Tactical, Operational & Strategic Analysis of Markets, Competitors & Industries
"This name change executes on the next phase of our strategic growth plan by emphasizing the importance of the CI profession to an organization's direction and success,” said SCIP Immediate Past Chair, Martha Gleason of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida. SCIP Vice-Chair Scott Leeb of Prudential Retirement commented, “This name change acknowledges and formalizes what CI professionals have known for some time -- strategy and competitive intelligence are inextricably linked.”
“SCIP has evolved to become the global association for a broad range of professionals who directly support and influence strategy. To reflect this change in SCIP’s name is only logical. Strategy anticipates and prepares our future and SCIP is a proud anchor for anyone who lends their skills and passion to it," said SCIP Board Member Jens Thieme of Lonza Group Ltd Switzerland.
The change to “Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals” will assist SCIP in a number of ways:
SCIP membership consists of private sector intelligence practitioners who provide skilled analysis on the competitive environment which enhances business decision-making and organizational performance. With the pace of technological development and the growth of global trade, today's business environment changes more quickly than ever before, so executives require additional informed analysis to make strategic business decisions.