The Air Force will be working with industry has launched another initiative to not only get more bang for its buck, but also brainstorm new ideas. tighten its spending.
Gulick said BTCC doesn't act as another cost-saving initiative or program — like Every Dollar Counts or Airmen Powered by Innovation, for example — but rather a way to further existing reform activities while working with industry.
The Office of Transformational Innovation is leading the overall BTCC effort, but each individual activity is lead by a different team, Gulick said.
EXPLAIN HOW THIS WILL WORK? HAVE THE PROJECTS BEEN IDENTIFIED, WHAT ARE THEY AND WHO WILL LEAD THEM? IF THEY HAVEN'T BEEN IDENTIFIED, HOW WILL THEY BE IDENTIFIED AND RUN?
"In general, these activities aim to improve internal AF acquisition processes, establish more valuable and effective relationships with industry throughout the acquisition lifecycle, and expand competition among broader segments of industry," he said.
BTCC will also act as a platform for ideas, much like its predecessors — Every Dollar Counts and Airmen Powered by Innovation. IS IT REPLACING THESE PROGRAMS OR COMPLEMENTING THEM HOW? EXPALIN WHY THE AF NEEDS ANOTHER PROGRAM//DISREGARD THIS PARAGRAPH
The Air Force hopes to find some practice models working with industry, as well as incorporating ideas from airmen, the release said. WHAT ARE PRACTICE MODELS? EXAMPLES? ABOVE
Gorguinpour said the individual BCC projects "are designed toward containing cost growth and escalation within the Air Force over time" and improving wherever possible.//added Gulick's take instead, so this is redundant
"It's almost like a 'Judge Judy' environment, where every two-digit on the Air Staff has to come in to myself and the undersecretary and walk us through every contract they have to make sure we're getting the best buy for the Air Force dollar," Spencer told Air Force Times.