Recent Submissions

  • Predicting Bid Protests: What Should Acquisition Teams (Not) Do? 

    Hawkins, Timothy G. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2019-07-31); WKU-CM-19-178
    Bid protests are increasing, and the effectiveness for protestors is relatively high. Bid protests delay receipt of needed goods and services. They are costly to prevent and to adjudicate. The purpose of this research is ...
  • A Systems Complexity-based Assessment of Risk in Acquisition and Development Programs 

    Nilchiani, Roshanak Rose; Pugliese, Antonio; Enos, James (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2019-01-18); SIT-SE-19-027
    Development and acquisition programs of cyber-physical systems can often encounter cost or schedule overruns due to the complexity of the system. It has been shown that certain amount of system complexity is related to ...
  • Interactive Learning Environments to Address Department of Navy Acquisition Workforce Issues 

    Ford, David N. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2019-07-08); NPS-HR-19-177
    The Department of the Navy (DoN) acquisition workforce includes many diverse parts, processes, and stakeholders that interact over time in a wide variety of ways. Understanding the interactions among workforce components ...
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