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The OODA C-Suite Report: Operational Intelligence for Decision-Makers

This special report is for OODA network members only.

What is the value of an informed decision? At OODA Loop, we seek to surface decision intelligence that provides meaningful perspective for leaders and analysts looking to make the most informed decisions possible. This list below represent developments that fit the category of operating in a VUCA world, identifying and responding to Gray Rhino risks, or opportunities from advancements in emerging technology domains. These are issues we think our members should be tracking and map to collection requirements for our team to keep you as informed as possible.

We categorize and summarize these big trends into Geopolitical Issues, Technology Trends, Cyber Risk Issues, and Recommendations for Action.

Topics covered in this edition include:

  • What great power competition means for your business
  • The Russian invasion of Ukraine and impact in Europe and Globally
  • Bleak economic prospects for China and impact on business environment
  • Networked Extremism and the Convergence of Crime, Insurgency, Corruption
  • Need to plan for continuous Covid disruption
  • New risks and opportunities in the age of converged technologies
  • Uncertainties in computer chip supply chains
  • The need to optimize small data, reduce cost of training ML, and improve NLP
  • The coming metaverse and its potential to disrupt the Internet
  • Unstoppable Bitcoin
  • Cyber and Geopolitical Risks
  • The Rise of Ransomware
  • What businesses should do about continuous cyber risks
  • Using scenario planning to reduce risk, seek opportunities and inform business strategies
  • Updating your strategy for the US drought

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Bob Gourley

Bob Gourley

Bob Gourley is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of OODA LLC, the technology research and advisory firm with a focus on artificial intelligence and cybersecurity which publishes OODALoop.com. Bob is the co-host of the popular podcast The OODAcast. Bob has been an advisor to dozens of successful high tech startups and has conducted enterprise cybersecurity assessments for businesses in multiple sectors of the economy. He was a career Naval Intelligence Officer and is the former CTO of the Defense Intelligence Agency.