Ruth Stanat founded SIS International Research, Inc.
Ruth Stanat founded SIS International Research, Inc. in 1984 on Madison Avenue in New York City as a syndicated market research report company. SIS offered monthly research reports to companies during this period of relatively scarce information on global markets.
SIS launched TECH-SCAN, a monthly scanning and research service that reviewed and analyzed the key articles from the vast array of computer and technical journals available.
The “One-Stop Shopping” Service: In the early 1980s, this international research service provided clients with cost-effective and timely research covering North America, Latin and South America, Asia and Western and Eastern Europe, Middle East.
Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals
In 1986, SIS International became a founding member of the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP).
SMART OLLIE™: SIS has developed SMART OLLIE™ using a data base from Weiner, Edrich & Brown, Inc. WEB. The system, a total Strategic Intelligence System designed for research professionals and librarians, consisted of a comprehensive data base that drew upon the knowledge and abstract data base of the WEB organization.
Consulting Services and Systems: SIS launched a methodology that identified and extracted relevant “soft” information from both external and internal organization sources and translated this information into “executive intelligence.”
The Intelligent Corporation
Ruth Stanat (founder of SIS) publishes The Intelligent Corporation, a book that expounded on effective strategic planning and building the intelligent corporate intranet.
Global Gold: Panning for Profits in Foreign Markets
Ruth expands the SIS global research network to over 70 countries and had over 200 local research partners, covering North America, Latin and South America, Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, and the Middle East. SIS served several industries, including the consumer industries, food, pharmaceutical, healthcare, technology, communications and the automotive industry.
Global Jumpstart : The Complete Resource for Expanding Small and Mid-Sized Businesses
Ruth publishes her third book, Global Jumpstart : The Complete Resource for Expanding Small and Mid-Sized Businesses.
July 28, 2009
Ruth Stanat is inducted to the Worshipful Company of Marketors in the UK
SIS International Research has conducted research in over 120 countries for over 50 industries.
Ruth Stanat International Market Research
SIS launched key regional research hubs in London, Toronto, Mexico City, Sao Paolo and Shanghai.
November 10, 2015
Ruth Stanat Named SmartCEO Magazine Circle of Excellence Finalist
January 7, 2020
Ruth drives the launch of our technology consulting practices e.g. Edtech, Fintech, Pharmtech and New Product Concept testing at the 2020 CES show
March 19, 2020
Ruth Stanat adds a video series during the Coronavirus outbreak
June 22, 2020
Ruth positioned SIS for clinical trials and IRB certification for the testing for human behavior and medical devices
June 29, 2020
SIS embraced COVID Safe market research testing with online focus groups and online In-Depth interview