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What the Fox Definitely Didn't Say - Avoiding Big Data Falsehoods

The example of an archaeological dig site is used to explain the necessity of multi-disciplinary analysis instead of purely relying on big data analytics.

By Chris Lake

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Risk Versus Reward – Understanding why we take risk and how to assess its value

MAJ Jack Goener makes the case that Army needs to better address the role of reward in risk vs reward analysis.

By Jack Goener

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The Person with the Spreadsheet

This article discusses how an approach to training that focuses on 'spreadsheet-able' metrics can lead to an ineffective force.

By Sam Baumgarten

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The Regimental Sergeant Major in Planning

This article lays out one way in which a Regimental Sergeant Major may contribute effectively in aiding their commander during the planning process by utilising the advantages of their role.

By Brad Doyle

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Reservists aren’t part-timers – Why the TWS fails to generate a Future Ready Workforce

This article argues that reservists are not truly part-time and outlines problems this may cause for Army, along with some suggested solutions and a call for more research into the options.

By James Price

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Tactical Spurs Part 2: Finding the Reward in Risk

Army Risk Management theory has the tools to exploit tactical risk, but this article argues Army does not use them as effectively as it could.

By Tom McDermott

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The Army's Organisational Structure and its Effects on Leadership Roles

This article discusses how, while it does not necessarily need to change, the Army's organisation structure should be more subject to review.

By Jeremy Rees

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Key Leader Engagement

This article explores how the principles of Key Leader Engagement should be applied internally to increase efficiency and accuracy of information flow within Defence.

By Daniel Brauman

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RUSI Lunchtime lecture series

The lunchtime lecture series brought to you by our Friends and Partners at RUSI NSW. In this new episode, Chief Commissioner of NSW Scouts speaks to 'Creating Resilient Youth'.

By The Cove

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Defining the Role of the Regimental Sergeant Major

Comments encouraged!! Joel McMahon believes he has defined the role of the Regimental Sergeant Major. Has he got it right?

By Joel McMahon