Professor Randy Borum, a Professor and Coordinator for Strategy and Information Analysis in USF's School of Information, will speak at TEDxUSF on February 22, 2013. Dr. Borum, who previously served on a board of science advisors for the Director of National Intelligence, studies strategy, risk assessment, and behavioral dynamics in global security.

Dr. Borum will speak on the advantages of adaptive thinking. “Agility is perhaps the single most important factor in organizational learning,” Dr. Borum wrote in the US Army’s Military Review.  The world has become more complex, interconnected and dynamic, he says, and we need to be training strategists and problem solvers who will thrive in a 21st Century environment. 


TEDxUSF is an independently organized event in the spirit of Ideas Worth Spreading. The event, USF’s first of its kind, will take place from 5pm to 9pm, Friday, February 22, 2013 on the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus and will be live streamed at during the same timeframe.

Dr. Randy Borum is a Professor and Coordinator for Strategy and Information Analysis in the School of Information at the University of South Florida.  He has authored/co-authored more than 140 professional publications, and currently serves as Senior Editor for the Journal of Strategic Security. Dr. Borum is available by email at [log in to unmask]. The USF School of Information can be reached at [log in to unmask].



Diane Austin

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University of South Florida

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