11 Nov 2022

November OODA Network Member Meeting Features Brian Michael Jenkins In A Discussion Of A Grave Threat to Democracy

Brian Michael Jenkins is a long term OODA Network member and friend to the community. He is a researcher, thinker and writer known for producing books which have broad impact on decision-makers in government and industry. Brian was a Green Beret who initiated one of the first terrorism research programs in the nation.  We will be reviewing one of his more recent books soon, he recently published “Plagues and Their Aftermath”, which takes a long historical look at epidemics and pandemics and extracts lessons for our post COVID world. 

Brian also recently published an essay we recommend to all our network members. The topic is so important in our view we have asked Brian to give us an overview at our 18 November member meeting. 

The topic is domestic political violence. 

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11 Nov 2022

OODA Network Member Update on Cybersecurity and Space

This OODA Network Member update provides insights into the status of US Space Policy, Cyber Threats in Space and methods of mitigating risk.

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28 Oct 2022

Cybersecurity is an Infinite Game

Game theory, the study of competition and conflict, tells us there are two types of games: Finite Games and Infinite Games. Knowing which one you are playing is key to making optimal decisions. Finite games are those that have a beginning and an end. The objective of a finite game

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18 Oct 2022

Thank You to the OODA Community for Joining Us at OODAcon 2022

On behalf of the entire OODA team, thank you to all the OODAcon 2022 speakers, panelists, and attendees. We look forward to seeing you all again next year at OODAcon 2023.

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18 Oct 2022

Welcome to OODAcon 2022: Final Agenda and Event Details

Welcome to OODAcon 2022. The following information will help you make the most of the day.

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02 Oct 2022

What business and government leaders need to know about Putin’s declared intent

Putin’s annexation speech of 30 September 2022 included declarations of his view of the world that make it clearer than ever that he wants all of Russia to believe the West is at war with them. He also made his best case for other nations globally that Russia is on their side in opposition to an evil alliance of Western powers led by the US.

Here is what business and government leaders should know about this speech. We include a list of recommended actions for decision-makers and strategic planners.

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28 Sep 2022

Russian Attack On Undersea Energy Infrastructure Means Businesses Should Prepare For More Infrastructure Attacks (including Space and Undersea comms)

You don’t have to wait for a CISA advisory to act! Act now!

Russia’s sabotage of the Nordstream pipelines in the Baltic were probably done for many reasons. Just prior to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine they conducted tests of space based attack systems. Now they have shown they can attack undersea system and will do so when they want. For planning purposes we can assess the attacks were done to signal that Russia does not care about EU as a market so no sanctions can be levied that will matter. The attack also signals that Russia does not care about the environment, which may be a signal that they would not care in the least if nuclear fallout from a tactical nuclear weapon against Ukraine blows over Russia. The attack also distracts resources from the EU to deal with and will be a distraction.

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02 Sep 2022

Lawrence Gasman on Assessing the Business Impact of Quantum Technologies

Lawrence Gasman has researched and reported on quantum technologies from the beginning of the discipline of quantum computing. He is now the President of Inside Quantum Technology (IQT), which provides in-depth business intelligence for the quantum technology industry. IQT also runs several major quantum technology conferences as well as a quantum industry news service.

On this OODAcast we ask Lawrence to provide us with frameworks for understanding the state of quantum computing, quantum sensing, quantum security and the business around each of these major fields.

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26 Aug 2022

The Quantum List Updated: Companies leveraging quantum effects for real world functionality and security

OODA is tracking almost 1300 firms that leverage quantum effects to provide real world functionality. Of these we have selected 23 to bring to our network’s attention because of our judgment of the importance these firms are already playing in domains of Quantum Computing, Quantum Security, Quantum Communications and Quantum Sensing. 

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23 Aug 2022

Back To The Basics Of Corporate Intelligence: A Practitioner’s View

Optimizing intelligence processes to meet the needs of corporate decision-makers is a continuous challenge. Getting intelligence functions right can lead to observations on the business environment and analysis that will help drive the best decisions and actions. Getting intelligence functions wrong can waste money and time, and, at worse, put the company at risk by enabling bad decisions and the wrong actions.

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