Surfing the Net

An Internet Listing Tailored to the Professional Acquisition Workforce

Online encyclopedia that provides the acquisition workforce with quick access to information on common acquisition topics.

Acquisition Central
Shared systems and tools to support the federal acquisition community and business partners.

Acquisition Community Connection
Policies, procedures, tools, references, publications, Web links, and lessons learned for risk management, contracting, system engineering, TOC.

Aging Systems Sustainment and Enabling Technologies
Government-academic-industry partnership. ASSET program-developed technologies and processes expand the DoD supply base, reduce time and cost of parts procurement, enhance military readiness.

Air Force (Acquisition)
Policy; career development and training opportunities; reducing TOC; library; links.

Air Force Institute of Technology
Graduate degree programs and certificates in engineering and management; Civilian Institution; Center for Systems Engineering; Centers of Excellence; distance learning.

Air Force Materiel Comman Contracting Laboratory’s FARSite
FAR search tool; Commerce Business Daily announcements (CBDNet); Federal Register; electronic forms library.

Army Acquisition Support Center
News; policy; Army AL&amp Magazine; programs; career information; events; training opportunities.

Army Training Requirements and Resources System
Army system of record for managing training requirements.

Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology)
ACAT Listing; ASA(ALT) Bulletin; digital documents library; links to other Army acquisition sites.

Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International
Planning and management of cost and schedules; online technical library; bookstore; technical development; distance learning.

Association of Old Crows
News; conventions, courses; Journal of Electronic Defense.

Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
PTACs nationwide assist businesses with government contracting issues.

Best Practices Clearinghouse
The authoritative source for acquisition best practices in DoD and industry. Connects communities of practice, centers of excellence, academic and industry sources, and practitioners.

Central Contractor Registry
Registration for businesses wishing to do business with the federal government under a FAR-based contract.

Committee for Purchase from People Who are Blind or Severely Disabled
Information and guidance to federal customers on the requirements of the Javits-Wagner-O’Day (JWOD) Act.

Defense Acquisition Portal
One-stop source for acquisition information and tools.

Defense Acquisition University and Defense Systems Management College
DAU iCatalog; DAU/DSMC course schedules; educational resources; and Defense AT&L magazine and Defense Acquisition Review Journal.

DAU Alumni Association
Acquisition tools and resources; links; >career opportunities; member forums.

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
News releases; current solicitations; Doing Business with DARPA.

Defense Information Systems Agency
Defense Information System Network; Defense Message System; Global Command and Control System.

Defense Modeling and Simulation Coordination Office
DoD modeling and simulation master plan; document library; events; services.

Defense Spectrum Organization
Operational spectrum management support to the Joint Staff and COCOMs; conducts R&D into spectrum-efficient technologies.

Defense Technical Information Center
DTIC’s scientific and technical information network (STINET) is one of DoD’s largest available repositories of scientific, research, and engineering information. Hosts over 100 DoD Web sites.

Department of Commerce, Defense Priorities and Allocations System
DPAS regulation, policies, procedures, and training resources.

Deputy Chief Management Officer
Information on the Defense Business Transformation Agency and the DoD Performance Improvement Officer.

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology
Acquisition and technology organization, goals, initiatives, and upcoming events.

Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy
Procurement and acquisition policy news and events; reference library; acquisition education and training policy, guidance.

DoD Defense Standardization Program
DoD standardization; points of contact; FAQs; military specifications and standards; newsletters; training; nongovernment standards; links.

DoD Enterprise Software Initiative
Joint project to implement true software enterprise management process within DoD.

DoD Inspector General Publications
Audit and evaluation reports; IG testimony; planned and ongoing audit projects of interest to the AT&L community.

DoD Office of Technology Transition
Information about and links to OTT’s programs. DoD Systems Engineering Policies, guides and information on SE and related topics, including developmental T&E and acquisition program support.

Earned Value Management
Implementation of EVM; latest policy changes; standards; international developments.

Electronic Industries Alliance
Government relations department; links to issues councils; market research assistance.

FAIR Institute
Organization that promotes a federal acquisition system that continually innovates, exceeds world class standards of performance, and ensures the prudent use of taxpayer dollars.

Federal Acquisition Institute
Virtual campus for learning opportunities; information access and performance support.

Federal Acquisition Jumpstation
Procurement and acquisition servers by contracting activity; CBDNet; reference library.<

Federal Aviation Administration
Online policy and guidance for all aspects of the acquisition process.

Federal Business Opportunities
Single government point-of-entry for federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000.

Federal R&D Project Summaries
Portal to information on federal research projects; search databases at different agencies.

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