Accession Number : ADA475896


Title :   The Department of Defense's Second Chasm in RFID-UID Technology Adoption


Descriptive Note : MBA professional rept.


Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA


Personal Author(s) : Gray, Jonathan ; Brown, Jr , Sylvester ; Hood, Terrell


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a475896.pdf


Report Date : Dec 2007


Pagination or Media Count : 89


Abstract : This study examines the possibility of the existence of a Second Chasm in the DoD's Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Unique Identification (UID) adoption. The study focuses on the DoD's small business partner's willingness to conform to the RFID-UID mandates and their reasons why. The compliance information was collected through anonymous surveys of DoD small business suppliers. The study then discusses the results of the survey and the relevance of the data to the DoD, and concludes with our findings and recommendations for alternate implementation plans for the mandates.


Descriptors :   *COMMERCE , *IDENTIFICATION , *RADIOFREQUENCY , DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE , SURVEYS , OUTSOURCING , TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT


Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Economics and Cost Analysis
      Radio Communications


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE