In today’s public affairs environment, what you don’t know can hurt you. To keep you ahead of the curve, Delve provides actionable intelligence through deep dive foundational research that builds an in-depth understanding of your challenges and the individuals and organizations that can impact those challenges. This understanding informs a monitoring program that helps you anticipate and mitigate those impacts, while on-demand research that expands your knowledge as the landscape shifts.
Delve’s foundational research services help our clients identify the key entities involved in their public affairs challenges and the network of influence engaged on their issues and interests. Delve’s analyst team can then dig deep into who these entities are, how they are organized and funded, the kinds of strategies and tactics they employ, and what their vulnerabilities and challenges are. This foundation of research informs a monitoring and analysis program that helps the client anticipate opportunities and mitigate risks.
Monitoring and Analysis
Delve’s custom monitoring and analysis services provide our clients with timely, detailed, and actionable insights of key trends and issues impacting their interests, expertly culled by Delve analysts who are trained to provide competitive intelligence through the lens of public affairs challenges. Unlike traditional news clips or social media monitoring, our analysts go beyond keyword alerts to include a wide range of primary and secondary sources relevant to the client’s interests, and unlike a “war room” constantly churning out alerts, our analysts aggregate and synthesize the information into key developments and issues to watch so our clients can see around the corner and make a bigger impact.
Delve’s on-demand research capability can provide clients with deeper insights into issues and trends as they develop. This research can include backgrounders and vetting reports on new stakeholders and organizations engaging on key issues and initiatives, fact-based messaging support documents for policymakers and supporters, or targeted analysis to address specific strategic and tactical questions relating to a client’s objectives and interests.
Supporting Your Stakeholders
Many of our industry association and public affairs firm clients leverage the above suite of services to educate and inform their key audiences, whether that is association members, firm clients, or policymakers and other stakeholders. We can produce monthly or quarterly trends reports or provide occasional briefings that examine core issues relating to their audiences’ political and reputational risks on a broad scale, helping them understand and anticipate the actions of key stakeholders involved in the key political, legislative, and regulatory issues of interest.