DoD’s chief management officer has found $11 billion in cost reductions this year, but the office’s continued existence is in doubt.
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.
The Defense Department and Congress were hoping for transformational change with the creation of a high-ranking chief management officer to oversee changing to the way the Pentagon runs. In the end, it didn’t get that,…
In today’s Federal Newscast, dead people are getting coronavirus stimulus payments, and a bipartisan group of lawmakers asks the Treasury Department, IRS and Social Security Administration what they can do to stop it.
An independent assessment by the Defense Business Board found DoD’s chief management officer is “nearly unanimously” viewed as ineffective — partly because the CMO was never set up for success.
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.