Trust but Verify
An event that shook the U.S. stock market in early September may be very relevant to how we understand the evolving technique of network-centric warfare, the basis of which is the common operating or tactical picture shared by all participants. Those in the military who first advanced this idea often referred back to current commercial practices. Conversely, those writing about the stock market often characterize what they do as a kind of warfare. If you look for books on strategy, at least half of them are really about business practices. The September event brought the two views of strategy into focus.