Defense analysis can better serve policymakers by exploiting improvements in the state of the art and by rediscovering and supplementing classic principles. These relate to multiple objectives and hedging against uncertainty.
Mar 20, 2014
RAND developed the methodology of assumption-based planning (ABP) primarily to assist U.S. Army clients with mid- and long-term defense planning. But ABP can also be a valuable tool for other military branches and even non-military agencies that want to assess their organizational assumptions and improve strategic planning and leadership.