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Acquisition Innovation Roundtables and Webinars

Acquisition Innovation Roundtables (AIR) are typically small working groups of government and industry leaders who work together to make improvements in targeted business areas. Often, these activities result in webinars designed to teach about what we learned or in other tools and resources that enhance the department’s business environment. AIR activities are conducted under the Acquisition Innovations in Motion (AIiM) framework. If appropriate, these activities are announced on Here you will find archived information about the activities, including roundtable outcome documents and recorded webinars.

April 17, 2017

The Effective Pricing Strategies in a Changing World Acquisition Innovation Roundtable was designed to improve DHS’s and industry’s understanding of pricing strategies and offerings. Topics included Communicating with Industry in the Development of a Pricing Strategy and Effective Pricing Strategies and Examples. Outputs include an Event Summary.

July 11, 2016

The Personnel Security Acquisition Innovation Roundtable focused on discussing knowledge gaps regarding the personnel and security vetting process. Outputs include a Glossary of Personnel Security Terms, a Process Overview Document, a Key Findings Report, and a Webinar Recording with Slides.

March 17, 2016

The Joint Chief Information Officer – Chief Procurement Officer Webinar recorded a conversation between DHS’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) focused on the challenges using consumption-based and as‑a‑service price offerings. It also highlighted strategic priorities and the importance of collaboration. Outputs include Summary Document and a Webinar Recording with Slides.

October 20, 2015

The Biometrics Strategic Framework webinar discussed the Department’s Biometrics Strategic Framework and how it is being implemented to deliver enhanced biometrics capabilities. Outputs include a Webinar Recording with Slides.

August 6, 2015

The Unity of Effort/Joint Requirements Council webinar defined and described DHS’s Unity of Effort framework and the Joint Requirements Council. The Joint Requirements Council is an executive‑level council that provides oversight of the DHS requirements generation process, harmonizes efforts across the Department, and makes prioritized funding recommendations to DHS’s most senior leadership. Outputs include a Webinar Recording with Slides.

Created Date: March 7, 2018
Last Published Date: June 8, 2021
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