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Avascent on the Record: Over the Horizon: How China and North Korea are Reshaping Allied Defense Investment in the Asia-Pacific

Over the Horizon: How China and North Korea are Reshaping Allied Defense Investment in the Asia-Pacific By August Cole, Steve Ganyard, and Alex Chang Growing threats from North Korea and China are reshaping allied defense investment in the region and are calling into question U.S. military dominance for the first time in decades. August Cole …

Avascent on the Record: Rhetoric and Reality: Why the FY18 NDAA Won’t Lead To Higher Defense Spending

Rhetoric and Reality: Why the FY18 NDAA Won’t Lead To Higher Defense Spending By August Cole and Matt Vallone Matt Vallone recently sat down with August Cole to discuss fiscal-year 2018 defense spending and why, despite announcements of a $700 billion defense authorization bill, a major increase in defense appropriations looks unlikely. Although Republicans dominate …

Avascent on the Record: Prioritizing Protection: Cyber Security Trendlines for Federal, Civilian and Military Programs

Prioritizing Protection: Cyber Security Trendlines for Federal, Civilian and Military Programs By August Cole and Christopher Meissner With CyberMaryland currently underway and DC Cyber Week taking over the capital next week, cyber security is center stage inside the Beltway. With pressure mounting to protect information at the federal, civilian and military level, federal contractors can …

Avascent on the Record: Design Thinking on the Path to Innovation

Design Thinking on the Path to Innovation By August Cole, Joshua Pavluk and Caitlin Taber As Design Thinking becomes an increasingly popular way to encourage and harness innovation, those unfamiliar with it might be confused or put off by the blizzards of post-its essential to human-centered design practices. August Cole speaks with Josh Pavluk and Caitlin …