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Campaigns & Elections Features Vigilant’s Disruptive Research Solutions

Campaigns & Elections magazine recently profiled our work building powerful research tools:

AN OPPO VETERAN AIMS TO DISRUPT RESEARCH

Advocacy groups have been gearing up faster than usual for the 2018 cycle. As they prepare surrogates for public appearances, they have a new research tool to conduct reputation risk management.

Opposition research is a sector of the campaign industry that’s been left largely undisrupted by technology. While search engines and the posting of public documents online has eased researchers’ workloads, their processes are fundamentally unchanged, according to Phillips.

“This is largely an industry that’s dependent on technology, but not a space that people have been building tools for,” he said.

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