Three Primary Analytics Lessons Learned from 9/11

October 1, 2012

Regarding the Al Qaeda terrorist attacks on 9/11, it’s distressing to learn there were plenty of chances to stop them.  From lack of information sharing among US agencies, to terrorist database lookups, to airport security, each time there was a failed opportunity to potentially prevent 9/11.  And yet, even had authorities known what to look for, they were ultimately vulnerable to creative and inventive efforts to rain down destruction.(more…)