Tags DefenseTalks 2022

Proofpoint VP Phil Fuster on measuring risk and the role of zero trust

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Phil Fuster, vice president for Proofpoint discusses how and why agencies should measure risk on a continual basis because of changing factors like behavior, privilege or location.

Proofpoint's Hanna Wong on how DOD can pivot and modernize with DIU

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Proofpoint on how the Defense Innovation Unit is helping DOD become more nimble, in particular with its procurement process.

Dell on implementing data-driven solutions for the future

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David Stickley, director of strategic programs for Dell Technologies, explores strategies for data-driven solutions for the future and delivering an edge-focused cloud solution.

Converged infrastructure and standards are critical for JADC2, says Ciena

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James Westdorp, chief technologist for Ciena Government Solutions, shares his insights on what will be key in the future of JADC2 capabilities. First, he says it’s imperative to have a converged infrastructure that will allow leaders to separate missions when needed but allow leaders to communicate seamlessly. Secondly, Westdorp also stresses that interoperability and standards will be essential—and being specific to which ones.

Mulesoft says trust is a key for a seamless transfer of data

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Mulesoft Regional VP Aaron Duchak shares his thoughts on what he thinks will be essential to successfully delivering a seamless transfer of data among the joint forces, especially in getting it to the endpoints to meet warfighter needs. He says, “one key element is trust,” and highlights strategies to move away from DOD’s siloed processes for better trust between branches.

Docusign on how to improve digital agreement processes to transform the warfighter experience

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Royce Resoso, senior director of industry strategy for Docusign, says that one of the most compelling ways DOD can be more agile and nimble is by removing the friction in its digital agreement processes. He highlights different strategies leaders can take to enable a new digital and secure system that would ultimately transform the warfighter experience.

KPMG on why there needs to be a shift in mindset when it comes to data

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Viral Chawda, partner – advisory and technology leader for government at KPMG, shares his insights on how to get insights from data better. He says government IT teams need to consider themselves as “consumer-product companies” and consider data and insights as the products—reducing redundancies and improving efficiencies.

SAP on educating and empowering the workforce

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Dan Miller, director of defense solutions for SAP, says that the DOD can first become more nimble and innovative by educating and empowering its people. Miller says that along with educating the workforce on the technologies, leaders should also put in place tools that are going to empower the employees to try innovative solutions.

Raytheon on why extensive automation is key as joint force pushes toward JADC2

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Jody Morrison, executive director for digital technology strategy & architecture at Raytheon, shares his insights on automation’s role in transforming data. He says that extensive automation, cross-domain data flow, software machine-learning driven assistance and the commander’s decision-making will “breed higher-quality decisions” for the forces.