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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.
Planning for the Future of Earned Value Management
Plain language, simplified training, and a culture of trust are needed to realize the benefits of Earned Value Management within the DoD.
It’s Time to “Reboot” Earned Value Management
Wayne F. Abba
Earned Value Management can help deliver reliable, timely information and speed acquisitions.
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.
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.
Energize Your Workplace Feedback
Better approaches and tools for workforce evaluations can improve performance.
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.
2022 Defense Acquisition Workforce Awards
MDAP/MAIS Program Manager Changes
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Current conferences and meetings of interest to Defense Acquisition readers. Links provided to registration and additional information.
The latest awards and recognition received for work well done.
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Learn about recent innovation, initiatives, and achievements.
Leadership & Policy
New policy initiatives and recently appointed or nominated DoD policy leaders.
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Information on DoD and Service-related programs that can benefit careers in the Defense Acquisition workforce.
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