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by John Bicknell and Martin Jetton   Arbitrage is a process for finding and capitalizing on system disparities or imbalances. Cognitive arbitrage identifies and capitalizes on opportunistic moments within systems based upon changes in human cognitive states. Complexity, the variety of system activities, and human cognition are fundamentally related. This article explains this relationship, provides...
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The Board of the Information Professionals Association (IPA) is pleased to announce that Mr. Chip Bircher has been named the Executive Director for IPA. In that role, Chip will oversee day-to-day business operations of IPA and directly support the President and the Board of Trustees in setting and guiding the strategic direction for IPA. In...
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Interested in better connecting academic talent to mission-driven national security work across the human domain Want to enable an experienced and diverse talent pipeline? Enjoy engaging across defense and intelligence communities to seed new partnerships? Are you mid-career, looking to build and execute complex programs with real impact? Consider applying to be the Assistant Director...
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By Major Kara Masick On August 24, 2022, an “Unheard Voice” was heard around the world. It was the first open-source research ‘outing’ of its kind; Graphika and the Stanford Internet Observatory (SIO) produced a report on a covert pro-Western social media influence operation from datasets that Twitter and Meta removed for violating platform policies.[1]...
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Do you or does someone you know have the vision and experience to lead the Information Professionals Association and inspire our members as we continue our journey? The Information Professionals Association (IPA) is seeking a new President to lead IPA for at least two years. In the last two years, IPA has grown significantly in...
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  By Posey, Tofte, and Wheaton Joint warfighters can leverage wargaming to practice the art of influence Depending on your background, when someone mentions the word “wargame,” it may immediately conjure up thoughts of thumping your friends in a fiery and intense game of Battleship, or maybe it reminds you of epic World War II...
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