Section 809 panel recommends elevating PEOs to 'portfolio acquisition executives'

By Justin Doubleday / June 28, 2018 at 5:03 PM
The Section 809 panel is recommending the Defense Department elevate the role program executive officers play in acquisition by giving them more power over program decisions and funding within their capability portfolios. The idea is among a slate of new recommendations the panel makes in its Volume Two report to Congress released today . The new report takes aim at DOD's acquisition system by recommending the department move from a "program-centric" approach to "portfolio-driven management acquisition." Central to such an...

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