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Pentagon applying lessons from past ERP failures

DoD said it is tightening-up governance over its large business IT systems, looking for indicators of future failure and forcing resource sponsors to justify their needs before projects begin. Elizabeth McGrath, DoD's deputy chief management officer, told House lawmakers the Pentagon is working on data quality and changing business processes to avoid previous problems.

Tags: DoD , ERP , Congress , ECSS , Air Force , Elizabeth McGrath , Jared Serbu , House Armed Services Committee , technology , VA , health IT

Friday - 03/15/2013, 09:09am EDT
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13 defense executives bemoan uncertainty of cuts

Defense industry executives criticize the impending sequestration, which they say would lead to the loss of more than 1 million defense-related jobs.

Tags: Joe Lieberman , DoD , sequestration , industry , Northrop Grumman , Boeing , Congress , Senate

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 09:02am EDT

Senate's defense bill cuts civilian workforce, caps contractor salaries

The Senate approved a $631 billion annual defense policy Tuesday that would require the Defense Department to reduce its civilian workforce by 5 percent over the next five years and impose a strict cap on government-funded contractor salaries. With the White House threatening to veto the Senate version its current form, the bill now heads to a House-Senate conference committee where differences between the two chambers' bill will be hammered out.

Tags: DoD , 2013 NDAA , Senate , Congress , civilian workforce , contractor pay cap , Joe Manchin , Carl Levin , Ben Cardin , Claire McCaskill

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 05:37pm EST
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