Hart Rutherford is the Modeling & Simulation Program Manager at SimVentions where he leads a team with broad experience in developing tools and strategies for M&S resource management. Mr. Rutherford has over 20 years of professional experience as a combat systems engineer and program manager including technical leadership of software development and M&S for U.S. Navy surface ship programs. Over the last 5 years in support of the Department of Defense Modeling & Simulation Coordination Office (DMSCO), he and his team have developed new operational concepts and deployed new M&S metadata standards and tools to increase the efficiency of M&S reuse throughout the DoD. His team is the co-developer of the new Defense M&S Catalog and provides ongoing technical support. Mr. Rutherford’s military background includes active duty service in the United States Navy. He holds a Master’s degree in Systems Engineering from Old Dominion University and B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Chapman University.
The new Defense Modeling & Simulation (M&S) Catalog, which achieved full operational capability in November 2014, represents a complete hardware, software, and conceptual upgrade from its predecessor. Based on operational and maintenance experience with the previous version of the Catalog,… Read More