Economic intelligence and commercial information
When you know how to deliver useful business intelligence at the right time, to the right person and in the right context, you get a decisive competitive advantage!
What is central in the search for commercial information is the fact that it is not reduced to the disorderly accumulation of information of all kinds. It is about producing structured knowledge to help companies fight and defend themselves in the economic competition of a constantly evolving world.
Economic intelligence is the result of the coordinated activities of the collection, processing and dissemination of information useful to interested parties, with a view to its exploitation.
We can add to that the actions of influence and notoriety as well as those related to the protection of information.
It differs from economic and/or industrial espionage because it develops openly and uses only ‘above-board’ sources (obtained through personal contact or written sources) and legal means. Most professionals in the sector accept it as an ethical and legitimate form of intelligence.
We can summarise economic intelligence in three ways:
- monitor (acquire relevant strategic information),
- protection of information (not revealing sensitive information)
- Influence (propagate information or standards of behaviour and interpretation that support its strategy).
In defense of your interests, BruCIS Detective will accompany you according to your needs and will intervene in the search for information on a specific subject, considered as strategic for your organisation.