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Established in 2003, the Acquisition Research Program (ARP) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is 100% sponsor funded by orginaizations within the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of the Navy (DON). The ARP was strategically created and nurtured to grow organically as a free and open forum that invites innovation and debate on current defense acquisition topics that can provide intellectual rigor and operational impacts to support the warfighter. Through the combined efforts of NPS faculty and experts from US universities, think tanks, industry, and government; ARP generates a stream of relevant information on defense acquisition policies and management processes, with viable recommendations for improvement.

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 479
Issue DateTitleAuthor(s)
2022-03-10Program Management versus Portfolio Management in Defense AcquisitionRobert F. Mortlock, Raymond D. Jones; Conor W. Stewart, Adam T. Deitrich; Jordan M. Reid
2022-03-08A CMS‐Based Competency Assessment of the DoD Contracting WorkforceRene G. Rendon
2022-02-14An Assessment of the Impact of Federal Continuing Resolutions on the Pre-Approval Stage of Defense AcquisitionsSpencer T. Brien
2022-02-10The Fourth Industrial Revolution’s Wave Crashes Upon the Shores of Accounting: The Value Metric for the Fourth Industrial RevolutionThomas Housel, Timothy Shives
2021-12-29Telling Time: Getting Relevant Data for Acquisition Schedule Estimating RelationshipsCharles Pickar, Raymond Franck
2022-01-18Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and Risk Management: Understanding Their Implementation in Military Systems AcquisitionsJohnathan Mun, Thomas Housel
2021-12-06Individualized and Optimal Talent-Management of the AWF in Response to COVID-19: Dynamic Programming ApproachTom Ahn, Amilcar Menichini
2021-12-21Schedule Risks Associated with Modularity, Agility, and Middle Tier AcquisitionAmirhossein Etemadi
2021-12-02A System-of-Systems Approach to Enterprise Analytics Design: Acquisition Support in the Age of Machine Learning and Artificial IntelligenceDaniel A. DeLaurentis, Cesare Guariniello; Prajwal Balasubramani
2021-12-01Acquisition of Additive Manufacturing Capabilities for Expeditionary OperationsSusan M. Sanchez, Claudia Luhrs; Mary L. McDonald, Greg Lynch
2021-10-21Risk Quantification of Acquisition Programs Through Systems Complexity MeasuresRoshanak Rose Nilchiani, Antonio Pugliese
2021-10-21Evaluating the Impacts of Federal Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) ComplianceWilliam Lucyshyn, Dylan Hunt
2021-10-21Measuring Congressional Impact on Defense Acquisition FundingSeamus P. Daniels, Todd Harrison
2021-09-28Understanding and Modeling the Life-Cycle Cost Tradeoffs Associated with the Procurement of Open SystemsShao-Peng Chen; Peter Sandborn; William Lucyshyn
2020-12-30Development and Demonstration of a Capabilities Focused Model Based Systems Engineering FrameworkPaul T. Beery
2021-09-24Investigation of Leading Indicators for Systems Engineering Effectiveness in Model-Centric ProgramsDonna H. Rhodes
2021-09-24Trends in Department of Defense Other Transaction Authority (OTA) UsageRhys McCormick, Greg Sanders
2021-09-24Technology Transition Performance of the U.S. Department of Defense Small Business Innovation Research ProgramToshiyuki Sueyoshi, Youngbok Ryu
2021-09-24Is the Department of Defense a High-Risk Anomaly: Theory to PracticeDouglas A. Brook, Danelle Gamble
2021-09-24Phase 2: Investigation of Leading Indicators for Systems Engineering Effectiveness in Model-Centric ProgramsDonna H. Rhodes
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 479