Acquisition Reforms

There are two absolutely conflicting priorities in acquisition reform: maximizing efficiency — which requires giving acquisition officials more freedom and minimizing mistakes — which requires imposing tighter control.
Almost always the second trumps the first.  

It’s the only enterprise in the world that would spend millions
to prevent the fraud of pennies.

-Former DoD Undersecretary for Acquisitions Ken Krieg

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