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Who's Responsible for Competitive Intelligence?

Who is responsible for competitive intelligence in an organization? Is it the VP Marketing? Product marketer? Business strategy lead? CEO? Is there a single owner or should it be owned by everyone? There’s no perfect arrangement that will work for every company, and as a result, every company takes their own approach to tackling competitive intelligence. In the 2018 State of Market Intelligence Report, we dug into what companies are doing in this area - how they are supporting competitive intelligence efforts with their people and resources. Here are the trends we found.

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Competitive Market Research: Study Shows How Companies Monitor Their Competitors

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Monitoring is essential to any competitive intelligence strategy, as it allows a company to stay on top of what competitors are doing at all times. The 2018 State of Market Intelligence Report uncovers current practices of how companies are monitoring their competitors and approaching their market research efforts. To understand the practices around competitor and market intelligence monitoring, let’s dive into the Who, What/Where, When, and How to shed some light on the subject.

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Why and How to Set Competitive Intelligence Goals and KPIs

One big challenge facing marketers today is setting goals and proper key performance indicators (KPIs) for their market and competitive intelligence (MI/CI) strategies. It is for this very reason that Crayon asked over 700 professionals in the industry for their feedback on this topic in the 2018 State of Market Intelligence Report.

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[New Data] 77% of Businesses Say Holistic Competitive Intel is Critical to Win Against Opposition

Today we’re excited to share the results the largest survey on market and competitive intelligence practices. Crayon’s 2018 State of Market Intelligence Report dives into the best practices, challenges, and opportunities in the field of market research and intelligence.

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