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What makes good intelligence product

[T]he differences between what qualifies a high-quality finished intelligence product within the intelligence community compared amongst their policymaking consumers. PP noted that internally, features such as the intellectual cogency and elegance of an assessment are deemed important. Alternatively, consumers may care more about the usefulness of the assessment, and wonder why it could not have been produced sooner, or if anything could have been done to resolve outstanding uncertainties and gaps in information.