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Accession Number ADA566372
Title Reimaging Workload Task Analysis: Applications to Training System Design.
Publication Date 2010
Media Count 23p
Personal Author D. Duke D. E. Sims J. Pharmer
Abstract Today's warfighter performs more complex, cognitively demanding tasks than ever before. Despite the need for more extensive training to perform these tasks, acquisition professionals are often tasked to reduce training budgets and identify optimal tradeoffs. Tools are available to help them make these decisions that provide empirical evidence of how performance and mission requirements will be affected by design decisions. This article offers insights into the utility of implementing a Workload Task Analysis (WLTA) early in weapon systems acquisition for the purpose of focusing on training system decisions, and provides a description of where WLTA occurs within the top-down functional analysis process. It concludes with several examples of how the WLTA results can be used to guide training development.
Keywords Acquisition
Budgets
Costs
Decision making
Functional analysis
Military requirements
Mission requirements
Missions
Optimization
Performance requirements
Reprints
Systems engineering
Tools
Trade off analysis
Training
Training development
Weapon systems
Workload
Workload task analysis


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 70B - Management Practice
96 - Business & Economics
Corporate Author Naval Air Warfare Center, Orlando, FL. Training Systems Div.
Document Type Journal article
Title Note Journal article.
NTIS Issue Number 1307
Contract Number N/A

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