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A Case for Greater U.S. Engagement in Central Asia

The Rand Blog

Central Asia's souring relations with Russia and growing skepticism of Chinese influence have created a rare and valuable window of opportunity for the United States to bolster its image through greater long-term investment in the region.

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As Populations Grow and New Hazards Emerge, Understanding Global Trends and Research Can Help Us Chart the Course

National Fire Protection Association

SEPTEMBER 6, 2023 UPDATE: The fire that broke out in a ramshackle five-story apartment building in Johannesburg, South Africa, on August 31 killed at least 73 people, including many who were homeless. The fire underscores global concerns about fire and life safety, particularly among developing nations and areas where housing pressures create additional risks for the poorest and most vulnerable populations.

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How to Put RAND Findings on Veteran Support for Extremism in Context

The Rand Blog

A RAND survey found that U.S. veterans appeared to support extremist groups at a rate lower than the general population. In contrast, a new University of Maryland study found that veteran status was the most prominent characteristic among extremists involved in terrorism attacks with four or more victims.

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Which to Restore First? Communications or Transportation?

Disaster Zone

For earthquakes it can be different.

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Mastering Remote Onboarding: Proven Strategies for Seamless New Hire Integration

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

Join this brand new webinar with Tim Buteyn to learn how you can master the art of remote onboarding! By the end of this session, you'll understand how to: Craft a Tailored Onboarding Checklist 📝 Develop a comprehensive, customized checklist that ensures every new hire has a smooth transition into your company, no matter where they are in the world.

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The RAAC Crisis – What Can We Learn?

Plan B Consulting

This week, Charlie discusses the ongoing RAAC (Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete) crisis and advises us on what we can take away from the crisis. Once again, we have a business continuity incident dominating the headlines. When business continuity was first conceived in the 1990s, it focused on what we should do if the buildings our organisation worked in became unavailable.

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MHA Consulting to Extend Partnership with Leading Not-for-Profit Healthcare System 

MHA Consulting

MHA Consulting, a proven leader in Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning, is thrilled to announce the continuation of its longstanding partnership with a prominent not-for-profit healthcare system operating medical centers, critical access hospitals, and medical clinics in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. MHA Consulting will support the enhancement and maintenance of the organization’s enterprise Business Continuity Management (BCM) program to ensure the highest level

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IntelligentSIA: Can’t-Miss Events, New Research, Scholarships, Courses and Offerings to Help You Maximize Your Membership

Security Industry Association

Hey SIA members! Here are the top things you need to know about our latest activities and resources, upcoming events and opportunities and more. Welcome, New Members! The Security Industry Association (SIA) would like to welcome its newest members: Aaron Intelligent Marketing, AerialZeus , Integrated Technical Vision , Mead & Hunt , NAVCO , Secure Well Consulting, Sentinel Consulting , T.

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Uncovering Dell EMC’s PowerStore B.S. (Bogus Statements)

Pure Storage

Uncovering Dell EMC’s PowerStore B.S. (Bogus Statements) by Pure Storage Blog (For the purposes of this post, “B.S.” stands for Bogus Statements. Any other interpretation solely results from the reader’s imagination. ?) When I was a kid, I remember playing the card game known as B.S. with my brother. I’d try to expertly get rid of all of my cards while yelling “B.S.” enough correct times so that he was overwhelmed in cards that he had picked up—and he was left with a bunch of cards while I

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Exploring Machine Learning in Microsoft Fabric: Should Data Scientists care?

Advancing Analytics

Introduction Fabric is Microsoft’s recently announced SaaS all-in-one analytics platform. It brings together Azure Data Factory, Azure Synapse Analytics and Power BI into a single cohesive platform without the overhead of setting up resources, maintenance, and configuration. Fabric wouldn’t be an end-to-end data analytics platform without data science, so in this blog we will explore the data science and machine learning capabilities of Microsoft Fabric and assess where the platform fits in the

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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How the SF Giants Use Data Analytics for Partnerships and Marketing

Pure Storage

How the SF Giants Use Data Analytics for Partnerships and Marketing by Pure Storage Blog Like most Major League Baseball (MLB) teams, the San Francisco Giants often experiment with new and innovative ways to bring people to Oracle Park. The team’s novel marketing campaign for the 2023 season, “Nothing Like It,” which targets baseball “skeptics,” is a testament to that.¹ And once they have fans through the gates at Oracle Park, they aim to create standout experiences that keep them engaged and co