Primary Intelligence Sources Presented at the SCIP Wisconsin Chapter Networking Meeting

Roger Phelps provides insight into effective primary intelligence gathering at the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) Wisconsin Chapter meeting on Wednesday, August 17 from 11:30am to 2:30 pm at Fiserv.

Milwaukee, WI, August 04, 2011 --( This chapter program focuses on primary intelligence and describes the model that many corporations follow when determining when and how to use primary intelligence to gain strategic and tactical knowledge about their competition. Roger Phelps provides an overview of best practices, realistic expectations, and new emerging processes, based on his highly-ranked workshop at the recent Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals’ (SCIP) conference.

Among the issues discussed will be:

How to effectively map KITs to primary sources?
How to identify and locate difficult primary sources?
How to reconcile effective competitive intelligence via primary intelligence with SCIP’s and the company’s ethical and legal standards?

Roger Phelps is the President of Phelps Research Services in Madison, WI. He has been a SCIP member since 2002 and has spoken on the topic of Primary Intelligence at five National SCIP Conferences and numerous SCIP Chapter meetings. His company has been involved in thousands of interviews with its clients’ competitors and has advised many clients on developing primary intelligence expertise as a strategic competitive intelligence resource.

This SCIP Wisconsin chapter meeting will be held at Fiserv Inc, 255 Fiserv Drive, Brookfield, Wisconsin. Registration and networking will start at 11:30, followed by an introduction to and overview of primary intelligence activities. Registration for SCIP members is $35, for non-members $45, and includes lunch. Online registration is available at www(dot)scip(dot)org.

Questions? Contact John Hink, SCIP Wisconsin Chapter Chair at john.hink(at), or Robyn Reals at rreals(at)

Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals
Ken Garrison
703 739 0696