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Directions to Check-in for UNC IDB SSFP 2018

Attached are driving instructions for students attending the UNC-IDB Strategic Studies Fellows Program. These instructions will bring you to check-in at Rams Village 1. Instructions cover commutes from Charlotte, NC, Raleigh Durham International Airport, and Washington, D.C. 2018 UNC IDB SSFP Directions to Check-In

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TheeDesign Launched Our New WordPress Website

The Institute for Defense & Business is proud to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website. Built by Raleigh web design and internet marketing company TheeDesign, this WordPress site is an easy-to-use content management system that makes it easy for our team to manage and update ourselves. We have implemented interactive navigation with several cool... [Read More]

Breaking down borders during crisis response

When disaster strikes, horrific images of the damaged environments and upsetting stories of the lives impacted and lost flood media networks across all platforms. We are lucky to live in a world where there are thousands of organizations and their dedicated employees who are among the first to respond to the devastated locations. However, it... [Read More]

Transporting analytics to the Internet of Things

By IDB Guest Blogger: Lee Ann Dietz, SAS Why are so many companies across a diverse set of industries investing in and around the Internet of Things? Everywhere I go, every blog I read … I sound like my favorite band from the 80s: the Internet of Things is watching me. In reality, it’s the... [Read More]

How DoD Supply Chains Can (and Should) Learn from Private Sector Mistakes:

Understanding cautionary tales of corporate sector mistakes and challenges can help the DoD create real improvements in defense supply chain management. By avoiding wasteful steps and procedures, defense organizations have the opportunity to achieve better forecasts with less effort, and less cost.

Students Get a Taste of Government Analytics at IDB Hosted Panel

On April 10, 2015 at the 3rd Annual Business Analytics Forum at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business the Institute of Defense and Business (IDB) and SAS had an opportunity to address over two hundred students, faculty members and industry partners who have a vested interest in grooming these superstars of the future.

Exploring the Army Operating Concept

Do you think the new AOC will drive real change in the Army, or will it fall victim to various constraints such as contracting, personnel systems, and the ever-changing budget situation?

Bob Worsham: Focusing on Private Sector Logistics Education

I recently retired from Boeing with over thirty years’ experience in logistics programs for major weapons systems. I led a new business organization that shapes, markets, and captures new business for Integrated Logistic Support for Boeing and non-Boeing platforms. Throughout my career, I also held positions in Program Management and Business Development and I am... [Read More]

Revamped Education for Crisis Response

Cooperation in Stability Operations (CSER-CSO), aims to improve cooperation during times of crisis among public, private, military, and volunteer sectors.