Accession Number : ADA119318

Title :   Acquisition of Telecommunications in the Navy from an Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Point of View.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Sheedy,Ann Margaret

PDF Url : ADA119318

Report Date : Mar 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 199

Abstract : This thesis effort is a study of telecommunications acquisition in the Navy from an Automatic Data Processing (ADP) point of view. From their perspective, the ADP community wants to see improvements made to telecommunications acquisition in order to benefit themselves and the communications community. The principal elements of the study concern the current management environment of telecommunications and ADP according to guidance provided in directives and instructions . The specific areas which receive attention are policy, levels of requirements/AIS, dollar/approval thresholds, procedures/schedule for submitting plans, submitting authority, validation authority, land approval authority. Finally, the study reviews and evaluates telecommunications acquisition, focusing on problems and their causes as seen by the ADP community. Recommendations for solutions to the problems are provided.

Descriptors :   *MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, PLANNING PROGRAMMING BUDGETING, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, DATA PROCESSING, COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, COMMUNICATION AND RADIO SYSTEMS, SCHEDULING, LIFE CYCLES, NAVAL PROCUREMENT, ACQUISITION, ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, THESES

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Computer Programming and Software
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE