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Air Force’s next hack of the federal procurement system: One-year funding

Defense acquisition leaders are focused on change to the federal procurement system to relieve some of the reasons why many believe it is intransigent…

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Section 809 chairman shares quick fixes for defense acquisition, no Congress needed

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809 Panel recommendation will bring more innovative small businesses to DoD

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Thornberry considering punishing DoD for moving too slowly on new laws

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Section 809: Will accountability and transparency be the price of reform?

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Fixing federal IT requires changing acquisition, funding approaches

Former Office of Management and Budget and Defense Department IT executives weighed in on why the frustrations over IT management boiled over in the Section…

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IT modernization, rapid procurement is a national security imperative

Richard Beutel and Andrew Caron make the case for why Congress should expand rapid acquisition authorities to all agencies.

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Paul Brubaker, a former Hill staff member who helped write the Clinger-Cohen Act, a former DoD deputy CIO and now is president and CEO of the Alliance for Transportation Innovation.

Don’t exempt DoD from the Clinger-Cohen Act, modernize federal IT management instead

Former federal IT executives say the 1996 law is not the problem, but it’s the processes that grew up around the Clinger-Cohen Act are making IT acquisition too difficult.

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