Advanced Distributed Learning Task 6 Acquisition for New Distributed Learning Report2018; Goodson, Kathy, Ph.D.
This report documents our research on successful acquisition related processes associated to distributed learning modernization and acquisition templates/tools related to standards and enablers. It identifies and provides common language, practices, and procedures that enable successful acquisition of DL technology for the DoD. This research provided insight into the investigation, validation, and documentation of distributed learning acquisitions approaches, and provides resources on how to approach acquisition for the following areas:(1) Stakeholders desire to have more options for contract vehicles and alternate approaches to acquire distributed learning technologies and services. (2) Understanding, reconciliation, and acquisition of distributed learning capabilities as they apply to the developer, contracting personnel, and information technology (IT) managers.