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First U.S. Air Force CSO Forecasts Federal DevOps Strategies

As AI and cybersecurity capabilities continue to accelerate within private and public sectors; government organizations are being urged to embrace agility and understand that innovation involves failure. Bolstering government and industry led collaborations is critical to adapting emerging technologies to modernized national security initiatives.

Within the U.S. Air Force, Nicolas M. Chaillan became the first Chief Software Officer. During Nicolas’ term, he was focused on making DevSecOps the standard business practice while simultaneously expanding the Kessel Run software factory model across the Air Force. Most notably Nicolas and his team helped to stand up Platform One.

Don't miss this innovative conversation with former United States Air Force CSO, Nicolas Chaillan, as he shares insights on how he revolutionized the software capabilities and DevOps capabilities at the DOD, while leveraging AI visibility across a platform approach.

Based on his vast experience facilitating innovation within government, he will also discuss:

  • Evolving traditional approaches to drive new and emerging trends (AI, container-based solutions, hardened stacks, and cloud environments).

  • The concept of failing fast.

  • What factors drive innovation within a secure environment and where this may lead in the future.

  • The importance of orchestrating automation to an overall process that allows quick engagement while reducing risk.

  • Scaling in cloud environments and the biggest challenges to overcome within zero trust.

  • Aligning software delivery and DevOps capabilities at the DOD to facilitate multi-sector alliances.

First U.S. Air Force CSO Forecasts Federal DevOps Strategies

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