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Case Study: Air Force Commodity Councils Take Aim at Mission Effectiveness

Published: 05 February 2008

ID: G00154290

Analyst(s): David McClure

Summary

The U.S. Air Force is changing the way it buys IT products and services, and in the process, it is saving money, buying better technology and improving the mission readiness of the war fighter.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • The Challenge
  • Approach
    • Making the Shift
    • Leveraging the Contracting Process: Dialogue Enables Understanding
    • Revamping Life Cycle Management
    • Standardizing Where Mission Needs and Cost Containment Intersect
  • Results
  • Critical Success Factors
  • Lessons Learned

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