Inside the Pentagon - June 14, 2018

Acquisition reform panel takes aim at Pentagon's major program management

June 13, 2018 |
Justin Doubleday
A panel tasked with helping the Defense Department streamline acquisition is readying a recommendation for the military to more effectively manage its big-ticket programs by administering them through "enterprise capability portfolios." The Section 809 panel, named after the section establishing it in the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, tackled the "underbrush" of burdensome acquisition regulations in its first volume of recommendations released in January, according to Section 809 commissioner Joe Dyer. In the panel's second volume, due out...

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