Tag: Defense Management

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 ...

WILL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SOLVE OUR NATIONAL SECURITY PROBLEMS, OR CREATE THEM?

We should focus [artificial intelligence] in assisting and helping us make more timely and ...

WILL THERMOBARIC WEAPONS OVERWHELM THE MILITARY HEALTH SYSTEM?

Thermobaric weapons in high-intensity conflict dramatically change the quantity and severity of blast injuries ...

INVESTING IN THE MILITARY’S FUTURE THROUGH STRATEGIC RESEARCH

Leaders both inside and outside the professional military education system are often skeptical of ...

WHITEBOARD: SHOULD THE US MILITARY SECURE THE BORDER?

when the “threat” along the border grows … to an intersection between transnational organized ...

WHITEBOARD RESPONSE: HOW WELL DOES THE ARMY DEVELOP STRATEGIC LEADERS?

U.S. Army strategic leaders must be ‘War Winners,’ not ‘War Managers.’ The responses to ...

WHITEBOARD: HOW WELL DOES THE ARMY DEVELOP STRATEGIC LEADERS?

Whatever roles military strategic leaders play… they do so as experts in the fighting ...

FROM POLICY & STRATEGY TO CAPABILITY & CAPACITY: THE DEFENSE MANAGEMENT PRIMER

In an organization in which … ‘manageR’ is an insult, it is not easy ...

NEW RECRUITS GET TWO BLANKETS; MOBILIZING RESERVISTS, ONE

That there should be a connection between unit morale and combat effectiveness seems perfectly ...

SYNTHETIC READINESS: THE REMEDY FOR FUTURE JOINT READINESS

Unit readiness—especially for athe Army—hinges on rotations to Combat Training Centers. This is both ...

THE NEW NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY: DEGRADING THE U.S.’S ABILITY TO MOBILIZE?

Woody Allen once said, “80% of success is showing up.” The U.S. government has ...

WHAT THE U.S. MILITARY CAN LEARN FROM THE CHINESE DRONE STARTUP ECOSYSTEM

By relying on large platforms built by large contractors, the U.S. military lacks the ...

MILITARY CONTRACTING: HOW OTHER NATIONS DO IT

We may prefer not to rely on commercial services to support military operations, but ...

THE MERITOCRACY MYTH: CHALLENGES TO ARMY OFFICER CORPS DIVERSITY

Increasing minority and female representation in combat arms branches is necessary—but it is not ...

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