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Innovation through technology

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DASA(P) joins forces with GSA to get federal agencies to share solutions to similar strategic acquisition challenges. by Elizabeth Chirico and John Burchill Over the past year, within both government…

Seamless waveforms

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The Rapid Innovation Fund enables the military and nontraditional contractors to work together. by Kathryn Bailey As DOD seeks to spur development of new technology, its Rapid Innovation Fund provides…

The power of the purchase

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Stop chasing personality-driven solutions: Category management instills a think-bigger approach to buying for enterprise-level efficiencies. by Brig. Gen. Christine A. Beeler Leveraging the disciplined buying power of the Army enterprise…

Investing in the future

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Army Modernization Strategies inform equipping of new position, navigation and timing system. by John Higgins and Caitlin O’Neill Fortification is key for the military. Fortification ensures not only mission success,…

The big ask: Ostrowski’s push to upgrade education at NPS

| Army ALT Magazine, Career Development | No Comments

The first cohort of Army Acquisition Degree Curriculum 522 is ready to graduate with a Master of Science degree in systems engineering management from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey,…

Taking Charge of the Narrative

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“Steady pressure at the razor’s edge drives incremental growth. I bring this same mindset to my job: I believe that everything matters, so I strive to do the best I can in every moment, and to be better today than I was yesterday.”

International innovation

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The Army’s International Technology Centers seek the most innovative solutions possible through foreign partnerships. by Lt. Col. Marc Meeker When the U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) was created in early…

USAMRDC determines best technology solutions through workshops

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USAMRDC’s technology landscape mapping workshops seek to find the right medicines and devices with input from an integrated stakeholder team. by Ramin A. Khalili If anybody knows how it all…

Redefining the network

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Software-defined networking could get Army’s data moving faster by John Shotwell and Amy Walker As part of its tactical network modernization strategy, the Army has begun development, integration and Soldier-driven…

DEVELOPER BEWARE

On contracting – How to convince the Army to get what you need

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Market research can be the basis for vigorous competition in Army acquisition. by Dennis P. Longo This is the first in a new series, On Contracting. The author developed the…

Faces of the Force: Dr. Genevieve Flock

Working Globally, Thinking Locally

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Recently returned from a four-month assignment in Frankfurt, Germany, Dr. Genevieve Flock is hoping that international contacts she developed can help keep American Soldiers safe around the world.

Laying the foundation

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To look back 50 years at Army aviation is, in some ways, to look ahead a decade. by Margaret C. Roth Back in 1969, in the thick of the Vietnam…

Fast turnaround

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Effective, innovative and agile medical product development fast-tracks MEDHUB device to warfighters. by Jay Wang Progress and change always go hand-in-hand. This is especially true for the latest changes affecting…

FROM THE DACM

Digging deeper

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FROM THE DIRECTOR OF ACQUISITION CAREER MANAGEMENT CRAIG A. SPISAK Supporting the future force by building a more technically savvy Army Acquisition Corps. You can only get out of a…

An exercise to experience

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  Acquisition professional education could be more like the rigorous, hands-on rotations at the Army’s combat training centers. Here’s how. by Dr. Charles K. Pickar Tiger Woods made a comeback…

Smaller, faster bites streamline acquisition

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A more agile acquisition strategy got users excited about a joint system to report and map chemical, biological and radiological attacks, and prompted one service to change its mind about…