As the global leader, the U.S. Military has to be ready at a moment’s notice. Hundreds of millions are spent annually training our soldiers to ensure readiness. Unfortunately, this also results in the very real issue of training injuries.
According to The Washington Examiner and Business Insider, “…the biggest challenge to readiness is injuries incurred during training” with over 4 million duty days missed by our service members due to training injuries in the first half of 2019. Injuries sideline soldiers and impact their lives, diminish readiness, and cost our military and taxpayers time and money – including future Veteran’s Administration obligations. Despite billions of data points and numerous technologies, there had been no solution given the complexity of the human system. This was the inspiration for the technical advancements that created MTTI.
MTTI’s novel AI advancements in health and human performance have created the ability to accurately and dynamically predict which soldiers are at-risk of training injuries, when, and why. This breakthrough enables providers, trainers, and leaders to prevent injuries through intervention and to simulate mitigations and training enhancements at the individual and group level.
Humans may be the most complex system known. An unlimited combination of factors affects an individual ranging from genetics to environmental, physical, and psychological conditions. An individual’s circumstances constantly change and something that occurred today – like sleep deprivation, an unplanned stressor, or just aging another day – may not manifest itself until days, weeks, or months later…if at all. Multiply that complexity for every individual in a group and it becomes even more overwhelming.
Even with massive advances in computing power, existing AI / machine learning could not solve the human complexity challenge; a different paradigm and a more powerful solution was required.