Tag: Defense Management

CHASING THE DELTA: A PITFALL OF THE MILITARY’S ‘CAN-DO’ ETHOS

an organization trained to overcome the seeming impossible will have a natural blind spot ...

WHAT SHOULD A U.S. SPACE FORCE LOOK LIKE?

Space is important and we would notice if it went away Indeed, so much ...

OPTIMIZING ARMY RECRUITING

Better Army recruiting will yield a healthier force structure Recruiting is critical for sustaining ...

INCORPORATING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: LESSONS FROM THE PRIVATE SECTOR

Also listen to a related presentation on this topic on A BETTER PEACE: The ...

HOW DO ORGANIZATIONS CHANGE AFTER INCORPORATING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE?

If we want [Artificial intelligence] to thrive, we have to have leaders who understand ...

SECURITY FORCE ASSISTANCE NEEDS THE STILWELL COMBINATION

The Army needs officers with experience working in foreign countries where the situation is ...

IF YOU ARE NOT FIRST YOU ARE LAST: GAINING AN ADAPTIVE EDGE THROUGH PROTOTYPE WARFARE

Prototype warfare is more than the rapid prototyping of technology … It is a ...

THE IRON TRIANGLE: TECHNOLOGY, STRATEGY, ETHICS, AND THE FUTURE OF KILLING MACHINES

Fear of an artificial intelligence disadvantage is pushing the U.S. and other powers into ...

BEYOND TASK FORCE SMITH: ‘NATIONAL’ UNPREPAREDNESS FOR WAR IN KOREA

In the States, we hadn’t had tanks coming off the assembly line in months ...

THE POWER OF NUMBERS: CHALLENGES OF RAPIDLY EXPANDING THE ARMY

over the past four decades the Army has produced little innovation in its ability ...

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS & NATIONAL SECURITY

The approach that the government often takes to acquisition of [intellectual property] rights is ...

WE NEED AN AI-BASED ENEMY ANALYSIS TOOL … NOW!

Right now, AI programs struggle to beat capable human adversaries, but it is only ...

THREE FLAWED PRACTICES THAT UNDERMINE TALENT MANAGEMENT

Army talent management guidance is neither applied skillfully nor consistently Field grade leaders are ...

A.I. & THE URGENCY OF FINISHING FIRST

The race to develop and apply meaningful, breakthrough Artificial Intelligence … is moving at ...

INFORMATION APOCALYPSE II: THIS TIME, IT’S PERSONAL

trust in our public and democratic institutions is falling away in a landslide An ...

MILITARY MIGHT AND THE DEFENSE MARKETPLACE

The promise of much of this outsourcing was to reduce cost. … but the ...

TRIALS AND ERRORS IN INTEGRATING FEMALE SOLDIERS

At its best, integrating women or any new group of people makes you re-evaluate ...

WHITEBOARD: DOES ‘BROADENING’ WORK?

The problem with broadening assignments is the persistent tension between the requirements of the ...

TAKING TIME TO REFLECT ON MILITARY PROFESSIONALISM

We want … to start the conversation with this current generation of military officers. ...

WHITEBOARD RESPONSE: SHOULD THE US MILITARY SECURE THE BORDER?

the problem at hand is one of enforcing laws rather than of imposing political ...