Any information pertaining to the activities of a direct or indirect business competitor is a fair target for a firm's competitive intelligence collection plan
. While the surveillance activities of any particular corporation are far too sensitive for open study and discussion, a review of the professional and academic literature shows that management has become increasingly aware of information needs and the security risks posed by their competitors' intelligence-gathering efforts.
Also introduced within the POI was a 5-day culminating practical exercise using a multidiscipline approach to develop the mission analysis briefing, the commander's priority intelligence requirements, and the intelligence collection plan
, along with writing the appropriate intelligence annexes to the operational order.
The best way to do this is to concentrate analytical effort during IPB on the creation of a true Intelligence Collection Plan
. More than just an Event Template and an IC Synchronization Matrix, an IC Plan identifies enemy locations and the locations of high value targets, labels those locations as named areas of interest (NAI), and assigns a collection asset with a clear task and purpose to each NAI.
To further assist CoIST operators, more enemy information is detailed through an intelligence summary, a Be-On-the-Look-Out list, an intelligence collection plan
, the commander's critical information requirements, and an acronym chart.
You have to fight for Intelligence." How many times have we seen a great deal of time and effort put into a tactical operation and then watch as the intelligence collection plan
is briefed as a supporting event instead of the main event it should be?
MI doctrine, and he revamped the Third ROK Army intelligence collection plan
The FAIO worked with the ACE to develop an intelligence collection plan
that supported targeting and BDA-related PIR.
As a young officer in training our instructors would correct us for wrongly referring to ICPs as Intelligence Collection Plans
, although I see increased use of the term today.
Its stated aim is to coordinate "the development and sharing of state and local intelligence collection plans
and intelligence tradecraft so that each major locality can collect crime and terrorism information effectively and appropriately." (10) The MCC's Criminal Intelligence Enterprise Report concedes that it "cannot have quality analysis without quality collection." (11)