Military intelligence lessons migrated into the commercial world

Choose the right team with the right skills

A quick Google search

The 7 Ps


Don’t dumb down, rough it up


Accepting orders


Keeping It Simple

Clear direction

Standard Operating Procedures

Take a lot of bullshit

Get on parade

So what is Military Intelligence based on?

What do you really want?

Key Intelligence Questions


What’s normal?


Telling lies

What’s your favourite Military related analysis tool?

Traffic Analysis

  • Key assumption checks used at the start, middle and end of a project
  • Analysis of Competing Hypotheses
  • What-if analysis
  • Devils advocacy
  • Brainstorming


Presenting Tools

Keep it Simple

About Octopus Intelligence



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