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AFITC Debrief

  • 10 Sep 2020 10:51 AM
    Message # 9225546
    Joni Ahlers (Administrator)

    General Feedback on AFITC Format

    • ·         The online tool was effective.
    • ·         Good flow.
    • ·         Consider having one overall agenda view with links.
    • ·         Curious how sponsors felt about their results.
    • ·         Overall focus was on AF operational view, low on content speaking to industry needs.

    General Wilson – VCSAF https://www.afitc-event.com/general-stephen-wilson-biography/

    • ·         DANCE:  Data, Algorithms, Network, Cloud and Edge
    • ·         ABMS:  Advanced Battle Management System
    • ·         EITaaS:  Enterprise IT as A Service
    • ·         Digital University:  Training airmen for technology skills
    • ·         Defense budgets will be flat or decreasing in the coming years

    Lt. General O’Brien – AF A2/6 https://www.afitc-event.com/lieutenant-general-mary-f-obrien-biography/

    • ·         New Normal
    • ·         DCGS Future Vision
    • ·         AF Spectrum Management Office (AFSMO) now part of AF A2/6
    • ·         ABMS and JADC2 are the future to support digital warfare environment
    • ·         Information Warfare Guidance:  Next Generation ISR Dominance Flight Plan and AF Cyber Warfare Flight Plan

    Mr. Hatcher – acting SAF/CN https://www.afitc-event.com/arthur-g-hatcher-jr-biography/

    • ·         Mr. Hatcher is retiring
    • ·         Building Decision Superiority – enabled through Digital Transformation
    • ·         JADC2 & ABMS (Breakout Session) need chart Al Mink Shared
    • o   Preston Dunlap (Chief Architect – SAF/AQ) for ABMS and Cloud One https://www.defensenews.com/air/2019/03/08/air-force-names-official-to-new-chief-architect-position/
    • o   Building a foundation
    • o   Impact to Airman
    • ·         Cybersecurity Culture Shift (eg., continuous ATOs)
    • ·         EITaaS
    • ·         Digital Transformation (Digital University)
    • ·         Advanced Analytics
    • o   VAULT
    • ·         Software Development
    • ·         Continue to Support Platform One, Cloud One & ? (All the ONES)
    • ·         Project Brown Heron
    • o   Powered by ABMS

    General Bunch – AFMC/CC https://www.afitc-event.com/gen-arnold-bunch/

    • ·         Open Architecture
    • ·         Go Fast - Real Time
    • ·         AFMC Digital Campaign – Chris Garrett , AFLCMC/EZ
    • o   https://www.afmc.af.mil/digital/
    • o   “Transitioning to a Modern EcoSystem” – Chris Garrett’s breakout session at AFITC
    • o   Six Lines of Effort Underway – Expect Industry Exchange Day to be re-scheduled in late Sep 20
    • ·         IT infrastructure is not currently sufficient for where AFMC needs to go
    • ·         Condition Based Funding is strong
    • ·         ABMS is key to moving forward – Preston Dunlap is chief architect

    Lt. General Haugh – 16th AF/CC - https://www.afitc-event.com/lt-gen-timothy-haugh-biography/

    • ·         Information Warfare from an Operational Perspective
    • ·         ABMS – JADC2 – EITaaS relationship
    • ·         CyberWorx – Inhouse Software Factory:  low code, no code

    Maj General Crider – JSSF (Mobility Assistant to Chief of Space Operations)

    • ·         Overview of Key Efforts Affiliated with JSSF Stand-Up
    • ·         Established Doctrine (skills and competencies needed; disciplines; partnerships)
    • ·         Culture in Work:  Flag, Patch, Logo
    • ·         State of Space Industrial Report by AFRL/JSSF has been released
    • ·         Space is a multi-domain, digital service relying on data and analytics across all domains

    Other Highlights

    Breakout Sessions

    • JADC2 & ABMS
    • Data and Artificial Intelligence
    • The Digital Enterprise We Need
    • Cyber Policy and Strategy
    • Cyber Acquisition
    • Cyber Operations
    • Multi Domain


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