Industry Brief

‘Industry Brief’ by Brian! The skill combines information from GPT and structured data sources to generate a comprehensive brief on any industry!


Consultants often undertake projects in diverse industries. It is imperative to understand the basics before commencing work. However, obtaining concise industry briefs can be arduous and time-consuming. That’s where Brian comes in – equipped with access to multiple structured data sources and armed with knowledge of the internet, available round the clock to assist with industry briefs across diverse sectors.

This skill will help management consultants and knowledge workers with one of the most frequent tasks – getting to learn the fundamentals of the selected industry with one request only!

What´s cool about it

  • Comprehensive information package about any industry
  • Combining the information from multiple sources
  • List of key companies from Morningstar
  • Industry KPIs from Aswath Damodaran
  • Qualitative information from leading GenAI
  • Inputs in Excel and PowerPoint for simple use

Use Cases

  • Have a quick start when working on a business proposal in an industry you are not familiar with
  • Gain basic industry overview when joining a new consulting project
  • Win a market understanding when reaching out to new potential business customers
  • Prepare for an interview with a Chief Executive from a different industry allowing you to ask informed questions
  • Share potentially valuable industry insights with your existing client


The skill includes the following elements for each industry:

  • Customised slides covering useful info on a selected industry in a country, including intro, value chain, Porter’s forces analysis, key challenges and megatrends
  • 80 industry KPIs of the closest industry and region
  • List of public companies operating in specific industries and regions
  • … the skill is in beta and we will provide some more information in the next months


This skill combines information from structured (Damodaran research, Morningstar) and unstructured (GPT) sources to generate a comprehensive brief on selected industries for Brian’s users!

  • Slides created using customised GPT prompts created by OpenAI, an AI research laboratory
  • Damodaran’s research provides 80 industry KPIs for 100 industries
  • List of public companies sourced from Morningstar
  • … further insights follow

Special Remarks

But please be aware of the limitations that come with every skill leveraging upon GPT technology used in this skill:

  • The content generated by GPT is not necessarily factually correct, so please always check!
  • The data the model has is from the end of 2021
  • Check the introduction to Next Level skills for further information


For troubleshooting, consider the following:

  • Please ask brief for one industry and country per query only
  • Here you can find out which industries Brian basically covers
  • Please consider, Brian has quantitative benchmarks for 100 industries and 6 regions – always providing the closest one – please always decide your self how well fitting these are
  • We reserve the right to restrict access to Brian in case of excessive requests

Brian Package

This skill is included in the following packages:

  • Brain Next
  • Brian for Business

For detailed information visit our pricing site here.

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