Make an Introduction today.
Close a triangle.
Figure 1 - Original Hierarchy
Figure 2 - With Intelligence Czar
Figure 3a - Interconnected Agencies
"Ambient Music must be able to accommodate many levels of listening attention without enforcing one in particular; it must be as ignorable as it is interesting."
Instead of a hierarchy as a pyramid, view it as a network!
Employees need to simultaneously work in the hierarchy and in self-organizing networks!
It important to be well located in the flow of information, and to know the flow around you.
In the email and phone meta-data, the NSA is looking for a project team connected to a known suspect.
Update July 2014: based on this Washington Post report on actual NSA data provided by Edward Snowden, even my low estimate of 1. 5 million was a little high -- based on that slice of NSA data Washington Post estimates around 1 million people in total are caught up in the network analysis of 90,000 suspects/targets. I had used an earlier estimate of over 117,000 suspects.