Modernizing C2 of ISR – Part 2: Breaking ISR’s Industrial Age Chains

Theater-level ISR C2 must be modernized to ensure the Joint Force is prepared for a complex future and can achieve multi-domain success.

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Ethics in Autonomy

Without a public discourse on autonomy, there might not be anything left worth fighting over.

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Multidomain Observing and Orienting: ISR to Meet the Emerging Battlespace: Part II

  Reading Time: 15 Minutes By: Sean A. Atkins Editor’s Note: Today we present part two of a two-part series.

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Multidomain Observing and Orienting: ISR to Meet the Emerging Battlespace

Multidomain Observing and Orienting: ISR to Meet the Emerging Battlespace

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Leading Distributed Teams: Theory and Practice (Part 2)

Leaders must purposefully plan how they will engage and conduct business within their own distributed organization by defining each team’s

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Leading Distributed Teams: Theory and Practice (Part 1)

Air Force ISR is regularly executed by geographically-separated teams. New leadership models are required to optimize team performance.

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Lead, Think, and Communicate: Embracing Air Force Intelligence Officer Agility and Versatility

Air Force ISR is comprised of military professionals. We must train to think, lead, and communicate to be effective in future wars.

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Building Critical Thinkers To Win Tomorrow’s Wars: Changing The Training Paradigm

Air Force ISR is now a globally integrated enterprise. We must continue to focus on building critical thinkers to take us into the future.

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Lt Gen Deptula Remarks – OTH Speaker Series – Aerospace Power in an Age of Uncertainty

Retired Lt Gen David Deptula shares his thoughts on the future of warfare-in particular, aerospace power in an age of uncertainty.

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***OTH Anniversary*** Clarity from Complexity: An Interview with Dr. Jon Kimminau on Big Data and Activity Based Intelligence

Sean Atkins, OTH Editor-in-Chief, brings you his 2017 Editor’s Choice article: our interview with Dr. Jon Kimminau on how Big Data and Machine Learning are shaping the future of intelligence and decision making in warfare.

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Interview with Lt Gen (Ret.) David Deptula: Part 3

In an interview, Lt Gen David Deptula (Ret) shares his perspective on current and future challenges for USAF leaders and joint operations.

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Interview with Lt Gen (Ret.) David Deptula: Part 2

Lt Gen David Deptula (Ret) shares his perspective on the Combat Cloud, ISR, and the need for airmen to serve as joint warfighting commanders.

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OTH Interview of Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret): Part 1

In an interview, Lt Gen David Deptula (Ret) shares his perspective on current and future challenges for the USAF leaders and the Joint Force.

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Drop Zone: OTH Interview with Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret.)

In a candid interview, retired Lt Gen David Deptula, shares his perspective on current and future challenges for USAF leaders and the Joint Force.

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Drop Zone: Modernizing ISR C2

The forthcoming series of articles explores a future ISR C2 realm centered on multi-domain speed, agility, and flexibility enabled by a multi-domain maneuver concept of operations.

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Combat Cloud: A High Tech Solution to a Low Tech Problem

Building a common operating picture from data stored in a cloud environment and creating the illusion of the availability of perfect information creates three large risks: joint forces become more vulnerable to Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) attacks and reflexive control strategies; command, control, and execution become increasingly centralized; and an information-denied environment causes decision paralysis.
By Katrina Schweiker

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DROP ZONE: Decision Making

Innovation continues the quest to provide more perfect information and decrease the risk of making an incorrect decision.

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Clarity from Complexity Part III: An Interview with Dr. Jon Kimminau on Big Data and Activity Based Intelligence

Part 3 of a 3 part interview with Dr. Jon Kimminau on Big Data and Activity Based Intelligence.

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Clarity from Complexity Part II: An Interview with Dr. Jon Kimminau on Big Data and Activity Based Intelligence

Part 2 of a 3 part series discussing concepts such as big data analysis and activity based intelligence with Dr. Jon Kimminau.

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Finding Clarity in Complexity: Interview with Dr. Jon Kimminau (Part 1)

Part 1 of a 3 part series discussing concepts such as big data analysis and activity based intelligence with Dr. Jon Kimminau.

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