Defense AT&L (Volume 36, Number 3, May-June 2007)
DEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIV FT BELVOIR VA
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Looking After the Interests of the Defense Acquisition Workforce, an interview with David S. C. Chu, USD for Personnel and Readiness -- Chu talks about his many and varied responsibilities to DoD leadership and the military and civilian ATL workforce, and the challenges of the years to come. Making a Difference for Asset Visibility, Management, and Accountability, by James I. Finley -- Item Unique Identification is an essential effort for DoD. The consistent and accurate identification of items will facilitate item tracking throughout each items life in DoD business systems. The Importance of Risk Identification, by Douglas J. Bragdon -- The growth of risk management in the DoD over the past 10 years constitutes a critical improvement to acquisition, but there are still too many programs that needlessly suffer from manageable risks. Extending the Enterprise Linking Supply with Demand, by Lt. Gen. Robert T. Dail -- DLAs future is about building a DoD enterprise between U.S. Transportation Command, DLA, and the Services materiel commands that will link supply with demand. Partnership Intermediaries and DoD Technology Transfer, by Joshua Morrison -- Transferring technology to small business for commercialization is a win-win. Small business takes the technology and turns it into products that are sold back to DoD to benefit the warfighter. Sales through the DoD 5000 Process, by Robert E. Comer, et al. -- Experiences and lessons learned as the Commissary Advanced Resale Transaction System goes through the revised 2003 DoD 5000 process. Developing a Capable, Agile Civilian Workforce, by Marcia E. Richard -- Senior leadership is analyzing the issues associated with the downsized workforce and developing and strategic plans to avert a potential human capital crisis. Culture Change in the Navy, by John Horn -- This classroom case study provides future program managers the opportunity to work through a dilemma and to develop critical leadership skills.
- Administration and Management
- Military Forces and Organizations
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies