AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will visit the Pentagon on Feb. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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

In this edition of On DoD, the Defense Acquisition University’s Mike Coolican joins Jared Serbu to explain the fundamentals of DoD’s new Adaptive Acquisition…

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

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New government contracting center aims to fill independent research, education void

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Teaching open systems to the next generation of defense engineers

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Lyle Eesley: A solution for improving DoD’s services acquisitions

To ensure that what DoD buys is what it really wants, Defense Acquisition University developed the Services Acquisition Workshop.

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Defense acquisition workers seeing a new era in training

The Defense Department and Army are changing the way they hire and train acquisition professionals.

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Agencies could learn a thing or two from DoD’s approach to buying services

The Defense Department mandated the use of a services acquisition workshop in 2012 for all procurements worth more than $1 billion. The success of the effort is leading other agencies to use it.

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