Promoting Disruptive Military Innovation: Best Practices for DoD Experimentation and Prototyping Programs
Col George M. Dougherty, USAF
An analysis of the DoD’s six new or expanded experimentation and prototyping programs and a study of past disruptive military innovations reveal ways to accelerate new technologies from idea to fielded capability
APA Citation: Dougherty, G. M. (2017). Promoting disruptive military innovation: Best practices for DoD experimentation and prototyping programs. Defense Acquisition Research Journal, 25(1), 2–29.
Unmasking Cost Growth Behavior: A Longitudinal Study
Cory N. D’Amico, Edward D. White, Lt Col Jonathan D. Ritschel, USAF, and Capt Scott J. Kozlak, USAF
This research investigates cost growth factors from a longitudinal perspective, spanning five key gateways for 36 Department of Defense aircraft programs.
D’Amico, C. N., White, E. D., Ritschel, J. D., & Kozlak, S. J. (2017). Unmasking cost growth behavior: A longitudinal study. Defense Acquisition Research Journal, 25(1), 30–51.
Mitigating Cognitive Biases in Risk Identification: Practitioner Checklist for the Aerospace Sector
Debra L. Emmons, Thomas A. Mazzuchi, Shahram Sarkani, and Curtis E. Larsen
This article incorporates practical experience through subject matter expert survey feedback into an academically grounded operational checklist for mitigating cognitive biases in the aerospace sector risk management process. It also offers strategies for the project manager and risk management practitioner to reduce these pervasive biases.
Emmons, D. L., Mazzuchi, T. A., Sarkani, S., & Larsen, C. E. (2017). Mitigating cognitive biases in risk identification: Practitioner checklist for the aerospace sector. Defense Acquisition Research Journal, 25(1), 52–93.