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A collection of items for strategists and problems-solvers who aim to be well-informed about global affairs and perspectives; capable of developing and evaluating new knowledge; generating and analyzing courses of action; and who are interested in expressing clearly reasoned opinions and communicating effectively in writing, oral presentation, and visual display.
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Homeland Security Today: The Rise of OSINT in Threat Intelligence Analysis

Homeland Security Today: The Rise of OSINT in Threat Intelligence Analysis | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Homeland Security Today is the leading source for independent news and analysis on homeland security affairs
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Why Do Good Ideas Fail? This Diagram Explains - Forbes

Why Do Good Ideas Fail? This Diagram Explains - Forbes | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Management thinking is in a rut.  This is a harsh thing to say, but it must be said.  Despite all the great brainpower being applied, the field of management is failing to provide the empirical, grounded, actionable guidance that organizations...
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Silk – Publish your data online

Silk – Publish your data online | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it

Tired of sending out the same old static PDFs, spreadsheets or links from Google Docs?
Use Silk to make a fully interactive site that engages users and encourages them to play with your data.

 


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Miguel Paul Trijaud Calderón's curator insight, October 1, 1:31 AM

Silk - Present your KPIS and figures. Export the data from your spreadsheet automatically.

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, October 1, 10:33 PM

Looks interesting. 

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Evaluating SWOT's Value In Creating Actionable, Strategic Intelligence

SWOT analysis (which focuses on an organization’s internal Strengths and Weaknesses and external Opportunities and Threats) is one of the most popular analytic techniques amongst competitive intelligence professionals, as well as various other...
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Deep Web, Open Source Intelligence, and The Bad...

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Data Skeptics is a monthly event covering the mathematical, ethical, and business aspects of data from a skeptical perspective, hosted by Steven Mornelli. In... (Video of this past week's Meetup with Dr.
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This Is How America's Spies Could Find the Next National Security Threat

This Is How America's Spies Could Find the Next National Security Threat | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
A recent breakthrough in online prediction markets promises a better glimpse of the future – paid for by U.S. intelligence.
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Free data visualization tool brings clarity to analytics

Free data visualization tool brings clarity to analytics | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Qlik Sense Desktop is designed to put Tableau-style data visualization in the hands of users, minus Tableau's price tag (#Qlik #QlikSense #QlikView #QVSA #Tableau http://t.co/97NLrCv1Qv)...
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5 Sexiest Big Data Jobs | SmartData Collective

5 Sexiest Big Data Jobs | SmartData Collective | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
It’s been estimated that by 2015, almost two million people will be employed in big data jobs in the US.
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Three Marks Of Real Data Science | TechCrunch

Three Marks Of Real Data Science | TechCrunch | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
As a venture investor looking to invest in data-driven companies, telling real data science apart from pseudo science is difficult, but it’s critically..
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Information Visualization, Third Edition: Perception for Design (Interactive Technologies) -

Information Visualization, Third Edition: Perception for Design (Interactive Technologies) - | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Most designers know that yellow text presented against a blue background reads clearly and easily, but how many can explain why, and what really are the best ways to help others and ourselves clearly see key patterns in a bunch of data?
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t100 Defeating Cognitive Bias and Developing Analytic Technique Chris Sanders

These are the videos from BSides Augusta 2014: http://www.irongeek.com/i.php?page=videos/bsidesaugusta2014/mainlist.
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Visual Control of Big Data

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Data-visualization tool identifies sources of aberrant results and recomputes visualizations without them. In the age of Big Data, visualization tools are vital. With a single glance at a graphic...
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Praise feels good, but negativity is stronger – Jacob Burak – Aeon

Praise feels good, but negativity is stronger – Jacob Burak – Aeon | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Humans are wired for bad news, angry faces and sad memories. Is this negativity bias useful or something to overcome?
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Open Source Threat Intelligence: Developing a T...

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Irongeek's Information Security site with tutorials, articles and other information.
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39 Data Visualization Tools for Big Data | ProfitBricks Blog

39 Data Visualization Tools for Big Data | ProfitBricks Blog | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Big Data Tools for Data Visualization - Leverage the scale and power of high performance cloud computing for your big data workloads.
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How good are strategic intelligence forecasts?

How good are strategic intelligence forecasts? | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it

A IRPP Research Program Study. they did serve two important functions. First, they reminded analysts what the words they were using were supposed to mean. Second, they provided an invaluable source of information that could be used to answer the accuracy question.

When we met, Alan was already tackling that question by keeping track of how events in the world that were forecasted actually turned out. To know how accurate forecasts are, one must also know what eventually happened. Yet such ex post facto tracking is hardly ever done by intelligence organizations. That’s not too surprising either, given how much time it takes to keep careful, systematic track of the past.

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Ted Ning's curator insight, September 26, 11:18 AM

Interesting article on forecasting accuracy and accountability of today. Who is expert at this and who is not. It is always important to be aware of outside forces - business, political and otherwise. But more importantly what to do with the information once you have it.

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King's College London - Investigating Conflict Zones Using Open Source and Social Media

King's College London - Investigating Conflict Zones Using Open Source and Social Media | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Eliot Higgins (a.k.a. Brown Moses) will deliver a public lecture on 'Social Media and Open Source Information in Conflict Zones,' which will be followed by a Q&A.
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Behavioral analysis and information security

Behavioral analysis and information security | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
In this interview, Kevin Watkins, Chief Architect at Appthority, talks about the benefits of using behavioral analysis in information security, how behavioral analysis can influence the evolution of security technologies and offers several...
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Meet Dadaviz: A Curated, YouTube-Style Distribution Platform For Data ... - Forbes

Meet Dadaviz: A Curated, YouTube-Style Distribution Platform For Data ... - Forbes | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Meet Dadaviz: A Curated, YouTube-Style Distribution Platform For Data ...
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This helps explain why marketing expert and consultant León Markovitz co-founded Dadaviz, nicknamed by some as “the YouTube of data visualizations“.
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Six Ways to Define Big Data

Six Ways to Define Big Data | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Berkeley School of Information (datascience@berkeley) recently asked experts in a variety of industries to provide their definition of “Big Data”.
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Cognitive Decision-Making: Empirical and Foundational Issues » Free download eBook

Cognitive Decision-Making: Empirical and Foundational Issues » Free download eBook | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Benoit Hardy-Vallée is a postdoctoral fellow and visiting researcher in the department of philosophy of the University of Waterloo (Canada).
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The Dark Side of Big Data | Wharton | The Progr...

The Dark Side of Big Data | Wharton | The Progr... | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Big Data is poised to play a powerful role in sustainability. But that power can be abused and it could remain cloistered in the developed world. Hopes are high for Big Data. GE declares in an online video that the Industrial Internet, a.k.a.
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Chess and competitive intelligence (part 2)

Chess and competitive intelligence (part 2) | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
September 12, 2014 As I noted in the first post on this topic[1], the late Arthur C. Clarke, scientist and science fiction author, came up with a fictional device that basically eliminated privacy:...
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What is Information Visualization?

What is Information Visualization? | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Information visualization is a great way to transform data into a meaningful message for your target audience.
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Hipster analytics: The 5 best tools you’ve probably never heard of

Hipster analytics: The 5 best tools you’ve probably never heard of | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Hop off your 'fixie', don your Warby Parkers, and grab a snobby coffee. It’s time for a lesson in hipster analytics; the best tools before they break.
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