Corporate Intelligence Services.
Corporate Competitive intelligence essentially means understanding
and learning what is happening in the world outside the business so one
can be as competitive as possible. It means learning as much as
possible, as soon as possible, about one's industry in general, one's
competitors, or even one's county's particular zoning rules. In short,
it empowers anticipating and facing challenges head on.
Key points of this definition:
is an ethical and legal business practice, as opposed to industrial
espionage, which is illegal.
The focus is on the external
There is a process involved in gathering
information, converting it into intelligence and then using it in
decision making. Some CI professionals erroneously emphasise that if the
intelligence gathered is not usable or actionable, it is not
A more focused definition of CI regards it as the
organizational function responsible for the early identification of
risks and opportunities in the market before they become obvious.
Experts also call this process the early signal analysis. This
definition focuses attention on the difference between dissemination of
widely available factual information (such as market statistics,
financial reports, newspaper clippings) performed by functions such as
libraries and information centers, and competitive intelligence which is
a perspective on developments and events aimed at yielding a competitive
The term CI is often viewed as synonymous with competitor
analysis, but competitive intelligence is more than analyzing
competitors: it is about making the organization more competitive
relative to its entire environment and stakeholders: customers,
competitors, distributors, technologies, and macroeconomic data.
We Cannot Break the Law.
In addition to limitations on how information can be obtained and other investigation techniques, a private investigator cannot harass a subject, trespass on private property, use bribery, hacking, pretexting (impersonating the individual whose records they are trying to obtain), or other deceitful methods for obtaining information, and cannot break the law on behalf of their client or investigative purposes.
An unethical practice would put an individual in danger, include obtaining information for non-investigative purposes, or using unscrupulous methods. One example would be locating an individual and providing that person's information to a stalker or person who might put that person's safety at risk. Another would be looking up information on former classmates or friends for personal purposes outside of an investigation.
We Cannot Trespass.
As a licensed private investigators we cannot enter a property, house, or building through illegal means, including breaking and entering.
We Cannot Enter A Home or Place of Business Without Consent.
As a licensed private investigators we cannot enter a residence or business without consent, and if asked to leave, must do so immediately. In line with this, we cannot use forced entry or lock picking to get inside.
Corporate Intelligence If You Being Watched, Being Followed. Counter
surveillance, which refers to our counter measures to detect and prevent
surveillance on you or your family. Counter Surveillance may include bug
sweeping, or the detecting of electronic surveillance devices such as
listening devices and hidden cameras it may also include human
countermeasures and strategies.
Corporate Intelligence For Maritime Accidents, Land, Sea, Crew Ship
Investigations. Investigations Of Commercial Or Environmental Accidents,
Cruise Ships Injuries, Maritime White Collar Crimes. Our agency will
investigate, document the cause(s), effect(s), of a maritime accident. Our
Marine Branch, conduct investigations of maritime accidents worldwide.
Investigations And Services.