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What the Acquisition Workforce Knows


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Author: Stephen V. Reeves

As a newly minted Defense Acquisition University graduate and board-selected product manager (PM), I was assigned a program that had, as we euphemistically like to say, some challenges. After a few months, it was clear, to me anyway, that the technology we were pursuing had either reached its limits or would take many more years to mature to a useful state. Before spending more time and money, it seemed prudent to form a team of in-house and outside experts to conduct an evaluation of the technology we were pursuing and if found deficient, an analysis of alternatives.

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