Frequently Asked Questions
If I sign up for the service, what do I actually get?
CI Radar will deliver valuable intelligence on your competitors and market to you via email alerts and a secure customized website which is in fact your intelligence dashboard. Everything is hosted within our datacenter and accessed via the Internet. There is no software to install and no work is required from you.
How much does the service cost?
CI Radar is delivered as a fixed price monthly subscription that ranges from a few hundred dollars per month and up. Pricing will be determined by the size and complexity of your market and which options you select as part of your subscription.
Is there an evaluation version or trial available?
Yes, for qualified companies we can work with you to launch a pilot project which will allow you to fully evaluate the power of our service.
What sources do you use to collect information?
Each day we collect information from over 30,000 public and private sources. In addition, our web crawlers have access to the over 1 Trillion pages and documents on the Internet. Our newest sources include the billions of social media messages, posts and blogs created each month.
How much work is required from me to get started and how fast can I be live on the service?
Initially, CI Radar will ask you a series of questions to begin the configuration and build of your customized intelligence dashboard. After the dashboard is built, CI Radar performs the ongoing collection, analysis and delivery of all intelligence. We encourage ongoing feedback from our clients as their market changes so that we can make the appropriate adjustments to our service. But no significant effort is required from our users on an ongoing basis. Typically, we can bring up a new client on our service within 1 to 3 weeks.