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Rare and Precious Creatures

I had lunch today with a former colleague. She was, when she worked for LLP Group, one of the best business IT consultants in the world, at least in the world I knew and know, which wasn’t small then, and isn’t small now. 638 more words

Your business does what?!

Companies sometimes go out of their way to avoid seeing the warning signs created by the human capital within their organization. Sometimes management only sees progress in it’s current state instead of envisioning the progress that could be attained from a more efficient version of their company. 16 more words


Environmental risk analysis in aquaculture report for Livestock and Fish

The report provides a brief and generalized introduction to the specific steps of an environmental risk analysis. This publication is based on materials covered and outputs generated during the workshop on Risk Assessment Methodologies and Tools for Aquaculture in Sub-Saharan Africa, which was jointly held by WorldFish and FAO in Siavonga, Zambia on 28 June–2 July 2010 with funding from FOA and the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish. 81 more words


Business Analysis and Systems Analysis (What's the difference ?)

Business analysis is the study of the business requirements and business risks and the manner in which the current business policies, accounting and operation processes and internal controls manage them. 153 more words

General Management

What do our models really represent?

By Dan Jessie, IIASA Research Scholar, Advanced Systems Analysis Program

As policymakers turn to the scientific community to inform their decisions on topics such as climate change, public health, and energy policy, scientists and mathematicians face the challenge of providing reliable information regarding trade-offs and outcomes for various courses of action. 483 more words


Dancing with Nature: The Sustainable Challenge

I am not much of a professional sports fan these days.  But every year at this time I remember myself as a kid, pulling out my old Maury Wills baseball mitt and Carl Yastrzemski bat from the basement to play outside with my friends, following what seemed like endless winters while growing up in the Midwest. 842 more words

Sustainable Food Systems

A review of environmental impact assessment frameworks for livestock production systems

This study, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, reviews the currently available tools for and approaches to assessing the environmental impacts of livestock production systems. 219 more words