Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 9, 2010
Kevin O'Connell, CEO of Innovative Analytics & Training LLC (Innovative Analytics) recently spoke on the analytic challenges associated with global terrorism and other threats during the "Global Business Confronts a World at Risk" conference hosted by the Atlantic Bridge in New York City on May 26.
The by-invitation only conference focused on multiple risks that impact the business community. Conference topics included Reviving World Economies Damaged By Systemic Financial Failures; At Risk: The Global Financial Market System in London and New York; Imminent Threats to Business Centers; New York and London in the Cross Hairs; Protecting High Value Urban Centers and Empowering Society, Enabling Economy, Enhancing Security.
In addition to O'Connell, featured speakers included Michael Hayden, the former principal deputy director of National Intelligence and director of NSA and CIA; Richard Clarke, principal of Good Harbor Consulting and a recent special advisor to the President on cybersecurity; William Bratton, former commissioner of Boston, LAPD and NYPD; Ambassador C. Boyden Gray and NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly.
O'Connell spoke of the analytic challenges associated with collection of massive data in support of the counterterrorism mission and the importance of fundamental skills like critical thinking and source evaluation. O'Connell has over 28 years of experience in topics such as national security decision making, intelligence and intelligence policy issues, and the policy, security and market issues related to satellite remote sensing.
About Innovative Analytics and Training:
Innovative Analytics & Training LLC (Innovative Analytics), a privately held company in Washington, D.C., focuses on improving analysis and decision-making for government and commercial clients. Innovative Analytics is "the sources and methods company," and draws upon analytic methods and techniques that range from critical thinking to rapid global expert network development and advanced analytic applications. They help organizations understand the complexity and data dependencies of their decisions, offer new approaches to using existing information and gather new information to bound the uncertainty within a decision space. For more information on Innovative Analytics, visit http://www.innovative-analytics.com.