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By Gregory F. Treverton

This record assesses intelligence research around the major U.S. intelligence enterprises and makes a few suggestions, a few of which parallel tasks that experience all started within the wake of the December 2004 laws, for example, create a Deputy Director of nationwide Intelligence as a focus for research, determine a countrywide Intelligence college, construct a protracted time period research Unit on the nationwide Intelligence Council, and shape an Open resource middle for making extra artistic use of open-source fabrics.

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So intelligence is no longer the “keeper” and sole developer of, nor the only customer for, tools to search, analyze, and synthesize massive amounts of data. Accordingly, just as intelligence has had to increasingly rely on outside S&T sources, it will have both the need and the ability to rely on and cultivate outside sources to support analysis, whether that means software tools or academic experts. There are more of both out there than ever before. What intelligence used to “own,” it now can and must “buy” or otherwise tap.

Pdf. Key Themes for Leveraging Future R&D Priorities 23 These programs are formative and are driven by the recent emergence of technologies that may actually allow them to be real. However, those technologies are rooted in principles that have yet to be tested in operational settings. For example, most such programs presumed that collaboration among peers is good and will lead to better decisions. 12 Again, the Community-wide potential value is apparent but is not being evaluated and an intimate development and testing partnership across the Intelligence Community does not exist.

The critical inferences, then, from this analysis are the relative response rates among the issues. 2 Analytic Concerns, by Frequency of Mention 1 What is (the unique value of) the national intelligence endeavor? 30% Need to redefine intelligence in the future world 30% 1a What is unique about intelligence? (most often compared to CNN, media) 22% 1b Unclear goals/objectives prevail 8% 1c What is newsworthy is not necessarily valuable . . or intelligence 3% 1 2 Leadership 11% Leadership must be improved .

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