How DoD’s own budget process keeps the military on the wrong side of the ‘valley of death’

A new study by George Mason University’s Center for Government Contracting chronicles the ways in which the Defense budgeting process has become increasingly inflexible over the last seven decades, how it’s shackled technological innovation in DoD, and what to do about it. 

On this episode, co-authors Jerry McGinn and Eric Lofgren talk with Jared Serbu about findings and recommendations from their report: Execution Flexibility and Bridging the Valley of Death