As DIU pushes 'fast follower' strategy, Brown says 'sense of urgency' is lacking

By Briana Reilly / April 20, 2022 at 2:51 PM
As the head of the Defense Innovation Unit calls for a new process to quickly adopt commercial technology and ensure capabilities are addressing emerging threats, he says his attempts to raise awareness among military stakeholders aren't being met with "enough sense of urgency." Armed with his so-called “fast follower” strategy, DIU Director Michael Brown has sought to sound the alarm among congressional authorizers and appropriators surrounding the need to overhaul the Defense Department’s approach to requirements, acquisition and budgeting to...

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