Section 809 Panel

Section 809 Report: Transitioning from a program to portfolio focus

Section 809 Report: Transitioning from a program to portfolio focus

Section 809 Panel Commissioner David Ahern discusses the panel’s recommendation for the Department of Defense to invest in portfolio management,...
Recommendations for correcting issues with DoD’s “use it or lose it”

Recommendations for correcting issues with DoD’s “use it or lose it”

Allan Burman, commissioner at the Section 809 Panel, discusses fixing use it or lose it at the Department of Defense,...
Section 809 Report: Streamlining IT acquisition regulations

Section 809 Report: Streamlining IT acquisition regulations

Section 809 Panel Commissioner Bill LaPlante outlines the panel’s recommendations to change IT acquisitions, and why parts of the Clinger-Cohen...
Section 809 Panel calls for more dynamic marketplace

Section 809 Panel calls for more dynamic marketplace

Section 809 Panel Commissioners David Drabkin and Charlie Williams discuss takeaways from their third report, and what they recommend for...
Section 809 Panel releases Volume 2 report to Congress

Section 809 Panel releases Volume 2 report to Congress

David Drabkin, chair of the Section 809 Panel, discusses the second part of the panel’s report on defense acquisition and...
Congress includes Section 809 findings into acquisition reform bill

Congress includes Section 809 findings into acquisition reform bill

David Drabkin, chair of Section 809 Panel and Mike Madsen, executive director of Section 809 Panel, discuss the 2019 National...
Impact of Section 809 panel findings on defense contractors

Impact of Section 809 panel findings on defense contractors

The Section 809 panel report recently sent to Congress suggested some major changes to the way the Defense Department is...
Section 809 panel released report to Congress

Section 809 panel released report to Congress

The Pentagon has been aiming to get contracts from companies that aren’t traditionally considered defense contractors, but according to a...
Section 809 defense acquisition reform panel reveals initial findings

Section 809 defense acquisition reform panel reveals initial findings

In a two-part interview, Charlie Williams, a commissioner on the Section 809 Panel and former director at the Defense Contract...