Booz Allen Hamilton

The Smart Command Town Hall Series

The Enterprise Mindset For Mission Success

Booz Allen Hamilton conducted The Smart Command Town Hall Series with support from Government Executive Media Group’s Defense One. Convened with government and industry leaders in defense and national security, the nationwide series focused on advancing the dialogue for putting innovative, interoperable technologies across the enterprise into the hands of warfighters more rapidly, efficiently, and cost effectively.

Bridging the Disconnect – Executive Summary

To gain a deeper understanding of the underlying causes of the broken acquisition process, Government Business Council (GBC) and Booz Allen Hamilton launched a research study in October 2013. Through a survey of 340 DOD leaders, GBC and Booz Allen explored the need for DOD acquisition reform, problems specific to the growing field of C4ISR, and the opportunities and challenges associated with reform.
 

Bridging the Disconnect – Insight Report

To gain a deeper understanding of the underlying causes of the broken acquisition process, Government Business Council (GBC) and Booz Allen Hamilton launched a research study in October 2013. Through a survey of 340 DOD leaders, GBC and Booz Allen explored the need for DOD acquisition reform, problems specific to the growing field of C4ISR, and the opportunities and challenges associated with reform.
 

The Enterprise Integrator Overview

Booz Allen Hamilton’s Mission Integration (MI) methodology, supported by a key role, the enterprise integrator, enables the government to drive out inefficiencies and, more important, meet its cross-organizational mission needs.
 

3-D Program Management

Program managers must expand their management competencies beyond traditional Technical Management and Acquisition and Program Management to include a third-dimension, Stakeholder Management.
 

Mission Readiness Overview

Creating Decision-Support Solutions to Address Complex Operational Requirements and Fiscal Realities
 

9/30/14 Winning Contractor: Booz Allen Hamilton provides thought leadership through research  Being a winning contractor isn't always about contract wins. Often, it's about the thought leadership contractors provide that helps customers solve complex—and costly—problems.

9/26/14 Booz Allen Hamilton Partners with Government Executive Media Group’s Defense One For A Series of Nationwide Events The Smart Command Town Hall Series  served to advance the idea of enterprise integration as a sensible solution.

8/27/14 The Smart Command Town Hall Series – The Enterprise Mindset for Mission Success  The nationwide series focused on advancing the dialogue for putting innovative, interoperable technologies across the enterprise into the hands of warfighters more rapidly, efficiently, and cost effectively.

6/7/14 Government Services Market Undergoing Sweeping Change A recent survey by the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton and the Government Business Council showed deep frustration across the industry about the federal market.

5/13/14 The Josh Tolley Show Trey Obering, Senior Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton, discussed the Government Business Council (GBC) research findings and C4ISR acquisition reform on The Josh Tolley Show (hour 1).

5/7/14 On DoD: DISA mobility, Defense acquisition Booz Allen Hamilton and the Government Business Council surveyed several hundred government employees about DoD acquisition. Greg Wenzel, a senior vice president at Booz Allen, talks with Jared Serbu about the findings and how to improve the system.

3/30/14 Streamlining Defense Acquisition Greg Wenzel appeared on Defense News with Vago Muradian. Wenzel spoke about strategic innovation, streamlining defense acquisition, fixing Government - Industry disconnect, government control over acquisition, challenges, revolutions and improving DoD acquisition.

3/26/14 Defense Industry Leaders Seek More Government Input Defense industry leaders desire greater government involvement in the defense acquisition process, according to a recent survey released by the Government Business Council (GBC).

3/24/14 Poor Integration Blamed For Many Defense Acquisition Woes According to a new report, released last week by Booz Allen Hamilton and the Government Business Council, dissatisfaction with the defense acquisition process is near-universal: 99 percent of the study’s 340 respondents – defense leaders at GS/GM-11 to -15 grade levels – “identify significant problems with the acquisition process.”  

3/24/14 In Defense Industry, a Souring Mood on Acquisition Reform When Trey Obering was deputy director of the Defense Department’s missile defense agency in 2002, he was asked to fix one of the most troubled acquisition programs in recent history. The airborne laser — a modified Boeing 747 jet that carried a megawatt laser to shoot down ballistic missiles — was handed over by the Air Force to MDA after eight years of nonachievement.

3/20/14 Podcast: Trey Obering, Senior Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton, Discusses Streamlining Acquisition Process Forty three percent of senior federal and military defense leaders believe there is a major disconnect between government and industry expectations with regards to the acquisition process. In addition, 60 percent of these leaders identified the same challenge in the C4ISR realm.

3/20/14 Government Business Council (GBC) & Booz Allen Hamilton: Defense Leaders Surveyed On DOD And C4ISR Acquisition Process Through a survey of 340 DOD leaders, GBC and Fairfax Chamber member Booz Allen Hamilton explored the need for DOD acquisition reform, problems specific to the growing field of C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance), and the opportunities and challenges associated with reform.

3/13/14 Greg Wenzel: Booz Allen Research Highlights Gov’t Role in C4ISR Design A study from Booz Allen Hamilton and the Government Business Council recommends government and industry align their expectations in order to meet the requirements of defense acquisition programs.  

3/13/14 To Streamline Defense Acquisition Process, Position Government as Integrator, Says New Survey According to a new study from Government Business Council (GBC) and Booz Allen Hamilton, 43 percent of the senior federal and military defense leaders surveyed identified the disconnect between government and industry expectations as a significant problem in the current defense acquisition process.

11/6/13 Booz Allen Hamilton Launches Town Hall Series on the Enterprise Mindset for Mission Success Booz Allen Hamilton, with support from Government Executive Media Group's Defense One custom events business, will launch "The Smart Command Series," announced both organizations today.  

10/24/13 Market Wired, “Defense One Announces Speakers For November 14 Summit” Atlantic Media's newest brand, Defense One, which provides national security news, analysis, and ideas, announced today an initial list of speakers for the November 14th Defense One Summit in Washington, D.C.  

10/21/13 PR Newswire, “Atlantic Media's Defense One Announces Inaugural Summit November 14 In Washington, D.C.” The Defense One Summit will gather the most concentrated audience of senior national security and defense leaders to look deep into the unprecedented transformation of national security strategy and operations facing US leaders today.