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.

Charleston, SC Town Hall Event Summary

Senior defense and national security leaders joined a panel of experts from Booz Allen Hamilton in Charleston, SC to discuss how an enterprise integration approach can help DOD meet expanding missions and requirements with continually shrinking budgets.
 

Los Angeles Town Hall Event Summary

Senior defense leaders joined a panel of experts from Booz Allen Hamilton in Los Angeles, CA, to discuss enterprise integration and the importance of exposing and reusing as much existing data as possible while building in interoperability from the start.
 

Defense One Summit Spotlight Session Event Summary

At the inaugural Defense One Summit, nearly 100 defense leaders joined a panel of experts from Booz Allen Hamilton to discuss how Mission Integration can help the government deal with budget shortages and rapidly put new technologies into the hands of warfighters.
 

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
 

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, and a general sense of pessimism about the future of high-tech government procurements. Read More

The Josh Tolley Show

Trey Obering, Senior Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton, discussed the Government Business Council (GBC) research findings in the context of DOD/C4ISR acquisition reform on Tuesday, May 13 on The Josh Tolley Show.  Read More

On DoD: DISA mobility, Defense acquisition

Booz Allen Hamilton and the Government Business Council just surveyed several hundred government employees about DoD acquisition. Ninety-nine percent of feds who work around the acquisition system think it has serious problems, and 43 percent of the respondents think the biggest problem is that there's a disconnect between the expectations of government and industry. Greg Wenzel, a senior vice president at Booz Allen, talks with Jared about the findings and how to improve the system. Read More

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.  Read More

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). Of the 340 survey participants, 85 percent of respondents noted positive outcome from more government involvement in the acquisition arena.  Read More

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.”  Read More

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.       Read More

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.  Read More

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.  Read More

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.  Read More

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.  Read More

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.  Read More

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.  Read More

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.  Read More