NASA’s reconstituted data analytics office breathing more life into acquisition

NASA is reconstituting its data analysis team to improve its decision making around acquisition.
The idea of using data to drive decisions isn’t new for NASA. But with the move to centralize much of acquisition across the space agency, data analysis became more critical.
Karla Smith Jackson, the assistant administrator for procurement and the senior procurement executive at NASA, said this data-driven analysis approach is different this time than previous attempts.