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DAU Lunch and Learn: Contract Types and Incentives

During this presentation, John Pritchard, Professor of Contract Management, Defense Acquisition University, will identify what drives the selection of a particular contract type and potential use of…

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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…

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Cost Realism Analysis PT II

Professor Brad Riddle from the Midwest Region discusses issues in conducting a cost realism analysis. This is the second of the two part presentation.

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Cost Realism Analysis PT I

Professor Brad Riddle, DAU MidWest Region, discusses Cost Realism Analysis in Part 1 of a 2 part series.

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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  

The Acquisition Moment: Free Puppy (or Why O&S is the Major Cost of a Program)

In this edition of the Acquisition Moment, we explore why Operating and Support Costs are usually the largest share of the cost of a system. We start by understanding this idea with a "free…

From  ALVIN LEE 4 Months ago 5 likes 205 views 3  

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  

Why we do RAM (Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability)

This short instructional video discusses four important reasons why we do RAM (Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability), and why RAM is important.

From  RYAN JOHNSON 5 Months ago 0 likes 103 views 0  

DoD Sustainment and Materiel Readiness

This video conveys the critical role the DoD sustainment community plays in not only supporting and maintaining our weapon systems, but in ensuring those weapon systems are ready and available in…

From  BILL KOBREN 6 Months ago 0 likes 41 views 0  

Understanding Cost Estimates for Non-Cost Estimators - Lunch and Learn 12 Sep 18

Learn how everyone within the DoD Acquisition Community is impacted by cost estimates from Contract Specialists and Program Managers to Engineers and Logisticians. Topics include, what to look for in…

From  CHAD REYNOLDS 6 Months ago 0 likes 15 views 0  

Module D Army Utilities Services Acquisition and Sales Specialist (UtilSO) Program - Reimbursable Customer Classes and Cost Recovery

Module D Army Utilities Services Acquisition and Sales Specialist Program - This video reviews the types of utility services that can be charged to reimbursable customers and highlights issues to be…

From  DAVID PRIGMORE 9 Months ago 0 likes 5 views 0  

DCMA Business Capabilities Framework Video with Ms. Marie Greening, DCMA Deputy Director

Introduction to the DCMA Business Capabilities Framework Video with Ms. Marie Greening, DCMA Deputy Director

From  DAVIE CHENNAULT 11 Months ago 1 likes 72 views 0  

CER Video 3

CER Video Three of Three

From  SCOTT STURGILL A year ago 0 likes 13 views 0  

Sec 804 How it Helps - Middle Tier of Acquisition - Drs Roper & Jette

Mr Ben Fitzgerald of OUSD (A&S) interviews Dr Will Roper, ASAF (AT&L) and Dr Bruce Jette, ASA(ALT) on benefits of authority in Sec 804 of 2016 NDAA. This first of 8 topical clips from the…

From  TIM STOVALL A year ago 0 likes 36 views 0  

TAD FPRP Model Part Two

Part Two of TAD Walkthrough FPRP

From  SCOTT STURGILL A year ago 0 likes 11 views 0  

TAD FPRP Model Part One

FPRP Walkthrough Part One

From  SCOTT STURGILL A year ago 0 likes 16 views 0