Fast Facts

Based in Boston, Clew is a consulting firm that serves some of the most successful companies in the world. We leverage deep exposure to executive management, competitive intelligence consulting, business research as well as executive/board search to support our lines of business.

We research and analyze organizations, markets, products, services, plans and people to inform the business decision making process.

Clew supports management disciplines ranging from HR, finance and legal to sales, marketing, operations and general management. We provide comprehensive consulting services through our core Clew practices as well as on-demand research services. Clew also provides specialized training services in support of both primary and secondary research skills development.

We focus on the delivery of competitive intelligence, research and related consulting services with emphasis on the following areas:

  • Competitive Intelligence for Strategic Human Resources (HRCI);
  • Talent Discovery and Acquisition (TDA); and
  • Consulting and Advisory Services, including Training Services
  • Industry Involvement

    Clew founder David Carpe maintains a number of active relationships with leading industry associations and organizations. Currently, these include:

  • Member of Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP), a global nonprofit membership organization for individual CI professionals from 55 countries around the globe.
  • Member, 2008 SCIP Membership Advisory Committee.
  • Charter member of the SCIP Partner Program.
  • Member of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE).
  • Founding Member of the Human Capital Institute (HCI).
  • Member, Intl. Society of Social Network Analysis.
  • Charter member of the Babson Entrepeneurs Group, established by leaders of the Babson Entrepreneurial Studies program and the Arthur Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College.
  • Library Resources and Research Resources

    To support secondary research (see FAQ for definition), Clew leverages hundreds upon hundreds of specialized electronic business resources from ABI Inform (ProQuest) and CorpTech to LexisNexis and Worldscope. We also leverage countless directories, periodical and publications, both electronic and print. Additionally, Clew maintains subscriptions to dozens of specialized industry publications and resources, both online and offline. We also leverage our own internal knowledgebase.

    How may we help you?

    To discuss how we can help your organization, call 781.674.2539 or send us an email.

    Clew is headquartered in historic Lexington, MA just outside of Boston.

    Clew, LLC is a member of the following organizations:

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