By "Doctrine Man" Best Defense guest columnist
PowerPoint is dead. Long live PowerPoint.
From crowded operations centers in combat zones far from our shores to the fluorescently-antiseptic hallways of the Pentagon, no phrase will draw a nervous sideways glance quicker than "Death by PowerPoint." Utter those words aloud in any environment and battle captains descend into laptop defilade, staff officers scatter like cockroaches in sunlight, and commanders at all levels sigh in frustration.