Ways need to be found to enable these platforms to talk with each other, and the UNITY system could help make such cooperation possible. Other participants similarly pointed to other systems that provide complementary information, including conflict indicators. Linking to these other sources may be a better way of sharing information than having it compiled in a system developed by the military.

Vinck also asked whether UNITY or some other collaborative software system could be made more open and sharable. Wood explained that the platform will support multiple server configurations, so extensibility has already been built into it and multiple versions of the platform could be spread across multiple user communities.



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