The U.S. Army is currently transforming to a more agile and deployable organization, which is centered largely on the integration of new information technologies. While most Army leaders report that many of these new information “tools” such as the Army Battle Command System (ABCS) give them an unprecedented level of situational awareness, others report that the integration of this new digital technology comes with some unintended consequences that in some cases actually slows information flow. We studied the “Brigade Unit of Action” concept with specific emphasis on the Brigade’s ability to disseminate and process information within and between command posts, using System Dynamics as a modeling tool to help better understand the impact of various policy decisions. Our study concluded with five heuristics that Army leaders should consider when developing the future command and control architecture for the Brigade Unit of Action.