An integrative framework for strategic intelligence

Xu, Mark and Kaye, G. Roland (2010) An integrative framework for strategic intelligence. International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications, 1 (4). ISSN 1947-3109

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This paper defines strategic intelligence as a distinct organisational resource that differs from competitive intelligence (CI) and business intelligence (BI). A literature review unfolds a number of deficiencies in intelligence practice and systems. The findings, based on a case study, suggest that there is a lack of systematic scanning, analysing and support for strategic intelligence. An integrative framework is proposed to guide and improve strategic intelligence activity, which comprises of Key External Intelligence (KEI) and internal Key Performance Indicators (KPI). Implementation issues are discussed. The paper develops novel insight into strategic intelligence, and the proposed solution has implications on enhancing managers’ and an organisations’ sensibility and capability by detecting and responding to emerging strategic signals.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > Norwich Business School
Depositing User: Julia Sheldrake
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2011 10:05
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2021 01:36
DOI: 10.4018/jsita.2010100101

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