Accession Number:

ADA310907

Title:

Electronic Commerce/Electronic Data Interchange as It Applies to Buying Information Technology Products and Services from Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contracts.

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1996-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

There have been many technological innovations in recent years that have paved the way toward bringing to the business environment a capability that will effectively eliminate, over time, the need to either create or accommodate paper transactions as a standard practice of conducting business. With downsizing and shrinking budgets, the Army and DoD are placing major emphasis into new cost and resource saving efforts - Electronic Commerce EC through Electronic Data Interchange EDI is a necessity for a all Of DoDs service level small computer acquisition programs. This paper examines this new technology with an objective of analyzing the feasibility of implementing ECEDI in the current Indefinite DeliveryIndefinite Quantity IDIQ contract delivery order business process in the Armys Small Computer Program. It provides a non-technical overview on the subject, a look at the DoD ECEDI infrastructure, an overview on the Small Computer Program, and lastly a Small Computer Program ECEDI implementation strategy including a costbenefit analysis.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE