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Ed Hoffman
Worked at NASA
Attended Columbia University
Lives in Washington, DC
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The Dennis post on Mars, made me think of this older story on how JPL promotes stories about missions.  Currently reused in our Ask the Academy issue.
Our most important knowledge isn't in a database and it's not in a computer application. It's in our stories.
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+Dennis Bonilla +Fred Payne 
tl;dr - a new challenge in a word of fast.
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Evening before the NASA Flagship study session.  Aim to better understand the factors that impact and change execution of grand programs.  Tonight will be gathering for dinner at Station 4.
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Going to be a DC summer scorcher today.  Not even noon and I'm working up a sweat, and the tomato plants are wilting.
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What is the greatest risk to a project?
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RASC-AL: Student presentations on lunar colony 
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http://www.economist.com/node/21556094?frsc=dg%7Ca

Interesting Economist article on "unsourcing" - relying on volunteers for technical solutions.
FOR the past decade, technical support has been in the vanguard of globalisation.
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Getting ready to fly out of DC for RASC-AL session held in Cocoa Beach, near KSC.  Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts-Academic Linkage (RASC-AL)


The 2012 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts-Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) design competition is designed to challenge the engineers of tomorrow to create solutions for real world aerospace engineering challenges today. 
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Please keep us posted on what you learn!
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http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/06/when_risk_reduction_is_rocket.html

A recent article I wrote with Marl Langley (PMI CEO) on projects, people and teams
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