Defense Business Board

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OMB looking for budgets that are data driven

Federal contracting expert Larry Allen says that’s fine in principle, but the whole idea rests on the notion that agencies have high quality data to support…

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Pentagon advisers want DoD to build out agreements between small and large defense businesses

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Kathleen Hicks

DoD-commissioned study finds major shortcomings in civilian talent management

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DoD fires hundreds of advisory board members, will conduct a review on effectiveness

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FILE - This March 27, 2008 file photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. The Pentagon has endorsed a new slate of initiatives to expand diversity within the ranks and reduce prejudice, including in recruiting, retention and professional development across the force. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Pentagon moves quickly to redistribute duties of now-abolished chief management officer

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)Members of the 6th Special Operations Squadron use a tablet to upload coordinates during an exercise showcasing the capabilities of the Advanced Battle Management System at Duke Field, Fla., Dec. 17, 2019. During the first demonstration of the ABMS, operators across the Air Force, Army, Navy and industry tested multiple real-time data sharing tools and technology in a homeland defense-based scenario enacted by U.S. Northern Command and enabled by Air Force senior leaders. The collection of networked systems and immediately available information is critical to enabling joint service operations across all domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)

How the Biden administration can make DoD an innovation powerhouse

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Corey Lewandowski

Trump fires defense advisers, replaces them with loyalists Lewandowski and Bossie

In today’s Federal Newscast: Firings at the Defense Business Board make room for Trump loyalists. The Air Force tries out life coaches. Feds might get…

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DoD CMO gains new cachet as ‘secretary of the fourth estate’

DoD’s chief management officer has found $11 billion in cost reductions this year, but the office’s continued existence is in doubt.

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Senate Defense bill would eliminate DoD’s chief management officer

The Senate’s version of the 2021 NDAA would eliminate DoD’s third-highest ranking position, one that’s only existed for the last two years.

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