Accession Number : ADA494491


Title :   Acquisition Research: Creating Synergy for Informed Change. Proceedings of the Annual Acquisition Research Symposium (4th) Held in Monterey, California on 16-17 May 2007. Volume 1: Wednesday Sessions


Descriptive Note : Conference proceedings


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


Personal Author(s) : Greene, Jr , James B ; Snider, Keith F ; Shaffer, Karey L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a494491.pdf


Report Date : 30 Apr 2007


Pagination or Media Count : 372


Abstract : Founded in 2003, the Acquisition Research Program (ARP) has become an institutional, multi-disciplinary entity. Since inception, over 100 reports and papers have been published, thereby making a significant contribution to the body of literature on the defense acquisition process. Through these research products, ARP sponsors are receiving substantial help with and insights into the pressing business issues of the day. Wednesday's session included: Panel 1, Plenary Panel: Acquisition Reform; Panel 2: Crossing the Valley of Death, Technology Transition; Panel 3: Evolving Defense Industrial Base; Panel 4; Organizational Behavior in Acquisition Organizations; Panel 5: Open Architecture, Open Business Models and Collaboration for Acquisition; Panel 6: Contracting for Support of Military Operations; Panel 7: Complexity and Collaboration in Acquisition Organizations; Panel 8: Implementing Open Architecture; Panel 9: Competitive Sourcing Savings: Reality or Illusion? and Panel 10: Evolving Technologies in DoD Acquisition.


Descriptors :   *TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER , *DEFENSE INDUSTRY , *MILITARY PROCUREMENT , *CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION , MODELS , RISK MANAGEMENT , CONTRACTORS , MILITARY MODERNIZATION , MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS , COMPETITION , FORWARD AREAS , MILITARY OPERATIONS


Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Economics and Cost Analysis
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE