Joint Warfighting and Disruptive Technologies. 10 October 2006 Ms. Monica R. Shephard, PE Senior Executive Service U. S. Joint Forces Command. Innovation Redefining the process, the product and expected outcome to meet a different need.
10 October 2006
Ms. Monica R. Shephard, PE
Senior Executive Service
U. S. Joint Forces Command
Provides mission ready Joint capable forces, and supports the development and integration of Joint, Interagency and Multinational capabilities to meet the present and future operational needs of the Joint Force
Coordinate Department of Defense Concept Development and Experimentation efforts and lead the development, exploration and assessment of new joint concepts, organizational structures and emerging technologies through a process of discovery, innovation, adaptation and integration to drive transformation changes that achieve the optimal futureJoint Force capability.
Advances concepts of future joint warfare by discovery, experimentation, & rapid generation of pioneering and adaptive solutions to answer near term and emerging needs of the Joint Force Commander
Joint Integrating EnvironmentUSJFCOM J9
As DOD’s Experimentation Enterprise Lead Organization, we produce three things:
Unified Command Plan 2006 (UCP 06):
“… functionally responsible to the Chairman for leading joint concept development and experimentation (CDE)…Developing combined operational warfighting concepts and integrating multinational and interagency warfighting transformation efforts with joint CDE in coordination with other combatant commands.”
The Dimensions of Transformation
Organizational Design:The changes in an organization’s division of labor that may be needed to implement a desired course of action, in order to bring about desired effects.
Capabilities: Technological systems, hardware, or tools that may be required to execute a specified course of action.
Processes:The changes in steps, tasks, or procedures needed to implement concepts or apply capabilities.
Authorities: Changes in public laws or regulations that may be needed to provide authority, permission, or capabilities to war fighters.
Concepts: Structured approaches to expressing how a course of action might be accomplished for current or future war fighter problems.
Cultures:Understandings, beliefs and practices that define and shape operational decisions, organizational response or reaction to change.
Assessment Analysis Application &
Communities of Interest
OSD, Joint Staff, Services
Current Real World Lessons Observed
Science & Technology
Build or Use Prototypes
Topics / Issues
MN LOE 1
MN LOE 2Experimentation to Reality
Taking Innovation to the Next Level
Integrating science, technology and innovation into practical relevant and feasible joint capabilities that provide a real improvement to how Joint Commanders operate today, tomorrow and in the future with Civilian Agencies.
What do you have in science, technology or innovative approaches that will be unique or revolutionary that contribute to developing and providing capabilities to the Joint Warfighter?
JSIC – Joint Systems Integration Command
JWFC – Joint Warfighting Center
JATTL - Joint Advance Training Technology Laboratory
JTEC – Joint Technology Exploration Center
JFIIT – Joint Fires Integration and Interoperability Team
JCSE - Joint Communications Support Element
JFCOM – J3, 4, 6, 7, 8
Future Technologies (not generally in existing products or upgrades)
JFL – Joint Futures Laboratory
JFCOM J8, 9Your Audience
Dr. Russ Richards, USJFCOM
Office of Research Technology Application