RECOBIA - Reduction of Cognitive Biases in Intelligence Analysis

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Konrad Kellen – the Analyst As a Listener

[17/06/2014]
By Roger Davies
June 4 2014
ISML Insights
 
Here’s a (revised) link to a Malcolm Gladwell talk about the analyst Konrad Kellen. Kellen was an intelligence analyst with a contrary view of the Vietnam War and the thinking of the North Vietnamese, and the story is interesting. Once again, the importance of recognising and ignoring cognitive biases comes through strongly.