Technology assessment
Technology assessment (TA, German Technikfolgenabschätzung, French évaluation des choix scientifiques et technologiques) is a scientific, interactive, and communicative process that aims to contribute...
Deep State Unmasked: U.S. GAO Auditor Admits “I Break Rules Every Day”
Project Veritas has released the next in a series of undercover reports which unmask the Deep State. This report features a Government Accountability Office (GAO) employee and self-proclaimed Communis...
Report: President Obama's Trip To Play Golf With Tiger Woods Cost Almost $4 million
Tiger Woods and Barack Obama have played golf together. Tiger Woods and President Barack Obama played golf together in a February 2013 mini-jaunt, and that trip turned out to cost the U.S. taxpayer a...
Technology forecasting
Technology forecasting attempts to predict the future characteristics of useful technological machines, procedures or techniques.
Primarily, a technological forecast deals with the characteristics...
Systems thinking
Systems thinking is the process of understanding how things, regarded as systems, influence one another within a whole. In nature, systems thinking examples include ecosystems in which various element...
NABERS

NABERS, the National Australian Built Environment Rating System, is a government initiative to measure and compare the environmental performance of Australian buildings and tenancies. There are N...
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International Expert Group on Earth System Preservation (IESP)
The International Expert Group on Earth System Preservation (IESP) is a global network of scientists, decision makers, and members from governmental and non-governmental organizations. Its purpose is ...
Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology
The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, (POST) is the Parliament of the United Kingdom's in-house source of independent, balanced and accessible analysis of public policy issues related to...
Structured systems analysis and design method
Structured systems analysis and design method (SSADM), originally released as methodology, is a systems approach to the analysis and design of information systems. SSADM was produced for the Central C...
IT risk
Information technology risk, or IT risk, IT-related risk, is any risk related to information technology. While information has long been appreciated as a valuable and important asset, the rise of the ...
Government Accountability Office
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent agency which provides to the United States Congress audit, evaluation, and investigative services. As such it is part of the legislative br...
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Management cockpit
Management cockpit is a management methodology designed to improve the efficiency of a company, similar to balanced scorecard.
Management cockpit represents the fourth generation of reports (after...
Network theory in risk assessment
A network is an abstract structure capturing only the basics of connection patterns and little else. Because it is a generalized pattern, tools developed for analyzing, modeling and understanding netw...
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Big data
Big data is a broad term for data sets so large or complex that traditional data processing applications are inadequate. Challenges include analysis, capture, curation, search, sharing, storage, tran...
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HIPO model
HIPO model (short for Hierarchical Input Process Output model) is a systems analysis design aid and documentation technique from the 1970s, used for representing the modules of a system as a hierarchy...
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The Letters of Utrecht
The Letters of Utrecht (Dutch: De Letters van Utrecht) form an endless poem in the stones of a street in the center of the Dutch city of Utrecht. Every Saturday at 13:00, the next letter is hewn i...
The Letters of Utrecht - Wikipedia
European Technology Assessment Group
The European Technology Assessment Group (ETAG) is a cooperative network of scientific institutions that carries out studies in the field of technology assessment on behalf of the European Parliament....
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Global catastrophic risks
A global catastrophic risk is a hypothetical future event with the potential to seriously damage human well-being on a global scale. Some events could destroy or cripple modern civilization. Other, ev...
EBIOS
EBIOS (Expression des Besoins et Identification des Objectifs de Sécurité - Expression of Needs and Identification of Security Objectives) is a method for analysis, evaluation and action on risks rela...
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Control–feedback–abort loop
Too often systems fail, sometimes leading to significant loss of life, fortunes and confidence in the provider of a product or service. It was determined that a simple and useful tool was needed to he...
Control–feedback–abort loop - Wikipedia
Context model
A context model is used to define the enclosing environment of some system under study. In other words, the context is the surrounding element for the system, and a model provides the mathematical int...
Battle command knowledge system
The battle command knowledge system (BCKS) is the change agent for implementing knowledge management (KM) capabilitiesinto the training and military operations of the United States Army. BCKS is headq...
CFA Loop
Too often systems fail, sometimes leading to significant loss of life, fortunes and confidence in the provider of a product or service. It was determined that a simple and useful tool was needed to he...
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Ecological Debt Day
Ecological Debt Day, also known as Earth Overshoot Day, is the (claimed) approximate calendar date on which humanity’s resource consumption for the year exceeds Earth’s capacity to regenerate those re...
Sustainability appraisal
In United Kingdom planning law, a sustainability appraisal is an appraisal of the economic, environmental, and social effects of a plan from the outset of the preparation process to allow decisions to...
Material flow analysis
Material flow analysis (MFA) (also referred to as substance flow analysis or SFA) is an analytical method of quantifying flows and stocks of materials or substances in a well-defined system. MFA is an...
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Granular configuration automation
Granular configuration automation (GCA) is a specialized area in the field of configuration management which focuses on visibility and control of an IT environment’s configuration and bill-of-material...