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SCIP Oregon Chapter Meeting

Collective Agency Downtown
511 SW 10th Ave, Suite 1108
Portland, OR 97205, US (map)

Access Notes

We're on the 11th floor, come on up. Non-members park bikes outside the building. Paid car parking is connected to the building, and a SmartPark is two blocks away near Target. Located on SW 10th and Washington, between Target and Powell's, on the big block of food carts. We're on the Streetcar line, a block from the Red and Blue MAX lines, and a 5-minute walk from the Green, Yellow, Orange lines.



Big Data Prospecting: Staking a Claim – Presenter: Scott Swigart/Cascade Insights Tuesday, March 19, 2013 = 6:00PM – 7:30PM – The Collective Agency/Portland, OR

We Thank our Venue Host – The Collective Agency

Scott Swigart of Cascade Insights will talk about how the collection of Big Data will affect businesses and also their competitive intelligence professionals. The good news is, it’s already at your fingertips and the kinds of key intelligence questions that can be answered from public Big Data repositories is only increasing. Get ready to stake your claim. Answers to the following questions are buried in petabytes of data that you have at your disposal:

• What topics actually got traction at the competitor’s conference? • Are you losing employees to the competition? • What’s morale like at a certain company? • How is a competitor organized in terms of R&D, sales, and marketing? • How rapidly is a competitor’s product being adopted? • Who should you interview to get insights on an industry, trend, or competitor?

Find out what is Big Data all about and what can it do for you and your business. Scott Swigart, Co-Founder – Cascade Insights, informs his competitive intelligence projects with tech industry insights gained from a career that began decades ago with coding low-level UNIX hardware diagnostics and continues today with programmatic social media mining and cloud-based projects. Scott is well recognized for his contributions to the competitive intelligence community and regularly speaks at national conferences for marketing research and competitive intelligence associations. He co-chaired the Oregon SCIP chapter and co-wrote Going Beyond Google: Gathering Internet Intelligence, listed as a must-read for 2009–2010 by SCIP.

LOCATION The Collective Agency – 322 NW 6th Ave #200 – ortland, -Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/KDgmC

AGENDA 6:00PM – 6:30PM Registration and Networking // 6:30PM – 7:30PM Presentation, Q&A, Networking

CONTACTS Jeremy Brahm, SCIP Oregon Co-Chair/ATI Wah Chang/541.967.6961/[email protected] Kirk Richardson, SCIP Oregon Co-Chair/RMC/541.937.2389/[email protected] Robyn Reals, Education & Chapter Mgr. SCIP/ 703.739.0696 X 107/[email protected]

CANCELLATION POLICY Cancellations received in writing on or before Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 will be honored.