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DAU Blogs feature expert commentary and informed analysis on the latest acquisition topics, as well as research highlights on the policy issues that matter to the Defense Acquisition Workforce

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The Pentagon
The Department of Defense late last week announced the issuance of an updated version of its “Fiscal Years 2022 – 2026 DoD Strategic Management Plan”. The full document can be found on the …
04.18.24
Defense Acquisition Credentials
This week’s near-tandem launch of the new CLCL 012A Product Support O&S Cost Management Credential and our new multi-disciplinary CLCL 017 Supply Chain Resiliency Credential respectively…
04.18.24
Picture of cartoon woman in front of DAU Mythbuster webseries video
Welcome Lisa, our new OTA video host!  DAU has updated one of our most viewed other transaction (OT) series, Other Transaction Mythbusting. Originally recorded in 2018 by then-OT Learning…
04.18.24
Man and woman reviewing paper documents in an office setting.
In the realm of government procurement, conducting a thorough and accurate technical evaluation of contractor proposals is paramount. This online course is meticulously crafted to equip participants…
04.18.24
Supply Chains
Your DAU life cycle logistics faculty colleagues are pleased to announce the deployment of our newest defense acquisition credential, CLCL 017 Supply Chain Resiliency Credential. Now available for…
04.17.24
Gear in System
For life cycle logistics professionals engaged in designing and developing new weapon systems or modifications to weapon systems, MOSA (Modular Open Systems Approach) is a powerful enabler for…
04.17.24
Four persons talking around a table
It is said that you don’t get what you deserve; you get what you negotiate. With that in mind, registration for the new course “Negotiation Training for the Acquisition Workforce” (CON 7900) is now…
04.17.24
Four persons talking around a table
It is said that you don’t get what you deserve; you get what you negotiate. With that in mind, registration for the new course “Negotiation Training for the Acquisition Workforce” (CON 7900) is now…
04.17.24
Fireworks in the background of the words Celebrating FAR Part 40
On April 1, 2024 (April Fools’ Day), 40 years to the day after the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) became effective, the Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and…
04.17.24
US Capitol
Welcome to part one of our regular bi-monthly summary of recent Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports and primers on a range of defense, weapon system, acquisition, sustainment,…
04.16.24