Acquisition Education and Training Corner

Acquisition Education and Training Corner

Education and Training Opportunities The Acquisition Tuition Assistance Program (ATAP) announcement is open until July 31 to all eligible personnel in GS-11 through GS-15 or broadband/pay band equivalent positions who have met their current position certification requirement. ATAP is an amazing opportunity to complete either your bachelor’s or master’s degree during off-duty time and have the Army pay for it! For more information, visit http://asc.army.mil/web/career-development/programs/acquisition-tuition-assistance-program/. The Excellence in Government Fellowship (EIGF) announcement will be open from July 12 through Aug. 13 to all eligible personnel in grades GS-14 through GS-15 or broadband/pay band equivalent positions who have met their current position certification requirement. EIGF offers our senior acquisition workforce members […]

PM AcqBusiness Introduces Executive Dashboard For Senior Leadership to Assess, Evaluate Programs

PM AcqBusiness Introduces Executive Dashboard  For Senior Leadership to Assess, Evaluate Programs

Ken Waldrop The Product Manager Acquisition Business (PM AcqBusiness) team is building the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology (ASAALT) Executive Dashboard, a tool designed to help senior leadership conduct analysis on Army acquisition programs. Using the Executive Dashboard, senior-level leaders can view key consolidated program data from multiple authoritative data sources. Viewing data in a dashboard format allows managers to better assess the health and status of the ASAALT enterprise and to quickly identify performance gaps. The Executive Dashboard will consistently display and graphically visualize data, enabling users to conduct analysis on individual programs and program portfolios. Over time, the Executive Dashboard will provide predictive […]

PM AcqBusiness Recognized as 2012 Computerworld Honors Laureate

PM AcqBusiness Recognized as 2012 Computerworld Honors Laureate

Ken Waldrop U.S. Army Product Manager Acquisition Business (PM AcqBusiness) has earned the distinction of being a 2012 Laureate in the International Data Group’s (IDG’s) Computerworld Honors Program. Founded by IDG in 1988, the program is governed by the not-for-profit Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation. The annual awards honor visionary applications of information technology (IT) promoting positive social, economic, and educational change. LTC Maurice “Mo” Stewart, PM AcqBusiness in the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems, Fort Belvoir, VA, attended the gala awards ceremony June 4 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. “There’s no question technology plays a vital role in driving business forward. It ensures an […]

Next Generation Business Environment

Next Generation Business Environment

Ken Waldrop The Army continues to strive toward a common operating environment that enhances its business management capabilities and improves operational efficiency. Product Manager Acquisition Business (PM AcqBusiness) has become the technological spearhead for this goal and is powering the Army’s acquisition community by using innovative information technology (IT) to enable powerful decision making. As LTC Maurice Stewart, PM AcqBusiness, said, “Though it sounds cliché, our end goal is to get the right information to the right people at the right time—with high-powered technology.” To this end, AcqBusiness is working diligently to implement a sophisticated operating environment called the Next Generation Business Environment (NGBE). In its most recent IT transformation […]