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The Shape Of Things To Come

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Three events are critical in developing the concept of operations for terrain shaping obstacles. by Lt. Col. Phillip Poteet New capabilities are seldom new. Most have the benefit of past…

CCDC Road Map To Modernizing The Army: The Network

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Fourth in a series of articles on how the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command is supporting the Army’s six modernization priorities. by Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins A small…

Career Navigator: So Long, Acrb—Sort Of

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Phased rollout of IPPS-A starts with U.S. Army Reserve. by Steve Stark Beginning in the third quarter of fiscal 2019, perhaps as early as August, the Acquisition Career Record Brief…

Automated Inventory Constraints

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Automatic identification technology improves speed and accuracy of logging ammunition supplies, but Soldiers in forward theaters can’t use it. by Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael Lima One of the advancing…

ASA(ALT) at work - PEO EIS

ASA(ALT) at work: Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems

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The second in a series, ASA(ALT) at Work, which looks into ASA(ALT) organizations, what they do and where they do it. Led by Chérie A. Smith and headquartered at Fort…

Cyber Vs. Drone

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Small drones are increasingly a threat to Soldiers. A new cyber-enabled system provides a key countermeasure. by Nancy Jones-Bonbrest In the desert of the National Training Center, Soldiers got an…

Bridging The Gap

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C-DAEM program maximizes industry innovation to expedite capability to the warfighter. by Lt. Col. Thomas D. Jagielski and James A. Sarruda Evolving threats, complex requirements and a wary industrial base…

DATA TELL A (PARTIAL) STORY

From the DACM: Bring your data

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We have to know what we know, not what we think we know. Craig A. Spisak Director, Acquisition Career Management Above the door to my office is this expression: “IN…

Sustaining data delivery on the future Army network

Sustaining data delivery on the future Army network

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To build a network that will last, the Army is planning how to maintain and repair its many components while they’re still being developed. by Maj. Gen. Randy S. Taylor…

Integrated Personnel and Pay System – Army (IPPS-A)

IPPS-A facto

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How the Army fielded its next-generation human resources system to the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. by Col. Greg Johnson “No plan survives contact with the enemy.” This piece of battlefield…

So much data, so little time

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Don’t be fooled by powerful computers and fancy algorithms. You still must know what matters and how to measure it correctly. by Daniel E. Stimpson, Ph.D. Have you ever wondered…

CREATING INSIGHT-DRIVEN DECISIONS

Army Leader Dashboard, creating insight-driven decisions

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The Army Leader Dashboard is tackling the Army’s data problem, bridging the gap between assumptions and insights for strategic resource decisions. by Ellen Summey The Army has a data problem….

Rapid Gets Rapid-er

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Michelle Hodges COMMAND/ORGANIZATION: Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office TITLE: Senior contracting official YEARS OF SERVICE IN WORKFORCE: 18 DAWIA CERTIFICATIONS: Level III in contracting; Level I in program…

Army AL&T Summer issue

New Army AL&T magazine explores how the Army handles data from the foxhole to the Pentagon

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By Michael Bold FORT BELVOIR, Va. (June 25, 2019)—A modern army marches not on its stomach but on its data, Dr. Bruce D. Jette, the Army acquisition executive, writes in…

Architecture for Army modernization

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To reach its goal of an acquisition “renaissance,” the Army must create an architecture for modernization that provides a blueprint for how all of the pieces fit and work together….

Tightening the supply chain

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USASAC working group develops initiatives to make sure foreign military sales don’t affect U.S. Army readiness. by Debra Valine   When Gen. Gustave F. Perna, commanding general of U.S. Army…