Taxonomy of Analytical Methodology

Pennington & Associates has adopted the taxonomy system brought forth by Heuer and Pherson (2011) in classifying analysis methods.[1] The following classifications is limited to methods referenced throughout this website. This list is not all inclusive in relation to Pennington & Associates operations.


Expert Judgement
Structured Analysis
Quantitative Methods Using Expert-Generated Data
Quantitative Methods Using Empirical Data


1 Heuer, Richards J, and Randolph H Pherson. Structured Analytic Techniques: For Intelligence Analysis. Washington: CQ Press, 2011.
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