Accession Number : ADA482552


Title :   Defense AT&L (Volume 36, Number 5, September-October 2007)


Descriptive Note : Journal


Corporate Author : DEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIV FT BELVOIR VA


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a482552.pdf


Report Date : Oct 2007


Pagination or Media Count : 85


Abstract : Driving Contracting to Serve the Warfighter, an interview with Shay Assad -- The DPAP Director explains his role as principal advisor to senior leadership on acquisition strategies and the contracting competency model to define the competencies of the agile workforce of tomorrow. Incentive Contracts: Driving Favorable Outcomes, by Robert L. Tremaine -- According to a GAO report, incentives are not necessarily driving performance outcomes. DAU subject matter experts looked at where incentives have worked and why they were effective. DoD's Information Assurance Certification & Accreditation Process, by Peter Williams, et al. -- IACA is a standard approach for identifying information security requirements, providing security solutions, and managing the security of information systems. CAD/PAD Requirements Determination in the Air Force, by David Williams, et al. -- A joint Air Force and Navy program office has created what is believed to be the first joint use of a sustainment system for Cartridge Actuated Devices and Propellant Actuated Devices. Death by Bullets, by Maj. Dan Ward -- A roomful of unsuspecting people. A hail of bullets. And then it's all over. Intrepid sleuth Dan Ward follows the heartbreaking trail of...murder by presentation. Strategic Sourcing, by Lee E. Simon -- Strategic Sourcing and Lean Six Sigma -- what do they have in common? Both are data-driven and focused on rapid, cost-effective continuous improvement. The author explains how strategic sourcing can be viewed as a special type of transactional LSS project. So You re a Program Manager, by Alexander R. Slate -- Sound advice on fulfilling the key roles of the PM and employing creative thinking to emerge not just a program manager, but a leader. EVMS for Dummies, by Wayne Turk -- Earned Value lets you know where your project is in regard to cost, schedule, and work accomplished, and companies doing business with the government should note that it's required more and more often.


Descriptors :   *DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE , *MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL , *PROJECT MANAGEMENT , *MILITARY PROCUREMENT , *LOGISTICS , *CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION , *LEADERSHIP , INFORMATION ASSURANCE , PROPELLANT ACTUATED DEVICES , MILITARY PUBLICATIONS , PERIODICALS , SYSTEMS ENGINEERING , COST EFFECTIVENESS , INFORMATION SYSTEMS , PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT , INCENTIVE CONTRACTS


Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE