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By K. Anders Ericsson

Pros akin to doctors, plane pilots, legal professionals, and technical experts locate that a few of their friends have reached excessive degrees of accomplishment which are tricky to degree objectively. so that it will comprehend to what volume it truly is attainable to profit from those specialist performers for the aim of supporting others enhance their functionality, we first have to reproduce and degree this functionality. This publication is designed to supply the 1st finished assessment of study at the acquisition and coaching functionality as measured through target equipment instead of by way of subjective rankings via supervisors. during this number of articles, the world's leading specialists speak about tools for assessing the experts' wisdom and assessment our wisdom on how we will be able to degree specialist functionality and layout education environments that let starting and skilled execs to boost and retain their excessive degrees of functionality, utilizing examples from quite a lot of specialist domain names.

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I will then explore some of the implications and limitations of the first training revolution – why it doesn’t get the attention it deserves, how it doesn’t scale 20th-Century Revolution in Military Training 29 to reach many of our forces, how the high degree of proficiency gained can be lost quickly due to forgetting and personnel rotation – and then describe a general failure to assess value added by training. In Chapter 10 I will discuss some initial efforts I took at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to bottle the first training revolution and export it electronically in order to scale the benefits to many more soldiers, more of the time and in many more places.

1995, p. xi). On the other hand, I have described orderof-magnitude changes in proficiency that were delivered in a few weeks. In the next few pages, I will suggest a resolution of this apparent conflict where training seems to work astoundingly well in some cases and, in others, where it seems to have little effect for a similar investment of effort. Measuring Military Capability by Weapons Assessments Counting Systems In the era of high technology forces, when we assess the capability of armed forces (ours or others), we most often resort to a framework based upon the numbers and types of weapons systems in a country’s inventories.

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