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Defense Acquisition Guidebook (DAG) Chapter 4 Systems Engineering Update: Overview Briefing

[document] Submitted on 29 December, 2016 - 13:07
Keywords defense acquisition systems engineering

Why Update the DAG Chapter 4?
• Improve guidance to fully reflect current policy and
DASD(SE) initiatives
– Define systems engineering activities to support the updated Joint
Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) (Chairman of the
Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction (CJCSI) 3170.01H)
– Reflect Better Buying Power initiatives
– Respond to systems engineering systemic root cause analyses
recommendations from program assessments
– Incorporate Department-wide best practices; avoiding Service and domainspecific
• Improve currency, consistency, usability, and readability–
less theory, more utility
• Emphasize the role of Systems Engineering in providing
balanced solutions (managing cost, schedule and risk) that
deliver needed capability to the war fighter
• Make Chapter 4 a more effective tool for the Program
Manager and the Systems Engineering Practitioner

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