Real-Time Information (RTI):
Injecting Now Information into Decision Systems
Robert David STEELE Vivas
Slides with Notes at:
Celebrity Twitter Causes Twitter Mob
“Seeking 5’6 models NOW”
Twitter As a Real Time Resource
New Memes in Town
• Open Everything—SW, Data, Spectrum
• Whole of Government
• True Cost Economics
From Cell
to Satellites,
Mash-Ups Are
Inter-Cloud Working Group
Met Thursday 3 Sep 09
Time-Energy Propositions
• Connect & Search Time Overwhelms Think Time
• Government Stovepipes Drain Time & Energy
• 80% + of what Government “Needs to Know” is
outside the wire and irregular
RTI Now VITAL to Government
• Twitter, Facebook, YouTube are RTI Sources
• Mashups are RTI Solution
• Organizational Intelligence & Whole of
Government Sense-Making Achievable Now
Thinking Holistically
Everything is Connected—Get a Grip!
Conscious Evolution in Every Clime and Place
I2 x E2 = CN
All Information in All Languages and Mediums All the Time
M4IS2: Multinational, Multiagency, Multidisciplinary,
Multidomain Information-Sharing and Sense-Making.
Real Time Information IS the Difference between Intelligence and Non-Intelligence

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