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Michael Chase, the former executive director for human capital at the Defense Contract Management Agency, said the good news is human beings are not resistant to change. The bad news is they won't change unless there is an imperative to do so.
The Defense Department said it intends to not just rebuild its acquisition workforce in numbers, but also make sure those employees have access to new tools that will give them the insight they need to make good decisions.
The contract management agency has added staff in recent years and sought a pivot in strategy, the GAO found. But DCMA still faces issues, such as contingency contracting and its reliance on DCAA, that impact its ability to meet its mission, GAO's John Hutton said on In Depth with Francis Rose.
While the Defense Contract Management Agency has made progress in rebuilding its capacity, it still faces some significant challenges, according to the most recent Government Accountability report examining the agency.
Jacob Haynes, the Defense Contract Management Agency's CIO, said a zero client set up will rely totally on the cloud for all computing needs.
July 14, 2011
Defense budget ax may not come down so hard on Maryland