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):

Report Date:

2006-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

109.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE