The Problem Solvers

Red Teaming is commonly thought as a thinking like the enemy or thinking like an adversary activity. However, a good Red Team is much more than that.
Fist of all, an experienced Red Team is not only a team that thinks like the enemy, no, the team acts like a thinking enemy. There is a big difference. Playing the role of a smart adversary will help challenging planning assumptions, take a view into alternatives and ideas and provide unconventional views on problems and their solutions.

Red Teaming as an ativity can provide problem solving.

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"Red Team members ask questions to understand decision issues and to gain a “sense of self” from alternative outside-in views while thinking within the constructs of the cultures they are examining to identify the problem and arrive at a better solution from the opponents perspective"

-- Small Wars Journal: Enhancing Red Team Performance: Driving Measurable Value and Quality Outcomes with Process Improvement