May 23, 2023
The Six Guiding Principles of a Next Generation Budget Defense System: It Must Embed Transparency and Accountability
Introduction This article is part of a series of articles focusing on the elements a next generation budget defense system must include to o...
May 16, 2023
The Six Guiding Principles of a Next Generation Budget Defense System: It Must Be Natively Collaborative
Introduction This article is part of a series focusing on the elements a next-generation defense budget system must include to overcome the ...
May 09, 2023
The Six Guiding Principles of a Next Generation Budget Defense System: It Must be Powered by Leading-Edge Technology
This article is part of a series of articles focusing on the elements a next generation budget defense system must include to overcome the c...
September 23, 2022
Overview: Six Guiding Principles of a Next-Generation Defense Budget System Whitepaper
Now more than ever our adversaries are posing a real threat to our economy, sovereignty, and security. As other countries are investing in r...
July 27, 2022
PPBE Commission Recommendation: Congress should require the DoD to utilize scenario-based prioritization budgeting tools
Congress has made improving the financial system of the DoD a main priority to eliminate the acquisition “Valley of Death” and allow the U.S...
May 24, 2022
DoD PPBE Data Problems Can Be Fixed Now
As the fervor for PPBE modernization increases, Federal News Network and Decision Lens continued their series on Modernizing Federal Governm...
April 28, 2022
Why data visibility, granularity, and accuracy are keys to better PPBE
According to Google Trends, searches for the term PPBE (The DoD’s Programming, Planning, Budget, and Execution process) nearly doubled betwe...
April 21, 2022
How the Army will balance contingency and long-term needs
“We're frequently working on three budgets at the same time” – Douglas Bush, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and ...
March 25, 2022
Modernizing PPBE: DoD budget process must keep up with real needs
On March 22, Tom Temin of Federal News Network interviewed Juliet Beyler the Executive Director for U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa’s fo...
March 17, 2022
Automating PPBE: Decision Lens Cofounder and CSO speaks with Federal News Network
“Planners are in a permanently reactive state because of these antiquated processes,” said Dan Saaty, Decision Lens co-founder and Chief Sci...
March 02, 2022
How TRADOC Modernized its UFR Process
United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) The United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) is responsible for r...
November 04, 2021
Everything you need to know about PPBS
What is PPBS? The Planning Programming Budgeting System (PPBS), also frequently referred to as PPBE, is a resource allocation system that su...
August 02, 2021
Top 6 Tips to Getting Your Budget Approved
Across the Federal Government there are many challenges in getting to the point where a budget is ready for submission, including, time crun...
July 08, 2021
POM Budget Planning 2.0: Reducing Risk and Ensuring Readiness
What is the POM cycle (Program Objective Memorandum cycle)? The Program Objective Memorandum (POM) is part of the Programming Phase of the P...
June 22, 2021
PPBE: Everything You Need to Know
What is PPBE? There are three processes (Acquisition, Requirements, and Funding) supporting the Defense Acquisition System. The Planning, Pr...
June 10, 2021
Q&A from ASMC PDI Panel Modernizing DoD Financial Management Reporting
The push for real-time analytics across the DoD has reached a fever pitch. Though private industry has made great strides over the last 20 y...
April 28, 2021
3 ways Automating Budgeting Formulations will Transform your Organization
Charneta Samms, Chief, Plans and Programs, Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM), Army Research Laboratory (ARL); and Gregory Li...
December 18, 2020
UFR Process Modernization: Transitioning from UFR 1.0 to UFR 2.0
"The singular pain point in the process is really being able to line up true requirements in evaluating risks based on previously establishe...