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New DoD Digital Capabilities instruction

The Department of Defense has issued a new DoD Instruction 5000.82 Requirements for the Acquisition of Digital Capabilities. This new issuance: “Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and…

New DoD Digital Capabilities instruction

New DoD Digital Capabilities instruction
Bill Kobren
The Department of Defense has issued a new DoD Instruction 5000.82 Requirements for the Acquisition of Digital Capabilities. This new issuance:
  • “Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for the acquisition of digital capabilities.
  • Assigns program responsibilities concerning the acquisition of digital capabilities as defined in this issuance for the acquisition pathways of the adaptive acquisition framework described in DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5000.02.
  • Describes the responsibilities and procedures of principal acquisition officials in the acquisition of programs containing information technology (IT), including national security systems (NSS) within DoD authorities, across all acquisition pathways.

On a related note, your DAU, Service, and OSD colleagues offer a range of resources on this important topic, including:

Definition

  • Digital Engineering – An integrated digital approach that uses authoritative sources of system data and models as a continuum across disciplines to support life cycle activities from concept through disposal (Source: USD R&E Digital Engineering Strategy)

Training

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