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From Paper to Product; We are DCMA

The Defense Contract Management Agency provides contract administration services for the Department of Defense, other federal organizations and international partners. The agency is an essential part…

From  DAVIE CHENNAULT 3 Weeks ago 0 likes 23 views 0  

A Toolbox and Tips for Streamlining DoD Sole-Source Acquisitions

Ms. Ellen Lord, USD (A&S) has prioritized reducing the time it takes to award contracts by as much as 50%. The DoD Sole Source Streamlining (SSS) Toolbox is one of the initiatives highlighted…

From  BRYAN JOHNS 3 Months ago 0 likes 31 views 0  

The Agile Software Factory - What the Acquisition Team Needs to Know!

“The Agile Software Factory” included a panel discussion that examined the DoD “Agile” concept of operations for developing software factories; the latter to deliver software…

From  ROBERT SKERTIC 3 Months ago 0 likes 45 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 3 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  

Hot Topic Forum - Using DevSecOps to Create DoD Software Factories

March 7, 2019, Mr. Nicolas Chaillan, Special Advisor for Cloud Security and DevSecOps to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, presented his vision for how to transform DoD…

From  BILL BAHNMAIER 4 Months ago 1 likes 1,084 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  

Kessel Run Agile Imperatives for DoD

Lt Col Jeremiah Sanders, Program Manager, Air Force Air Operations Center (AOC) and Deputy Director of Kessel Run, presents the foundational understanding of why all DoD programs need to consider…

From  ROBERT SKERTIC 5 Months ago 0 likes 506 views 1  

Scrum 101

Professor Chris Collins, DAU-SOUTH, presents Scrum 101, the basics of the agile methodology called Scrum.

From  ROBERT SKERTIC 5 Months ago 0 likes 110 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  

Complexity Level Contracting Approach

Dr. Matt Kennedy created this video as one of many approaches for the "Contracting for Change (Agile)" video series. The contracting approach uses complexity buckets to provide…

From  ROBERT SKERTIC 6 Months ago 0 likes 163 views 0  

Contracting for Change (Agile)

Dr. Matt Kennedy continues to build on his "Agile Acquisition 101" video with an Agile Contracting Series; this is the Introduction to "Contracting for Change (Agile)" This video…

From  ROBERT SKERTIC 6 Months ago 0 likes 181 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  

Performance Based Logistics Success Story (Audio Podcast)

DAU's Betsy Lederer leads a roundtable discussion about Performance Based Logistics, joined by Larry Garvey of NAVSUP WSS and Jeff Heron of NAVAIR. To view our COMPANION VIDEO, click here:…

From  ANTHONY ROTOLO 8 Months ago 0 likes 35 views 0  

Agile Acquisition 101

Dr. Matt Kennedy, Department of Treasury, describes the basics of Agile Acquisition in a Federal Government environment. He defines Agile Acquisition. Under Agile Acquisition, we provide a more…

From  ROBERT SKERTIC 8 Months ago 2 likes 270 views 0  

Performance-Based Logistics (PBL) Success Story

Betsy Lederer (DAU) leads a roundtable discussion with Larry Garvey (NAVSUP) and Jeff Heron (NAVAIR) about the success that Performance Based Logistics has afforded the DoD. To listen to the FULL…

From  ANTHONY ROTOLO 9 Months ago 0 likes 165 views 0