CIA Unveils New Strategy

From USA Today: WASHINGTON — The CIA plans to increase its use of “open sources” such as newspapers and blogs and to outsource more software development to commercial contractors under a 22-point strategy being put in place. The CIA’s “Strategic Intent,” distributed to agency employees in December and posted on its public website this month, stresses improved flexibility and fewer barriers between departments. It contains several corporate-style flourishes, including ongoing employee input, an advisory board drawn from business and academia and “action teams” assigned to implement the plan. In a speech to CIA workers at the agency’s Langley, Va., headquarters […]

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