Head of Pentagon’s ‘SWAT team of nerds’ stepping down

A very interesting story about the US defense digital service and the challenges they have faced over the last couple of years to accelerate the digital transformation of the US military. But odd to see that anyone with digital technology knowledge still being referred to as a “nerd”.


Its projects have also sometimes created strife within the monolithic department. For “Project Groot,” Goldstein had to enlist DoD’s CIO to cut through layers of red tape and ensure the fix went through.