Robert Smallwood is a retired Canadian Army Colonel with extensive experience in the planning and conduct of domestic and international military operations. In 2016, Robert was asked to return to public service as a Project Manager tasked with improving the release experience for CAF members. In 2017, with the release of the Defense Policy – Strong Secure Engaged (SSE) his role was expanded to include responsibility for Initiative 28 and integration of the outcomes of the Release Renewal Project into the emerging Transition Process being developed by the Canadian Armed Forces Transition Group (CAFTG). Modernization through the development of a digital work-flow environment is expected to greatly improve administrative efficiency and enhance the member’s transition experience.
In this presentation, Code for Canada fellows will discuss their challenges and learnings during their project with the Canadian Armed Forces Transition Group (CAF TG). They’ll share how they’re building a user-centric digital portal for military members transitioning to civilian life. By demonstrating new ways of working, fellows will also walkthrough how they’ve set up CAF TG... read more