Road maps that lead to information, then to warfighting

It’s been six years since DoD published its first-ever roadmap to build the “information environment” into its warfighting strategies. In the meantime, Congress has been pushing the department to add more details to what “operations in the information environment,” or OIE, really means. But in the meantime, the concept has had a real impact on DoD’s spending behavior. Robert Beuerlein is a recently-retired Army information warfare officer, now a principal consultant at Frost and Sullivan. He talked with Federal News Network Deputy Editor Jared Serbu about the trends he’s seen in his research.