Market intelligence, competitive intelligence, and market research departments in the current economic situation experience extensive hiring freezes and budget cuts. Among all negative consequences of these processes, the most significant one is having highly knowledgeable professionals take the roles of one-person departments supporting their entire organizations. Outsourcing services and their benefits for small and middle size businesses are well known, but the latest tendency is that back office analytics support has been highly needed by professionals who are a one-man team.
... Having an ever changing competition,
only the ones who delegate in a
smart manner and focus on
their core competences will gain