The “Wikipedia” Effect on the Research Industry
Posted on 11-25-2015 by Mary Frericks

Access to information has never been more freely available. The development of the open internet and the creation of search engines to sort information for users means that anyone can get their hands on any information. What does all this mean for the... Read More

Trends We're Seeing from Monitoring Media Coverage of Terrorism
Posted on 11-19-2015 by Megan Burnside

It’s embarrassing to admit it, but some media bias—and perhaps, the public's—is showing. On Thursday, Beirut was the site of two suicide bombings that killed 43 people and injured at least 239 more. On Friday, nine terrorists fanned... Read More

Here’s Why You Can’t Put a Price on Enhanced Due Diligence
Posted on 11-17-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

The Petrobras bribery and corruption scandal feels more like a telenovela—the dramatic Latin American version of a soap opera. Honestly, as investigators uncover new stones, the wild twists and turns of the scandal offer more melodrama than a series... Read More

What’s a PEP and Why Should You Care?
Posted on 11-16-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

When it comes to finding your way around the regulatory landscape, the overabundant use of acronyms may make you feel like you need a translator by your side. FCPA, OAFC, BSA, PEP and others … keeping all of them straight could be a full-time job—if... Read More

3 PR and Marcom Conference Insights: Content, Mix and Measurement
Posted on 11-12-2015 by Megan Burnside

Every fall and spring, there are a myriad of conferences filled with brilliant thought leaders sharing new ideas and reminding us practitioners where our focuses should lay. After attending several fantastic sessions focusing on PR, Marketing and Communications... Read More

3 Ways to Improve the Quality of Your SWOT Analysis
Posted on 11-09-2015 by Mary Frericks

Whether you’re a global corporation or a U.S. presidential candidate, complacency can bring momentum to a stand-still. A few years ago, during an interview for a Knowledge@Wharton podcast , Lisa Bodell, founder and CEO of futurethink and author... Read More

ResponsibleOhio’s Marijuana Legalization Efforts Go Up in Smoke
Posted on 11-06-2015 by Megan Burnside

Plenty of pundits—in Ohio and across the nation—were surprised when Issue 3 to legalize marijuana went down in a crushing 64 to 36 percent defeat, particularly because poll numbers had indicated a close margin of support for legalization.... Read More

Do You Need to Revisit Your Due-Diligence Process?
Posted on 11-04-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

Are you an unsung hero within your company? Marketing wins accolades for creative campaigns that drive leads. Sales receives a big pat on the back for converting leads into sales. Procurement, on the other hand, rarely receives praise for its constant... Read More

3 Ways the U.S. Presidential Campaign Tracker Keeps You Current
Posted on 11-03-2015 by Megan Burnside

A year from now, Americans will be choosing a new Commander-in-Chief, but right now, the campaign trail is barely underway. That’s why we’re excited to announce the launch of our new U.S. Presidential Campaign Tracker microsite , powered by... Read More