Military intelligence lessons migrated into the commercial world

Choose the right team with the right skills

A quick Google search

The 7 Ps

Accuracy

Don’t dumb down, rough it up

Mundane

Accepting orders

Team

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

Background

What’s normal?

Collection

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

Reporting

Presenting Tools

Keep it Simple

About Octopus Intelligence

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