December 2016


SIGNAL December 2016DISRUPTIVE INTS
The Intelligence Community Challenges Industry
    Analysts throw down the gauntlet in a prize competition for machine-generated finished intelligence.

If You Build the Tools, Superconducting Electronics Will Come
    IARPA plans to develop software aids to make the futuristic circuits a reality.

Robots Invade the Battlefield
    Lighter, simpler, more versatile creations are coming to a theater of war near you.

VIEWPOINT
Better Protection of Spectrum Is a Defense Necessity
    Cultural change, top-down mandates and additional resources are required to avoid dangerous scenarios.

PREDICTIVE INTELLIGENCE
NOMAD Tackles Big Data
    New technology attains supercomputer speed on distributed networks.

As Artificial Intelligence Evolves, So Do Ethical Concerns
    Industry leads the race to harness machine learning, and it must factor in unintended consequences.

Man vs. Machine
    As AI rapidly advances, the debate resurfaces on whether computer processing can match human cognition.

MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS
A Big Role for Small Satellite Terminals
    The U.S. military stands to gain, thanks to spiking demand for smaller, faster and stronger technology.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Turning Analysts’ Thoughts Into Digital Models

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Moving the Ball Forward With Predictive Intelligence

ASSOCIATION FEATURE
Changing the Game in Security Is a Key Role for C4ISR

Winning Wars at the Speed of Cyber, Not Acquisition Cycles

INCOMING
A More Relevant Chief Information Office