Aside from improvements in technology, JIPoE methodologies have
displayed using traditional JIPoE. Traditional JIPoE methods however, do
Doctrinally, civil-military operations (CMO) staff and civil affairs (CA) representatives are supposed to provide expert advice and assistance to the JIPOE
coordination cell by evaluating the areas, structures, capabilities, organizations, people and events of the operational environment.
Contrarian assessment and cognitive analysis are important components of JIPOE
process includes the physical areas and factors and information environment, both of which are overlapped by cyberspace and political, military, economic, social, information, infrastructure, physical environment and time (PMESII-PT) systems.
(4) The placement of the COG identification in this step is likely based on a poor understanding of JP 2-01.3, Joint Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment (JIPOE
), which discusses COG identification in detail.