossary of terms used in CI and KM is widely available online, including at the following sites: www.knowledgeboard.com, www.markintell.com, www.adler-ls.com, www.quantumiii.co.uk, www.quantum3.co.za, www.mindshifts.com.au, www.intellonet.com, www.scip.org, and www.swisscia.org.

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Articles by Vernon Prior:


Jinfo Blog DIY Detection: Softly, Softly, Catchee Monkee (Part Two of Two) [ABSTRACT]
Tuesday, 1st September 2009

Comprehensive competitive intelligence means looking at both hard and soft information. In Part two of his two-part article, Vernon Prior shares tips on the types of places and people that may willingly yield important competitive information, for those diligent and prepared enough to look.


Jinfo Subscription DIY Detection: Softly, Softly, Catchee Monkee: Part 2
Tuesday, 1st September 2009

Comprehensive competitive intelligence means looking at both hard and soft information. In Part two of his two-part article, Vernon Prior shares tips on the types of places and people that may willingly yield important competitive information, for those diligent and prepared enough to look.


Jinfo Blog DIY Detection: Softly, Softly, Catchee Monkee (Part One of Two) [ABSTRACT]
Saturday, 1st August 2009

When it comes to competitive intelligence, collecting hard data like published reports and datasets may be easier than tracking down less quantifiable information. But is it as useful? In Part 1 of this two part article, Vernon Prior discusses the value of soft data collection in the competitive intelligence gathering process and introduces three techniques for uncovering it.


Jinfo Subscription DIY Detection: Softly, Softly, Catchee Monkee: Part 1
Saturday, 1st August 2009

When it comes to competitive intelligence, collecting hard data like published reports and datasets may be easier than tracking down less quantifiable information. But is it as useful? In Part 1 of this two part article, Vernon Prior discusses the value of soft data collection in the competitive intelligence gathering process and introduces three techniques for uncovering it.


Jinfo Blog Knowledge Management: Getting Started [ABSTRACT]
Saturday, 10th May 2008

Knowledge is a blend of experience, values, information in context, and insight that forms a basis on which to build new experiences and information. It is the value added by people that transforms information into knowledge. Or, as Peter Drucker puts it:

‘Information only becomes knowledge in the hands of someone who knows what to do with it'.


Jinfo Subscription Knowledge Management: Getting Started
Saturday, 10th May 2008


Jinfo Blog DIY Detection: Competitive Intelligence for SMEs
Wednesday, 1st August 2007


Jinfo Subscription DIY Detection: Competitive Intelligence for SMEs
Wednesday, 1st August 2007