IBM’s Jimmy Norcross, Dan Chenok: Better Buying Power to Drive Agile Acquisition at DoD

Jimmy Norcross
Jimmy Norcross

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 18,  2015 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) Center for the Business of Government has released a report that seeks to advance the Defense Department‘s Better Buying Power program to facilitate agile acquisition, Executive Gov reported Nov. 11.

Jimmy Norcross, vice president of IBM’s defense and intelligence business, and Dan Chenok, the center’s executive director, wrote in a blog entry posted Nov. 9 that the program works to address the issues of affordability, competition, incentives, bureaucracy and services acquisition.

“Better Buying Power is a timely and instructive case in the challenges and opportunities of enhancing acquisition performance through a commitment to continuous improvement—to constantly seeking greater efficiency and productivity in the acquisition enterprise, ” Norcross and Chenok stated.

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