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Stop Calling Social Analytics Intelligence

March 27, 2013 by TJ Laher

Social Media Intelligence

Everyone is saying social analytics and monitoring tools are social intelligence, and it needs to stop in order for the social media industry to progress. But before we put this common misconception to bed, we need to understand the difference between social analytics and intelligence and where future value lies.[read more]

Cloud Front Group Capabilities Featured in Geospatial Intelligence Forum

December 22, 2012 by Bob Gourley

Today, UAVs alone are producing so much video feed that the intelligence community is finding it increasingly challenging to analyze and draw conclusions to determine “actionable intelligence.”[read more]

From “The Farm” to FarmVille

August 15, 2011 by Alex Olesker

"ACES...uses a unique approach similar to social gaming to fine-tune predictions. No money changes hands on ACES’ website, only bragging rights, as users compete to produce the most accurate predictions. Over time, the website shows them where they stand, for example that events they predict to be 60% likely only occur 40% of the time, letting them adjust their confidence down."[read more]

The analyst did it

July 8, 2011 by Ted Cuzzillo

"Just out of the frame of that now-famous photo of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and others as they watched the operation against Osama bin Laden was the CIA analyst who led the way to that moment."[read more]