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Defense AT&L - July-August 2017

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DEFENSE ACQUISITION MAGAZINE

 

July - August 2017

Defense AT&L is a bimonthly magazine published by DAU Press for senior military personnel, civilians, defense contractors, and defense industry professionals in program management and the acquisition, technology and logistics workforce.

View as PDF  10 Articles in This Magazine

Balanced Scorecards for Supply Chain Management

Casandra E. O’Neall and Scott S. Haraburda, Ph.D.

An Army ammunition activity shifts operational processes from logistics concepts to the flexible, robust approaches of Supply Chain Management. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

Cross-Service Collaboration Yields Efficiencies for Diminishing Resources

Jay Mandelbaum, Tina M. Patterson, Chris Radford, Allen S. Alcorn and William F. Conroy III

Proactive management can reduce the problems of diminishing manufacturing sources and/or of material shortages. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

If Only Our Training Could ….

Brian Schultz and Jeffrey W. Megargel

A new workshop developed by the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense and the Defense Acquisition University aims at broader training for program teams. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

How to Improve DoD-Industry Collaboration

Lt. Col. Douglas B. Ogden, USMC

Mandate It and Make It a Mindset 
Innovation as a key in defense acquisition can be enhanced by maximizing stakeholder collaboration in developing new requirements, products and solutions. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

The Ethical Imperative and Courage to Cancel

Eugene A. Razzetti

To ensure mission success and the safety of warfighters, some acquisition programs call for us to “either make it work or make it go away.” (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

All Aboard! Earned Value Management in DoD

John McGregor, Karen Kostelnik and David Nelson

A key office under the Secretary of Defense aims to increase the constructive attributes of Earned Value Management by increasing its efficient use. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

Integration Engineering and Critical Infrastructure Resilience

Don O’Neill

Emergence of the Internet as our central information system has placed at risk the U.S. industrial base’s security, creating a challenge of system-of-systems resilience. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

How the Electronic Procurement System Ate the Acquisition Elephant

Jeffrey Bernhard and Mary K. Caffrey

Sometimes a steady, incremental approach to an Acquisition Category I program is the best way to streamline and modify the process. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

The Quadrennial Defense Review —and Cyberspace

Jennifer Miller, D.B.A.

The Air Force Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution process faces a possible shift on core missions, increasing emphasis on cyberwarfare, and continuing high demand for cyber talent. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

The Acquisition Problem at Our Founding

DAU’s research director and executive editor of the Defense Acquisition Research Journal wrote a study about the international acquisition strategy of the American Revolution. His book was a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in history. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

Defense Acquisition Magazine

July - August 2017

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