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Open source intelligence in a networked world

Author: Anthony Olcott
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2013.
Series: Bloomsbury intelligence studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The book explains how openly available information is undervalued by the intelligence community and how analysts can use of this huge amount of information.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Olcott
ISBN: 9781441140715 1441140719 9781441166081 1441166084
OCLC Number: 908018738
Notes: Publié à l'origine en 2012 par Continuum international Publishing Group inc.
Description: xx, 283 pages : tableaux ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword; Part I: When "Information Retrieval System" Meant the Memory of the Oldest Employee; Chapter One: The Screwballs of K Street and the Four-Eyes Brigade; Chapter Two: Intelligence Analysis and Open Sources - The Early Days; Chapter Three: "Not Indigestion But Gluttony; Part II: The "Information Iceberg" Tips Over; Chapter Four - Collecting Puzzle Pieces While Mysteries Abound; Chapter Five: Six Qualities of Information...; Chapter Six: So What? Addressing the Signal-to-Noise Problem; Part III: So What Now?; Chapter Seven: Improving Information "Food Searches"; Chapter Eight: Narratives of Persuasion and the Battle for Attention; Chapter Nine: A World Awash in Images; Conclusion; Chapter Ten: Don't Be Surprised By Surprise.
Series Title: Bloomsbury intelligence studies
Responsibility: Anthony Olcott.


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The complexities of our connected world require a global view of events, opinions and perspectives. For decades, a small group of intelligence analysts has been working to understand the world, not Read more...

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