The Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) (formerly the "Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals") is a global, nonprofit membership organization for everyone involved in creating and managing business knowledge. SCIP provides education and networking opportunities for business professionals working in the rapidly growing field of competitive intelligence — the legal and ethical collection and analysis of information regarding the capabilities, vulnerabilities, and intentions of business competitors. Many SCIP members have backgrounds in market research, strategic analysis, or science and technology.
Established in 1986, SCIP has chapters around the world, with individual members in nations around the globe. In addition, SCIP has alliance partnerships with independent affiliate organizations in many countries.