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Managing Language Chaos

Managing Language Chaos

Echoing Lewis Carroll, a colleague reminded me once that words mean whatever we choose to have them mean—a practice that might work if we lived in isolation from one another and if nothing that we said or did mattered. Alas, language, like personal devices, seems to...

MITRE’s Commercial Aviation Dashboard Improves Air Traffic Management, Flight Safety

MITRE’s Commercial Aviation Dashboard Improves Air Traffic Management, Flight Safety

With the increasing demand for a diversity of new entrant operations come a variety of economic efficiency challenges. A MITRE team collaborating with the Federal Aviation Administration and industry experts is developing technology to make it easier for FAA’s air...

Learning with Intention

Learning with Intention

MITRE is, and always has been, a learning company. It’s a point of pride among staff to be immersed in training, a new degree, a new book, a new talk. The key to making it all stick, however, is intent and practice. Whether you agree with the 10,000 hours concept or...

Know Your Strengths—Own Your Career

Know Your Strengths—Own Your Career

We all have many demands placed on our time and attention, and sometimes the person who gets the least care and feeding is, well, us! MITRE’s coaching program gives us permission to pay attention to ourselves and our careers for a few hours over several months, as we...

A New Resource Helps Thwart Hackers by Analyzing their Actions

A New Resource Helps Thwart Hackers by Analyzing their Actions

Author: Jennifer LarsonAnticipate. Analyze. Attack.That’s how you defeat cybercriminals. You anticipate the type of behavior they’re planning. You analyze their actions. Then, if necessary, you attack them. And fortunately for the people with the job of thwarting...

Eureka Café

Eureka Café

In this post, Howard Gershen describes how he managed Samuel Johnson’s feat of making “new things familiar, and familiar things new” for colleagues with discriminating palates. Best part of his approach is that you can try it right away, adjusting, of course, to the...

Tackling the Technical Challenge of Getting Lost and Found Indoors

Tackling the Technical Challenge of Getting Lost and Found Indoors

Knowledge sharing and collaboration is a big tent, and any number of ways to practice the craft are available to our staff. One of MITRE’s geospatial teams chose to take their interest in sharing positioning data for reasons of public safety to a convention center in...

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