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Eight Organizational Qualities that Drive Innovation

Eight Organizational Qualities that Drive Innovation   One of today’s hottest buzzwords in business is innovation. Innovation in new cutting-edge products and technologies, medical breakthroughs, supply chain solutions, military strategies, etc. Everyone wants to be seen as innovative, but not every company is capable of nurturing a mindset that consistently produces novel ideas and solutions.... [Read More]

Five Lessons Learned About Logistics During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed everyday interactions, lifestyles and work experiences around the globe. As a result, traditional business models have evolved to meet the new demands of a digitalized and revolutionized working environment. The ways in which organizations and businesses conduct operations and make logistical decisions have been impacted by the unpredictability of this... [Read More]

What is Problem Reframing Training?

During the Vietnam War, a company of about 200 U.S. Marines was stationed at an airbase where the Viet Cong was managing to fire rockets at them from a primitive area every few days. No one had been able to stop their assaults, and the platoon’s commanders lacked training to deal with this unique situation.... [Read More]

A Guide to Defense Industrial Base Training

Defense Industrial Base (DIB) training is used to provide members of the defense industry with knowledge pertaining to the government’s industrial reserves. These reserves directly or indirectly impact equipment production for armed forces such as the Navy, Army, Marines, Coast Guard or Air Force. Through DIB training, this education promotes the research and evolution of... [Read More]

5 Cyberthreat Trends to Look For in 2021

The events of 2020 hastened the adoption of the work-from-home model and will continue to impact business operations and working environments for at least the foreseeable future. This new way of working would not be possible without technology. In addition to increasing our reliance on technological systems and digital transactions, the shift away from the... [Read More]

The Cybersecurity Statistics You Can’t Afford to Ignore

The Cybersecurity Statistics You Can’t Afford to Ignore Today’s multi-billion-dollar threat to network security all started with an innocent worm on a quest to assess the size of the internet in 1988. Robert Tappan Morris, a Cornell University graduate student, developed the program, and as the “Morris Worm” crawled through the web and installed itself... [Read More]

Cybersecurity and Smart Cities

As information and communication technologies are being advanced and developed, there has been an emergence and growth of smart cities around the world that support the demands of urbanization. Modern internet and computerized systems aim to fulfill people’s needs across several facets, including economic areas and social sustainability, which work to increase overall well-being. Smart... [Read More]

A Guide to Navy Logistics and Technology Training

There are several components to receiving effective training in the Navy within the logistics and technology sector. Receiving effective training ensures that you are aligning people, processes and production to deliver the most efficient results and applying the best business practices. There are various elements that comprise successful preparation and training within the Navy across... [Read More]

Top 5 Cyber Threats Facing the Public Sector

The public sector holds a wide array of sensitive information, making it a highly sought target for cyber criminals. Government agencies’ data is attractive to hackers because it’s interwoven systems contain vast amounts of information from citizens and other organizations that are linked through a variety of platforms. In addition to this, the public sector’s... [Read More]

Cyber Security and the Internet of Things (IoT)

As Internet of Things (IoT) technology becomes more closely integrated in everyday systems, lifestyles and businesses, it is generating a greater need for cyber security. Cyber security encompasses all of the technology and operations employed to safeguard devices and their respective platforms and networks from cyber attacks or hacking. Similarly, IoT is the term used... [Read More]