Successful Change Transformation and Acquisition in Aerospace and Defense.


In this engaging episode, we have the pleasure of hosting Lauren C. Ayers, a seasoned professional whose recent position involved serving as the Director of Program Analysis and Business Transformation for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Navy. Our conversation with Lauren delves into the intricate realm of ‘Successful Change Transformation and Acquisition in Aerospace and Defense‘.

Drawing from her wealth of experiences, Lauren provides valuable insights and learnings garnered throughout her career, with a specific focus on achieving success in change transformation endeavors, particularly within the challenging domains of acquisition and procurement in the aerospace and defense sectors. Tune in to gain a comprehensive understanding of the dynamics and strategies essential for navigating the complexities of change transformation within these critical industries. 

Key Highlights: 

  1. Introduction to Lauren C. Ayers and Change Transformation in Mega Projects:
    • Gain insights into Lauren C. Ayers’ background and her expertise in change transformation within mega projects.
  2. Strategic Advice for Efficient Procurement and Maintenance of Military Hardware:
    • Explore strategic recommendations for the efficient procurement and maintenance of military hardware, a critical aspect in aerospace and defense.
  3. Working Effectively in a Team Environment:
    • Understand the essential skills and approaches for fostering a collaborative team environment in complex projects.
  4. Skills for Negotiating, Contract Management, and Future Planning:
    • Learn about the crucial skills required for successful negotiation, effective contract management, and future planning in the context of aerospace and defense projects.
  5. Navigating DCMA and GovCon Processes:
    • Navigate through the complexities of DCMA (Defense Contract Management Agency) and GovCon (Government Contracts) processes, gaining valuable insights into compliance and regulations.
  6. Effective Communication with Multiple Stakeholders:
    • Discover tips and strategies for ensuring effective communication with diverse stakeholders involved in complex projects.

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