Information Exchange in Joint, Interagency, Multinational, and Public (JIMP) Operations – Final Report

Échange d’information lors d’opérations interarmées, interorganisationnelles, multinationales et publiques (IIMP) – Rapport Final


  1. Taylor, T.E.
  2. Bruyn Martin, L.E.
Corporate Authors
Defence R&D Canada - Toronto, Toronto ONT (CAN);Humansystems Inc, Guelph ONT (CAN)
The intent of this project is to develop a paper-based and electronic questionnaire to assess information sharing within a team-of-teams operating in a Joint, Interagency, Multinational, and Public (JIMP) environment. This report includes information about the various stages of this project, including: A brief summary of the review of the literature relevant to information sharing and performance in a team-of-teams (presented in Taylor & Bruyn Martin, 2007a ); A description of the development of a draft questionnaire and subsequent review by scientific SMEs; A description of the electronic implementation and pilot test of a revised version of the questionnaire, and; A description of the final version of the questionnaire based on all of the feedback received. Also included in this report are: A description of the modularity of the questionnaire; Documentation for analysts who wish to use the questionnaire; Suggestions for ways to analyse the questionnaire data, and; Recommendations for future iterations of, or use of, the questionnaire, including descriptions of how the questionnaire could be implemented in JIMP exercises, experiments, or operations, including several different ways to select items from the question pool depending on the goals of particular projects for which it will be used.

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information exchange, information sharing, communication, JIMP, operations, ques
Report Number
DRDC-TORONTO-CR-2008-014 — Contractor Report
Date of publication
31 Jan 2008
Number of Pages
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