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About czluckie

Research Attorney at Jackson Walker LLP

Business Development vs. Competitive Intelligence

While many of us use the term “competitive intelligence” to refer to our business development research, there are some differences. It’s true that many law firms use competitive intelligence product in response to pitches and for attorneys to use in … Continue reading

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CI Collaboration

A recent article regarding law firms struggling to meet competitive intelligence needs stirred up discussion among some law firm CI gurus. I’m not going to go into a discussion of the article and its findings, as that will be a … Continue reading

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Librarian, Market Thyself

I recently attended several really good presentations on marketing yourself and your library, and it reminded me that with most of us working from home, we’re not necessarily visible to our patrons right now. Has not being in the office … Continue reading

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Summer associate preparation

It’s March, and time to start preparing for the 2021 summer associates. Two years ago, this involved setting up training in each office, scheduling library orientation, as well as changes in the administrative assistant responsibilities. Last year, everything was virtual. … Continue reading

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CI, is it ethical?

Competitive Intelligence, is it ethical or is it spying? After all, the results of a CI search are supposed to give the searcher and the organization some advantage over their competitors. Does this mean you’re spying and finding out their … Continue reading

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