Kyle Rice is the Chief Technology Officer at SAP NS2. Kyle oversees NS2 Labs, which is SAP’s innovation organization focused on creating new capabilities to support secure defense customers. Prior to his time with SAP NS2, Kyle has spent 20 years in technical leadership positions throughout the U.S. defense and intelligence community. He specialized in designing and delivering large scale data management and analysis systems to help the defense community address tactical and strategic mission problem sets.
Essentially you have to have your purchasing people look at their bill of materials to see where the components are coming from. Are there companies or products in the chain that they aren't comfortable relying on? Are there key components coming out of countries that don't have the U.S.'s best interests at heart? It can be a pretty complicated web, but there are tools out there that can help you. This knitting together of webs is what computers are good at.12 November 2021