Grundman appears on Government Matters TV to discuss defense industry at the 100th day

4 May 2017

Steve Grundman appeared Thursday on Government Matters TV with Francis Rose (ABC-7, NewsChannel-8). They discussed the defense industry’s posture toward the new Administration’s initiatives at its 100-day mark. Affordability initiatives, challenges facing next-generation acquisition programs, and the outlook for defense… 
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Aviation Week Publishes Grundman Opinion, “A Map of Aerospace Mergers and Acquisitions”

6 April 2017

Writing in the Up Front column of Aviation Week & Space Technology, Steve Grundman discusses his observations about the trends of M&A over the past six years that are prompted by a new “map” of transactions that Grundman Advisory is today… 
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Aviation Week Publishes Grundman Opinion, “Under ‘High-Beta’ Trump Presidency, Anything Could Happen”

20 January 2017

Writing on inauguration day, Steve Grundman asks, “What does the Trump Administration portend for defense policy? Will it increase the defense budget? Will it change the size, structure, and disposition of military forces? Will it cancel important acquisition programs?” In… 
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Aviation Week Publishes Grundman Opinion, “Defense Advice for President-Elect Trump”

10 November 2016

Writing on the day after Donald Trump’s election, Steve Grundman writes that “it cannot be presumed the election has settled the fiscal policy issue on which the Pentagon is stuck. . . . [but that] breaking the grip of deadlock… 
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Aviation Week Publishes Grundman Opinion, “How to Fix Pentagon’s Broken Acquisition System”

26 August 2016

Wading into the debate ignited by the National Defense Authorization Bill over how best to revitalize acquisition management at the Pentagon, Steve Grundman worries that its provisions “are rooted in an ideology about how to fix acquisition that attributes too much… 
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Aviation Week Publishes Grundman Opinion, “Playing the Long Game: Can Aerospace Avoid US Automakers’ Mistakes?”

15 June 2016

In this essay, Steve Grundman considers the lessons aerospace might learn from Detroit about how not to fail from the heights of an industry’s success. He calls out three existential challenges which the captains of industry from Tyson’s Corner to Toulouse should… 
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Aviation Week Publishes Grundman Opinion, “Why the Defense Bulls May Be Disappointed”

7 April 2016

In this essay, Steve Grundman asks, “What’s real about the outlook for defense spending today?” His answer explains why defense spending is most likely to settle in for what he calls the “long bottom,” a sustained period of roughly level… 
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Aviation Week Publishes Grundman Opinion, “Economies of Scale Ain’t What They Used To Be”

2 February 2016

Prompted by observers from as far afield as the World Economic Forum and the US Special Operations Command, Steve Grundman explores in this column why small, as they say, is “the new black”. His thesis: “Scaling up is a reflex… 
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Aviation Week Publishes Grundman Opinion, “Fictional Work Gives View of Future Wars”

12 November 2015

This essay promotes a volume of short fiction, “War Stories from the Future”, which Steve Grundman’s program at the Atlantic Council is today publishing. Grundman talks about “the cool machines and futuristic capabilities” animated in the collection’s stories. But he… 
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Aviation Week Publishes Grundman Opinion, “Apply ‘Bazaar’ Approach to Procurement”

2 September 2015

In this essay, Grundman asks, “What if a weapon were a three-piece suit?” Or, rather, how would acquisition managers think about and manage defense programs differently if they appreciated how differentiated are the market segments in which they are engaging… 
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