George Westerman is a Research Scientist in MIT Sloan’s Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). In this video, he discusses the following key concepts in IT risk management: how IT managers can improve alignment and understanding, both in IT and the business, by discussing IT risk considerations in terms of key enterprise risks; how organizations build effective IT risk management capability through the disciplines of foundation, the risk governance process, and risk aware culture; and
Patient Success Story: Pat Tierney (Shorter Version)
After four years of nagging throat and ear problems, Pat Tierney was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer at the base of her tongue in 2008. She traveled from her home in Kentucky to several cancer centers around the country for opinions before deciding to be treated by Dr. William Regine in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center in Baltimore. In this video, she shares the story of how she navigated a difficult diagnosis and treatment, including 17
Perceptions of School Superintendents and Board Presidents on Improved Pupil Performance and Superin
It is well documented that the demands on school superintendents have not only become more taxing but have also changed in recent years. The superintendent needs to possess a high degree of […]
The second Space symposium- learning spaces
This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
Castle Acre Priory J850376 CASTLE ACRE PRIORY, Norfolk. West front of the church and prior's lodging.
CASTLE ACRE PRIORY, Norfolk. West front of the church and prior's lodging.
Carlisle Castle J920422 CARLISLE CASTLE, Cumbria. The Outer Gatehouse, Keep and Rampart Wall, floodlit at night.
CARLISLE CASTLE, Cumbria. The Outer Gatehouse, Keep and Rampart Wall, floodlit at night.
2.626 Fundamentals of Photovoltaics (MIT)
In this course students will learn how solar cells convert light into electricity, how solar cells are manufactured, how solar cells are evaluated, what technologies are currently on the market, and how to evaluate the risk and potential of existing and emerging solar cell technologies. We examine the potential & drawbacks of currently manufactured technologies (single- and multi-crystalline silicon, micromorph tandem cells, CdTe, CIGS, CPV, PVT), as well as pre-commercial technologies (orga
1907: Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage, Reviewing Stand 1
This image is a photograph of ladies seated in a reviewing stand, probably for a parade. Margaret Olivia Sage is seated at the middle of the stand. She is wearing a dark dress and coat. Her dark hat has a long veil which is pulled back from her face. The other ladies are wearing light-colored clothes and large hats trimmed with flowers. The stand is draped with striped bunting and a uniformed policeman and a boy stand in front of it.,On November 15, 1907, Helen Gould wrote to the recently widowe
European Civilization, 1648-1945
This course offers a broad survey of modern European history, from the end of the Thirty Years' War to the aftermath of World War II. Along with the consideration of major events and figures such as the French Revolution and Napoleon, attention will be paid to the experience of ordinary people in times of upheaval and transition. The period will thus be viewed neither in terms of historical inevitability nor as a procession of great men, but rather through the lens of the complex interrelations
The Political Economy of Development
It is widely recognised that the interplay of political and economic forces has a major bearing on the path of development. How do the developments in the recent political economy literature bear on the practical problems that some countries face in achieving sustainable development paths? Tim Besley is Professor of Economics and Political Science at the London School of Economics, and served on the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee from September 2006 until August 2009.
Predictioneer: How to predict the future with game-theory
Hailed as 'the new Nostradamus', Bruce Bueno de Mesquita has been shaking the world of political science to its foundations with his predictions of world events. His systems based on game theory have an astonishing 90%+ ratio of accuracy and are frequently used to shape US foreign-policy decisions on issues such as the terrorist threat to America to the peace process in Northern Ireland. Considered by many to be the most important foreign-policy analyst there is, it is no surprise that he is reg
1906-12-10: de Forest, Robert W., to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage
This image is a typewritten memorandum from Robert W. de Forest to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage. The writer gives the outlines of what was to become the Russell Sage Foundation.,Russell Sage has died in July 1906, leaving Olivia Sage a $75 million dollar fortune. Five months later, her attorney and advisor Robert W. de Forest lays out his suggestions for a general-purpose benevolent trust, a "foundation" incorporated under federal and state laws and administered by trustees serving for life. This
Le changement climatique Een atelierwerk rond Le changement climatique, verbetersleutel en een toets voor achteraf. Het is los gebaseerd op de methode Branché 6 TSO en kan mits wat aanpassingen ook onafhankelijk gebruikt …
Een atelierwerk rond Le changement climatique, verbetersleutel en een toets voor achteraf. Het is los gebaseerd op de methode Branché 6 TSO en kan mits wat aanpassingen ook onafhankelijk gebruikt …
TWC9: Nineys, MIX Open Call, WP7 GPS Emulator, & lots of new software releases This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
How to Listen to Classical Music: The Musician’s World
Watch video of the Jan. 13, 2011, class “The Musician’s World.” Mitchell Korn explores the mind set, culture, training, daily preparation and perspectives of the symphonic musician. Audience members learn about rehearsal regiments, the role of the musician’s teacher(s); the complexity of musical and intellectual tasks; and the challenges of weekly learning and performing tremendouskeep reading »
Jobs iced by snow storms
The U.S. economy added only 36,000 jobs in January due in large part to several severe snow storms.
Troubles close pyramids
Pyramids shut because of Egyptian unrest.
1990s Plastic Product Commercial - Dacron textiles by Visa
Visa America's freedom fabric.
Dacron is a fiber made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET). PET can take up to several thousand years to degrade.
This learning resource introduces the concept of improvement within health and social care. It shows how improvement may be initiated and evaluated. It also explains how improvement is everyone's concern, with small changes having the potential for large impact.
BCT has come to believe that there is no waste land, it is only wasted land, in other words, man not utilizing the appropriate technologies for bringing the land into production. In order to demonstrate this point, BCT has taken a 50 acre wast