3-SCIP-logo ValueNotes has been invited by SCIP to conduct workshops and present papers on competitive intelligence to audiences in Europe and the Americas:


  • Nov 2016: Prague – Half-day workshop on Market Sizing, Segmentation, Models & Techniques
  • Nov 2015: Madrid – workshop (advanced) on Market sizing & segmentation – models & techniques
  • May 2015: Atlanta – half-day workshop on market sizing models
  • Nov 2014: Amsterdam – half-day workshop on Market Sizing Models – Simplifying Complex Problems
  • May 2011: Florida – conducted a workshop on the need for a new approach to competitor profiles and how to make them more relevant and useful
  • Oct 2010: Sao Paulo – Social media for CI…’Like’?
  • Apr 2009: Chicago – The deep web unfolded: effective use of the invisible web tools for CI
  • Apr 2009: Chicago – Competitive Intelligence offshoring: how much is too much?
  • Oct 2008: Rome – CI in India – perspectives of a local practitioner


SCIP (Strategic Competitive Intelligence Professionals) is a global non-profit membership organization for everyone involved in creating and managing business knowledge

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Outsourcing industry briefings hosted by ValueNotes

ValueNotes has been invited on several occasions to either present or be a panellist at industry conferences.


The Special Libraries Association Apr 2014: The Special Libraries Association (SLA – a global organization for innovative information professionals) invited Varsha Chitale, Director at ValueNotes, to present at a webinar on State (and State-of-the-Art) of CI and KM in Emerging Markets – with a focus on India.
Nov 2013: ValueNotes was selected to present a paper at Interop Mumbai, India’s leading business technology conference. The session introduced participants to competitive intelligence, and the tools that can be used to increase sales both from existing customers, as well as new client acquisition.
Oct 2013: ValueNotes has been invited to present a research paper at the 2013 Asia-Pacific Outsourcing Summit in Malaysia. Top outsourcing practitioners and business leaders will discuss how corporations can sustain their hard-earned growth in an increasingly competitive environment.
Nov 2011: ValueNotes was invited by the Internet Society (ISOC) to be a panellist at the INET conferencein Bangalore. The discussion revolved around the current state of the Internet in India, and how Internet growth and different services (social media, e-commerce, mobile internet / 3G services) have impacted the country.
Jan 2011: ValueNotes moderated a panel discussion on M&As in the technology space at the Technology Investments Summit in Mumbai. The discussion revolved around the drivers for M&As, evaluating opportunities, structuring a transaction, etc
Nov 2010: ValueNotes was invited by the German Book Office in New Delhi to participate in a publishing conference. Industry experts explored the influence of the English language market on multilingual territories, and the changing digital world.
Nov 2010: The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE – Bangalore Chapter) invited ValueNotes to moderate a discussion on the opportunities and challenges in the Indian higher education segment. Panellists discussed regulatory hurdles, issues of quality output, the challenges in setting up and managing an institution, and the role of technology in the space.
Oct 2010: ValueNotes made a presentation titled Social media for CI…’Like’? at the SCIP conference in Sao Paulo. The presentation highlighted the trends and limitations of using social media for doing CI. [The Strategic Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) is a global organisation for professionals involved in creating and managing business knowledge]

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Mar 2010: The report, ‘Examinations and the role of technology: Emerging directions’, an initiative by MeritTrac in collaboration with the EDGE forum, was launched by ValueNotes at EDGE 2010. The report looks at the issues associated with traditional paper-pencil examinations and the potential benefits of leveraging technology to deliver such exams.

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Dec 2009: ValueNotes was invited to present on the trends in the domestic insurance BPO at the Insurance Technology Annual Summit 2009. The forum for the insurance industry was organized in Bombay by the National Insurance Academy and India Insurance Review.

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Dec 2009: ValueNotes was invited to make a presentation titled “Shrinking newsrooms: is editorial outsourcing the solution” at the World Editors Forum in Hyderabad. Editors from across South Asia discussed why online traffic was not a threat to print editions. [The World Editors Forum is the only network dedicated to senior newsroom editors from across the globe]

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Nov 2009: As the knowledge partner at The Lawyer’s legal process outsourcing and offshoring conference in London, ValueNotes made a presentation on the changing LPO competitive landscape and the attributes of the dominant players. [The Lawyer is the leading weekly magazine for commercial lawyers and corporate directors]

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Jun 2007: ValueNotes made a presentation titled “Comparing KPO and BPO – an analyst’s viewpoint” at KPO Asia 2007 in Singapore. The region’s first KPO-focused event examined the emerging concepts of knowledge process outsourcing and offshoring, and the driving factors behind these disciplines.

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Feb 2007: ValueNotes made a presentation titled “Financial services offshoring: models, capabilities & risks” at the IAOP Outsourcing World Summit in Las Vegas. [The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) is an association for the world’s leading outsourcing customers, providers and advisors]

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Sep 2005: ValueNotes participated in the Singapore-India IT Forum. The event was part of the Global Entrepolis Summit, which included sessions about China, Korea, nanotechnology, and entrepreneurship.

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