ACI Journal Articles


How the Pentagon can get more innovation from universities

Document Type


USMA Research Unit Affiliation

Army Cyber Institute

Publication Date

Spring 5-29-2019


There is no alternative way to ensure victory in the future fight than to innovate, implement the advances, and scale innovation. To use Henry Kissinger’s words: “The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.”

Innovative environments are not created overnight. The establishment of the right culture is based on mutual trust, a trust that allows members to be vulnerable and take chances. Failure is a milestone to success.

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