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DSTG project

A metrics framework for disaggregated software development

Background Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) is the Australian Government’s lead agency dedicated to providing science and technology support for the country’s defence and security needs. Problem Modern software…

What can be done to be more successful in Artificial Intelligence?

In previous articles in this series, we discussed some examples of how industry has adopted AI both successfully and poorly.  Some of the poor implementations saw industry trying to do too much too soon as well as not truly understanding the environment in…

Shaun Wilson Shoal Founder

Quantum computing to lead the way on Earth and in space

Australian startup Quantum Brilliance have devised a way to use synthetic diamonds to build quantum accelerators. In the near future, the commercialisation of this technology could mean that supercomputers won’t…

Space Hackathon

Space hack inspires students

The Space & Innovation Hackathon, coordinated by the Adelaide University Physics Institute and Space Society, was a chance for students of all backgrounds and interests to come together to develop…

Some of the ADFs recent domestic operations

Supporting ADF operations on home soil

Joint Task Force (JTF) 629 was stood up shortly after Australia’s catastrophic 2020 bushfires. Responsible for all the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) domestic operations, JTF 629 assists with high-risk weather…

Adoption of AI in Industry: Successes and Failures

In our previous article in this series, Overcoming the AI Hype Curve, we discussed the build-up of excitement in Artificial Intelligence technologies in recent years. We are now moving into an era of realistic expectations around what AI…

Metrics to drive software integration

Metrics to drive software integration

The Australian Department of Defence is planning to adopt Continuous Iterative Development (CID) approaches for certain Software-Intensive Systems (SIS) development. In the Defence sector, users of CID are increasingly adopting…

Out of Our Depths

As the INCOSE 31st Annual International Symposium 2021 kicks off Shoal is very excited to be releasing a novella called Out of Our Depths. We wrote the story in order…

INCOSE 2021

Meet the team at INCOSE 2021

The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) is designed to connect systems engineering professionals with educational, networking, and career-advancement opportunities in the interest of developing the global community of systems…