Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Competitive Intelligence (CI): Where to Start ...

Guide originally created by Rick Keogh

Suggested Search Terms

  Suggested Search Terms

  • Business forecasting
  • Business intelligence
  • Business planning
  • Competition
  • Competition - Evaluation
  • Confidential business information
  • Corporations - Security measures
  • Industry -- Security measures
  • Risk
  • Strategic management
  • Strategic planning
  • Trade secrets

Recommended Books


The resources below will assist you in researching competitive intelligence and related subjects. You can obtain full-text research articles, which are constantly updated.

Competitive Intelligence Videos

  • View over 30 videos dealing with competitive intelligence issues by browsing "Business Management: Strategy & Implementation" (Located under Business & Economics: Management)

Other Useful Resources

The sites below - from academic  institutions and professional associations - link to online and print CI resources including employment, industry research, tutorials and more.