Bold Bites V2

August 22, 2018

Defense Acquisition Framework with Commissioner Dave Ahern

Commissioner Dave Ahern is passionate about Defense Acquisition Framework, with his long career in the acquisition world to show for it. He provides us with insight into this concept: What is it? Why does it matter? Why should this matter to defense acquisition experts?

July 17, 2018

Successful Programs with Commissioner Joseph Dyer

Commissioner Joseph Dyer leads the team researching successful programs in defense acquisition. Characteristics of Successful Programs is identifying the attributes and qualities common to successful programs, with an eye toward techniques, tools, and practices that can be widely employed. The team will make recommendations for best practices, regulations, and statutes.

May 22, 2018

Title 10 and U.S. Code with Lt Col Sam Kidd

Lt Col Sam Kidd provides us with information about topics such as Title 10, how to understand U.S. Code, and the complexity of this topic. Listen to this informative podcast to learn more about U.S. Code and the recommendations being considered here at the Section 809 Panel.

April 11, 2018

DoD Acquisition Workforce with Commissioner Ross Thompson

This month’s Bold Bites Podcast is about our workforce in the DoD acquisition system. Our special guest is Commissioner Ross Thompson of Team 10: Workforce. Ross discusses how the DoD recruits, retains, develops, and manages the acquisition workforce, and what his team is going to recommend.

February 20, 2018

50 Worst! Campaign with Professional Staff and Team Lead Jen Taylor

How does the system slow you down? What regulations do more harm than good? What statutes have seen their time come and go? Help us identify the 50 WORST regulations, laws, and policies that frustrate you and must go.

January 30, 2018

Volume I Report with Executive Director Mike Madsen

The Section 809 Panel is ready for another year! The January Bold Bites Podcast hosts Executive Director Mike Madsen; giving us some insight into the process of producing our Volume I Report.  

December 12, 2017

Audit and Compliance with Charlie Williams

The December Bold Bites Podcast is now available! Check out what Commissioner Charlie E. Williams Jr. has to say about audit and compliance in the DoD acquisition system. Get to know Mr. Williams more outside of the Section 809 Panel, too. He enjoys Caribbean cruises! 

November 14, 2017

FAR to Statute Baseline with Terry Raney

The November Bold Bites Podcast is with Commissioner Terry Raney discussing the FAR and Team 1 research. Learn more about Dr. Raney’s experience in the acquisition workforce and more about him outside of working on the panel.

October 18, 2017

Streamlined Procurement Process with Dave Metzger

The October Bold Bites Podcast is with Commissioner David Metzger discussing simplified acquisition. We also learn more about who Mr. Metzger is outside of the panel. Did you know he enjoys fly fishing?

September 12, 2017

Barriers to Entry with Dave Drabkin

Section 809 interview with Commissioner Dave Drabkin on Bold Bites Podcast. In this podcast, Dave Drabkin discusses the research of his team: Barriers to Entry, and we get a glimpse into Mr. Drabkin’s background.

August 14, 2017

Introduction to 809 With Dee Lee

Section 809 interview with Panel Chair, Deidre Lee on Bold Bites Podcast. In this podcast, Dee Lee discusses the topics each of the 10 research teams are studying.

More information on the 10 Research Teams can be found under our About Us tab. Look out for more podcasts, coming soon!