ARCIC Deputy Director and Chief of Staff Major General William Hix discusses the need to escape constraints of the present in order to consider future conflicts and operations. He explains that soldiers will always gravitate to better and more effective tools and technologies, and that providing these technologies directly will help to drive change through the rest of the institution. Finally, he discusses the importance of patience when considering change.
ARCIC Deputy Director and Chief of Staff Major General William Hix discusses how the Army can better leverage its resources by striking a balance between human capital and technology. He explains that the Army will still focus on people, but as the force draws down it creates an imperative to optimize human resources for effective application on a global scale. Looking to the future, MG Hix believes that properly utilizing emerging technologies can help empower the Army's young leaders and make them more effective both on and off the battlefield.
ARCIC Deputy Director and Chief of Staff Major General William Hix discusses the Army's shift from an Army of execution to an Army of preparation. He explains the need to reevaluate how a leaner Army supplies forces in a world where demand remains high and technology is rapidly evolving. Specifically, he discusses the importance of the Army adapting to operate in a more globalized world and the need to put a heavier emphasis on technology for future planning.