Search: “global futures partnership” 2010

Thank you for this search.  We select and respond to searches for two reasons: 1.  80% of the knowledge is not published, the searches allow us to provide some form of response. 2.  We discover other cool stuff while checking the larger web, and that helps us learn. Global Futures Partnership (GFP) is now and …

2004 New Frontiers in Intelligence Analysis (Global Futures Partnership and Gino Germani Center)

For the convenience of the authors and readers, the entire book is provided here, and the individual chapters are also provided for ease of isolation, exploitation, and sharing, with the kind permission of co-sponsor and co-editor Carol Dumaine, one of the visionary leaders in the U.S. Intelligence Community.

2002 Global Futures Partnership–Vision of Lasting Value

The Global Futures Partnership (GFP) is a strategic “think and do tank” that undertakes unclassified global outreach for CIA and other Intelligence Community elements on the most important issues facing the intelligence community today and in coming years. It conceptualizes and implements interdisciplinary and multi-organizational projects on key intelligence issues with leading thinkers from academia, …

2001 Dumaine (US) Global Futures Partnership “Are You Ready”

Carol Dumaine was for a few years allowed to manage an internal revoslution in intelligence affairs that ultimately failed, but left its mark.  She is still standing, and we expect to see her at the finish line when we finally do achieve a revolution in intelligence affairs and create both a Smart Nation and a …

Search: global brain human brain + RECAP

I was asked to come in and do this one, and did so gladly.  Public intelligence in the public interest, done with integrity, is the global brain.  The human brain is the only inexhaustible resource we have, and Priority One should be to empower the five billion poor with connectivity first, and access to all …

Review: Critical Choices – The United Nations, Networks, and the Future of Global Goverance

Wolfgang H. Reinicke (Editor), Francis Deng (Editor), Jan Martin Witte (Editor), Thorsten Benner (Editor), Beth Whitaker (Editor), John Gershman (Editor) 5.0 out of 5 stars Global Hybrid Network Governance Primer for UN+, July 21, 2011 By  Robert D. Steele (Oakton, VA United States) – See all my reviews Last week I reviewed the first book …

Participatory (Crowd-Sourced) Futures Planning

whether talking about a intelligent knowledge infrastructure, robert’s global brain, or suresh’s project matching for climate change initiatives, this article seemed useful. Noah Raford Large-scale participatory futures systems Futurescaper is an online tool for making sense of the drivers, trends and forces that will shape the future.  As a user interface system, it is horrible. …

Robert Steele: Intelligence 101 – The Series

This is the original series created in 2004 for the Military Intelligence Academy in Italy, where Carol Dumaine then on active duty with CIA also offered two excellent lectures rooted in her Global Futures Partnership concept. I sense that the tide is turning — there is now a willingness among some policy makers and select …

OSINT Literature Review, Name Association, Lessons Learned

Tough love, this is. Lessons Learned from a 22 Year Fight: 01 Steele’s biggest mistake was in not ensuring OSS conference presentations were indexed in Conference Proceedings. Core value of presentation at International Studies Association (Intelligence) is that papers presented there are indexed and visible. 02 International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, American Intelligence Review, …

Search: meeting 21st century transnational challenges

This is the actual document from CIA (Unclassified, PDF 11 pages): Meeting 21st Century Transnational Challenges: Building a Global Intelligence Paradigm CIA continues to lack an ability to do whole systems analytics with a true cost foundation; they continue to lack a strategic analytic model for collection, processing, and analysis capable of meeting strategy, policy, …

NATO OSINT to OSE/M4IS2 Round-Up 2.0

SHORT-CUT: http://tinyurl.com/NATO-OSE 2015-2016 NATO Strategic Foresight Wrap-Up NATO Innovation Hub Strategic Foresight Report Answers: Steele for NATO Strategic Foresight Berto Jongman: Will US Collapse Soon? Robert Steele: Should EU Be Thinking About Post-US NATO? 2013 2013 BGen James Cox, CA (Ret) On the Record on Open Source Information versus Open Source Intelligence versus Secret Intelligence …

Reference (2012): Expectations of Intelligence in the Information Age, Review by Steele, Wright, Anon & New Link 3.0

UPDATE: 1 January 2013 from Spanish Dancer: What is most striking to me, and to a few others I have spoken to recently, is the SECDEF quote early in the paper.  If we follow its premise it puts anyone who opposes our projection of power in the cross hairs.  It is this doctrinal fluff that …

Marcus Aurelius: CIA Flogs on Campus + RECAP

CIA runs all-source analytic competition for universities — neither the Open Source Center nor Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) are anywhere to be found. Deja vu? Covert Operation WC Wins High Honors at CIA Tri-State Intelligence Simulation Phi Beta Iota:  This was probably a variation of the superb Mid-Career Course (CIA’s mini-war college) analytic exercise but …