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Title: Facilitating Decision-making, Re-use and Collaboration: A Knowledge Management Approach to Acquisition Program Self-awareness
Authors: John Robey
Chris Odell
Keywords: Knowledge Management (KM)
Program Self-awareness
Capability Portfolio Management
Open Systems Architecture
Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA)
Issue Date: 1-Apr-2009
Publisher: Acquisition Research Program
Citation: Published--Unlimited Distribution
Series/Report no.: Knowledge Management (KM)
NPS-AM-09-037
Abstract: Decades of reform have been largely ineffective at improving the efficiency of the DoD Acquisition System, due in part to the complex processes and stovepipe activities that result in duplication of effort, lack of re-use and limited collaboration on related development efforts. This research applies Knowledge Management (KM) concepts and methodologies to the DoD acquisition enterprise to increase “Program Self-awareness” (Gallup & MacKinnon, 2008, p. 2). This research supports the implementation of reform initiatives such as Capability Portfolio Management and Open Systems Architecture, which share the common objectives of reducing duplication of effort, promoting collaboration and re-use of components. The DoD Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) Program will be used as a test case to develop prototype data schemas and apply text and data mining tools to identify duplication and/or gaps in the features of select MDA technologies. This paper will also provide the foundation for future development of the Program Self-awareness concept and KM tools to support decision-making and improve the effectiveness of the DoD Acquisition System.
Description: Acquisition Management / Graduate Student Research
URI: https://dair.nps.edu/handle/123456789/2404
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