02 Apr 2020

What The Wartime CEO Needs To Know About Covid-19 Government Contracting Rules, Risks and Opportunities

The federal government has always been a critically important market for CEOs to know (we provide deep insights into the federal market here). But times have changed now. Now this is not just an important market. Now your knowledge of this market could be critical to the survival of your

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31 Mar 2020

OODAcast – A Conversation with David Bray of the Atlantic Council Geotech Center (Part One)

OODA CTO Bob Gourley was joined by Dr. David Bray of the Atlantic Council’s Geotech Center for a wide ranging discussion on risks and opportunities in the current business environment. Decision-makers and analysts seeking insights into the future of work, the future of data, the future of trust and health will find Dr. Bray’s experiences, insights and his own continuous learning from a strong network of global thought leaders to be both informative and actionable.

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27 Mar 2020

OODAcast – A Conversation with Dan Gerstein

OODA CTO Bob Gourley is joined by technologist and national security expert Dan Gerstein from Rand Corporation.  Dan is also the author of the recently released book entitled “The Story of Technology”.

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27 Mar 2020

The Future of Enterprise Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing has been a key part of most interesting business strategies over the last decade. It has also been critical in bringing high end compute power to individuals around the world (Cloud services enable most highly recognizable services and apps, from Uber to Zoom and most everything in between). But what will come next? This special report offers a glimpse into the future of this trend meant to inform your business strategy.

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16 Mar 2020

Covid19 Related Geopolitical Questions To Drive Your Strategic Planning

Over the next three months the Covid19 virus may cause dramatic changes on the international scene that will impact decision-making in government and industry. We have no special insights into what they could be, but through thirty years of close observations of national security topics we can say this, we should be prepared for surprises. The impact of surprises can be mitigated by collecting information, and that collection can be optimized by starting with good questions.

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12 Mar 2020

The Impact Of Coronavirus on your Markets and Business Strategy

It should go without saying that the number one goal of all of us in this pandemic is preservation of life. There are steps we should all be taking right now to protect ourselves, our families and our communities. We also need to be planning on how to protect our way of life. This special report provides context which can be used by leaders in any industry to better prepare your organization to survive and thrive and accelerate success post-pandemic.

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11 Mar 2020

The 2020 OODA Cybersecurity Watch List

Every year during the RSA season OODA provides an updated list of what we see as the tech firms with the greatest potential to disrupt the cybersecurity market and improve an organization’s ability to manage cyber risk. We base the firms we track in this list off of our own continuous market research and then use the activities around RSA to interview company leaders and other industry professionals to select the firms we believe warrant special focus by the community.

The resulting list can serve multiple stakeholders. Investors can find firms that have demonstrated good product-market fit and are good candidates for follow-on funding. CISOs can find companies that have demonstrated real disruptive technology potential and at least enough traction to prove they are worth considering. And larger tech firms can find interesting businesses worth tracking for potential partnering and, perhaps later in the firm’s lifecycle, for potential M&A.

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25 Feb 2020

Speakers Finalized For 19 March 2020 OODAcon: Director of Defense Intelligence Agency LTG Ashley and Iconic Vint Cerf

An OODAcon is not just a conference. It is a gathering of peers focused on helping each other find insights into the most pressing issues of the day. This year’s OODAcon, Future Proof, will produce insights into how organizations should position themselves to survive and thrive in this age of exponential disruption.

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14 Feb 2020

An Executive’s Guide To Cognitive Bias in Decision Making

Cognitive Bias and the errors in judgement they produce are seen in every aspect of human decision-making, including in the business world. Companies that have a better understanding of these cognitive biases can optimize decision making at all levels of the organization, leading to better performance in the market. Companies that ignore the impact these biases have on corporate decision-making put themselves at unnecessary risk. This post by OODA Co-Founder Bob Gourley provides personal insights into key biases as well as mitigation strategies you can put in place right now.

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07 Feb 2020

OODA Special Report: How the Coronavirus will impact your mid to long range strategic planning

We see no reliable sources providing insights that can help organizations plan strategically for how to react to the Coronavirus outbreak. This special report is provided as an aid to kickstarting your corporate efforts in strategic planning around the coronavirus specifically and other potential pandemics more generally.

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