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For JADC2 to Have a Chance, DoD Needs to Get Serious About Data Standards
We are past the tipping point where information and decision-centric capabilities are more important instruments of war than kinetic weapons....
By Robert O. Work & Billy Fabian
Storm Clouds Ahead: Musings About the 2022 Defense Budget
One hopes Washington won’t lose another year as its competitors continue to chip away at America’s conventional overmatch....
By Robert O. Work
Steering in the Right Direction in the Military-Technical Revolution
A couple of years ago at the Beijing Xiangshan Forum, a senior executive at one of China’s largest defense companies claimed that “mechanized equipment is just like the hand o...
By Robert O. Work, James Winnefeld & Stephanie O'Sullivan
A Joint Warfighting Concept for Systems Warfare
Future combat between peer and near-peer adversaries will be characterized, dominated, and decided by the collision of opposing systems of systems....
By Robert O. Work
It’s Time for the Pentagon To Take Data Principles More Seriously
Defense leaders should create the policies, processes, and programs to turn data into useful information quickly and accurately....
By Robert O. Work & Tara Murphy Dougherty
Stovepipes in space: How the US can overcome bureaucracy to improve capabilities
The partitioned nature of space program classification still remains and far exceeds that of other equally sensitive domains....
By Robert O. Work & Dennis Blair
In Search of Ideas: The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence Wants You
Americans don’t want to grow old wondering what happened to their country’s place in the world. U.S. global leadership has fostered international institutions, strengthened hu...
By Robert O. Work & Eric Schmidt
White House AI Executive Order and DoD AI Strategy
This week, the U.S. government released two major new strategic documents on artificial intelligence. The White House published an executive order by President Trump launching...
By Robert O. Work, Paul Scharre, Gregory C. Allen, Kara Frederick, Michael Horowitz & Elsa B. Kania
The Pentagon must modernize before it’s too late
For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the Pentagon has a genuinely new strategy: Focus on our rivals — Russia and, in particular, China — and maintain a competitiv...
By Robert O. Work & Elbridge Colby