Accession Number : ADA451346


Title :   Utilizing Information Technology to Facilitate Rapid Acquisition


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC POLICY


Personal Author(s) : Burris, Joshua R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a451346.pdf


Report Date : Jun 2006


Pagination or Media Count : 109


Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore how innovative information technologies can facilitate rapid acquisition by using new online information technologies. In the past decade, many legislative and executive branch initiatives have paved the way for government disengagement and commercial engagement within the acquisition community with new technology and the exponential amount of information now being infused electronically around the world, it is imperative that we take advantage of the tools which the government and private commercial industry nave to offer. the vision, within the acquisition community, is for online ordering systems to facilitate streamlined commercial item acquisitions that reap the benefits of improved efficiency, reduced overall costs, and timeliness. This thesis focuses on new technology, the issues surrounding current processes, and the future of rapid online acquisition.


Descriptors :   *QUICK REACTION , *LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT , *MILITARY PROCUREMENT , REAL TIME , TIMELINESS , THESES , ONLINE SYSTEMS


Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE