Smarter searching for all – Part 1

For most people , putting a few words into the standard Google search box is about as sophisticated as their searching gets. But in certain jobs, like competitive intelligence (CI), being able to go beyond basic searching is a critical skill. Earlier this year, smarter searching was one of the topics discussed at a get together of Sydney based CI practitioners.  Inspired by the suggestions shared at that session, plus my own experience, I thought I might do a few posts on how  to improve your search for information on the net.