Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA) Officially Renamed M-Brain

Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA) today officially announced a change in its operating name to M-Brain. M-Brain acquired GIA in September 2014, with the aim to provide the most powerful suite of market monitoring, market intelligence and market advisory services through its 13 offices around the... - April 17, 2015

Former Secretary-General of NATO is Keynote Speaker at GIA Conference Amsterdam

GIA Conference today announced that Professor Jaap De Hoop Scheffer, former secretary-general of NATO, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming market intelligence best practice sharing event in Amsterdam, The Netherlands between June 1 and 3, 2015. Drawing from his political experience in... - February 19, 2015

Survey Shows Indonesia and Singapore are ASEAN Countries with Most to Gain from AEC

Indonesia and Singapore are the South East Asian countries that will have the most to gain from the January 2016 launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), according to a new white paper by Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA) Singapore. The white paper, “Gaining Competitive Advantage... - January 17, 2015

FreePint Releases Product Review of Competitive Intelligence Software, Intelligence Plaza

FreePint, the international research and consulting service for information and knowledge professionals, released an independent product review of Intelligence Plaza today. The Intelligence Plaza is a comprehensive web-based market and competitive intelligence software tool developed by Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), which is used by over 40,000 business managers worldwide. - January 07, 2015

White Paper Recommends Market Strategies for a Russia in Crisis

A new white paper by ALT Research & Consulting (ALT), a Member Company of the Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA) group, details how foreign companies in Russia can overcome the impact of international sanctions against the world’s sixth largest economy. The Russian market intelligence... - November 12, 2014

GIA Celebrates 10 Years of Support for Plan International’s Efforts to Raise Girl’s Rights

Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA) celebrates its tenth year of supporting Plan International, as part of its corporate social responsibility program. GIA’s involvement with Plan began in February 2005 through its corporate headquarters in Finland, and comprises financial donations, a child... - October 08, 2014

Global Intelligence Alliance Acquired by M-Brain

Global Intelligence Alliance Group Oy (GIA) announced today that M-Brain Oy has signed an agreement to purchase the entire share capital of GIA. With M-Brain, GIA will offer an unparalleled spectrum of market intelligence services together with an increased global footprint. The combined group... - September 06, 2014

GIA Predicts Eight Future Scenarios for Market Intelligence in White Paper

In a new white paper by Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), Predictions of Future Scenarios for Market Intelligence, the consultancy makes eight predictions regarding the future of market intelligence. The paper is based on discussions in a one-day scenario analysis workshop comprising market... - July 16, 2014

White Paper on Measuring the ROI of Market Intelligence Launched

Companies face the constant challenge of making the most effective and efficient use of their resources, and enhancing the returns on their activities. A new white paper by Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), Demonstrating the Impact of Market Intelligence, demonstrates a number of ways companies... - June 21, 2014

New Blog Offers Best Practices for Competitive Intelligence Software

GIA, the developers of Intelligence Plaza®, have launched a blog that covers various aspects of how technology can be used to manage competitive intelligence activities - May 15, 2014

Half of Competitive Intelligence Software Investments in North America Will Focus on Microsoft SharePoint in 2014-2015

Large corporations with Microsoft SharePoint web application platforms have been standardizing their software suites under SharePoint. - March 29, 2014

Highly-Rated Market Intelligence Event in Helsinki to Help Companies Ensure Future Success

The ninth GIA Conference organised by GIA will focus on “Intelligence 3.0 - Get Ready For The Future.” Held between June 2 and 4 2014, it will be hosted at the Helsinki Congress Paasitorni in Finland. - March 15, 2014

Strategic Market Intelligence Advisors Launch New Website

GIA, a strategic market intelligence and advisory company, has launched a new website, with improved functionality, design, and navigation - February 20, 2014

GIA Webinar to Demonstrate How Companies Can Increase Efficiency of Market Intelligence

According to the 2013 Global Market Intelligence Survey by Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), 45 percent of companies say a lack of information about their market environment and competition delays decisions. - January 25, 2014

Shell's Upstream Business Unit Trials Intelligence Plaza for Market Insights Sharing

Royal Dutch Shell plc, a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with around 90,000 employees in more than 80 countries and territories, has successfully trialed a competitive intelligence software, Intelligence Plaza®, for its upstream business. Like any company, Shell routinely... - January 11, 2014

Intelligence Software for Microsoft SharePoint Expected to Increase Information Sharing by 60%

Companies that operate world class market intelligence software boost information sharing by 60 percent... - November 08, 2013

GIA White Paper Explains How to Turn Data Into Insight

Sixty-four percent of companies with world class market intelligence functions centralize their intelligence functions, compared to 57 percent in the average company, according to the 2013 Global Market Intelligence Survey. This requires sophisticated management of intelligence processes that... - October 05, 2013

US Companies Lag Behind Europe and Asia in Some Aspects of Market Intelligence, Reveals GIA Conference Chairman

The United States boasts one of the largest concentration of companies with highly developed market and competitive intelligence capabilities in the world (84%) compared to the global average of 64 percent, yet the US falls behind Europe and Asia Pacific when it comes to efficient decision making. - July 31, 2013

GIA Releases Enhanced Version of Its Competitive Intelligence Software, Intelligence Plaza®

Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA) launches the much anticipated Intelligence Plaza® 7.3, the latest version of its highly rated competitive intelligence software, which offers enhanced mobile and tablet friendly capabilities for an improved user experience. Research shows that many companies... - April 25, 2013

GIA Conference in Toronto Wins Enthusiastic Followers

Participants at this year’s North American GIA Conference in Canada rated the learning and networking opportunities at the event highly, with a total score of 4.5 out of 5 on average. Held between October 22 and 24 at The 1King West Hotel in Toronto and organized by Global Intelligence... - November 03, 2012

GIA to Participate in South Korea’s First Market Intelligence Conference, Organized by 3mecca

Global Intelligence Alliance will be participating in the first conference on strategic market intelligence to be held in Seoul on November 22, 2012. - November 03, 2012

Intelligence Plaza Website by GIA Awarded "Best Computer Software Website 2012"

Intelligence Plaza’s website www.intelligenceplaza.com developed by Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA) has won the "Best Computer Software Website 2012" award in the 2012 Web Marketing Association’s annual contest. Each year, the association names the Best Computer: Software... - October 26, 2012

50% of Technology, Media, and Telco Companies Face Information Gaps in Emerging Markets

GIA research shows that telecommunication, technology and media (TMT) companies expect an average of 48% of their global revenues to come from emerging markets by 2017. - September 22, 2012

Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Companies Say Mexico, Turkey, Argentina, South Africa Are Next Emerging Markets

Research shows that pharmaceuticals and healthcare companies target Mexico, Turkey, Argentina and South Africa as their next emerging markets after BRIC til 2017. - September 05, 2012

Manufacturers Predict Emerging Markets Will Account for 40% of Their Global Revenues by 2017

Research by GIA shows that one out of every four manufacturing and industrial companies is investing in emerging markets in order to gain a foothold in future large markets. The reason is clear; manufacturers say they expect about 40% of their global revenues to come from emerging markets by 2017. - August 30, 2012

Study Reveals 76% Business Managers Lack Readily Available Information on Emerging Markets

Research by Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA) shows that the majority of global companies have yet to build an effective intelligence process to bridge the gap between their business managers’ needs for and the availability of market intelligence on emerging markets. Overall, 86% of... - August 09, 2012

Bureaucracy and Corruption Rated Top Threats to Foreign Companies’ Success in Emerging Markets

Corruption is almost as big a threat to success in emerging markets as red tape say international companies, according to the Business Perspectives on Emerging Markets 2012-2017 Report by Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA). The market intelligence advisors says that over one third of the companies... - August 02, 2012

90% of Global Companies Say Their Emerging Markets Strategies Could be Better

Half of the 430 global companies recently surveyed by Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA) say at least 30% of their global revenues will come from Emerging Markets by 2017. - June 29, 2012

100% Event Participants in London Will Recommend the GIA Conference

At the GIA Conference at The Royal Horseguards in London, United Kingdom, a full 100% of participants said that they would recommend the conference on world class market intelligence to others.  - June 27, 2012

Cisco’s Marketing Director Joins GIA as VP of Intelligence Best Practices

Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), a strategic market intelligence and advisory group, announces the appointment of Joost Drieman as Vice President for the firm’s Intelligence Best Practices (IBP) advisory services, where he will be tasked with providing consultancy services, assessments, as... - June 07, 2012

High Demand for Competitive Intelligence Software in Brazil

Global Intelligence Alliance a strategic market intelligence, predicts that demand for IT solutions that allow companies to collect and disseminate market alerts, insights and analysis efficiently will grow rapidly in Brazil. - May 10, 2012

100% Top-Tier Clients Will Recommend Global Intelligence Alliance

Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA)announces survey findings that show that 100% of its top-tier clients would consider recommending GIA. - April 21, 2012

Research Shows Facebook Credits Offer Best Payment Option for Media Content Vendors

Research by Global Intelligence Alliance, a strategic market intelligence and advisory group, suggests that Facebook Credits offer the best social payment solution for media content vendors to date. - March 31, 2012

Research Magazine and Free Pint Confirmed as Media Partners for GIA Conference in London

Research magazine and Free Pint Ltd. are confirmed as media partners for the GIA Conference in London. This event comprises panel discussions, workshops and presentations, and will be held on 11-13 June 2012. - March 15, 2012

Growth Setting Joins GIA Network as Latest GIA Member

Growth Setting, a business development consultancy based in Lisbon, Portugal, joins Global Intelligence Alliance. - February 25, 2012

Microsoft Recognizes GIA with Gold Competency Partner Status for Intelligence Plaza®

Microsoft has recognized Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), as an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) with a Microsoft Gold Competency for GIA’s competitive intelligence software, Intelligence Plaza®. Microsoft Partners with Gold Competency represent software experts who meet strict... - February 17, 2012

97% Customers Recommend GIA’s Competitive Intelligence (CI) Software

More business users are increasingly recognizing the value of market intelligence software. - February 08, 2012

88% of Executives in Europe Say They Save Time, Thanks to Market Intelligence 

Nearly 90% European company executives save time through systematic market intelligence, with 39% saying they save up to one hour and 49% saving over one hour a week, according to a survey by Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), a global strategic market intelligence and advisory group. - January 14, 2012

GIA Launches Free Market Intelligence Benchmarking Tool  

Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), a global strategic market intelligence and advisory group, releases a free Market Intelligence Benchmarking Self Assessment Tool for companies interested in determining how advanced their In-house market intelligence or competitive intelligence capabilities are,... - December 08, 2011

GIA Reports Strong Growth in Competitive Intelligence Software Business – Launches Website

GIA experiences strong growth for its competitive intelligence (CI) software and anticipates the trend to continue in 2012-2013. - November 30, 2011

GIA Conference Chicago Gets 100% Endorsement as Recommended Event on Market Intelligence

GIA Conference in North America with resounding positive feedback from attendees. - November 25, 2011

Survey: 60% Companies in Brazil to Increase Investments in Market Intelligence Programs in 2012-2013 

Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), a global strategic market intelligence and advisory group, releases results from its 2011 Global Market Intelligence Survey, showing that companies in Brazil appear to be recognizing positive returns from their investments in market intelligence. - November 16, 2011

Survey: North America Companies Set to Increase Competitive Intelligence Budgets Despite Economic Uncertainty

The 2011 Global Market Intelligence Survey by Global Intelligence Alliance shows that nearly 70% of North American companies intend to increase their investments in competitive intelligence in 2012-2013 despite economic uncertainty. - November 12, 2011

Survey: 50% Companies in the UK Intend to Increase Their Market Intelligence Budgets for 2012-2013

Global Intelligence Alliance, a global strategic market intelligence and advisory group, releases results from its 2011 Global Market Intelligence Survey, which show that market intelligence is firmly established in the United Kingdom (UK).  - November 08, 2011

Survey: 60% Technology, Telecommunications and Media Companies to Increase Investments on Market Intelligence Over 2012-2013

GIA's 2011 Global Market Intelligence Survey shows 60% of respondents from the technology, telecommunications and media industry intend to increase their investment on market intelligence over 2012-13. - November 05, 2011

Survey: 80% Chemicals Companies Intend to Increase Investments on Market Intelligence Over 2012-2013

Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), a global strategic market intelligence and advisory group, releases results from its 2011 Global Market Intelligence Survey, which shows that chemicals companies have room for improvement when it comes to demonstrating returns from their market intelligence activities. - November 04, 2011

Survey: Over 70% Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Companies Will Invest More in Market Intelligence in 2012-13

Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), a global strategic market intelligence and advisory group, releases results from its 2011 Global Market Intelligence Survey, which show that pharmaceuticals and healthcare companies appear to have efficient market intelligence functions. More than 70% already... - November 03, 2011

Survey: Financial Services Companies Underutilize Market Intelligence Networks

Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), releases results from its 2011 Global Market Intelligence Survey, which show that the internal employee networks that financial services companies use to collect market intelligence are underutilized. - October 29, 2011

Survey: Energy Companies Need to Increase Focus on Customer and Competitive Intelligence

Global Intelligence Alliance releases results from its 2011 Global Market Intelligence Survey, which show that while internal customer satisfaction levels for market intelligence operations at energy, resources and environment companies are high. - October 28, 2011

Survey: Lean Industrial Market Intelligence Teams Could Focus More on SCM and Product Development

Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), a global strategic market intelligence and advisory group, warns that manufacturing and industrial companies will need to invest prudently in market intelligence for better informed decision making, in the face of the sluggish US economy, the European debt crisis... - October 27, 2011

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