The Defense Department (DoD) is known as the biggest spender among agencies in the federal government, but it’d like to be known as one of the more efficient agencies at some point.
For that to happen, the Pentagon has to better use mission-driven analytics, according to Mark Krzysko, deputy director of acquisition resources and analysis within DoD’s Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.
The department and military branch partners produce and collect growing amounts of data — everything from unstructured data sets to traditional business process information. The department’s focus, however, should be on how the data pertains to mission, Krzysko said.
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