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The Resource Achieving effective acquisition of information technology in the Department of Defense, Committee on Improving Processes and Policies for the Acquisition and Test of Information Technologies in the Department of Defense, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council of the National Academies

Achieving effective acquisition of information technology in the Department of Defense, Committee on Improving Processes and Policies for the Acquisition and Test of Information Technologies in the Department of Defense, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council of the National Academies

Label
Achieving effective acquisition of information technology in the Department of Defense
Title
Achieving effective acquisition of information technology in the Department of Defense
Statement of responsibility
Committee on Improving Processes and Policies for the Acquisition and Test of Information Technologies in the Department of Defense, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council of the National Academies
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the military, information technology (IT) has enabled profound advances in weapons systems and the management and operation of the defense enterprise. A significant portion of the Department of Defense (DOD) budget is spent on capabilities acquired as commercial IT commodities, developmental IT systems that support a broad range of warfighting and functional applications, and IT components embedded in weapons systems. The ability of the DOD and its industrial partners to harness and apply IT for warfighting, command and control and communications, logistics, and transportation has contributed enormously to fielding the world's best defense force. However, despite the DOD's decades of success in leveraging IT across the defense enterprise, the acquisition of IT systems continues to be burdened with serious problems. To address these issues, the National Research Council assembled a group of IT systems acquisition and T & E experts, commercial software developers, software engineers, computer scientists and other academic researchers. The group evaluated applicable legislative requirements, examined the processes and capabilities of the commercial IT sector, analyzed DOD's concepts for systems engineering and testing in virtual environments, and examined the DOD acquisition environment. The present volume summarizes this analysis and also includes recommendations on how to improve the acquisition, systems engineering, and T & E processes to achieve the DOD's network-centric goals."--Publisher's description
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
355.60973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
UA23.3
LC item number
.A245 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • National Research Council (U.S.)
  • National Research Council (U.S.)
  • National Research Council (U.S.)
Series statement
National Research Council
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Information technology
  • United States
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • HISTORY
  • Information resources management
  • Information technology
  • Information technology
  • United States
Label
Achieving effective acquisition of information technology in the Department of Defense, Committee on Improving Processes and Policies for the Acquisition and Test of Information Technologies in the Department of Defense, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council of the National Academies
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 97-99)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • FrontMatter -- Preface -- Acknowledgment of Reviewers -- Contents -- Summary and Recommendations -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Acquisition Process and Culture -- 3 Systems and Software Engineering in Defense Information Technology Acquisition Programs -- 4 Acceptance and Testing -- Bibliography -- Appendixes -- Appendix A: Brief Overview of the Defense Acquisition System for Information Technology -- Appendix B: Program Phases and Decision Milestones for SDCI Programs -- Appendix C: Program Phases and Decision Milestones for CHSS Programs
  • Appendix D: Programs That Succeeded with Nontraditional OversightAppendix E: Briefings to the Committee -- Appendix F: Biosketches of Committee and Staff -- Appendix G: Acronyms
Control code
650842697
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 149 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309148290
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)650842697
Label
Achieving effective acquisition of information technology in the Department of Defense, Committee on Improving Processes and Policies for the Acquisition and Test of Information Technologies in the Department of Defense, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council of the National Academies
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 97-99)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • FrontMatter -- Preface -- Acknowledgment of Reviewers -- Contents -- Summary and Recommendations -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Acquisition Process and Culture -- 3 Systems and Software Engineering in Defense Information Technology Acquisition Programs -- 4 Acceptance and Testing -- Bibliography -- Appendixes -- Appendix A: Brief Overview of the Defense Acquisition System for Information Technology -- Appendix B: Program Phases and Decision Milestones for SDCI Programs -- Appendix C: Program Phases and Decision Milestones for CHSS Programs
  • Appendix D: Programs That Succeeded with Nontraditional OversightAppendix E: Briefings to the Committee -- Appendix F: Biosketches of Committee and Staff -- Appendix G: Acronyms
Control code
650842697
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 149 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309148290
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)650842697

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