The Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program is large and complex and has many interdependent tasks that must proceed efficiently. The authors of this report present novel methods to help program managers avoid rework and reduce schedule risk.
Nov 8, 2021
Don Snyder, Christian Johnson, Parousia Rockstroh, Lance Menthe, Bart E. Bennett
This paper identifies key players and data architectures emerging in a service-based mobility market, explores use cases where data hubs have enabled greater outcomes, and discusses key issues that need to be resolved to leverage emerging hubs towards a sustainable future.
Nov 5, 2021
Stanley Young, Alex Schroeder, Venu Garikapati, Joseph Fish, Marjory S. Blumenthal
In this exploratory report, the authors consider the security clearance process through the lens of racial justice. They identify areas where bias might be contributing to the underrepresentation of Black Americans in the national security workforce.
Nov 4, 2021
Tepring Piquado, Sina Beaghley, Lisa Pelled Colabella, Nahom M. Beyene
In view of new and increasingly sophisticated threats from peer and near-peer adversaries, the authors suggest reforms to the processes by which intelligence informs the U.S. Air Force acquisition enterprise.
Nov 4, 2021
Cynthia R. Cook, David Luckey, Bradley M. Knopp, Yuliya Shokh, Karen M. Sudkamp, Don Casler, Yousuf Abdelfatah, Hilary Reininger
In this paper, the author argues that, instead of continuing failed approaches, the United States and its allies should adopt a "something-for-something" strategy that establishes a framework for managing North Korea's nuclear capability.
RAND Corporation researchers developed and field-tested a survey to assess the experiences of individuals who receive care from programs that provide serious illness care to patients in their homes. This is the Spanish version of the survey tool.
Nov 2, 2021
Melissa A. Bradley, Rebecca Anhang Price, Deborah Kim
To inform the U.S. Army's efforts to monitor and improve outcomes, the authors of this report aimed to identify promising metrics to assess readiness among soldiers and adult family members who receive behavioral health care.
Nov 2, 2021
Kimberly A. Hepner, Carol P. Roth, Heather Krull, Lea Xenakis, Harold Alan Pincus
Using nationally representative response data from the 2021 Learn Together Surveys, the authors examine how secondary teachers leverage different types of information to guide them to the supports and interventions that they use in the classroom.
This report provides information about the sample, survey instrument, and results data for the 2021 Learn Together Surveys that were administered to secondary principals and teachers in March 2021 via the RAND Corporation's American Educator Panels.
Nov 2, 2021
Christopher J. Young, Sy Doan, David Grant, Lucas Greer, Maria-Paz Fernandez, Elizabeth D. Steiner, Matt Strawn
The cover story highlights how RAND is helping to redefine high-quality care for service members with a TBI or PTSD. The Q&A with two Marines who work at RAND sheds light on how their military service informs their research and analysis.
If Estonia, Latvia, or Lithuania were occupied, civilians could play a powerful role in their defense by imposing costs on the occupier, denying consolidation, reducing capacity for repression, securing allied support, and expanding popular support.
In this report, the authors address how the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services might improve the methodology used in practice expense (PE) rate-setting, update data that inform PE rates, or both.
Nov 1, 2021
Lane F. Burgette, Joachim O. Hero, Jodi L. Liu, Catherine C. Cohen, Barbara O. Wynn, Katie Merrell, Drew M. Anderson, Daniel J. Crespin, Stephanie Dellva, Roald Euller, Liisa Hiatt, Yael Katz, Vishnupriya Kareddy, Monique Martineau, PhuongGiang Nguyen, Evan D. Peet, Nabeel Qureshi, Teague Ruder, Yaou Flora Sheng, Lan Zhao, Peter S. Hussey
This Perspective describes organizational culture, observations made in strategic-foresight workshops, examples of other organizations addressing culture issues, and how the U.S. Coast Guard can use this information in shaping its future workforce.
Nov 1, 2021
Michelle D. Ziegler, Aaron C. Davenport, Susan A. Resetar, Scott Savitz, Katherine Anania, Melissa Bauman, Karishma Patel
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