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Avascent First Person: Dr. Linton Wells II on the Intersection of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Cybersecurity

By Christopher Meissner About Dr. Linton Wells II Avascent advisor Dr. Wells has more than 20 years of senior civilian leadership experience with the U.S. government in national security affairs, including service as acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration and Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO). Other executive positions have been related …

Poland’s Defence Modernisation Plan: A Race Against Time

AVASCENT WHITE PAPER September 2016 By Dr. Dominik Kimla · Dr. Julien Demotes-Mainard · Joe Walsh Download: With the Polish Ministry of National Defence facing major procurement decisions, as well as impending government acquisition reforms and foreign defence arrangements, all eyes will be on the 24th International Defence Industry Exhibition MSPO held next week in Kielce. Avascent analyses …

Avascent First Person: Jim Tapp on Realizing the Power of Better Ideas

By August Cole About Jim Tapp Jim Tapp is an Avascent Global Advisor, bringing over two decades of business strategy experience within the defense industry, including knowledge of acquisition and requirements development policy, procedures and practices, as well as expertise on the federal budget. Before joining Avascent, Tapp served as vice president for Corporate Business Development at …

Listen & View: A Primer for the Farnborough Airshow Webinar

Commercial and Defense Market Outlook On June 29, 2016, Avascent’s Jon Barney, Alek Jovovic, and Jay Carmel discussed market trends and analysis on both the commercial and defense aviation sectors. They were joined by AirInsight’s Addison Schonland and Ernie Arvai. The webinar also presented findings from Avascent’s annual Survey on Global Competitiveness & Innovation. In this survey, …

Unlocking Potential: Harnessing Analytics Tools for Federal Health Data

AVASCENT WHITE PAPER June 2016 Megan Vaughan-Albert Download: Traditional government contractors can play a critical role in shaping how health data is harnessed to optimize health outcomes and contain costs. The time is ripe for contractors to engage in healthcare’s data-driven revolution. I. The promise of health data analytics collides with reality Data-driven quality improvement is at …

War on the Rocks publishes Josh Pavluk, August Cole, and Avascent Infographic on Third Offset Strategy

While the concept of the Third Offset strategy – the Pentagon’s plan to find the game-changing technology of the future – is an exciting prospect for industry and government leaders alike, there still lacks a broadly understood plan for how this vision will be achieved. As the strategy moves from policy to execution, Silicon Valley, the aerospace and defense …

Survey of Defense Offsets, Global Partnerships, and Industrial Cooperation: Rising Awareness, Enduring Challenges and 7 Key Steps for Success

AVASCENT WHITE PAPER May 2016 By Aleksandar Jovovic · Jon Barney Download: Driven by the increasing economic importance of defense exports and importing nations’ desire to grow domestic defense industries, the demand for offsets, industrial cooperation, international partnerships and joint ventures continues to expand. Viewed holistically, these business strategies are a key competency for any international firm, …