Archive for January, 2011

Stall, Spin, Crash, Burn and Die

Boundary Conditions for 2011 Ventura County Fire Department, Battalion Chief Ranger Dorn commenting on Deepwater Horizon  As a result of working around emergency plans and training on Threat, Risk and Vulnerability Assessments around the country and having responded to many significant events, I believe most plans for handling emergencies are based on assumptions and guesses […]

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Searching for John Boyd

Boundary Condition # 4 (1) for Boyd, uncertainty is the pervasive element of human endeavor, indeed, it is the prime characteristic of life … thinking strategically under such a condition requires a continuous combination of analysis and synthesis… and a multidisciplinary and multi-spectral approach The OODA loop is much less a model of decision-making than […]

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