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But what does this actually mean for the Front Line Commands (FLCs)? And what steps are required to enable it?
Following opening remarks from thought leaders, this interactive workshop will use digital collaboration to facilitate a Lightning Decision Jam with representatives from across Defence in order to assess:
All participants will then receive a report from the session proposing next steps for implementation within their FLCs.
08.30 Welcome from Nimbus Ninety
Richard Morgan, Founder Nimbus Ninety Defence
08.32 Opening remarks
09.35 Return to Main Room
Identify key challenges, actions and synergies
10.00 CloseA post-event report outlining key findings will be shared with all attendees
In partnership with:
Major General Tom Copinger-Symes CBE, Director Strategy and Military Digitisation, Defence Digital, UK MOD
Major General Tom Copinger-Symes joined the Royal Green Jackets (now The Rifles) in 1988 and has served on operations in Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2014 he formed and took command of 1st Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Brigade, before becoming the British Army’s Head of Operations. In late 2017 he led the “Information Manoeuvre” project; commissioned by the Army Board to consider how digitisation is changing the way the Army should fight in the 21st Century. From December 2017 to July 2019 he commanded Force Troops Command (now retitled 6th (UK) Division), where he was responsible for the Army’s specialist formations – including its Intelligence, Information Activities & Outreach, and Signals Brigades – and charged with taking Information Manoeuvre from concept to reality. In August 2019 he was appointed to the new post of Director Military Digitisation at Joint Forces Command, responsible for accelerating UK Defence's Digital Transformation and helping develop the MOD’s concept of Information Advantage.
Mivy James FBCS, Digital Transformation Director, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Mivy James has been an IT professional for 25 years. Having started her career as an analyst / programmer in defence and safety critical systems she is now Digital Transformation Director and Head of Consulting UK Government at BAE Systems. Her areas of interest include supporting government departments on their digital transformation journeys and adoption of agile ways of working. She is also a passionate advocate for STEM careers and is the founder of her organisation’s gender balance network.
Sandy Boxall, Director Defence Digitalisation, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Sandy has worked in and around government and technology for nearly 20 years, focusing on issues ranging from Air Traffic Control training to cyber security products and data science solutions. As a Defence and Security Management Consultant at PA Consulting he specialised in strategy/business development and requirements management, primarily focused on Government, Defence and Technology.
At BAE Systems he is now responsible for Defence Digital Transformation. In this role he leads the company’s Defence Digital Transformation Mission, covering strategy and execution and including responsibility for the award winning NELSON project, which is a key part of the Navy Digital initiative.
Whilst the opening remarks are open to all, the workshops are only open to the Defence Members of our community. Membership is free and takes less than 5 minutes. As a member, you will have access to this and other complimentary events. Learn more