The Resilience Assessment Process and Portfolio Option Reporting Tool (RAPAPORT) is a Microsoft Excel-based tool for assessing non-materiel aspects of resilience.
Apr 28, 2016
Describes industry methods for determining space resilience, the authors' method for the evaluating the non-materiel aspects of resilience, and the tool they developed for performing these resilience calculations and presenting the results.
Apr 28, 2016
Because changes to space systems are costly, the Air Force asked RAND to identify non-materiel means -- doctrine, organization, training, leadership and education, personnel, facilities, and policy -- to enhance resilience.
Apr 28, 2016
This report develops a methodology and a framework for global Army positioning and uses that framework to assess U.S. Army forward stationing from a perspective of maximum responsiveness and effectiveness and identifies potential improvements.
Jun 1, 2015
Documents the first phase of a study aimed at finding ways to ensure that warfighter needs are adequately represented as the Air Force manages its programs and budget.
Jul 23, 2010
An evolved version of RAND's Portfolio Analysis Tool (PAT) will assist high-level decisionmakers in thinking about balance, constructing good multifaceted options for consideration, and making subsequent choices.
Oct 20, 2009
Decision-Making Modules for the RSS-POD Supply Management Game: A Game-Based Assessment of Crisis Decision Making During Inventory Management and Distribution of Medical Countermeasures
Introduces and explains two new modules for the RSS-POD Supply Chain Management Game, an Excel-based computer simulation game designed to provide practice in managing inventories of medical countermeasures during a largescale public health emergency.
Oct 11, 2009
The RSS-POD Supply Chain Management Game: An Exercise for Improving the Inventory Management and Distribution of Medical Countermeasures
Introduces and explains the RSS-POD Supply Chain Management Game, a Microsoft Excel-based simulation game designed to provide practice in managing inventory of medical countermeasures during large-scale public health emergency.
Sep 25, 2009
This research brief summarizes an analysis and comparison of two methods of patient identification -- statistical matching and unique patient identifier -- on error rates, operational efficiency, costs, and privacy and security issues.
Oct 8, 2008
Identity Crisis: An Examination of the Costs and Benefits of a Unique Patient Identifier for the U.S. Health Care System
This monograph examines the operational advantages and disadvantages, compares the errors, examines the costs, and discusses the privacy issues associated with the unique patient identifier and with statistical matching based on personal attributes.
Sep 21, 2008
A tool to facilitate high-level discussion of program tradeoffs and adjustments in the Missile Defense Agency (MDA).
Oct 18, 2005
Examines the capabilities and costs of onboard technologies to divert or destroy missiles attacking commercial airliners.
Jan 20, 2005
How Much Is Enough? Sizing the Deployment of Baggage Screening Equipment by Considering the Economic Cost of Passenger Delays
How much baggage-screening equipment is necessary to maximize safety while minimizing disruption of passenger flow?
Sep 30, 2004
How Much Is Enough? Sizing the Deployment of Baggage Screening Equipment to Minimize the Cost of Flying: Executive Summary
How much baggage scanning equipment should be deployed at airports in order to minimize the overall costs to the flying public while preserving security at the desired level?
Sep 28, 2004
Advanced communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems are intended to provide information superiority.
Load Center Power Generation in Burbank, Glendale, and Pasadena: Potential Benefits for the Cities and for California
California's deregulated electricity sector seemed to work as intended until the summer of 2000 when prices on the spot market for electricity spiked, the cost of power increased tenfold, and power shortages occurred, culminating in rolling blackouts the following winter.
Recommends ambitious global reorganizations of the U.S. and allied armed forces; proposes a national tracking system to measure the quality of U.S. health care; and suggests that municipal power generation would be a good energy investment.