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The State of Practice in DoD Acquisitions, and Some Proposed Alternatives

This presentation, based on insights gained through several recent acquisitions, was delivered in January 2003.

Software Engineering Institute



This presentation is based on some insights gained through several recent "new start" acquisitions. While the focus is primarily on the pre-award phase of the acquisition, a few post-award issues are also discussed, and a few remedies are described in a "Modest Proposal" (with apologies to Johnathan Swift).