Technology is no longer just an enabler for U.S. military services and defense agencies — it is essential to the mission of defense. Each week, DefenseScoop will publish a new podcast featuring leaders from the Department of Defense and defense industry on news, trends and insights related to the use of technology in top national security and defense initiatives and the future of U.S. military operations.

DOD’s hardest transition may not be technology; Building an IT enterprise in OSD

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Former DOD Principal Deputy CIO Essye Miller; OSD’s Danielle Metz.

The digital future of DOD

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Hear from Director of the Defense Digital Service Katie Savage.

A new leader for a new office in OSD; Cyber Command’s cyber intel operations

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OSD’s Danielle Metz; U.S. Cyber Command’s Col. Candice Frost.

Air Force releases its Climate Action Plan; Opportunities for DOD IG to strengthen processes

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Former Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations and Environment John Conger; GAO’s Kristen Kociolek.

Recovering DOD innovators

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Brian Beachkofski, former commander of the Air Force's Kessel Run; Brian Masters, former director of cloud and AI enablement for Army's XVIII Airborne Corps; Meagan Metzger, CEO and co-founder of Dcode.

Cloud computing at DISA; DOD’s zero trust timeline

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DISA’s Sharon Woods; DOD Senior Information Security Officer David McKeown.

Cyber landscape at DIA; What it’s like to be Space Force CSO

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DIA CTO Ramesh Menon; Chief of Space Operations Gen. John “Jay” Raymond.

Pentagon taking steps forward on hypersonics; New Army multi-domain task force

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Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment William LaPlante.

How DOD is modernizing its audit of more than 400 IT systems

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The Department of Defense is soon to begin the fourth year of its full audit effort—which encompasses more than 400 IT systems that have a piece of the department’s financial management.

Getting to a clean financial audit in the Pentagon; Army’s big bet on cloud

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Celonis’ Chris Radich; Army Enterprise Cloud Management Agency’s Paul Puckett.

DOD acquisition chief on hypersonics; Future of BYOD at the Army

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Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Bill LaPlante; former Principal Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor to the President Joel Bagnal.