Collecting Human Intelligence
In order to maximize your human intelligence capabilities a CI manager should be knowledgeable in interviewing, elicitation, and network building. Not only must you correctly determine where to get the information you need, you must also create a strategy for systematically collecting and preparing it for analysis. You will learn effective strategies to overcome the common roadblocks that inhibit the collection process.
Your learning experience includes:
- Recognizing how primary collection fits into the intelligence cycle
- Learning to develop an effective primary collection plan
- Exploring techniques for collecting information from internal company sources as well as gathering information from external sources including representatives at trade shows, the vendor community, and industry analysts