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Authors: Committee On Advancing Software-intensive Systems Producibility, National Research Council
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Keywords: priorities, letter, report, needs, research, observations, dod, software, preliminary
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Download free ebook: Preliminary Observations On Dod Software Research Needs And Priorities:a Letter Report......
ISBN: 0833044710, 9780833044716
Authors: Nelson Lim, Michelle Cho, Kimberly Curry Hall
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Keywords: dod, leaders, recommendations, options, diversity, planning
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Publisher: RANDPublished Time: RANDPages: 100Despite the U.S. armed forces’ historical role as a model for racial integration and decades of Department of Defense (DoD) efforts to promote racial and ethnic diversity, many groups are still underrepresented within the department, especially among DoD’s active duty and civilian leadership. This is a particularly important issue for DoD be......
ISBN: 0833049488, 9780833049483
Authors: Eric Landree, Daniel Gonzales, Chad J. R. Ohlandt, Carolyn Wong
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Keywords: information, certification, accreditation, assurance, systems, dod, implications, aggregated
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The challenges associated with securing U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) information systems have grown as the department's information infrastructure has become more complex and interconnected. At the same time, the potential negative consequences associated with cyber intrusions have become more severe. Are current information assurance (IA) policies and procedures sufficient to address this gro......
ISBN: 083302826X, 9780833028266
Authors: Susan M. Gates, Albert A. Robbert
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Keywords: activities, real, last, dod, sourced, savings, competitively, personnel
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In recent years, the Department of Defense (DoD) has placed increasing faith in competitive sourcing to make its operations more efficient and effective. During fiscal years 1997 through 2005 the Pentagon expects to save $11 billion by putting tasks involving some 250,000 positions out for competitive bid. However, critics have questioned whether competitive sourcing actually produces the savings ......
ISBN: 083302521X, 9780833025210
Authors: Albert A. Robbert, Susan M. Gates, Marc N. Elliott
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Keywords: civil, service, employees, impacts, activities, dod, commercial, outsourcing
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Outsourcing of commercial activities in the Department of Defense (DoD) occurs within a well-defined legal and policy framework. This framework creates a predisposition toward outsourcing but also imposes an evolving set of exclusions and restrictions. Within this framework, DoD outsourcing has occurred on a relatively modest scale. However, DoD has recently given outsourcing renewed attention, an......
ISBN: 0833026542, 9780833026545
Authors: Susan M. Gates, Albert A. Robbert
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Keywords: service, personnel, civil, military, costs, dod, comparing
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In an era of heightened concern within DoD over operating costs, there is renewed interest in civilianization — the transfer of functions performed by military personnel to civil service personnel. This interest stems from a fundamental assumption that civil service workers are less expensive than their military counterparts. At the request of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), RA......
ISBN: 1437928404, 9781437928402
Author: Mark Gaffigan
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Keywords: federal, meeting, renewable, energy, goals, challenges, address, infrastructure, dod, needs, actions, defense
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 52The DoD consumes about 60% of all energy used at federal government facilities. To encourage an increased use of energy from renewable sources, such as solar and wind power, (1) DoD must consume at least 3% of its total electricity from renewable resources starting in FY 2007; (2) An amount equal to half of the statutorily require......
ISBN: 1437930409, 9781437930405
Author: Cristina T. Chaplain
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Keywords: space, remain, developing, systems, testimony, congressional, challenges, persistent, acquisitions, dod, poised, enhance, capabilities
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 22The majority of large-scale acquisition programs in the DoD space portfolio have experienced problems during the past two decades that have driven up costs by billions of dollars, stretched schedules by years, and increased technical risks. To address the cost increases, DoD altered its acquisitions by reducing the number of satel......
ISBN: 0833023144, 9780833023148
Authors: Kenneth J. Girardini, Nancy Y. Moore, Rick Eden, Carl J. Dahlman, David M. Oaks
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Keywords: rand, research, perspectives, logistics, dod, improving
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This documented briefing summarizes the results of RAND's logistics research and discusses its implications for reforming DoD logistics. The briefing illustrates the need for DoD logistics to improve along multiple dimensions of performance, cites private-sector implementations of process improvement that have led to higher performance, and describes ongoing process-improvement efforts in DoD logi......
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