Deploying innovative technologies to improve DOE D&D project baselines

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The insertion of innovative technologies to replace baseline technologies used in cost estimation and planning of DOE D&D projects is considered a high risk endeavor by project and programmatic decision makers. It is almost always considered safer to go with the {open_quotes}devil you know{close_quotes} than use a new or untried technology, methodology or system. The decision on the specific technology to be utilized to remediate a problem is often made months or years in advance of execution, and the highly proscriptive documentation of agreements necessary to obtain stakeholder and regulator approval of remedial plans is often counterproductive to considering improved ... continued below

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Rose, R. W. May 1, 1997.

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The insertion of innovative technologies to replace baseline technologies used in cost estimation and planning of DOE D&D projects is considered a high risk endeavor by project and programmatic decision makers. It is almost always considered safer to go with the {open_quotes}devil you know{close_quotes} than use a new or untried technology, methodology or system. The decision on the specific technology to be utilized to remediate a problem is often made months or years in advance of execution, and the highly proscriptive documentation of agreements necessary to obtain stakeholder and regulator approval of remedial plans is often counterproductive to considering improved technologies.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97053257

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  • Decontamination, decommissioning and reutilization of commercial and government facilities, Knoxville, TN (United States), 7-12 Sep 1997

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  • Other: DE97053257
  • Report No.: ANL/TD/CP--92636
  • Report No.: CONF-970952--10
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 563860
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc691386

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Rose, R. W. Deploying innovative technologies to improve DOE D&D project baselines, article, May 1, 1997; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc691386/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.