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]
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]
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]
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.
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.
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?
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]
Cooperation in Stability Operations (CSER-CSO), aims to improve cooperation during times of crisis among public, private, military, and volunteer sectors.
Read highlights from the 2014 UNC-IDB Strategic Studies Fellows Program – the premier strategic thinking training program for high-potential service members
The fourth and last of the Data vs. Gut panel series took place at the 2014 North Carolina Federal Advanced Technologies Review (NCFATR) conference on June 5. Scott Dorney, Executive Director of the North Carolina Military Business Center invited the Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) and SAS to give a repeat performance of the... [Read More]