Defence of the Realm using Social Media Analytics (Chatham House Rules)

Tuesday 9 April 2013

BCS, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA | Maps

6.00pm - 8.30pm

Alan Jenkinson, HP


During his recent secondment into the Office of Security and Counter Terrorism Alan Jenkinson was heavily engaged in assessment of the applicability of Social Media and Open Source Analytical use within Government agencies. This included a full assessment of UK industry capability. His presentation will cover the potential to use of Social Media analytics within Government agencies and law enforcement, potential issues such use raises, the operational challenges it presents, UK industry capability to meet the challenges faced and the benefits Social Media Analytics can provide for both Government and public.

Speaker Biography:

Alan Jenkinson is HP’s Director of Strategic Business Development for Home and Foreign Affairs, EMEA. He has been a senior manager and professional management consultant within Central Government, National Security & Intelligence and Defence arena.

Alan’s niche customer skills reside in National Security and Resilience where he has a wealth of operational/solutions consultancy experience covering IT Outsourcing, Cloud, IMA and SMA, EDRMS, CONOPs, intelligence/Police operations lifecycle, Counter Terrorism, prevention of serious crime, operational process improvement, organisational design, performance management and technology (ITO/BPO/applications) solutions implementation. In a previous life Alan was a successful bomb disposal officer.