Acquisition Data and Analytics provides data governance, access, and analytics to enable acquisition insight and decision making in support of achieving better acquisition program outcomes. As a central repository for acquisition data, the Defense Acquisition Visibility Environment (DAVE) supplies authoritative data to help predict program and portfolio performance trends.
The redesign of the Defense Acquisition System is the most transformational change to the acquisition policy in decades. The Adaptive Acquisition Framework embraces the delegation of decision making, tailoring program oversight to minimize unnecessary bureaucratic processes and actively managing risk based on the unique characteristics of the capability being acquired.
The AAF Acquisition Guidebooks align with and complement our updated acquisition policies. They reflect modern business practice and supersede related chapter content in the Defense Acquisition Guidebook (DAG).
The Intellectual Property Cadre is leading the DoD-wide modernization of IP policies, culture, and best practices to maximize return on DoD technology investments, reduce sustainment costs, and better enable the delivery of cutting-edge technology advantage to the Warfighter.
The DoDI 5000.80 establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for the management of the MTA for rapid prototyping and rapid fielding described in Section 804 of the FY16 NDAA (Public Law 114-92).
Spanning academia, government, and industry, the Acquisition Innovation Research Center (AIRC) delivers innovative research, analysis, experiments, prototypes, and demonstrations on enduring challenges in defense acquisition policies, practices, education, and training.
DCTC is a scholarship-for-service program, preparing future DoD civilians to collaborate across disciplines, industry, and academia to develop a highly talented pipeline to fill critical DoD occupation gaps in acquisition, digital and critical technologies, science, engineering, and finance.