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Products or Outputs?: Probing the Implications of Changing the Outputs of Intelligence

Products or Outputs?: Probing the Implications of Changing the Outputs of Intelligence

A Report of the 2011 Analyst-IC Associate Teams Program

This article is a result of the 2011 Analyst-IC Associate Teams Program sponsored by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research. The IC members of the group, all experienced intelligence officers, teamed with Greg Treverton, a former vice chairman of the National Intelligence Council, to examine how intelligence is delivered to Intelligence Community consumers. The study's bottom line is that intelligence, especially intelligence analysis, cannot truly be transformed until its practitioners have reshaped the way they think of their products. This, the research team believes, must be done if IC analysis is to effectively serve future generations of policymakers.

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Posted: May 02, 2012 03:58 PM
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