Refocusing Intelligence on Analysis

Kalev's latest Foreign Policy column discusses the need to refocus the intelligence process on analysis rather than collection – how do we better understand the rich array of open public indicators from the news media, social media, and other data streams?

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For those interested in this topic, Josh Kerbel, Chief Analytic Methodologist at the Defense Intelligence Agency, also writes on this need to rethink analysis in his National Interest article, also out last week.

GDELT is at the vanguard of this data-driven revolution in the analytic process and is designed to vastly accelerate how we think about open data, "big data" methodologies and mindsets, and the analytic process.