Acquisition technology logistics excellence: an internet listing tailored to the professional acquisition workforce

Acquisition technology logistics excellence: an internet listing tailored to the professional acquisition workforce

Surfing the Net

Department of Defense

Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics) (USD[AT&L])

http://www.acq.osd.mil/

ACQWeb offers a library of USD(AT&L) documents, a means to view streaming videos, and jump points to many other valuable sites.

Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP)

http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap

Procurement and Acquisition Policy news and events; reference library; DPAP organizational breakout; acquisition education and training policy and guidance.

DoD Inspector General

http://www.dodig.osd.mil/pubs/index.html

Search for audit and evaluation reports, Inspector General testimony, and planned and ongoing audit projects of interest to the acquisition community.

Deputy Director, Systems Engineering, USD (AT&L/10/SE)

http://www.acq.osd.mil/io/se/index.htm

Systems engineering mission; Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act information, training, and related sites; information on key areas of systems engineering responsibility.

AT&L Knowledge Sharing System (Formerly Deskbook)

http://deskbook.dau.mil/jsp/default.jsp

Automated acquisition reference tool covering mandatory and discretionary practices. Defense Acquisition History (DAH) Project http://www.army.mil/cmhpg/acquisition/acqhome.htm

The DAH Project is a multi-year program to produce a detailed history of defense acquisition since 1947, to be published in six volumes. The site features a quarterly online newsletter, project status announcements, acquisition history links, and contact information.

Defense Acquisition University (DAU)

http://www.dau.mil

DAU Course Catalog, Program Manager magazine and Acquisition Review Quarterly journal; course schedule; policy documents; guidebooks; and training and education news for the Defense Acquisition Workforce.

Defense Acquisition University Continuous Learning Courses

http://www.dau.mil/registrar/apply.asp

Take DAU courses online at your desk, at home, at your convenience!

Army Acquisition Support Center

http://asc.rdaisa.army.mil

News; policy; publications;’ personnel demo; contacts; training opportunities.

Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology)

https;//webportal.saalt.army.mil

News, ACAT Listing, PEO-PM Listing, Army Transformation, links to Army directorates and major programs.

Navy Acquisition Reform

http://www.ar.navy.mil

Acquisition policy and guidance; World-class Practices; Acquisition Center of Excellence; training opportunities.

Navy Acquisition, Research and Development Information Center

http://nardic.onr.navy.mil

News and announcements; acronyms; publications and regulations; technical reports; “How to Do Business with the Navy”; much more!

Naval Sea Systems Command

http://www.navsea.navy.mil

Total Ownership Cost (TOC); documentation and policy; Reduction Plan; Implementation Timeline; TOC reporting templates; Frequently Asked Questions.

Navy Acquisition and Business Management

http://www.abm.rda.hq.navy.mil

Policy documents; training opportunities; guides on areas such as risk management, acquisition environmental issues, past performance, and more; news and assistance for the Standardized Procurement System (SPS) community; notices of upcoming events.

Navy Best Manufacturing Practices Center of Excellence

http://www.bmpcoe.org

A national resource to identify and share best manufacturing and business practices being used throughout industry, government, and academia.

Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)

http://navair.navy.mil

Provides advanced warfare technology through the efforts of seamless, integrated, worldwide network of aviation technology experts.

Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)

https://e-commerce.spawar.navy.mil

Your source for SPAWAR business opportunities, acquisition news, solicitations, and small business information.

Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC)

http://jitc.fhu.disa.mil

Policies and procedures for interoperability certification. Access to lessons learned; link for requesting support.

Air Force (Acquisition)

http://www.safaq.hq.af.mil/

Policy; career development and training opportunities; reducing TOC; library; links.

Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC)

Contracting Laboratory’s FAR Site

http://farsite.hill.af.mil/

FAR search tool; Commerce Business Daily Announcements (CBDNet); Federal Register; Electronic Forms Library.

Defense Systems Management College (DSMC)

http://www.dau.mil

DSMC educational products and services; course schedules; job opportunities.

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

http://www.darpa.mil

News releases; current solicitations; “Doing Business with DARPA.”

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

http://www.disa.mil

Structure and mission of DISA; Defense Information System Network; Defense Message System; Global Command and Control System; much more!

National imagery and Happing Agency

http://www.nima.mil

Imagery; maps and geodata; Freedom of Information Act resources; publications.

Defense Modeling and Simulation Office (DMSO)

https://www.dmso.mil/public

DoD Modeling and Simulation Master Plan; document library; events; services.

Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)

http://www.dtic.mil/

Technical reports; products and services; registration with DTIC; special programs; acronyms; DTIC FAQs.

Defense Electronic Business Program Office (DEBPO)

http://www.defenselink.mil/acq/ebusiness/

Policy; newsletters; Central Contractor Registration; Assistance Centers; DoD EC Partners.

Open Systems Joint Task Force

http://www.acq.osd.mil/osjtf

Open Systems education and training opportunities; studies and assessments; projects, initiatives and plans; reference library.

Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP)

http://www.gidep.corona.navy.mil

Federally funded co-op of government-industry participants, providing an electronic forum to exchange technical information essential to research, design, development, production, and operational phases of the life cycle of systems, facilities, and equipment.

Federal Civilian Agencies

Acquisition Reform Network (ARNET)

http://www.arnet.gov/

Virtual library; federal acquisition and procurement opportunities; best practices; electronic forums; business opportunities; acquisition training; Excluded Parties List.

Committee for Purchase from People Who are Blind or Severely Disabled

http://www.jwod.gov

Provides information and guidance to federal customers on the requirements of the Javits-Wagner-O’Day (JWOD) Act.

Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI)

http://www.faionline.com

Virtual campus for learning opportunities as well as information access and performance support.

Federal Acquisition Jump Station

http://nais.nasa.gov/fedproc/home.html

Procurement and acquisition servers by contracting activity; CBDNet; Reference Library.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

http://www.asu.faa.gov

Online policy and guidance for all aspects of the acquisition process.

General Accounting Office (GAO)

http://www.gao.gov

Access to GAO reports, policy and guidance, ant FAQs.

General Services Administration (GSA)

http://www.gsa.gov

Online shopping for commercial items to support government interests.

Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov

Research services; Congress at Work; Copyright Office; FAQs.

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

http://chaos.fedworld.gov/onow/

Online service for purchasing technical reports, computer products, videotapes, audiocassettes, and more!

Small Business Administration (SBA)

http://www.SBAonline.SBA.gov

Communications network for small businesses. U.S. Coast Guard

http://www.uscg.mil

News and current events; services; points of contact; FAQs.

U.S. Department of Transportation MARITIME Administration

http://www.marad.dot.gov/offices/cargo_perf.html

Provides information and guidance on the requirements for shipping cargo on U.S. flag vessels.

Topical Listings

Commerce Business Daily

http://www.govcon.com/

Access to current and back issues with search capabilities; business opportunities; interactive yellow pages.

DoD Specifications and Standards Home page

http://www.dsp.dla.mil

All about DoD standardization; key Points of Contact; FAQs; Military Specifications and Standards Reform; newsletters; training; nongovernment standards; links to related sites.

Earned Value Management

http://www.acq.osd.mil/pm

Implementation of Earned Value Management; latest policy changes; standards; international developments; active noteboard.

Fedworld Information

http://www.fedworld.gov

Comprehensive central access point for searching, locating, ordering, and acquiring government and business information.

GSA Federal Supply Service

http://pub.fss.gsa.gov

The No. 1 resource for the latest services and products industry has to offer.

Joint Advanced Distributed Simulation (JADS) Joint Test Force

http://www.jads.abq.com

JADS is a one-stop shop for complete information on distributed simulation and its applicability to test and evaluation and acquisition.

MANPRINT (Manpower and Personnel Integration)

http://www.MANPRINT.army.mil

Points of contact for program managers; relevant regulations; policy letters from the Army Acquisition Executive; as well as briefings on the MANPRINT program.

Acquisition Community Connection (ACC)

http://www.pmcop.dau.mil

Includes risk management, contracting, system engineering, total ownership cost (TOC) policies, procedures, tools, references, publications, Web links, and lessons learned.

Industry and Professional Organizations

Association of Old Crows (AOC)

http://www.crows.org

Association news; conventions, conferences and courses; Journal of Electronic Defese magazine.

DAU Alumni Association

http://www.dauaa.org

Acquisition tools and resources; government and related links; career opportunities; member forums.

Aging Systems Sustainment and Enabling Technology (ASSET)

http://catt.bus.okstate.edu

Collaborative effort between government, industry, and academia. Learn about ASSET and how to participate.

Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA)

http://www.eia.org

Government Relations Department; includes links to issue councils; market research assistance.

International Society of Logistics

http://www.sole.org/

Online desk references that link to logistics problem-solving advice; Certified Professional Logistician certification.

National Contract Management Association (NCMA)

http://www.ncmahq.org

“What’s New in Contracting?”; educational products catalog; career center.

National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)

http://www.ndia.org

Association news; events; government policy; National Defense magazine.

Project Management Institute

http://www.pmi.org

Program management publications, information resources, professional practices, and career certification.

Software Program Managers Network

http://www.spmn.com

Site supports project managers, software practitioners, and government contractors. Contains publications on highly effective software development best practices.

Parts Standardization and Management Committee (PSMC)

http://www.dscc.dla.mil/psmc

Collaborative effort between government and industry. Learn more about parts management and standardization through commonality of parts and processes.

DAU encourages the reciprocal linking of its Home Page to other interested agencies. Contact the DAU Webmaster at: webmasterter@dau.mil.

If you would like to add your acquisition or acquisition and logistics excellence-related Web site to his list, please put your request in writing and fax it to Judith Greig, 703)-805-2917.

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