The 2015 Congressional Report on Defense Business Operations is submitted in accordance with Title 10 United States Code (U.S.C.) § 2222, which requires that the Secretary of Defense submit to the congressional defense committees an annual report on Department of Defense compliance with the requirements of section 2222. As required, this report addresses actions taken to meet the requirements to certify obligation of funds for covered defense business systems, cost savings, and improvements in business operations; As defined in title 10 United States Code §2222, a “covered” defense business system is anticipated to cost over $1 Million (M) over the period of the Future Years Defense Program, regardless of appropriation type. Furthermore, The Military Departments and the Fourth Estate were asked to provide input on their business process improvements for the FY 2015 business system investment reviews based on lessons learned from FY 2013 to FY 2014.
The accompanying supplement identifies Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 and 2015 defense business systems certification decisions and systems retired during FY 2014.