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PM Reflections Episode 2 Final

In this episode of PM Reflections, Dave Miskimens, a former Senior Executive of Team Submarines, and Deputy Program Manager for two ACAT 1 programs (SSGN Conversion and Virginia Class Submarines)…

From  ERIC FERRARO 3 Weeks ago 0 likes 9 views 0  

Critical Initiatives for Streamlined, Rapid, Iterative Acquisition Approaches (with Q&A)

The Honorable Alan R. Shaffer, Deputy USD (A&S) opened the 2019 Symposium with a keynote address in which he stressed the need for acquisition professionals to become more knowledgeable and…

From  ADAM STROUP 4 Weeks ago 1 likes 14 views 0  

Critical Initiatives for Streamlined, Rapid, Iterative Acquisition Approaches (no Q&A)

The Honorable Alan R. Shaffer, Deputy USD (A&S) opened the 2019 Symposium with a keynote address in which he stressed the need for acquisition professionals to become more knowledgeable and…

From  ADAM STROUP A month ago 0 likes 10 views 0  

Accelerating Technology Development - "Or Through the Valley of Death"

While it is a lofty goal to move technology development faster, how do we actually make that happen? This session offers some thoughts and ideas on how this goal can be implemented.

From  JOHN SNODERLY A month ago 0 likes 15 views 0  

Maintaining DoD's Technological Advantage: The Role of Intellectual Property (IP): IP Strategies, Segregation, & Modulation

This presentation discusses the role of Intellectual Property, (IP), specifically IP strategies, segregation and modulation in acquiring and delivering capabilities faster and maintaining DoD's…

From  VICKI ALLUMS A month ago 0 likes 35 views 0  

Research Paper Winners – "OTA: Saint or Sinner?" and "Best Practices for Info Systems Using Agile or DevOps"

The DAU Alumni Association, in a cooperative program with the DAU Director of Research, awards cash prizes to the top three papers submitted for the Edward Hirsch Acquisition and Writing Award…

From  MARY KLEMMT A month ago 0 likes 28 views 0  

New Approaches to Acquisition of Defense Business Systems

Acquiring defense business systems (e.g. health care info systems, finance, HR, logistics) is different than acquiring weapons systems. Consequently, in February 2017, DoDI 5000.75, Business Systems…

From  ROBERT SKERTIC A month ago 0 likes 15 views 0  

Middle Tier Acquisition: Accelerating the Process for Rapid Prototyping and Fielding

This WebEx recording is from the Middle Tier Acquisition training session during the DAU Acquisition Training Symposium held on 3 April 2019. This is a panel discussion.

From  IVAN TEPER A month ago 1 likes 35 views 0  

DSCA Video -- Introduction to DoD Security Cooperation (V3)

This Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) video provides an overview of U.S. Government and DoD Security Cooperation activities with allied/friendly nations and international organizations. …

From  FRANK KENLON A month ago 0 likes 9 views 0  

DSCA Foreign Military Sales Overview

This Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) video provides an overview of U.S. Government and DoD Security Cooperation FMS program activities. Most DoD FMS activities involve DoD acquisition…

From  FRANK KENLON A month ago 0 likes 19 views 0  

DSCA Video on Security Cooperation Foundational Agreements

This Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) video provides an overview of U.S. Government and DoD Security Cooperation Foundational Agreements with allied/friendly nations and international…

From  FRANK KENLON A month ago 0 likes 3 views 0  

DSCA Video on End Use Monitoring Checks

This Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) describes the policy and process used by DoD personnel -- including DoD acquisition workforce members -- who are either responsible for performing or…

From  FRANK KENLON A month ago 0 likes 1 views 0  

DSCA Security Cooperation Workforce Development Program

This Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) video published in March 2019 provides an overview of DoD Security Cooperation Workforce Development Program (SCWDP) structure, phased implementation…

From  FRANK KENLON A month ago 0 likes 8 views 0  

Driving Budget Discipline and Affordability WebEx Recording

This WebEx recording is from the Driving Budget Discipline and Affordability training session during the DAU Acquisition Training Symposium held on 3 April 2019. The speaker is Ms. Mobola Kadiri,…

From  IVAN TEPER A month ago 0 likes 14 views 0  

Software is Never Done: DoD Software Acquisition and Practices Reform

The Defense Innovation Board (DIB) discusses the findings and preliminary recommendations of the Software Acquisition and Practices (SWAP) improvement study.The DIB was tasked by Congress and the…

From  SEAN BRADY 2 Months ago 0 likes 43 views 0  

Accelerating the Delivery of Weapon and Embedded System Software

Dr. Jeff Boleng, Special Advisor for Software Acquisition, to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, held a roundtable with the Defense Innovation Board (DIB) to discuss how…

From  SEAN BRADY 2 Months ago 2 likes 143 views 0