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Navigate Your Market with Confidence

Stay ahead of market disruption, minimize the risk of competitor surprises, and maintain your competitive advantage with industry-leading competitive intelligence tools and strategy support from Cipher.


Hone in on Strategy

Bring in the Cipher team to shape your competitive strategy and solidify your competitive advantage.

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Trust the Experts

Get expert competitive strategy guidance and support from day one, onward.

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Extend your Reach

Scale up your intelligence function with tools to aggregate, visualize and collaborate on information.

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Competitive Intelligence Resources

Access a library of helpful information to improve your competitive intelligence, market intelligence, business intelligence, and knowledge management efforts to attain a competitive advantage.

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Benchmark Your Competitive Intelligence Function

This first-of-its-kind benchmarking study conducted by Cipher and James Madison University unveils key insights about the "state of play" of competitive intelligence in the Life Sciences industry — an industry that has long seen the value of competitive intelligence. 

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Learn the Basics of Competitive Intelligence

This educational webinar series answers questions like "What is the difference between business intelligence and competitive intelligence?" and "How do I build a competitive intelligence function?" 

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Cutting-Edge Technology and Services

Since 1996 Cipher has been the industry-leading provider of competitive strategy services and intelligence software tools. Our focus for 24 years is helping companies find and maintain their competitive advantage.


Find Your Data in One Place.

Collect, organize, visualize, collaborate, and share competitive intelligence and competitor analysis from a single, centralized tool. Monitor for changing market conditions and competitor activity 24/7 and easily find the information you need later. 


Tools and People You Can Count On.

Blend cutting-edge competitive intelligence tools with highly trained Cipher market intelligence researchers, strategists, and analysts to effectively navigate market disruptions, build your internal competitive intelligence function or optimize your existing market intelligence efforts.

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Ethical and Actionable Competitive Intelligence

Cipher follows the code of ethics developed by the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) membership association. We are the only competitive intelligence firm to receive the SCIP Certified™ designation for both our software and consulting services. 

Cipher has been an instrumental partner as our organization prepares for the potential launch of our first commercial product and beyond. Their overall industry knowledge, combined with expert consultants, has allowed our organization to identify key challenges and opportunities within the competitive landscape.

Insmed Megan Lund | Market Insight Lead

We sought Cipher’s expert services in our efforts to gain insight into the competitive market of wellness and health management platforms and Cipher went above and beyond our expectations to understand the nuances of our industry. The Cipher team was easy to work with and conducted invaluable research that yielded multi-dimensional reports on competitive pricing models and capabilities to help inform our marketing strategy.

New Ocean Health Solutions Joe Terrion | President

Cipher demonstrated a strong desire to clearly understand our needs. The team asked the right questions to understand our market in a short period of time and their approach and research expertise were exemplary. Our time frames were very short and we were extremely pleased that each committed benchmark was met. We were very pleased with our first experience with Cipher and will certainly consider them for future projects.

National Association of REALTORS Ken Burlington | Vice President, Strategic Business, Innovation & Technology

We truly value our long-term partnership with Cipher. We have relied heavily on their expertise and experience to build out our market insight capabilities to better effect strategic decision making. They had a clear understanding of our strategic needs and have helped us to prioritize our investments over time and grow in a smart manner.

Director of Strategic Intelligence Large Healthcare Organization

Competitive Intelligence Tools for Competitive Advantage

Get competitive strategy insights from the experts at Cipher


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The Complete Guide to Competitive Intelligence

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Assess Your Competitive Landscape

Quickly assess your competitive landscape, track your competitors, and develop a detailed competitive analysis with Knowledge360®. Collect, analyze, and collaborate on competitive intelligence that informs a winning sales and marketing strategy.

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