Infamous Innovations: The Atomic Bomb

On August 6th, 1945, the first atomic bomb ever used in warfare was detonated over Hiroshima, Japan. Three days later, on August 9th, 1945, the second atomic bomb ever used in warfare was detonated over Nagasaki, Japan. As a result of these actions, nearly 250,000 individuals were killed, and Japan surrendered WWII on September 2nd,…

Forecasting and Scenario Planning

Both traditional forecasting and scenario planning are prediction methods that use analysis techniques on present and past data and trends. Each technique requires consideration of risk and uncertainty in their predictions, and also rely on accurate and up to date information to make viable predictions. These methods are commonly used to estimate variables or conditions…

Think Tank Processes

Group decision making is a participatory process where multiple individuals are brought together to collectively analyze problems, evaluate alternatives, and select one or more solutions from all alternatives. Group decision making is not the only form of collective decision making, as teams, teamwork, and self-managed teams can also be used. However, group decision making is…

Emerging Trends in Higher Education

A key trend that is emerging in higher education is the use of blended learning designs in the educational delivery platform. This short term trend, likely to impact higher education in the next one to two years, is emerging as a direct result of student demand for immediate access to educational information (Johnson, Adams Becker,…