The Cipher Competitive Strategy Blog

What to Expect From Strategic Competitive Intelligence Consulting

When strategic planning begins to feel like you are steering a ship at night in unfamiliar territory, it is important to find a guiding light that can bring your goals into clear view. A strategy ... Read More

How Should You React to Unexpected Competitor Developments?

Whether your competitor rolled out a new product that has you reeling, or  Read More

How to Improve CI/MI the Easy Way

While competitive intelligence is important to remain ahead of the curve and keep your company out of hot water, it can often feel like a burden of a task. You need the right resources to make it ... Read More

Centralize CI To Increase Effectiveness

There are generally three models to organize a competitive intelligence function: Centralized model: In centralized CI units, actions such as the collection, interpretation, analysis ... Read More

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What to Look for in Effective Competitive Intelligence Software

When your company is considering a new approach to competitive intelligence, software will prove to be the most time- and cost-effective option. The next step is deciding which competitive ... Read More

Today's Competitive Intelligence Function is Collaborative

Traditional Competitive Intelligence The traditional methods of competitive intelligence (CI) in the 70s, 80s and 90s involved designating an inside ... Read More

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