Services Acquisition in the Department of Defense: Analysis of Operational and Performance Data to Identify Drivers of Success

Report Number: NPS-CM-14-190

Series: Contract Management

Category: Services Contracting

Report Series: Sponsored Reports

Authors: Rene G. Rendon, Uday Apte, and Michael Dixon

Title: Services Acquisition in the Department of Defense: Analysis of Operational and Performance Data to Identify Drivers of Success

Published: 2015-03-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: NPS Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2014/NPS-CM-14-190.pdf

Keywords: Services Acquisition, Services Contracts, Success of Services Contracts

Abstract:

The Department of Defense (DoD) acquires billions of dollars of supplies and services every year. In fiscal year (FY) 2013, the DoD obligated over $258 billion for military-unique weapon systems as well as commercial supplies and services. An integral part of the DoD