As investigation backlog clears, more pressure on adjudication?

Saw this in the news:

As the Office of Personnel Management’s National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) continues to cut down its inventory of pending security clearances and other matters, progress is putting more pressure on other entities within the governmentwide personnel vetting system… DoD’s Consolidated Adjudications Facility has a backlog of 52,508 industry investigations.

Will adjudication now become the chokepoint? If it isn’t already that is…

As NBIB shrinks the security clearance backlog, other personnel vetting agencies feel the pressure