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competitor analysis profiles

Competitor Analysis Profiles

Private Intelligence Industry

intelligence online

Intelligence Online

“Global Strategic Information”

  • political and economic intelligence
  • Headquarters: Paris
  • Pay per article
  • $745 per year for personal account
  • Negotiated corporate accounts
  • Intelligence Online evaluates emerging global risks
    • terrorism, proliferation, organized crime, money laundering, political instability
  • Daily electronic newsletter
  • Bi-weekly print edition
the economist intelligence unit eiu

The Economist Intelligence Unit(EIU)

“The World Leader In Country Intelligence”

who is the eiu
Who is The EIU?
  • Leader in Country and Industry specific analysis
  • Global Intelligence Subsidiary of UK’s Economist Group (The Economist magazine)
  • Headquarters: London
  • Major Offices: NY & Hong Kong
  • ~100 FT Analysts, ~650 contributors
  • $48M sales revenue (2001)
the eiu s services
The EIU’s Services
  • ViewsWire: daily economic, political and market developments in 200 countries
    • $11,000 annually
  • RiskWire: analysis, forecasts, alerts, and background studies and data covering a wide range of risk factors
    • $5,000 annually
  • IndustryWire: five-year forecasts and news analysis for eight key industries. IndustryWire covers the 60 major economies that account for more than 95% of the world GDP
    • $6,000 annually
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The EIU’s Services
  • CountryData: contains concise summaries of the EIU’s short-term political and economic forecasts on 181 countries
  • WorldData: near-real-time economic data and forecasts over the web
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The EIU’s Services
  • Country Profiles: outline a country’s economic and political status and background.
    • They give an annual perspective on the long-term political and social issues affecting each country, providing a complete introduction to all international markets. They map out the infrastructure and the major industrial sectors of the economy; and also evaluate longer-term developments.
    • 173 reports on nearly 200 countries present figures and analysis in an historical context.
    • Subscription price US$265
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The EIU’s Services
  • Country Reports: examine and explain in depth the issues shaping countries: the political scene, economic policy, domestic economy, sectoral trends, and foreign trade and payments. Detailed two-year forecasts complement the analysis and pinpoint political and economic developments and trends.
    • 195 countries covered
    • Annual subscription: US$485, Single issue: US$230
the eiu s services4
The EIU’s Services
  • Country Risk Service: In-depth and timely analysis of the risks of financial exposure in 100 countries
    • monitors emerging and highly indebted markets on a continuous basis, producing two-year forecasts for the economic variables that are most important for risk assessment
    • Variables include current-account balance, financing requirements, foreign reserves, short-term debt, "hot money inflows" and the vulnerability of the banking sector.
    • Annual subscription price: US$735
eiu features
EIU Features
  • Offers numerous additional economic and global databases
  • All services available online
    • All country profiles, reports and forecasts available in print.
  • Individual articles available for purchase
oxford analytica

Oxford Analytica

“Global Strategic Analysis”

who is oxford analytica
Who is Oxford Analytica?
  • Academia based Intelligence Analysis
  • Firm that draws on the scholarship of Oxford and other major universities and research institutions around the world to provide global strategic analysis of geopolitical, macroeconomic and social developments.
  • Headquarters: Oxford, UK
  • 51 FT Analysts, ~1,000 scholar consultants
  • $4M sales revenue (2002)
oxford analytica s services
Oxford Analytica’s Services
  • Daily Brief Services: daily geopolitical, economic, social, business and industrial developmentsanalysis
    • Provided in a variety of access levels from full access to limited, regional, sectoral, etc.
    • Comprehensive access: $45,000 annually
  • Consulting:
    • Risk identification, assessment & monitoring
    • Political & economic
    • Sectors, trends, issues
    • Scenario planning
    • Strategic Advisory Service
    • Executive education
oxford analytica etc
Oxford Analytica Etc.
  • Hosts an annual conference for business and political leaders to educate and recruit clients.
  • Hosts various other conferences and conference calls focused on specific issues.
oxford analytica features
Oxford Analytica Features
  • Offers e-mail alerts, 3rd party delivery (libraries, etc.) and intranet services
jane s information group

Jane’s Information Group

“Intelligence and Insight You Can Trust”

who is jane s
Who is Jane’s?
  • Largest Defense Intelligence Provider
  • Private Intelligence Corp.
    • Acquired by Thomson Information & Solutions Ltd. in April 2001
  • Headquarters: Coulsdon, UK
  • Major Offices: Dubai, UAE, Alexandria, VA, Singapore, Tokyo, Japan, New Delhi, India, NSW, Australia
  • 249 employees (2004)
  • $45.2M Revenue (2002)
jane s intelligence services
Jane’s Intelligence Services
  • Jane’s Intelligence Review: dedicated to helping identify transnational security risks before they hit the headlines. combines first-hand reports from correspondents across the world, with analysis from technical and subject experts to give advance warning of step-changes in risk
    • Subscription includes access to 11 year archive
    • Online subscription: US $ 1,195.00 annually
  • Jane’s Foreign Report: weekly early-warning alert service that provides information about international trade strategies, political maneuvers, military affairs, terrorism activity, economic predictions, etc.
    • Online subscription: US $ 1,110.00
  • Jane’sIntelligence Watch Report:paragraph-long daily electronic bulletin on the world’s intelligence community.
    • Subscription includes access to all reports.
    • Online subscription: US $ 480.00
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Jane’s Intelligence Services
  • Jane's Defense Weekly: pinpoints geopolitical threats, reveals new weapons technology and analyzes military activity across the globe
    • Subscription includes access to 11 year archive
    • Online subscription: US $ 1,120.00
  • Jane's Terrorism & Security Monitor: security briefings on potential law-and-order breakdowns in different regions and on-the-spot analysis of imminent threats. includes coverage of the political and economic context surrounding developments
    • Subscription includes access to 5 year archive
    • Online subscription: US $ 1,170.00
  • Jane's Terrorism Watch Report:daily update on terrorist activities worldwide
    • Online subscription: US $ 480.00
additional jane services
Additional Jane Services
  • Consulting
  • Database Libraries: Offers a reference source for security and defense information
  • Airport news, equipment and services information
  • Worldwide national rail and urban transportation systems data
  • Police and law enforcement news and equipment information
jane s features
Jane’s Features
  • Offers a variety of subscription options. Most publications available via online, CD-ROM, newsletter, email or a combination of formats.
  • Offers Intranet Services
east view

East View

“The World’s Leading Supplier of Information Products and Services from Russia/CIS and China”

  • Data warehouse for information and analysis regarding Russia, China and the NIS
  • Headquarters: Minneapolis, MN
    • Additional Offices: Kiev & Moscow
  • ~$5M Sales Revenue (2002)
  • Private
  • 120+ employees
  • Access to books, journals, newspapers, serials, and other publications concerning the former Soviet Union
  • Custom Research services
  • EV Mail direct notification service; customized information and timely alerts of new books and targeted recommendations pertinent to the client
  • Linguist/translation services
  • Access to China’s National Knowledge Infrastructure (one of world’s largest digital libraries)
  • Universal Database (UD) Access, online publication database of Russia and NIS information
features technology
Features & Technology
  • East View’s Universal Database (UD) is the largest online data warehouse of publications from Russia and the NIS
    • UD includes 30+ newspaper, 40+ military publications, the Russian Duma, the Russian Academy of Sciences, and regional Russian newswires.


“Global Intelligence Solutions”

  • Offers a unique custom intelligence resource
  • Headquarters: Washington DC
  • Annual sales of ~$8M
  • 12 Full-time Analysts
  • Daily Intelligence summaries
  • Functional Area Analysis
  • Linguist Support
  • Research-On-Demand,
  • Daily Homeland Security Monitor newsletter
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Features & Technology
  • Focus on Tailoring both the Content and Distribution of its Services.
  • Developed the Enterprise Intelligence Portal to distribute its customized intelligence briefs to each customer.
  • Enterprise Intelligence Portal is a unique web-access site customized to each customer which archives relevant briefs and news.
other services
Other Services
  • Offer Teleconferencing and Scenario-gaming events.
  • $250 per 1-year subscription to the Homeland Security Monitor
  • Other services vary
  • Founded in 1998 by David Rothkopf
    • former managing director of Kissinger Associates.
    • Former Deputy to the Under Secretary of Commerce in charge of international affairs under Clinton.
booz allen hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton

”Strategy and Technology Consulting. Delivering Results that Endure”

who is booz allen hamilton
Who is Booz Allen Hamilton?
  • Global Strategic and Technology consulting
  • Private firm that Consults in Strategy, Organization & Change, Operations, IT and Technology management
  • Headquarters: McLean, Virginia
  • ~16,000 employees on six continents (Jan. ’05)
  • $2.7 B annual sales (year end 3/31/04)
booz allen s services
Booz Allen’s Services
  • Two Major Operating Units
    • Worldwide Commercial Sector
      • Works with leading corporations to enhance long-term competitive advantages. Booz Allen helps clients deal with multiple, seemingly conflicting objectives at the same time — reducing uncertainty and helping to manage risks by developing and implementing clear solutions.
      • Booz Allen uses broad-based experience to help clients address their most critical issues, such as creating new organizational models, capturing value from their customer and channel strategies, and increasing the effectiveness of their supply chains and assets to ensure the resilience of their businesses.
    • Technology/Government Consulting Sector
      • Works with government agencies, institutions, and infrastructure organizations worldwide, providing a broad range of management consulting, engineering, information technology, and systems development/integration services.
booz allen etc
Booz Allen Etc.
  • James Woolsey, former director of the CIA, is VP in charge of Global Strategic Security
  • Has seen a large increase in demand for its security and strategic consulting services since 9/11.
who is kroll
Who is Kroll?
  • Global Risk Consulting Company specializing in Investigative, Intelligence and Security services.
  • Headquarters: New York, NY
  • 60+ US and foreign offices. major offices in Toronto, Miami, London, Sao Paulo and Hong Kong.
  • 2600 employees (2003)
  • $485.5M sales revenue (2003)
kroll s services
Kroll’s Services
  • Corporate Consulting & Security services:
    • business investigations and intelligence services, financial services such as forensic accounting and business valuation and corporate recovery. employee and vendor screening, substance abuse testing and video surveillance.
    • security services, which include crisis management, institutional, architectural and personal security, executive protection and travel and political risk information, and technology services such as information security consulting, investigations and training
kroll s publications
Kroll’s Publications
  • Daily Intelligence Briefing: 50-100 word announcements of noteworthy global events. Briefs include notification and analysis of terrorist activities, political strife, crime trends and other risk-related developments
  • Country Risk Reports: In-depth profiling and analysis of the risk environments of selected countries
  • Monthly Intelligence Reports: Regionally-based risk assessment reports which provide projective analysis and recommendations.
kroll technology
Kroll Technology
  • Kroll Ontrack, the technology services group of Kroll. Ontrack helps attorneys and litigators gather and filter electronic documents for use in legal proceedings, regulatory matters and investigations. Kroll Ontrack also recovers, restores and protects electronic data that has been erased, reformatted or lost, and investigates the causes of technology and data tampering.
kroll etcetera
Kroll Etcetera
  • May 18, 2004: Kroll Inc. and Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC) announced that they had entered into a merger agreement under which MMC would acquire Kroll Inc. in a $1.9 billion cash transaction
  • Kroll’s travel intelligence and risk services provided by iJet
defining business intelligence

Pinkerton Consulting and Investigations

“Defining Business Intelligence”

who is pinkerton
Who is Pinkerton?
  • Security consulting, Investigations and Business Risk services
  • Headquarters: Parsippany, NJ
  • subsidiary of Securitas Group
    • 240,000
  • 21 intelligence consultants
  • $16.06 M sales revenue (2003)
pinkerton s services
Pinkerton’s Services
  • Consulting and Investigation:
    • Security consulting offering assistance in crisis management, continuity planning, executive protection, workplace compliance, due diligence, financial investigations, technology risk solutions, computer forensics, loss prevention, brand protection, and litigation support.
  • Global Intelligence Services:
    • Daily Intelligence Summary: Analysis of significant political and economic world events occurring in the previous 24-48 hours. Delivered by 8:30am local time each day.
    • Weekly Intelligence Forecast: Friday publication that recaps major developments and forecasts future events that may affect business security/travel. Also contains four articles on region-specific security topics and a statistical abstract on terrorism. Finally reports a general country overview.
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Pinkerton’s Services
  • Global Intelligence Services cont.
    • Country File: Analysis of country risks including categories on Indications & Warnings, Economy, Politics, Social Unrest, Terrorism and Crime
    • City File: Detailed analysis of security threats and general information about 280 cities worldwide. Organized into eight categories; (1)Snapshot, (2)Crime, (3)Terrorism/Unrest, (4)Police, (5)Transportation, (6)Entry Requirements, (7)General Facts, (8)Medical
    • Group Profiles: Overview of prominent active fringe and terrorist organizations. Profiles outline history, MO, objectives and recent actions
pinkerton etcetera
Pinkerton Etcetera
  • Largest provider of contract security (80% of Fortune 1000 companies
  • Pinkerton’s travel intelligence and risk services provided by iJet
the strategic consultants
The Strategic Consultants
  • Kissinger McLarty Associates
  • The Cohen Group
  • The Scowcroft Group
  • Stonebridge International
competencies and characteristics
Competencies and Characteristics
  • Heavy in Personal High-Level Political and Business Contacts
  • High-Profile Executives
  • Facilitate and Cultivate Foreign Investment Opportunities
kissinger mclarty
Kissinger McLarty
  • International business strategy firm
  • Strategic consulting with focus on determining foreign investment opportunities, establishing partnerships and forming relationships with foreign governments and regulators.
  • Headquarters: Washington DC
    • Additional Office: New York, NY
  • 30-40 employees
  • Maintain ~30 corporate clients
the cohen group
The Cohen Group
  • Objective of helping multinational clients explore opportunities overseas as well as solve problems that may develop
  • Strategic advice to corporate leadership and hands-on assistance in marketing, regulatory affairs and related matters
    • Transactional consulting-deal sourcing and capital raising activities
  • Headquarters: Washington DC
  • ~25 employees
  • ~$6M operating revenue (2002)
the scowcroft group
The Scowcroft Group
  • Consulting in strategic planning, risk management, market development and operational support
    • Political and Business Risk Assessment of Target Markets,
    • Market Entry Strategy and Business Venture Structure Development,
    • Identification of Potential Sources of Capital,
    • Identification and Vetting of Potential Joint Venture Partners Local and International,
    • Management of Regulatory and Taxation Issues,
    • Access to International Government Agencies and Overseas Private Parties,
    • Resolution of Investment and Operational Challenges
  • Headquarters: Washington DC
  • 15-25 employees (’03)
  • <50 clients @ $100K+ per contract
stonebridge international
Stonebridge International
  • International Business Strategy firm
    • “Smart Global Decision Making”
  • Consulting focus on adapting clients needs to that of specific governments and corporations abroad. Facilitates market entry by connecting clients with key officials abroad.
  • Headquarters: Washington DC
  • 15-25 employees (’03)
  • ~15 corporate clients


“Politics and Society in South East Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean”

  • Commentary and Analysis on Politics and Society in South East Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean
  • Headquarters: Nicosia, Cyprus
  • ~20 Full-time Analysts
  • Strategic Business reports of the Mediterranean region.
    • ID areas of opportunity and concern in the region
    • Available online for $250
  • Risk Assessment consultation for the Mediterranean region
  • Focus on providing detailed regional information for a niche market
  • Utilizes numerous academic and regional associates to provide analysis.
  • Founded in 2001 by Dr. James Ker-Lindsay and Dr. Oliver Richmond, both of who contribute to Oxford Analytica, The EIU and Jane’s


“Travel Risk Management”

  • Travel risk management information and services.
  • Headquarters: Annapolis, MD
  • 40% revenue increase 2003-2004, ~$5 M sales('03)
  • 55 employees
  • Travel Intelligence Services: provide corporate personnel with tactical information and reports for more than 180 countries and 260 cities to help travelers avoid disruptions and stay safe, healthy and productive.
  • Worldcue Risk Management System: provides corporate security, travel and human resource personnel the ability to track, locate and communicate with travelers at all times, anywhere in the world.
  • Global Guardian: provides both response capability and proactive risk mitigation services, such as consulting, contingency planning, training and intelligence. The core of this service is 24/7/365 crisis management center where iJET professionals manage all manner of emergencies and coordinate responses with the world's leading medical, security and legal assistance providers.
  • SecurSource: a collection of tactical reports used by corporate risk, security, HR, travel and medical professionals. This library provides in-depth analysis of changing risks facing corporate interests and people around the world.
  • TravelWatch: provides decision makers with continuously updated destination-specific advisories and intelligence for more than 450 destinations worldwide, including most major U.S. cities.
    • Covers 10 risk categories, including Security, Health, Transportation, Entry/Exit, Weather and Communications.
    • TravelWatch also pushes real-time Travel Alerts to corporate users, who can specify how they want to receive alerts - by Region, Country and/or City. Clients may also register to receive any changes to a country's Security Assessment Rating.
  • Provides all travel-related services to Kroll and Pinkerton customers.
  • $14.95-$25.00 for travel intelligence reports
  • Disseminates data electronically “real-time” through internet, pagers, PDA’s, cell phones, etc.