.Since writing the seminal Cyber warfare is coming! in 1993, Dr John Arquilla was at the forefront of thinking about the digital realm and the conflicts that now occur on a daily basis. His expertise on the subject of “netwar” and “spin off” tactics has been groundbreaking, serving as a military consultant and now teaching courses in national security and defense analysis. In Cyber warfare is coming!, Dr Arquilla understood that the digital world and the information world were intrinsically linked, a relationship that would only intertwine and strengthen the more advanced and technology becoming. Indeed, the multiple and diverse influence operations that unfolded during the 2016 US presidential elections have testified to his thoughts, showing how cyber information campaigns could “disrupt, damage or alter what a target population” knows ”or thinks she knows herself. and the world around it. These remarks were indeed very prescient, given that they were written more than 20 years before the United States victimized such campaigns by Russian and foreign interests.
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Black swans and gray rhinoceros
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Cybersecurity Sensemaking: Strategic intelligence to inform your decision-making
OODA’s management and analysts have decades of experience in understanding and mitigating cybersecurity threats and apply this knowledge from real-world practitioners in our research and reports. This page of the site is a repository of the best of our actionable research as well as a news feed of our daily reports on cybersecurity threats and mitigation measures. See: Cyber security awareness
Corporate awareness: building a smart business
OODA management and analysts have decades of direct experience helping organizations improve their ability to make sense of their current environment and assess the best course of action for success in the future. This includes helping to build competitive intelligence and business intelligence capabilities. Our special smart business series highlights the research and reporting that can accelerate any organization on its journey to enhanced intelligence. See: Corporate awareness
Artificial Intelligence Sensemaking: Take advantage of this mega trend for a competitive advantage
This page serves as a dynamic resource for members of the OODA network looking for information on artificial intelligence to drive their decision-making process. This includes a special guide for executives looking to get the most out of AI in their business. See: Artificial Intelligence Sensemaking
COVID-19 Sensemaking: What’s Next for Businesses and Governments
From the start of the pandemic, we focused on researching what might come next and what to do about it today. This section of the site captures the best of our reports as well as daily daily information as well as pointers to reliable information from other sites. See: OODA COVID-19 Sensemaking page.
Space Sensemaking: What Does Your Business Need To Know Now
A dynamic resource for members of the OODA network looking for information on current and future developments in space, including a special executive’s guide to space. See: Creation of meaning in space
Meaning creation in quantum computing
OODA is one of the few independent research sources with experience in business due diligence and quantum computing and quantum security capabilities. Our practitioner’s focus on ideas ensures that our research is grounded in reality. See: Meaning creation in quantum computing.
The OODAcast video and podcast series
In 2020, we launched the OODAcast video and podcast series designed to provide you with insightful analysis and insights to inform your decision-making process. We do this through a series of expert interviews and topical videos highlighting global technologies such as cybersecurity, AI, quantum computing, as well as discussions on global issues of risk and of opportunities. See: The OODAcast