The Failure of 21st Century Intelligence. Robert David Steele Intelligence Coach [email protected] Prepared 24 October 2002. Elements of Intelligence. Covert Action Black Ops Mind Ops. Collection Human Technical. Leadership Mindset Courage. Analysis Current Estimative.
Strategic generalizations about the real world have no impact on procurement.
US ignores allied interoperability and affordability needs.
Line of sight distances
Bridge loading limits
Ports (-), Airheads (+)
OOTW assets (MP etc.)Global Acquisitions Failure IFailure to Impact on What We Buy
Failed to legislate stable transparent Application Program Interfaces (API).
Failed to define generic functionalities for joint development.
Failed to define an agile security architecture.Global Acquisitions Failure IIFailure to Impact on Private Sector IT
US mobility, weapons, and C4I systems do not program funds for the acquisition and delivery of necessary data.
Intelligence is treated as a “free” good.
Commanders “assume” intelligence will be provided when needed.Global Acquisitions Failure IIIFailure to Provide for Intelligence