Accession Number:

ADA482536

Title:

Defense AT&L (Volume 35, Number 6, November-December 2006)

Descriptive Note:

Journal

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIV FT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

93.0

Abstract:

Pushing for a Sense of Urgency is an interview with Dr. James I. Finley, DUSD for Acquisition and Technology -- After 40 years in private industry, Finley brings a unique perspective to his position and a desire to bring together the best practices of the private sector and those of the DoD. Lessons Learned from the Armys Largest ERP Implementation, by Col. David W. Coker -- The Logistics Modernization program is poised to deliver total situational awareness of Army assets within 5 seconds of a request. Just How Independent are Internal Auditors in DoN by Randall Exley -- Independent auditing ensures that DoD leaders get an impartial and objective assessment of program effectiveness, efficiency, and compliance with laws and regulations. Generation Y in the Workplace, by Cara Spiro -- Members of Generation Y are hot commodities how do employers meet the challenge of integrating these demanding young workers into the workplace Rapid Deployment Capability in Action, by Bob Poor, et al. -- The RDC process facilitates fielding new capabilities quickly, as evidenced by the Navys fielding of the Automatic Identification System, a commercial VHF Line-Of-Site transceiver that connects vessels and shore sites. Its All in the Talent, by Maj. Dan Ward, et al. -- Talent agents for modeling boutiques and Hollywood casting directors know that hiring the right talent will determine the outcome, profitability, and well-being of their companies. Maybe they have something to teach DoD. When the Warfighter Needs it Now, by Robert L. Buhrkuhl - The Joint Rapid Acquisition Cells structure and access to senior leaders make it effective in breaking down barriers that prevent timely and effective joint warfighting support. Risky Business, by Wayne Turk -- The author presents the six key areas the Project Management Institute recommends be addressed in implementing an effective risk management program.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE