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Author: Allen Li
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: lessons, learned, sharing, needed, mechanisms, nasa
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 2003-07
ISBN-10: 0756725402
ISBN-13: 9780756725402

Discusses the mechanisms that NASA has in place to capture, disseminate, & apply past lessons learned towards future mission success. It found that NASA's processes, procedures, & systems do not effectively capture & share lessons learned & therefore, NASA has no assurance that lessons are being applied towards future missions. The report includes recommendations to the NASA administrator on ways to strengthen the agency's learning processes & systems. It also includes two Appendices. Charts & tables.
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Author: Gene Aloise
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: recovery, lessons, apply, learned, future, missions, effort, radiological, iraq, dod, evaluate, source, sources
Number of Pages: 28
Published: 2006-02-01
ISBN-10: 1422303578
ISBN-13: 9781422303573

Following the invasion of Iraq in March 2003, concerns were raised about the security of Iraq's radiological sources. Such sources are used in medicine, industry, & research, but unsecured sources could pose risks of radiation exposure, & terrorists could use them to make dirty bombs.Ó This report provides information on: (1) the readiness of the DoD to collect & secure sources; (2) the number of sources DoD collected & secured; (3) U.S. assistance to help regulate sources in Iraq; & (4) the lessons DoD & the Dept. of Energy learned. This report recommends, among other things, that DoD: asses
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Author: Patricia Hoag
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: learned, states, lessons, victims, september, responding
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437931030
ISBN-13: 9781437931037

After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the Justice Dept.¿s Office for Victims of Crime awarded crisis response grants and subsequent appropriated funding to a number of state Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) administrator agencies to provide a broad range of services to victims of the attacks. At a meeting from Dec. 7¿8, 2003, those grantees had an opportunity to describe their experiences and the lessons they learned as they mobilized to meet the demand for victim assistance and compensation after 9/11. This report reflects the frontline perspective on victim assistance services by these
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Author: David A. Powner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: first, learned, cyber, storm, exercise, lessons, address, protection, infrastructure, dhs, needs, fully, critical
Number of Pages: 39
Published: 2009-03-01
ISBN-10: 1437909884
ISBN-13: 9781437909883

The Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) is the focal point for the security of cyberspace. DHS is required to coordinate cyber attack exercises to strengthen public and private incident response capabilities. One major exercise program, called Cyber Storm, is a large-scale simulation of multiple concurrent cyber attacks involving the fed. govżt., states, foreign govżts., and private industry. DHS has conducted Cyber Storm exercises in 2006 and 2008. This report: (1) identifies the lessons that DHS learned from the first Cyber Storm exercise; (2) assesses DHSżs efforts to address the lessons le
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Author: Louis H. Zanardi
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: assistance, donor, restructuring, economic, poland
Number of Pages: 85
Published: 1997-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788141120
ISBN-13: 9780788141126

The objectives in examining U.S. & other donor assistance in Poland were to: assess the status & progress of the country's economic restructuring in the key areas of macroeconomic stabilization, foreign trade & investment, privatization, & banking; describe impediments to these restructuring efforts; discuss the role donors have played in the transformation process; & identify lessons learned that could be useful to other transition countries. The lessons learned from Poland merit consideration by Russia, Ukraine & others.
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Author: Scott H. Jacobs
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: lessons, learned, investment, barriers, administrative, reducing
Number of Pages: 42
Published: 2006-05-18
ISBN-10: 0821364944
ISBN-13: 9780821364949

This book describes the recent activities of the Foreign Investment Advisory Service (a joint facility of the IFC and the World Bank) to help governments in developing and transition economies to identify and remove administrative barriers to investment. Lessons learned include the critical need for political will to implement reforms, leadership from center of government, and capacity to ensure sound implementation of legislative and regulatory reform over an extended period of time, including regular monitoring and evaluation.
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Author: David R. Warren
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: base, closure, rounds, prior, learned, bases, lessons, military
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 1998-12-01
ISBN-10: 078817553X
ISBN-13: 9780788175534

Focuses on lessons learned from four rounds of base realignments & closures (BRACs) held in 1988, 1991, 1993, & 1995. Addresses the applicability of these lessons to future BRACs as related to savings, costs, & economic impact; legislative actions needed to authorize future BRAC rounds; & what improvements would be needed in the Department of Defense's process for identifying bases for realignment & closure. Charts & tables.
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