Implications of Technology on the Future Workforce
Defense Business Board Washington United States
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Over the last few years, reductions in the Department of Defense DoD budget have adversely impacted readiness, force structure, and acquisition programs. As a result, the Department must work to continuously leverage advances in technology to reduce personnel, operations, and maintenance costs. The private sector has made significant progress in the use of automated systems. In addition to performing physical and administrative repetitive tasks and streamlining processes, intelligent autonomous systems are performing higher functions, including assessing environmental conditions, cognitive analysis, and problem solving. These capabilities have potential applications to the DoD and offer an opportunity tor educe force structure and costs associated with support functions.
- Military Forces and Organizations