This is one of the first full-scale examinations of the Department
of Defense’s “Better Buying Power” initiatives that were
launched in 2010 by current Secretary of Defense Ashton
Carter in his previous position as Under Secretary of Defense for
Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics.
This report explores how federal chief financial officers (CFOs) and financial managers can help guide their agencies to take a more holistic approach to risk management by implementing an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) system. This approach helps reduce...
"What I’m really trying to do is create a change-centric organization that continually adapts to
its environment…An enduring legacy that I would like to leave is that we have [created] a Coast
Guard that was capable of sensing changes in demand and proactive in doing what this country
needs us to do."