Eric Fanning

Ex-DIU leader calls for tenfold increase in DOD’s budget for emerging technology


The former head of the DIU wants the DOD to "10-X" that agency's budget, along with programs like the Joint AI Center and other emerging technology offices.

Likely to miss data center goals, Army issues stringent new plan for closures


Secretary Eric Fanning has laid out an explicit plan for the Army to achieve its data center closure and consolidation goals by 2018 — an effort that has otherwise made little progress in the past two years.

Army launches its own ‘outpost’ of the Defense Digital Service


Expanding on the Defense Digital Service, Army Digital Service will work on bringing private sector talent in to solve the Army's biggest problems.

Army launches new office to accelerate cyber weapon development


A new division within the military, named the Rapid Capabilities Office, will work towards accelerating the development of cybersecurity tools and more broadly, electronic warfare equipment, Army Secretary Eric Fanning announced, Wednesday, during a Bloomberg government event.