Table of Contents: September 2021


SIGNAL September 2021INTELLIGENCE
DIA Updates Systems, Strategy and Organization Structure
    Modernization supports the global competition strategy. By George I. Seffers

Growing Geospatial Intelligence Seedlings
    The NGA works to shorten the time from lab development to fielding of solutions. By Kimberly Underwood

AI Offers to Change Every Aspect of Intelligence
    But fully exploiting the game-changing technology will require a wide approach. By Robert K. Ackerman

Information Technology Design for the Intelligence Analyst
    Human-centered design principles should guide information presentation. By Gary Gomez

75th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL REPORT

    As AFCEA celebrates its diamond anniversary, the association has an illuminating story to share, from how it began to how it operates to the many important people and organizations who have supported it and continue to play a role. This special section covers association history, organizational details, commentary and predictions as AFCEA looks to its future.

AFCEA Celebrates 75 Years of Innovation, Strength and Engagement

The Spirit of Innovation Is Central to AFCEA’s Heritage

Industry Solutions
    AFCEA’s 75th anniversary celebration looks forward with the solutions coming out of industry today. A variety of leading companies, large and small, discuss the technologies and capabilities that can solve problems and the ways they are preparing to introduce future solutions.

Visit our digital issue for the complete 75th Anniversary Special Report.

Additional 75th Anniversary content available online

CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGE
A Bright Future Beckons AFCEA
By Lt. Gen. Bill Bender, USAF (Ret.)

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Pros and Cons of Post-Pandemic Telework
By Jennifer A. Miller

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Nothing Rough About This Diamond
By Lt. Gen. Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.)

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
AFCEA Embraces the Intelligence Community

REMEMBERING 9/11
After 9/11 Came Two Decades of Change and Resiliency
By Robert K. Ackerman