better buying power
A continuing effort by the Office Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (OUSD(AT&L)) to increase the productivity, efficiency and effectiveness of DoD's acquisition, technology and logistics efforts. The current iteration is BBP 3.0 announced on April 9, 2015 and included 34 principal actions organized into the following eight major areas: 1) Achieve Affordable Programs, 2) Achieve Dominant Capabilities While Controlling Lifecycle Costs, 3) Incentivize Productivity in Industry and Government, 4) Incentivize Innovation in Industry and Government, 5) Eliminate Unproductive Processes and Bureaucracy, 6) Promote Effective Competition, 7) Improve Tradecraft in Acquisition of Services, and 8) Improve Professionalism of the Total Acquisition Workforce. This iteration of BBP places a stronger emphasis on innovation, technical excellence, and the quality of DoD products.
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