Applying and Measuring the Value of Utility Modeling in Defense Acquisition Decision-Making

Report Number: NPS-AM-13-079

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Decision Making

Report Series: Sponsored Report

Authors: Nathan Burgess, Keith Jordan

Title: Applying and Measuring the Value of Utility Modeling in Defense Acquisition Decision-Making

Published: 2013-11-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Graduate Student

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2013/NPS-AM-13-079.pdf

Keywords: Utility modeling, purchase decisions, Apache Block III Modernization Program, AB3

Abstract:

This research project is intended to determine whether utility modeling could be used within the Department of Defense acquisition community. The primary effort of this research is to create a linear programming