November 24, 2015

Gary, Corinne, and Emily recently returned from a very informative meeting with our colleagues at the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) in Baltimore, MD. ShadowBox has been working with the Casey Foundation as part of the On the Frontline initiative since Spring 2014. Representatives from the three sites involved in the project (Cuyahoga Cty, OH; Allegheny Cty, PA; Jefferson Cty, CO) shared their progress toward their goals in three target areas: Improving the workforce, improving worker decision-making, and improving system decision-making.


We were very excited to share our progress to-date and to gather feedback about next...

October 26, 2015

Dr. Gary Klein, Dr. Corinne Wright, and Emily Newsome will be attending the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society (HFES) Annual Meeting this week, hosted in Los Angeles, CA.


ShadowBox activities are all happening on Tuesday, Oct. 26 - Gary will be speaking on a discussion panel about Macrocognitive Perspectives in Intelligence Analysis, and Emily Newsome will be presenting her poster on our recent work with Frontline Social Workers. We hope to see you there.


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October 15, 2015

Yesterday, Joseph Borders spoke about the importance of developing cognitive skills at 2015 American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Workforce Training and Development Forum. The session, titled “Man vs. Machine,” explored various ways to capture and transfer tacit knowledge using simulation and other low-fidelity methods (e.g., tabletop exercises). The Center for Operator Performance (COP) and ShadowBox LLC are currently addressing these challenges with Chevron Phillips Chemical in Houston, Texas. 


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August 1, 2015

Joseph Borders and Noel Polander delivered a great talk this past Thursday at the Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics International Conference. Thanks to everyone who attended! 


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July 23, 2015

ShadowBox is looking forward to presenting next week at the Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics conference in Las Vegas, NV.


Joseph Borders and Noel Polander will be sharing more about the strengths of ShadowBox training in their talk: ShadowBox™: Flexible training to impart the expert mindset.


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June 12, 2015

Dr. Gary Klein received quite the surprise tonight when colleague and friend, Brian Moon, called him up to the front of NDM's banquet dinner for a "roast." Fond memories, old photos, and admirations were shared by Gary's colleagues and mentees - Laura Militello, Rob Hutton, Dr. Judith Orasanu, Dr. Cindy Dominguez, and Dr. Robert Hoffman.


Celebrating over 25 years of Gary's involvement in the Naturalistic Decision Making community, and hopefully many more to come!






June 5, 2015

Gary Klein and Joseph Borders will be giving an update on our project work with the Center for Operator Performance this coming Tuesday, June 9. We're looking forward to sharing our findings on the effectiveness of the ShadowBox training tool for improving petrochemical panel operator decision-making.


June 5, 2015

The ShadowBox team is excited to be speaking next week at the 2015 Naturalistic Decision Making (NDM) conference, hosted at MITRE in McLean, VA. ShadowBox sessions will include:


Good Stranger Diagnostic Tool: Measuring Capacities and Limitations to Inform Training, by Helen Altman Klein and Joseph Borders (Wednesday)


An Empirical Evaluation of the ShadowBoxTraining Method, by Gary Klein, Joseph Borders, Corinne Wright and Emily Newsome (Wednesday)


Half day workshop on Cognitive Task Analysis, led by Gary Klein (Friday)


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May 5, 2015

The ShadowBox team will be presenting a poster at the 2015 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA this October. This poster will highlight some of the findings from our collaboration with the Annie E. Casey Foundation, where we used ShadowBox to learn more about the mindsets of expert social workers.



March 6, 2015

The ShadowBox team will be giving a talk at the 2015 Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics International Conference in Las Vegas, NV this July. This talk will highlight some of the ways that ShadowBox sets itself apart from other training tools.




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