2011 Robert Steele: Global Trends 2030 – Gaps + RECAP

UPDATE 11 December 2012:  The report is now out.  The below commentary was posted 12 December 2011, one year prior to the final report.  Global Trends 2030: Full Copy (166 Pages) Here, Review by Robert Steele — Report Lauds Fracking as Energy Solution, Disappoints on Multiple Fronts Although Global Trends 2030 will not be released …

Mini-Me: Doug Naquin Lies to Associated Press + RECAP

Open Source Center created at suggestion of the 9/11 Commission? Really? AP Exclusive: Who’s following you on Twitter or Facebook? Maybe CIA’s ‘vengeful librarians’ By Associated Press, Friday, November 4 Phi Beta Iota:  Evidently AP does not do its homework and takes Doug Naquin’s crap at face value.  The Open Source Center was not created at …

Graphic: Accessing Knowledge with Visualization

Source Börner, K., Chen, C., & Boyack, K. W. (2003). Visualizing knowledge domains. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology 37, 179-255. Phi Beta Iota:  The sophistication of advanced analytics in selected sectors of the private world is at least an order of magnitude greater than that to be found within government.   The next level …

2011 Building a University-Based Global Education – Intelligence – Research Web

Briefing (PDF with Notes, 14 Pages) Concept for PhD in Global Public Policy New “Standard” Green Building Initial Focus on 8 Constituencies, Process of Intelligence Initial focus on 10-12-8 Virtual Global Networks One World Brain Institute, Many Centers for Public Intelligence Global-Local Policy-Budget Outreach Concept Research Collaboration (Creating the World Brain) Harmonizing External Funding for …

Search (2): jongman world conflict map 1997 – jongman world conflict and human rights

Berto Jongman is one of the top Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) pioneers.   Word Press search has its good and bad features.  Good is that it updates instantly.  Bad is that it prefers simple searches e.g. <Jongman map> without the brackets.  Neutral is the fact that for older references, you will have to wade through every …

Reference: Science 2.0 by Ben Shneiderman

Click on Image to Enlarge Read Source Article, Science 2.0 (2008-07-03) Phi Beta Iota: Eugene Garfield gave us citation analysis via the Institute for Scientific Information, and Dick Klavans and company have given us the (fragmented) web of knowledge.  Top commercial intelligence practitioners have long known that published experts can lead to unpublished experts without …

Who’s Who in Commercial Intelligence: Mary Ellen Bates

Mary Ellen Bates, president and founder of Bates Information Services is one of the nation’s leading experts in customized information research (also known as information brokering) and effective, thorough, and no-nonsense training for corporate researchers and knowledge workers. She also provides detailed consulting and hands-on business coaching for professionals seeking to enter the field of …

Review: Wiki Government–How Technology Can Make Government Better, Democracy Stronger, and Citizens More Powerful

Almost a Five–Making Wrong Things Righter February 21, 2010 Beth Simone Noveck I sat down intending to make this a five, but the two fluff reviews have to be off-set. Robert Ackoff would say this is a spectacular book about making the wrong things righter instead of the right things righter–too many lawyers and focused …

Reference: Indexing & Seaching Information Timeline

From Cave Paintings to the Internet A Chronological and Thematic Database on the History of Information and Media See source for sort options. Short Version: Circa 250 BCE Earliest Surviving Monolingual Dictionary 1938 H. G. Wells and the “World Brain” July 15, 1955 Eugene Garfield  Foundation of Citation Analysis 1973 Henry Small Discovery of Citation …