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...
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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Günter Ropohl
Günter Ropohl (born 14 June 1939 in Cologne, Germany) is a German philosopher of technology.
Günter Ropohl studied mechanical engineering and philosophy at Stuttgart University, where he was a sch...
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...
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...
National Environmental Policy Act
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is a United States environmental law that established a U.S. national policy promoting the enhancement of the environment. Additionally, it established the...
New Approach to Appraisal
The New Approach to Appraisal (also NATA) was the name given to a multi-criteria decision framework used to appraise transport projects and proposals in the United Kingdom. NATA was built on the well ...
Causal layered analysis
Causal layered analysis (sometimes capitalized as Causal Layered Analysis and abbreviated as CLA) is a technique used in strategic planning and futures studies to more effectively shape the future. Th...
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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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Futures studies
Futures studies (also called futurology and futurism) is the study of postulating possible, probable, and preferable futures and the worldviews and myths that underlie them. There is a debate as to wh...
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...
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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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TLG index of thought leaders
The TLG index of thought leaders was an annual ranking of individuals and groups that were judged to have shown demonstrable leadership on an issue that influenced stakeholder opinion and brand percep...
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...
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...
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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...
Mehari
MEHARI (Method for Harmonized Analysis of Risk) is a free, open-source information risk analysis assessment and risk management method, developed, maintained and distributed by CLUSIF - Club de la Séc...
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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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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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Hypothetical technology
A hypothetical technology is a technology that does not exist yet, but the development of which could potentially be achieved in the future. It is distinct from an emerging technology, which has achi...
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...