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Sea, Land, Air, Space Superiority – Why are Near-Peer Adversaries able to Excel?

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 - 14:06
Guest Blogger: Townley Cozad, Associate Partner, Defense & Intelligence, IBM Even as the United States remains the strongest, most capable military in the world, U.S. leadership in all domains is being challenged by “near-peer” competitors aggressively seeking to close the capability gap.  The military calls this “near-peer” (against someone who has similar weapons and abilities) warfare.

Trend 2: Risk

Monday, November 11th, 2013 - 10:47
Monday, November 11, 2013 - 09:38
Given budget austerity and increasingly complex challenges facing government executives, managing risk in the public sector has increasingly taken on new significance. Risks take on many forms, including national security risks via cyber­attacks, economic risks from natural disasters, budget and program risks, or privacy risk. However, government leaders lack an accepted culture and framework in which to properly understand, manage, and communicate risk.

The Next Four Years: Intelligence Community Reform Refining, not Rebooting

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 - 15:11
Understanding the Problem

Chris Whitlock

Monday, May 21st, 2012 - 14:47
Chris Whitlock has worked defense and national security issues for the past 30 years. For the last 20, he focused primarily on strategy consulting on intelligence issues from an analytic perspective. He co-founded and was the CEO of Edge Consulting, which applied empirical methods and management consulting techniques to advise on major programmatic issues confronting DoD and the Intelligence Community. He holds a B.A. in History (Mississippi), an M.A. in National Security (Georgetown) and an M.B.A. (George Mason).

Gene Loughran

Friday, December 2nd, 2011 - 20:08
Gene Loughran, Senior Managing Consultant, leads advanced mission analytics work for cyber and several other national security missions. Gene has led several breakthroughs in assessing the value of information and IT, most recently for the U.S. Central Command’s communications architecture in the war zones. Gene is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and holds the CIO University’s certification in federal executive information competencies.

Joseph Nye

Sunday, September 4th, 2011 - 8:17
A decade into the 21st century in the U.S. has encountered many unforeseen challenges and seemingly unimaginable opportunities. In the midst of these shifting dimensions, many are questioning the proper use of power, leadership, and security among the relations of nations to meet the demands of an ever complex world. What is smart power? How do the challenges of the 21st century demand a reshaping and a redefining of leadership? How best can national security leaders transform the intelligence enterprise to meet the security needs of today?

Reduce Energy Use: Energy Strategy is Environmentally Prudent Part II

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 - 14:42
Monday, July 25, 2011 - 14:37
Yesterday, we introduced three drivers that play a critical role in an energy strategy: People, Process and Technology.  Specifically, we discussed how finding alternative energy resources through processes can help improve operations of the organization, the profitability of the business and ultimately, upon the environment. Today, we will focus on the two remaining drivers that play a critical role in an energy strategy: People and Technology. People:  Carefree Consumers or Prudent Protectors

Reduce Energy Use: Energy Strategy is Environmentally Prudent Part I

Monday, July 25th, 2011 - 13:19
Monday, July 25, 2011 - 13:09
Over the next two days, read how an effective energy strategy can help organizations save money and the world’s resources through implementation of effective energy security, renewable technologies and alternative energy resources. Money is not the Only Reason for an Energy Strategy.  Environmental Concerns Matter too!

General Anthony Zinni

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 - 8:31
Join us for a Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour a Conversation with Authors -- exploring national security, power, and intelligence in the 21st century.
Radio show date: 
Sat, 09/03/2011
Intro text: 
Former Commander of U.S. Central Command and author of Leading the Charge: Leadership Lessons from the Battlefield to the Boardroom.

Daniel B. Prieto

Monday, September 20th, 2010 - 10:28
Daniel B. Prieto has worked for two decades in the private sector, government, and academia at the intersection of technology, public policy, and national and homeland security issues.  He is Vice President and lead for IBM's Public Sector Strategy & Innovation consulting practice.  He also leads corporate development and thought leadership campaigns in the areas of "smarter government", cybersecurity, homeland security, and healthcare for IBM’s U.S. Public Sector division.
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