3. Answering the questions you
need to ask
Like, what are your competitors planning to do
next and where can you win more business?
Also, what should your next move be and how do
you minimise risk?
4. Every business has lots of
If you’re looking to grow, yours will be the
same. octopus has unrivalled experience in
finding the answers to all these questions,
and to any other question your business
needs to ask.
6. Our experience is unique
Our military intelligence background and MBA-level
experience gives us the discipline, processes and
tenacity to get the job done and leave no rock
unturned. It’s a unique approach that has led our
clients to see us as their secret weapon.
7. We are ready to help you
With experience of working globally in legal,
accountancy, construction, defence, pharma, oil &
gas, tech, manufacturing, finance, real estate,
venture capital, retail, building materials, power
generation, media, telecoms and many more, we
love to see our clients succeed and gain the
competitive advantage they’re looking for.
8. So our clients ask
do they really
need to know?
9. We go further to speak to the right people, in
the right way and then look for patterns.
We are brilliant at asking the right questions at
the right time and seeing themes reveal
Intelligence from the horse’s mouth
10. We reach around the world
We travel the world to find what we are looking
We don’t pretend we run around like James
Bond, but we do whatever it takes to get the job
done and speak to the right people.
11. A background in military intelligence, backed by
MBA-level experience gives us a unique edge when
pursuing the answers to your questions.
Tenacity balanced with discipline opens up a whole
world of information inaccessible to others.
A tenacious approach
12. Straight talking feedback
Not for us some ten-step model with a clever
name. And no pseudo-academic description
packed with business school speak.
We produce useable Competitive Intelligence in
a plain English report, presentation or monthly
13. No out of the box thinking here (all this means is
you are still trapped inside).
We help you define the questions you need to
ask to get the answers you need to know. It’s a
simple but highly effective process.
A strictly commercial focus
14. A personal service for our
We don’t pull reports off shelves. It may be
easier, but we’d be just like the rest.
We don’t clock watch, because you pay for the
answers not time it takes for us to get them.
15. You get the idea
We answer the
need to know
without the fluff.
16. Get the better of your competitors
You can’t steal a lead on your competition if you
don’t know where or who they are.
Nor can you meet market needs if you have no
knowledge of what these are.
17. In our experience, too many companies
find it too easy to dismiss competitors as
irrelevant. Others do not know their
market well enough and are missing out
Worryingly, many massive companies
and their competitors are in danger of
falling foul of the Global Anti Slavery
18. It’s a dangerous game to play.
And it’s why our clients use our range of services and
training to give them the intelligence they need to
act decisively, armed with meaningful real-world
19. We are the official
of tiscreport.org the world’s
largest anti-slavery registry.