You See, But What Do You Observe?

How Observation and Inference Skills Can Aid Investigations & Analytic Work

Intelligence analysts and investigators are often given too little with which they are expected to find too much. Only a few pieces of available information are expected to lead to some missing pieces and eventually to actionable intelligence or the resolution of an investigation. This would be a dreadful and overwhelming task to many, but to most of us working in an investigative capacity, it is a challenge that hits right on a hunting instinct.