Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on: (1) actions taken through the Defense Reform Initiative (DRI) management structure to facilitate achieving the program's objective; and (2) progress the Department of Defense (DOD) made in implementing individual reform initiatives.
Recommendations for Executive Action
|Department of Defense||1. To strengthen the Defense reform effort, the Secretary of Defense should take the necessary actions to bring all major business process and infrastructure reform initiatives, including logistics and financial management reform, under the DRI program and follow the framework provided by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 to establish a more comprehensive, integrated strategy and action plan for reforming the Department's major business processes and support activities.|
|Department of Defense||2. To strengthen the Defense reform effort, the Secretary of Defense should take the necessary actions to more fully identify investment funding requirements for the major reform initiatives and Department-wide funding targets for the DRI program and communicate them to Congress during the annual budget process.|