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GovCast Season 6 Episode 26 35m listen

New Directorate Will Transform Air Force Digital Operations

The new office’s lead talks leveraging emerging technologies and best practices to speed up scientific research and innovation.

The Air Force Research Laboratory, the hub of innovation for the Department of the Air Force, has created a new directorate that will improve business processes to enable faster research and better decision-making.

Leading this Digital Capabilities Directorate is the newly appointed Alexis Bonnell, who concurrently serves as AFRL’s first CIO. She is now charged with making the digital dominance the service is working to achieve a reality.

A longstanding federal and industry technology leader from Google, Bonnell discusses the impetus for the new directorate and how she is planning to adopt technology and best practices to speed up innovation and get the capabilities into the hands of military servicemembers more quickly.

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