Aurora WDC Video Newsletters

Applying Disruptive Innovation to Competitive Intelligence and Strategy

Featuring guest moderator, Lora Bray, President of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Special Libraries Association, this discussion of Applying Disruptive Innovation to Competitive Intelligence and Strategy covers topics such as how to outmaneuver competitors by predicting market outcomes.

Designing and Building Next Generation Intelligence Operations (Part 2 of 3)

Terry Kerby, head of competitive intelligence at 3M, joins Derek Johnson, Arik Johnson and Michel Bernaiche from Aurora WDC to discuss how to work with third parties to optimize a company’s intelligence team. Michel joins Aurora as Director of Program Development after having served in corporate roles, most recently as head of competitive intelligence at Dunkin’ Brands in Boston.

Introducing the Jim Mathews Award for Intelligence Excellence

In this video, Aurora’s CEO, Derek Johnson, and colleagues Craig Fleisher and Arik Johnson, talk with Dan Mulligan from Mercyhurst about Jim’s legacy and the example of intelligence professionalism he left for all of us as well as details of the award and how to participate.

Designing and Building Next Generation Intelligence Operations (Part 1 of 3)

Derek Johnson, Michel Bernaiche, Terry Kerby and Arik Johnson discuss Marketing a New Intelligence Program Successfully, part one of a three-part series on Designing and Building a Next Generation Intelligence Operation.

KITs+1 – the Next Generation of Intelligence Analysis

Derek Johnson leads a discussion on aligning Key Intelligence Topics (KITs) and analytical methods with Aurora WDC colleagues Dr. Craig S. Fleisher and Arik Johnson joined by special guest Dan Mulligan from the Mercyhurst Department of Intelligence Studies.

Overcoming Common Intelligence Mistakes (Part 2 of 2)

Aurora WDC CEO, Derek Johnson, leads a discussion about how to overcome the most common mistakes made by strategic, market and competitive intelligence programs. In part two you will learn about overcoming ethical challenges in intelligence collection, how to differentiate your intelligence program from market research, as well as share a few lessons in intelligence service delivery from Google.

Overcoming Common Intelligence Mistakes (Part 1 of 2)

Aurora WDC CEO, Derek Johnson, leads a discussion about how to overcome the most common mistakes made by strategic, market and competitive intelligence programs. In part one you will learn about the proper use of SWOT as an analysis framework, avoiding the trap of industry tunnel vision, and how to optimize the combination of technology and human intelligence, or HUMINT.

Elevating Your Intelligence Program in the Year Ahead (Part 2 of 2)

Aurora WDC CEO, Derek Johnson, finishes his discussion about the best way to get your strategic, market and competitive intelligence program prepared for next year.

Elevating Your Intelligence Program in the Year Ahead (Part 1 of 2)

Aurora WDC CEO, Derek Johnson, leads a discussion about the best way to get your strategic, market and competitive intelligence program prepared for next year.

Applying Scenarios, Wargames and Advanced Intelligence Analytics (Part 2 of 2)

In the second of a two part conversation on best practices in applying advanced intelligence analysis, Aurora WDC CEO, Derek Johnson, discusses scenario planning and wargaming with Aurora’s Founder & Chairman, Arik Johnson, Chief Learning Officer, Craig Fleisher and author and special guest, Eric Garland, managing partner of Competitive Futures.

Applying Scenarios, Wargames and Advanced Intelligence Analytics (Part 1 of 2)

In the first of a two part conversation on best practices in applying advanced intelligence analysis, Aurora WDC CEO, Derek Johnson, discusses scenario planning and wargaming with Aurora’s Founder & Chairman, Arik Johnson, Chief Learning Officer, Craig Fleisher and author and special guest, Eric Garland, managing partner of Competitive Futures.

Expecting the Unexpected: How Can You Make Your Organization Future-Ready?

Eric Garland, managing partner at Competitive Futures, discusses themes from his new book, “How to Predict the Future… and WIN!” with Aurora WDC’s Derek Johnson, Craig Fleisher and Arik Johnson. The focus of the discussion is on how to help organizations become future-ready.

Craig Fleisher Talks About Joining Aurora WDC, Analytical Fitness & Intelligence Kinetics

Dr. Craig S. Fleisher is joining Aurora WDC as Chief Learning Officer where he will lead the firm’s Learning, Training and Development operations focused on Analytical Fitness and Intelligence Kinetics.