Arthur Weiss is the managing director of AWARE, specialising in marketing/competitive intelligence training, analysis and research. Arthur has worked in the information industry since the 1980s, initially with Dun & Bradstreet and now with AWARE, established in 1995.
He writes and lectures on a range of marketing & competitive intelligence related topics, leading workshops in Europe, Asia and North America.
Arthur is a Chartered Marketer, a member of SLA, the Association of MBAs, and the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP).
Contact Arthur at his website at www.marketing-intelligence.co.uk, Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/AWAREmarketing, Twitter at @awareci and via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Open source intelligence to uncover information on companies, organisations, groups and peopleTuesday, 27th November 2018
Open source intelligence (OSINT) uses publicly available sources to gather intelligence for purposes ranging from basic recruitment checks on an individual to due diligence research for M&A purposes to in-depth fraud investigations and more. Search engines are the starting point, but deep web databases and social media searches are all part of the OSINT searchers toolkit. This article discusses approaches for finding open source intelligence with a focus on free sources.
My Favourite Tipples from an online intelligence investigatorWednesday, 5th October 2016
My Favourite Tipples are shared by Arthur Weiss - competitive intelligence researcher & trainer - who regularly discovers material uploaded to the web that should be protected or secret.
My Favourite Tipples from a Marketing Intelligence SpecialistWednesday, 5th November 2014
My Favourite Tipples are shared by Arthur Weiss. He shares some of his favourite online resources for researching macroeconomic statistics and hard-to-find financial data to the latest thinking on business strategy.
Detecting online plagiarismWednesday, 8th August 2012
Every organisation that publishes content on the web needs to be aware of the potential for plagiarism and how to stay alert to it. Plagiarism can risk your organisation's reputation, as well as put revenue at risk.
Plagiarism: The problem, prevention and detectionWednesday, 8th August 2012
Online plagiarism (or website plagiarism) is the copying of website or blog content and passing it off as one’s own material on another website. Generally this also involves a breach of copyright. The problem for content owners is detecting online plagiarism and stopping it.
My Favourite Tipples: April 2012Wednesday, 11th April 2012
My work involves helping clients find information which means that I need to use a really eclectic set of sources that go beyond Google, and I sometimes need to look at the minutiae of the web.
If They Only Knew: Finding Competitive Intelligence from the Websites of Your Competitors and Their Friends [ABSTRACT]Wednesday, 29th October 2008
Even though companies have become smarter about securing information on their web sites, competitive intelligence researchers can still find valuable nuggets of information if they know where and how to look. Arthur Weiss presents some sleuthing techniques to help shed light on competitor's alliances, product plans and strategies.
If they only knew: Finding competitive intelligence from the websites of your competitors and their friends Wednesday, 29th October 2008
Document the value chain, and transform the way you think about, manage and report on your product portfolio and your information service contributions to your organisation goals.
Focus on Value Chain
Director of Research Robin Neidorf describes the benefits of a Consulting Pilot on Value Chain, to tailor this process to your needs and environment:
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Consulting Pilot on Value Chain