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The Analyst's Analyst: An Assessment And Training System For Intelligence…

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Department of Defense
Office of the Secretary of Defense
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2002 / SBIR
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Small Business Information
Aptima, Inc.
12 Gill Street Suite 1400 Woburn, MA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2002
Title: The Analyst's Analyst: An Assessment And Training System For Intelligence Organizations
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Contract: F33615-02-C-6071
Award Amount: $0.00


"Aptima and Knowledge Analysis Technologies will create a training system for DGS intelligence analysts. The system will leverage an innovative assessment technology: Latent Semantic Analysis. The system, called the Analyst's Analyst will:¿ Assess knowledge and skills that constitute Mission Essential Competencies, with a special focus on the research skills and report generation skills of analysts.¿ Train analysts in MECs through briefings, scenario-based practice with feedback, and debriefings.¿ Develop team skills through cross-training across specialties, supervisory role-playing, and the presence of virtual teammates.¿ Provide training administrators, instructors, and training evaluators with control over process and with reports of results at the individual and team level.To develop the training content for this system, the project team will conduct a Cognitive Work Analysis of DGS operations and identify the Mission Essential Competencies of its intelligence specialists."

Principal Investigator:

Jared Freeman
Dir of Research Division

Business Contact:

Margaret Clancy
Chief Financial Officer
Small Business Information at Submission:

Aptima, Inc.
12 Gill Street, Suite 1400 Woburn, MA 01801

EIN/Tax ID: 043281859
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No