What are logical ways for us to discuss what we do? That question alone raises a ton of questions. Who is we? What is it we do? Who does what? Can something fall into multiple categories? Now that IO has a new definition, there is no longer a clear cut way to divide up the… Continue reading How Best to Discuss a Whole of Nation Approach to Information Activities?
It is seldom I read a blog that just totally blows me away. I’ve long thought that IO, SC and PD have a lot to learn from the marketing and public relations fields and this blog demonstrates the breadth and depth of marketing resources from which we can learn. Wow. Tamar Weinberg, the author, is… Continue reading Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011
Huawei is the world’s #2 manufacturer of telecommunications equipment, second only to Cisco. Is Cisco waging an information war on Huawei and dragging their name through the mud? All we honestly have is anecdotes and industry rumors but almost every rumor originates from a form of the truth.
I sometimes compare information operations practitioners with marketing professionals, we’re both trying to sell a product, a concept or an idea. But from a career perspective, for the most part, this is where the similarities end. Marketing I searched for marketing degree programs and found them at almost every college and university. A friend teaches… Continue reading Is IO a profession in the US military?