US exercise corrective action process

The FEMA exercise programme contains a formalised Inter-Agency Corrective Action Process to follow up exercise lessons. This says: “CAP provides the basis for systematically developing, prioritizing, and tracking corrective actions following exercises, real-world events, and policy discussions – The Web-based CAP System supports the CAP by enabling assignment and automated tracking of corrective actions –…

Topoff/ NLE 09

Its Topoff time again, though this time the exercise is called National Level Exercise 2009 (NLE 09). Timing is July 27 to July 31, 2009, inclusive. FEMA has issued a factsheet which says that this “will be the first major exercise conducted by the United States government that will focus exclusively on terrorism prevention and…

Ludibria

Wikipedia defines a ludibrium as “an object of fun, and at the same time, of scorn and derision, and it also denotes a capricious game itself: …. This conception can function as a technique whereby mental projections can be cast into the social imagination.” Amongst other examples it includes the Situationist International, though there is…

Back again

Havent blogged for five months … this is the way that blogs die. However, this one has just come back to life. No excuse for silence, but several reasons: 1. working hard on Alternative Worlds. A lot of coding, a lot of data. 2. ran several complex exercises for clients, including some in nice warm…