📆 This Month in History
In September 2001, the 9/11 attacks led to a significant shift in the U.S. military and intelligence agencies’ approach to security, including the adoption of red teaming techniques to challenge assumptions and improve decision-making.
🤓 Trivia Question
What is the origin of the term “Red Teaming,” and how did it evolve to become a part of corporate America?
🔍 The Essence of Red Teaming in Corporate America
Red teaming has evolved from its military origins to become a vital tool in Corporate America. It serves as a systematic approach for incorporating critical and contrarian thinking into an organization’s strategic planning. The U.S. Department of Defense describes red teams as entities established by an enterprise to challenge various aspects of that enterprise’s plans, programs, and assumptions. This deliberate challenge distinguishes red teaming from other management tools.
Inspired by: What is Red Teaming? – Red Team Thinking by Bryce G Hoffman.
🤔 Really Good Questions
- How can red teaming be effectively implemented in a corporate setting?
- What are the potential pitfalls of not incorporating red teaming into strategic planning?
- How does red teaming contribute to an organization’s adaptability and resilience?
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📣 Call to Action
Ready to challenge your organization’s assumptions and improve your strategic planning? Start incorporating red teaming today to stay ahead of the curve and make informed decisions.
🧩 Answer to Trivia
The term “Red Teaming” originated from military and intelligence practices. It has evolved to become a part of corporate America as organizations recognize the value of challenging their assumptions and strategies to improve decision-making.
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Sign-off: Challenge your assumptions, question the status quo, and always be prepared to adapt. That’s the red teaming way.