How can we ensure every war fighter and DoD office has the information they need to make the best decisions? In a series of “office hours” style webcasts, C4ISRNET will talk to leaders across the Department of Defense about how they’re eliminating silos in tech because, naturally, stovepipes are so often cited as a problem in the tech community.


This will be a series of webcasts. You must register for and watch each separately.

December 10
During this episode, we discussed the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center and the organization’s work and upcoming projects. This conversation looked at the operational uses for AI today, what obstacles still remain and how the JAIC is working with offices throughout DOD to add new AI capabilities.

November 12
Brig. Gen. Darrin Leleux, the Deputy Director for the Secretary of Defense’s Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations Cross Functional Team will discuss the new Electromagnetic Spectrum Superiority Strategy, what it means, what the Department’s vision for electronic warfare looks like and how to measure success.

October 19
During this webcast, we will speaker with Donald Coulter, Senior sScience and Technology Advisor, with the Army’s Network Cross Functional Team about the Army’s Network Modernization efforts.

October 15
Project Convergence is an exercise that will test the sharing of targeting data among the Army’s newest weapons, including aerial scouts, long-range missile launchers and armored vehicles. In this session, we explored what happened, what kind of hardware and software is necessary and what kind of modernization must take place to be successful.

September 22
During this webcast, will explore the prospects and problems with software development the department of defense faces today, how software factories could get newer iterations of technology to the warfighter faster, and how these factories will evolve in the near term.

September 15
During this webcast, we will discuss the service’s plans for digital architecture, data standards and the role of software in connecting the Air Force’s weapons through the Advanced Battle Management System and the JADC2 concept. What technical challenges do officials still need to overcome and what kind of momentum is in place to change how the Air Force thinks about these problems?


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