Posts Tagged: uncertainty

Intelligence Analysis Methods in Scientific Literature

Intelligence analysis methods in scientific literature In a case study I recently completed I had the welcome opportunity to explore in more detail an interesting phenomenon in scientific publications: selective presentation of study results to scientific audience. The example below illustrates publication bias and multiple publication bias at its “best”. Whilst I do not underestimate… Read more »

Robert Hale: Pentagon Budget ‘Planning Gets Replaced by Planning’

Defense Department Comptroller Robert Hale said Thursday he is cautiously optimistic that lawmakers will reach an agreement to limit cuts to defense spending under sequestration, Defense One reported Friday. Hale told an audience at the Defense One Summit in Washington he believes budget uncertainty harms the military’s ability to address national security challenges, according to… Read more »

Are Today’s Volatility and Uncertainty Driving You Crazy?

I just recently returned from a remarkable coaching symposium in Boston which dealt with “Coaching during VUCA Times.” We are all living increasingly in times which are characterized by Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity- VUCA. The question is whether we are able to be resilient and adapt to an increasing experience of chaos, or do… Read more »

Daily Dose: Is Your Government Glass Half-Full or Half-Empty?

More than likely you don’t fall under either of those two categories as 49 percent of Americans in a recent Washington Post-ABC poll stated that they felt “uncertain” about the future of the US government and how it works. Merely 26 percent said they felt “optimistic” and 23 percent said they felt “pessimistic.” From our… Read more »

FUD

Wonder how America compares to Australia? FUD pretty well explains why Gov 2.0 is not taking root. Pubic servants fear what might happen to them if they engage on line Citizens are uncertain what the ground rules are Politicians are full of doubt Sure there are plenty of projects and sure those who are activists… Read more »

I’m Speechless

I’ve got to warn you, I am about to do two things I told myself I never would. First, I’m going to start by breaking the cardinal rule of blogging as a public servant: don’t ever talk about the particulars of your workplace. Second, well, let’s just say if I explained it now, it would… Read more »