Defense Acquisition University

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Pentagon’s top three priorities for a better acquisition program

The Pentagon’s deputy undersecretary for acquisition said that when used properly, the adaptive acquisition framework will speed up and improve the acquisition…

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A great example of how training, education benefits people, mission

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Defense Innovation Unit shares lessons learned about acquisition of prototypes

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Amid explosion in DoD’s use of OTAs, myths abound about how and whether to use them

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A defense acquisition professor’s advice on DoD innovation

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New Pentagon policy to accelerate use of 3D printing amid fresh cyber concerns

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DoD’s new Adaptive Acquisition Framework takes new approach to tailoring procurement strategies

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DoD efforts to improve software acquisition hampered by gaps in understanding workforce

The Defense Department simply doesn’t know how many people are in its software workforce, let alone how they’re trained, promoted or recruited.

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Protesters chant placards during a demonstration to protest sexual harassment and bullying and demanding rights, in front of the government house in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Scores of women marched through the streets to protest sexual harassment and bullying and demanding rights including the passing of citizenship to children of Lebanese women married to foreigners. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Sexual harassment claims at federal workplaces on the rise

In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is out with a new report detailing sexual harassment in the federal workplace.

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Federal inspectors general bring attention to unfilled colleagues’ roles

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new page on tracks IG vacancies.

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