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COMMON SENSE: An Innovation Panel Address for Acquisition Revolutionaries

This panel - coordinated and moderated by Ms. Michelle Currier, the former President of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and currently on the NCMA Board of Visitors, shared their…

From  BILL BAHNMAIER 3 Months ago 0 likes 22 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 4 Months ago 0 likes 55 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 4 Months ago 2 likes 150 views 0  

Powerful Example: MTRS Inc II: Performance Support Through Multimedia (Audio Interview)

AUDIO INTERVIEW: We're joined by two special guests for a powerful example of innovation and cost savings: Kiemba Knowlin, Product Support Manager and Director of Logistics for PM Force…

From  ANTHONY ROTOLO 4 Months ago 0 likes 23 views 0  

Changing Software Acquisition in DoD - Roundtable with the Defense Innovation Board

(Changing DoD's Software Acquisition Strategy, Workforce, Culture, and Metrics- A roundtable discussion with members of the Defense Innovation Board hosted by Dr. Jeff Boleng, Office of the…

From  SEAN BRADY 7 Months ago 1 likes 380 views 1  

Other Transaction Mythbusting Video Series - Ep. 9: OT authorities can only use RDT&E appropriations

This video busts the myth that the OT authorities can only use RDT&E appropriations.

From  RYAN JOHNSON 7 Months ago 0 likes 93 views 0  

Other Transaction Mythbusting Video Series - Ep. 7: In order to use an OT, you must award your agreement through a consortia

This video busts the myth that in order to use an Other Transaction, you must award your agreement through a consortia.

From  RYAN JOHNSON 7 Months ago 1 likes 91 views 0  

Other Transaction Mythbusting Video Series - Ep. 6: Since an OT is termed an "Agreement", it is not considered to be a contract

This video busts the myth that since an Other Transaction is termed an "Agreement", it is not considered to be a contract.

From  RYAN JOHNSON 7 Months ago 1 likes 91 views 0  

Other Transaction Mythbusting Video Series - Ep. 1: OTs are new and have been rarely used

This video busts the myth that Other Transactions are new and have been rarely used.

From  RYAN JOHNSON 8 Months ago 1 likes 216 views 1  

Defense Technical Information Center Tools DAU LandL; FY19-20181017

This was a discussion by Roger Garay, DTIC Guest Speaker, hosted by Darren Rhyne, CNE Engineering, Technology and Logistics covering tools and services available to DoD acquisition professionals.

From  MARINA THEODOTOU 9 Months ago 0 likes 6 views 0  

CMC235 Week 1 Final

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From  SCOTT STURGILL 10 Months ago 0 likes 23 views 0  

Echo - Taking an ACAT 1 program from an idea without staffing or funding to delivering the first product in 18 months.

In this Echo episode of "Acquisition Practices Worth Emulating" COL Rich Haggerty discusses how his team when charged with an ACAT 1 program without either defined requirements, staffing…

From  ANTHONY REYNOLDS 10 Months ago 0 likes 41 views 0  

EP022: Judith Bayliss: Innovation as Discovery

Sometimes it takes a new perspective to make an innovative breakthrough. By seeing with new eyes, we can approach old problems in fresh ways and surprise ourselves with solutions. DAU Chief Education…

From  ANTHONY ROTOLO 11 Months ago 0 likes 38 views 0  

Echo - Cutting FAR 16.5 Contract Award Times in Half

This Echo episode of "Acquisition Practices Worth Emulating" has Amy Smith sharing how she and her team leveraged the flexibility of the FAR to tailor several contract awards and in doing…

From  ANTHONY REYNOLDS A year ago 0 likes 134 views 0  

Echo - Program Leadership practices that lowered costs, improved customer satisfaction and reduced schedule.

In this Echo episode of "Acquisition Practices Worth Emulating" LTC Robert Wolfe discusses how his team used the fundamentals of agile software design to run his program office and in doing…

From  ANTHONY REYNOLDS A year ago 0 likes 194 views 0  

DAU Podcast: An Interview with DIUx's Lauren Schmidt

Lauren Schmidt, Pathways Director at DIUx, shares success stories about using OTAs to interest commercial research and development companies in non-FAR based acquisitions.

From  LESLIE DENEAULT A year ago 1 likes 161 views 0