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New Administration: New Acquisition System?

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New acquisition policy initiatives from current Department of Defense leadership are unlikely in their remaining few weeks. The new administration, however, has a chance to hit the ground running by implementing congressional mandates... READ MORE

A Problem with Other Transactions

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  There is a problem with Other Transactions as implemented by DOD. The problem is that DOD leadership, beginning with the Secretary of Defense, does not understand the potential and power of Other... READ MORE

Appropriate Contractual Instruments For R&D

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  Federal Government agencies enter into a wide variety of contractual relationships for various purposes under different regulatory regimes. In addition to procurement contracts covered by the Federal Acquisition Regulation and assistance instruments... READ MORE

It’s Business Time

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  In the development of new capabilities, technological innovation and deploying these at the speed of relevance, the area in which the DoD can be truly most innovative is how it conducts business. ... READ MORE