McCarthy: S&T community needs freedom to 'fail early' and 'fail often'

September 22, 2017 at 5:11 PM
Science and technology is critical to the Army's efforts to modernize for the future, and leadership has to demonstrate the requisite patience and flexibility to foster success, according to the service's acting secretary. Ryan McCarthy spoke with Inside the Army during a Sept. 20 visit to Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. While acknowledging the "challenges" posed by continuing resolutions and uncertainty as to whether sequestration will be triggered, McCarthy said "S&T in large measure is about discipline and prioritization." Additionally, the...

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