Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Acquisition reform?



Of note:

He recognized the challenges that programs face when program managers often spend only two or three years at a certain assignment. Salary freezes have made the military’s job even harder trying to keep acquisition professionals working for the military and not fleeing to defense companies.

That's kind of a "duh" moment...maybe if you stop putting SWOs and NFOs in jobs that they don't understand, you'd get programs that run successfully. Or at the very least, require them to complete acquisition training before they arrive on the job.