Strategic Intelligence

Senior decision-makers increasingly rely on detailed and accurate business intelligence services in order to mitigate risk and minimise uncertainty.

Our strategic intelligence service is a board-level global resource that informs and supports decisions relating to capital projects, strategic expansion, major competitive tenders and other commercial opportunities.

We have a number of international specialist teams, providing our continental client-base with essential strategic consultancy, and many of our in-house experts have legal and compliance due diligence backgrounds.

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Stodacom Africa provides strategic intelligence to support corporates and their legal and other external advisors. We work on African Continent and have particular expertise in all African countries

We investigate counterparties and stakeholders; uncover financial anomalies; reveal Politically Exposed Persons; analyse networks; and scrutinize management.

We have high-level skills and knowledge in the fields of data analysis and reporting, forecasting and modelling, survey administration and design, statistics and much more. We provide services and information to assist members of the university with decision-making and continuous quality improvement


Key features of our strategic intelligence service include:

  • Strategic advice on new market entry
  • Guidance on global privatisation, tender or licensing processes
  • Identifying agents of influence
  • Competitive intelligence and monitoring competitor behaviour
  • Relationship mapping
  • Country risk mapping
  • Cross-border M&A support, including location of suitable local partners
  • Commercial due diligence on new business relationships
  • Identifying and implementing responses to legislation and government action
  • foresight, the ability to understand trends that present threats or opportunities for an organization;
  • visioning, the ability to conceptualize an ideal future state based on foresight and create a process to engage others to implement it;
  • system thinking, the ability to perceive, synthesize, and integrate elements that function as a whole to achieve a common purpose.
  • motivating, the ability to motivate different people to work together to implement a vision. Understanding what motivates people is based upon another ability, personality intelligence .
  • partnering, the ability to develop strategic alliances with individuals, groups and organizations. This quality also depends on personality intelligence