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Distributed Methods for Assessing the Readiness of Coalition Workgroups, and…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
78939
Program Year/Program:
2007 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F061-040-1349
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Aptima, Inc.
12 Gill Street Suite 1400 Woburn, MA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2007
Title: Distributed Methods for Assessing the Readiness of Coalition Workgroups, and Teams
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: FA8650-07-C-6763
Award Amount: $750,000.00
 

Abstract:

Although distributed, simulation-based training exercises provide an opportunity for realistic team practice, they often fail to provide the relevant and timely feedback necessary for effective training to take place. In this project the Aptima team will combine its expertise in competency-based measures, team performance measurement, integrating data from multiple collection methods, and After Action reviews, along with its experience in Air Force Operations, to develop and evaluate a Multi-method Distributed-team Performance-assessment and AAR Tool (MD-PAT) that gathers meaningful performance data from observers, participants, and simulators at distributed locations, analyzes it in real-time, and delivers it in such a way as to provide relevant feedback to participants and facilitate speedy simulation adjustment for more targeted training. The tool will include components that provide a broad range of assessment measures for observers, trainees, and the simulation involved in the exercise. It will provide the capability to collect measures from these three sources in real-time, coordinate collection, storage, and analysis of the ratings, and display the assessment results in an After Action review or other post-exercise evaluation.

Principal Investigator:

Kathleen Hess
Senior I/O Psychologist
7819353966
khess@aptima.com

Business Contact:

Margaret J. Clancy
Chief Financial Officer
7814962415
clancy@aptima.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

APTIMA, INC.
12 Gill Street Suite 1400 Woburn, MA 01801

EIN/Tax ID: 043281859
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No