competitive intelligence

  

Definition

Continuous process of monitoring a firm's industry or market to identify (1) current and future competitors, (2) their current and announced activities, (3) how their actions will affect the firm, and (4) how to respond. It differs from industrial espionage in that it uses legal and ethical means to gather and sift the publicly available information.

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