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Defense Acquisition Magazine March-April 2023


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Defense Acquisition Magazine March-April 2023



March-April 2023


ISSN 2637-5060

View as PDF  7 Articles in This Magazine

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Leveraging DoD’s 2023 Small Business Strategy to Expand Opportunities Within the Defense Industrial Base

Deborah G. Rosenblum, Performing the Duties of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Policy

DoD offers new resources to attract small businesses to defense contracting. 

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Planning for the Future of Earned Value Management

Chad Reynolds

Plain language, simplified training, and a culture of trust are needed to realize the benefits of Earned Value Management within the DoD. 

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It’s Time to “Reboot” Earned Value Management

Wayne F. Abba

Earned Value Management can help deliver reliable, timely information and speed acquisitions. 

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Telework—Possible Learning Curve Effects and the Need for More Analysis

Adedeji Badiru and Andreas Mertens

Decision makers who embrace telework as an option can benefit from research on its correlation with the decay of learned skills, performance, productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness. 

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Zero Trust and Industry’s Role in Growing Cybersecurity Solutions

Carol S. Woody, Ph.D., and Timothy B. Morrow

To enable resilient cybersecurity systems, government organizations must rely on industry to move toward Zero Trust cybersecurity principles. 

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Energize Your Workplace Feedback

Owen Gadeken

Better approaches and tools for workforce evaluations can improve performance. 

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Avoiding a “Cargo Cult” Transformation

Mark S. Phillips, Ph.D.

By communicating productive transformation measures to all employees, an organization gains a deep understanding of objectives and a supportive corporate culture—unlike a “cargo cult” where disparate activities have no known impact. 

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