By Mrs. Casi Tomarchio (CECOM)December 29, 2010
The U.S. Army CECOM Software Engineering Center recently hosted Korean Army Chief Information Officer, Gen. Jong Hyuk Kim; who was accompanied by Korean Col. Jong-Hoon Lee and Maj. Soo Chul Park, Korean CIO/G6 office.
"This type of exchange is a wonderful opportunity for allies to come together to build on a mutual exchange of ideas and approaches," said Ned Keeler, SEC director.
This is the second visit the Korean Chief Information Officer has made to SEC.
On this visit, the Korean delegation learned SEC's best practices and procedures contributing to SEC's organizational success and workforce development. The group toured the newly established command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, or C4ISR, Center of Excellence at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. While there, SEC experts briefed Kim and his team on SEC's approach to field software support, software life-cycle management and workforce educational programs.
"This was a wonderful opportunity for our organization to learn more about a highly successful software center. I intend to take back all we have learned and apply it to our operations to firm up our organization and grow it into one the caliber of Software Engineering Center," said Kim.
The SEC and Republic of Korea's G6 office plan to continue similar exchanges in the future and as well as capitalizing on opportunities for collaboration including the potential development of an educational exchange program, said Keeler.
The U.S. Army CECOM Software Engineering Center provides software products and services to support and protect America's Warfighters. From the business office to the battlespace, the Software Engineering Center delivers life cycle software solutions that enable warfighting superiority and information dominance across the enterprise.