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Transforming US Army Supply Chains by Greg Parlier

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Chapter 19

Accelerating Transformation

An “Engine for Innovation”

Our transformation process focuses not only on technological innovations; we are looking equally critically at changes to current doctrine and organizational processes that will enable Transformation. Change must occur quickly, and accelerating change requires extricating ourselves from antiquated cycles and processes.

—General Paul Kern, commanding general, Army Materiel Command

If innovation can be characterized by the disruptive consequences resulting from the synergistic effects of multiple inventions converging in time,1 then how can this process be better understood and then accelerated in a controlled way to minimize disruption?

Several agencies and organizations with ...

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