How do you stay competitive? By leveraging emerging technologies. By having a strategy for Competitive Technical Intelligence. What the heck is that? There is an entire book written about it, but here is the essence in 3 bullets.
- Use technology intelligence to anticipate competitors’ capabilities and intentions
- Select the right technologies to investigate and track
- Select appropriate sources of technical intelligence
There is, of course, a lot more. An entire course, a book, several blogs and wikis. But this may be a good starting point.