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Technical Professions

  • Senior Airman Ken McDougall shows Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein the results of code Goldfein wrote during a visit to Project Kessel Run in Boston, Massachusetts, December 6, 2018, photo by Jerry Saslav/U.S. Air Force

    Commentary

    How to Actually Recruit Talent for the AI Challenge

    In the global race to dominate AI technologies, talent is everything. The Pentagon should consider redesigning its personnel policies to accommodate a much greater degree of speed and permeability in its cyber and AI workforce, regardless of what pay and benefits it offers.

    春秋棋牌官方平台Feb 5, 2020

  • Engineer trains apprentices on machinery, photo by monkeybusinessimages/Getty Images

    Commentary

    How Community Colleges Can Establish Better Partnerships with Employers

    春秋棋牌官方平台Career and technical education programs give students a chance to engage in learning relevant to their chosen fields and apply immediately for jobs. A strategic vision of collaboration between industry and community colleges can benefit all parties.

    Jun 6, 2019

  • Elizebeth Smith Friedman, United States Government image

    Commentary

    Book Review: 'The Woman Who Smashed Codes' by Jason Fagone

    'The Woman Who Smashed Codes' by Jason Fagone is the story of Elizebeth Friedman, the mother of modern cryptoanalysis and cryptography. She broke coded messages of organized crime, broke the Nazi Enigma cryptography machine, and deciphered, mapped, and monitored Nazi activities in South America, though it is her husband William who often gets credit.

    Feb 19, 2019

  • IT professional checking on servers

    Commentary

    Ending the 'Brogrammer' Culture: How to Close the Gender Gap

    春秋棋牌官方平台Despite recent progress, women are significantly outnumbered in technology, comprising only 30 percent of the workforce worldwide. It's up to society, governments, and technology companies to close the gap. Improving internet access, education, and career opportunities for women could help.

    May 17, 2018

  • Report

    Air Force Non-Rated Technical Training: Opportunities for Improving Pipeline Processes

    春秋棋牌官方平台This report identifies opportunities for optimizing processes and policies in the U.S. Air Force nonrated technical training pipeline and recommends process and policy changes that could improve efficiency at all levels.

    Dec 18, 2017

  • Report

    The Appalachia Partnership Initiative's Investments in Education, Workforce Development, and the Community: Technical Appendixes

    These technical appendixes provide more details on the methodology, data, and findings in the report, The Appalachia Partnership Initiative's Investments in Education, Workforce Development, and the Community: Analysis of the First Stage, 2014-2016.

    Nov 10, 2017

  • A foreman and an engineer examining metal in a factory

    Report

    Building a Sustainable STEM Workforce in Appalachia

    The tristate region of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia needs more workers with STEM skills to fill jobs in the energy and advanced manufacturing sectors. The Appalachia Partnership Initiative has made investments aimed at addressing this issue. What kind of progress has the initiative made?

    春秋棋牌官方平台Oct 11, 2017

  • Girl Scouts compete in the Mission Ocean Challenge during the USS California Science Experience at Naval Surface Warfare Center, November 6, 2010

    Commentary

    Cybersecurity Badge: One Big Step for Girl Scouts, Potentially Giant Leap for Women

    春秋棋牌官方平台The Girl Scouts will start offering 18 cybersecurity badges next year. In addition to exposing girls to cyber concepts and challenges, this could encourage them to pursue cybersecurity or other STEM careers in which women are underrepresented.

    春秋棋牌官方平台Aug 3, 2017

  • The Hughes H-4 Hercules, also known as the Spruce Goose, is seen at Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville, Oregon

    Blog

    How the Drinking Bird Foiled a Spruce Goose Engineer

    春秋棋牌官方平台The famous drinking bird toy gave RAND's Dick Murrow an idea that might help Egyptian farmers. But Murrow, who previously led Howard Hughes's Spruce Goose design team, couldn't secure funding to get the concept off the ground.

    春秋棋牌官方平台Jun 29, 2017

  • Tool

    Regional Maps of the Appalachia Partnership Initiative Region

    春秋棋牌官方平台The interactive tool highlights the geographic reach of Appalachia Partnership Initiative programs that address STEM K-12 education and workforce development needs in the Greater Pittsburgh area's advanced manufacturing and energy sectors.

    May 31, 2017

  • The Indiana National Guard Computer Network Defense Team readies their workstations for the Cyber Shield 2016 exercise at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, April 20, 2016

    Commentary

    Reservists and the National Guard Offer Untapped Resources for Cybersecurity

    More than 100,000 personnel in the Army National Guard and the U.S. Army Reserve have some degree of cyber competence, including thousands with deep or mid-level expertise. They could help defend the cyber terrain on which America's national security, prosperity, and democracy depend.

    春秋棋牌官方平台Apr 18, 2017

  • An oil and gas worker operates a drilling rig

    Report

    Wages, Employment, and STEM Education in Appalachia

    An ongoing assessment of employment and wages in energy and advanced manufacturing industries in the Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia region captures trends about which counties might have greater demand for educating or employing local talent in STEM careers.

    春秋棋牌官方平台Mar 21, 2017

  • U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to NASA mathematician Katherine G. Johnson, November 24, 2015

    Commentary

    On 'Hidden Figures' and Being the Only Woman in the Room

    RAND's Susan Marquis discusses the three brilliant African-American women depicted in the film Hidden Figures, the critical role of women in RAND's history, and more.

    Mar 12, 2017

  • Female IT professional checking on network servers using a laptop

    Commentary

    To Increase Diversity in Tech, We Need to Rethink What 'Tech' Is

    春秋棋牌官方平台The tech sector is a driving force for high-skill, high-wage job creation in the United States, but too few women and minorities reap the gains. Rethinking what defines today's tech jobs, along with greater investment in public-private partnerships, could go a long way toward bridging the diversity gap.

    Nov 17, 2016

  • Dmitri Dolgov, principal engineer on the software team of Google's Self-Driving Car project, speaks during a presentation in Mountain View, California, September 29, 2015

    Commentary

    The Brains Behind Autonomous Vehicles May Need a License to Drive

    Autonomous vehicles require exquisite software. To make this software secure, industry and government should consider educational standards and licensure requirements for the engineers who create it.

    Sep 27, 2016

  • High school students taking a computer class

    Commentary

    Getting Technical: Preparing High School Students for the Workforce America Needs

    春秋棋牌官方平台Fields such as computers, engineering, and health care are expected to grow. Employers and policymakers have a vested interest in ensuring that America's high schoolers are ready to meet future employment needs. Access to high-quality career and technical education programs is key.

    Aug 25, 2016

  • Workers working in a factory

    Commentary

    Back to Work: Middle-Skill Jobs in the STEM Economy

    春秋棋牌官方平台The STEM economy will grow by 17 percent through 2018, with expected job vacancies totaling 2.4 million. Middle-skill STEM jobs that require associate's degrees or occupational certifications—such as computer support specialists, web developers, and engineering technicians—are in the highest demand.

    春秋棋牌官方平台Aug 24, 2016

  • Aerial view of the Coronado Bridge, which connects San Diego and Coronado, at dusk

    Commentary

    Infrastructure Design Must Change with Climate

    春秋棋牌官方平台Until recently, infrastructure engineers could use data on past weather to predict future climate. But this is no longer an option. More and more, engineers must consider the effects of climate change. Failure to do so would threaten public safety.

    春秋棋牌官方平台Aug 12, 2016

  • A test plane in a wind tunnel at NASA's Ames Research Center

    Report

    Expanding Flight Research: Capabilities, Needs, and Management Options for NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate

    NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate asked RAND to assess flight research capabilities and needs, and to identify management options that would facilitate increased and improved flight research.

    春秋棋牌官方平台Jun 27, 2016

  • Journal Article

    Some Implications of Automated Design on the Engineering Process

    Competitive pressures will be a paramount force in the increasing automation of engineering.

    春秋棋牌官方平台Mar 16, 2016