A-Space (Facebook-like) Is Making a Difference Across the U.S. Intelligence Community
JULY 16, 2009
This report provides an overview of an exploratory scientific, qualitative study conducted by the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) Knowledge Laboratory in April- June of 2009. The ethnographic study based on twenty in-depth interviews with analysts identifies how analysts are using A-Space and what impact that use is having on their analytic work within DIA’s Directorate for Analysis (DI). Research indicates that cognitive diversity, (e.g.