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...
Accident analysis
Accident analysis is carried out in order to determine the cause or causes of an accident or series of accidents so as to prevent further incidents of a similar kind. It is also known as accident inve...
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...
Ernest Braun
Ernest Braun (9 March 1925 – 3 March 2015) was a British-Austrian scholar in technology policy and technology assessment.
Born in Vienna as Czechoslovak citizen, Braun grew up in Czechoslovakia. H...
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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...
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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Work systems
Work system has been used loosely in many areas. This article concerns its use in understanding IT-reliant systems in organizations. A notable use of the term occurred in 1977 in the first volume of M...
Strategic Environmental Assessment (Denmark)
The Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), is a process in Denmark for assessing the environmental effects of proposed government projects and programmes. Established in 1993 by an administrative o...
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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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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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...
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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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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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...
Risk IT
Risk IT provides an end-to-end, comprehensive view of all risks related to the use of IT and a similarly thorough treatment of risk management, from the tone and culture at the top, to operational iss...
Urban metabolism
Urban metabolism is a model to facilitate the description and analysis of the flows of the materials and energy within cities, such as undertaken in a Material flow analysis of a city. It provides res...
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Structured What If Technique
Structured What If Technique (SWIFT) is a prospective hazards analysis method that uses structured brainstorming with guide words and prompts to identify risks, with the aim of being quicker than more...