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military design

The Multidisciplinary Design Movement: A Frame for Realizing Industry, Security, and Academia Interplay

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 10:09am
Today, there might be few words as overused and fraught with multiple disciplines claiming ownership as the term ‘design’ and associated ‘design thinking’, ‘design practice’ and other variations. ‘Design’ has become one of the buzzwords along with ‘synergy’, ‘innovation’, ‘machine learning’ and ‘augmented intelligence’ within defense circles, but of all of these terms it seems that ‘design’ is the most debated and convoluted.

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To Conquer a Peace: Operational Design in the Mexico City Campaign, 1847-1848 SWJED Sun, 07/02/2017 - 1:24am

Though newly arrived in Army doctrine, the concept of operational design finds precedent in American military history.