Concepts for the Red Team Mindset - Concept 1 Alternative analysis

Alternative analysis is a set of techniques, one of which is red teaming. As with red teaming, these techniques are designed to help enhance decision making, and avoid surprise. Alternative analysis includes techniques to challenge analytic assumptions (e.g. ‘devil’s advocacy’), and those to expand the range of possible outcomes considered (e.g. ‘what-if analysis,’ and ‘alternative scenarios’).