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Defense Acquisition September-October 2019

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DEFENSE ACQUISITION MAGAZINE

 

September - October 2019

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

ISSN 2637-5060

View as PDF  11 Articles in This Magazine

DoD Financial Management More Money, More

Issues By Stephen Speciale, CDFM-A, CFE, DoD FMII, and Wayne B. Sullivan II, CDFM, DoD FMIII

For speedier acquisition outcomes, the Department of Defense DoD needs to transform its business processes. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

The Next Revolution

John Lockwood

Robots will help defense agencies perform better but won't take over the world. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

NAVAIR Systems Engineering Transformation

Joe Moschler

The Naval Air Systems Command makes changes to speed acquisition. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

Model-Based Engineering Systems

John M. Nicholson

Next Big Thing or a Fad?Consider carefully how to apply Model-Based Systems Engineering. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

Second-Party Audit - Ten Areas for No-Nonsense Contractor Auditing

Eugene A. Razzetti

DoD program managers should incorporate second-party audits into DoD contracts, regardless of contract size, scope or final deliverable. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

Improving Service Acquiring Through the Special Ops Lens

Chris Miller

The Real Story of Special Operations Forces' special acquisition approach provides lessons for the rest of DoD. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

Addition Manufacturing: The Critical Enabler

James Landreth, PE

Better lines of communication are needed to keep pace with technological innovations. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

A UCA by Any Other Name ...

Diane Bublak, DBA, and Kathryn McHenry

Defining Unpriced Contract Action and Undefinitized Contract Action. In conversations about UCAs, people often are not talking about the same thing. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

 

Software Provenance

Roy E. Wilson

Knowing the origin of a software item enables the DoD to make proper risk-based decisions on its acceptability. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

 

Refreshing Acquisition Workforce Skills - DAU's Partnership With Coursera

David Pearson and Abel Trevino

Through Coursera, DAU can quickly connect the workforce with the best online content from leading educational providers. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)

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Defense Acquisition Magazine

September - October 2019

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