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New Nov-Dec 2021 Defense Acquisition Magazine Nov-Dec 2021 Defense Acquisition Magazine2021-10-26T16:00:00Z,<div class="ExternalClassCF2EDA78376E4D0DB67AF7AFBE255236"><p>The newly-published <a href="/library/defense-atl/p/Defense-Acquisition-Magazine-Nov-Dec-2021">November-December 2021 edition of the Defense Acquisition Magazine </a>is now available online – for your reading pleasure, your professional development, and of course for most of us, for both! This new issue is chock full of interesting, engaging, and timely articles, including:</p> <ul> <li><a href="/library/defense-atl/blog/Product-Support">Product Support: The Key to Warfighter Readiness (From the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Product Support)</a> - “Product support” is critical to effectively and affordably ensuring our weapon systems meet Warfighter needs—and it is receiving intensified congressional scrutiny.</li> <li><a href="/library/defense-atl/blog/Test-and-Evaluation">Test and Evaluation—Where the Rubber Meets the Road in Digital Engineering</a> - The key to delivering future force capabilities at the speed of relevance is integrated digital ecosystems for designing, testing, and modernizing systems.</li> <li><a href="/library/defense-atl/blog/Coupling-Digital-Engineering">Coupling Digital Engineering With High-Performance Computing</a> - The DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program can improve the productivity and speed of innovation.</li> <li><a href="/library/defense-atl/blog/Advanced-Vehicle-Power-Technology-Alliance">The Advanced Vehicle Power Technology Alliance—a Successful Interagency Collaboration</a> - A joint research program between DoD and the Department of Energy on advanced automotive technology provides a model for interagency cooperation.</li> <li><a href="/library/defense-atl/blog/Ten-Powerful-Enablers">Ten Powerful Enablers of Functional Area Governance in the Defense Acquisition Workforce</a> - Workforce professional development is a principal empowerment for desired defense acquisition and sustainment outcomes. Here are 10 key foundational enablers and tenets.</li> <li><a href="/library/defense-atl/blog/Executive-Coaching">How Executive Coaching Gives Acquisition Leaders a Decisive Edge</a> - An executive coach can facilitate development of a workforce leader. It is important to select a coach with the right background and personality that meshes well with the person who is coached.</li> <li><a href="/library/defense-atl/blog/Missile-Technology-Control">The PM’s Role in Missile Technology Control</a> - At least one member of an Integrated Product Team must be trained in controlling various materials to prevent proliferation of ballistic missiles and other unmanned weapons-delivery systems.</li> <li><a href="/library/defense-atl/DATLFiles/Nov-Dec_2021/defacq-datl_MDAP_novdec2021.pdf">MDAP/MAIS Program Manager Changes</a></li> <li><a href="/library/defense-atl/DATLFiles/Nov-Dec_2021/defacq-datl_HermesAward_novdec2021.pdf">Hermes Creative Award Winner 2021</a></li> </ul> <p>While all of the articles are timely, interesting and relevant, encourage life cycle logisticians and product support managers to take a look at two of these articles in particular due to the articles’ focus on product support and sustainment topics: <a href="/library/defense-atl/blog/Product-Support">Product Support: The Key to Warfighter Readiness</a> by our Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Product Support and <a href="/library/defense-atl/blog/Ten-Powerful-Enablers">Ten Powerful Enablers of Functional Area Governance in the Defense Acquisition Workforce</a> offered for your consideration by yours truly. Enjoy!</p></div>string;#/training/career-development/logistics/blog/New-Nov-Dec-2021-Defense-Acquisition-Magazine
New DoD Item Unique Identification (IUID) Instruction DoD Item Unique Identification (IUID) Instruction2021-10-26T12:00:00Z and Weapon Systems/2021-08-25_15-30-55.jpg, and Weapon Systems/2021-08-25_15-30-55.jpg and Weapon Systems/2021-08-25_15-30-55.jpg<div class="ExternalClass4C48BFF8248B4A678EFFCF163F05A58A"><p>For those who may not have seen it yet, the Department of Defense yesterday reissued a new <a href="">DoD Instruction 8320.03 Unique Identification (UID) Standards for Supporting the DoD Information Enterprise</a> to reissue DoD Directive 8320.03 “… to establish policy and assign responsibilities for creation, maintenance, and dissemination of UID standards to account for, control, and manage DoD assets and resources”.</p> <p>This new DoD instruction also “supports the National Military Strategy…for sharing data, information, and information technology (IT) services by enabling sharing, analyzing, and disseminating authoritative, unambiguous on-demand data associated with unique identifiers with mission partners in a global environment, and “…establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for… DoD’s integrated enterprise-wide UID strategy…to enable DoD Information Enterprise (IE) operations, development, management, and use of unique identifiers and their associated data sources to preclude redundancy”. It also “assigns responsibilities for the maintenance and implementation oversight of the DoD UID standards.”</p></div>string;#/training/career-development/logistics/blog/New-DoD-Item-Unique-Identification-IUID-Instruction
DAU Logistics Faculty Hiring Opportunities Logistics Faculty Hiring Opportunities2021-10-25T16:00:00Z and Weapon Systems/2021-07-15_17-12-18.jpg, and Weapon Systems/2021-07-15_17-12-18.jpg and Weapon Systems/2021-07-15_17-12-18.jpg<div class="ExternalClassEE80CFB0D64846D08E2ADFFB8A57EB16"><p>Quick follow-up to my early-October LOG Blog post entitled “<a href="/training/career-development/logistics/blog/Opportunity-to-Join-DAU-Life-Cycle-Logistics-Team">Opportunity to Join DAU Life Cycle Logistics Team</a>” - if you are interested in possibly joining the DAU logistics faculty team, I would highly encourage you to submit your applications in USAJOBS as soon as possible<br> <br> Requirements for these <a href="">Professor of Life Cycle Logistics Management </a>positions are outlined in the USAJOBS announcement:</p> <p> </p> <ul> <li>Title: Professor of Life Cycle Logistics Management</li> <li>Organization: Defense Acquisition University (DAU)</li> <li>Announcement Open Period: 10/06/2021-01/06/2022</li> <li>Locations: Ft Belvoir VA, Huntsville AL, San Diego CA, California MD, Kettering OH,</li> <li>Direct link to announcement: <a href=""></a></li> </ul> <p>If you’re interested in learning more about these DAU life cycle logistics faculty positions, encourage you to check out either the <a href="">USAJOBS announcement directly</a> or visit the <a href="/careers">Careers page on the DAU website</a>. And as we also like to say, “DAU is a great place to work!”</p></div>string;#/training/career-development/logistics/blog/DAU-Logistics-Faculty-Hiring-Opportunities
DAU Webcasts for the Week of October 25-29 Webcasts for the Week of October 25-292021-10-25T12:00:00Z,<div class="ExternalClass5337C8C07FFB4EF7B0A9524C7EF6D92A"><p>Another excellent lineup coming your way, with two excellent, multi-disciplinary, no-cost, live webcasts on the calendar for this week! Starting tomorrow, they include:</p> <ul> <li><a href="/events/COR-Office-Hours%2010_26_2021">COR Office Hours</a>, Tuesday October 26, 2021, 11:45 am – 12:45 pm EDT</li> <li><a href="/events/CONNECT-Live-28-OCT">CONNECT Live!</a>, Thursday October 28, 2021, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm EDT </li> </ul> For a comprehensive listing of all upcoming DAU Webcasts, please visit the <a href="/Events">DAU Events calendar</a>. For recordings of previously completed DAU Webcasts, you're encouraged to also visit the <a href="/dau-webcasts/p/home">DAU Webcasts page</a>.</div>string;#/training/career-development/logistics/blog/DAU-Webcasts-for-the-Week-of-October-25-29

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