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Building an Intelligence Team: Co-Acting Groups vs. Work Teams

Building an Intelligence Team: Co-Acting Groups vs. Work Teams

We’re going to consider Co-Acting Groups versus Work Teams by asking a few simple questions. What type of team are you dealing with? What type of team are you being asked to manage? What type of team are you being asked to create?

Honest answers to these questions will make your job as an intelligence team leader much easier to execute.

However, research and experience have identified 5 conditions which may increase the probability that these Work Teams may perform more effectively. So, if I’m asked to come in and set up an intelligence team, I’ve got 5 questions in my head that I want to ask. I know that both perspectives – cognitive and social – both have merit.

Now, which one do I want to choose? Let’s find out by asking these five questions.

Building an Intelligence Team: Co-Acting Groups vs. Work Teams

Video Blog Series

PART 1  |  PART 2  |  PART 3  |  PART 4  |  PART 5  |  PART 6  |  PART 7

This video (part 4 of 7) was recorded on July 15, 2022, while teaching the Certified Threat Intelligence Analysis Manager course to a corporate client. The specific content of the video was taken from Domain 14 of the CTIAM course, “Considerations for Creating an Intelligence Team.”

The remaining videos in this series will be recordings taken from the same domain and are being disseminated to the public with the permission of the client and Phase2 Advantage Cybersecurity.

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Michael I. Kaplan is the founder and CEO of Phase2 Advantage, and currently manages the Content Development and Publishing initiatives of the company. He is also the Chairman of the Cyber Security Advisory Committee at Savannah Technical College. The publishing division of Phase2 Advantage creates cybersecurity textbooks and workbooks listed on Amazon, Ingram's VitalSource platform, and all major booksellers.

Michael's technical areas of specialization are Incident Response, Business Continuity / Disaster Response Planning, Information Security Management, and Digital / Network Forensics.

Feel free to contact Michael at michael.kaplan@phase2advantage.com.