The Defense Department’s new chief management officer is looking for “immediate wins” in cutting bureucratic inefficiency, starting with more reliance on shared services.
A Defense Business Board report remains a thorn in DoD’s side, even as the agency stands to get an additional $54 billion in spending for fiscal 2018.
The Senior Executive Service, National Security Council and more will see staff reductions if the President signs the bill into law.
Defense test and evaluation gets some new suggestions from the Defense Business Board.
DoD’s Third Offset strategy started investing in new areas last year to give the U.S. a technological advantage.
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work tasked the Defense Business Board to help its senior executives move DoD to the next administration.
A new report singles out DoD’s workforce, TRICARE and service contracts as areas of future change.
Former Pentagon officials told lawmakers that the Defense Department’s oversized workforce is not only hurting the budget, but also policy decisions.
The Defense Department is spending more money and getting less out of it, defense analysts told Congress.
The Defense Business Board outlines three approaches for the Pentagon to save $125 billion across six administrative areas. Defense Deputy Secretary Bob Work said the 90-day study will help his department improve productivity as sequestration looms.