The Red Queen Problem – Innovation in the DoD and Intelligence Community
OCTOBER 17, 2017
In the 21st century you need a scorecard to keep track of the threats: Russia, China, North Korea, Iran, ISIS in Yemen/Libya/Philippines, Taliban, Al-Qaeda, hackers for hire, etc. — Problem 1 : Regardless of a high-level understanding that business as usual can’t go on, all agencies are given “guidance and metrics (what they are supposed to do (their “mission”) and how they are supposed to measure success). In peacetime innovation succumbs to the demands of execution.