Montgomery, AL – August 12, 2019 – Tom Brazil, the Integrated Computer Solutions (ICS) Chief Digital & Innovation Officer will be speaking at the 22nd Annual National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Systems & Mission Engineering (S&ME) Conference, held in Tampa, FL from October 21-24. The S&ME Conference will focus on improving acquisition and performance of defense programs and systems, including system-of-systems engineering, systems security, net-centric operations and data/information interoperability, and all aspects of system sustainment.

This conference is sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association, Systems Engineering Division, in cooperation with IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society, IEEE Systems Council and the International Council on Systems Engineering, and is supported by the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering (OUSD(R&E)).

The key themes for the conference are as follows: Acquisition Agility — Agile Systems Engineering — Aging Aircraft — Application of Industry Systems Engineering/ Mission Engineering Best Practices, Tools, Methodologies & Technologies — Architecting and Architecture — Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®) — COTS Integration — Development Planning — Development Test & Evaluation – Systems Engineering Interaction — Digital Engineering Implementation and Infrastructure — Engineered Resilient Systems (ERS) — Environmental Safety & Occupational Health — Human Systems Integration — Improve Mission Readiness & Systems Availability — Integrated Diagnostics/ Prognostics/Enterprise Health Management — Integrated Risk and Opportunity Management — Interoperability in a Net Enabled Operations Environment — Life Cycle Systems & Program Management Improvements — Mission Engineering/Mission Assurance — Model-based Systems Engineering/Model-centric Engineering – Applications & Project Experience — Modeling & Simulation – Design & Methodology — Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) — Program Management — Role of SE in IV&V — Software Intensive Systems — Specialty Engineering — Sustainment of Legacy Systems — Systems Engineering Education & Training — Systems Security Engineering and Assurance — Test & Evaluation – Systems Engineering Interaction.

Chief Digital & Innovation Officer Thomas Brazil’s presentation is entitled “Dynamic Innovation Portfolio Risk & Opportunity Management: Keeping ahead of the Pace of Change.”  The presentation will focus on the need for the entire defense ecosystem to implement dynamic innovation portfolio management to aid in out-thinking, out-maneuvering and out-innovating the adversary in pursuit of reestablishing uncontested superiority in all operational domains.

About Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. (ICS) is a full-service information technology and IT security consulting and professional services firm headquartered in Montgomery, AL with operating locations throughout the United States.  Established in 1997, as a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), ICS provides a robust portfolio of technology and information security services that combine a comprehensive strategy with cutting edge security. Our services provide a balance of cost and quality that enables our clients to maximize their return on IT investments. ICS has an established track record of providing enterprise technology and security services to a wide range of Federal, State, and Fortune 1000 clients. ICS has been recognized as a leader in Innovation Management and was the first company in the State of Alabama to certify staff through the International Association of Innovation Professionals.