Another important result has been the adoption of best commercial practices
by the government through lessons learned by working closely with suppliers.
The assumption was that best commercial practices
would ensure that working components, subsystems and interfaces would be worked out in the design process.
Best Commercial Practices
Can Improve Program Outcomes suggested the key success element in commercial acquisition best practices of major programs was the separation of technology development from product development.
Industry would be able to work with a Defense Department that employs the emerging best commercial practices
by which commercial customers deal with commercial SATCOM providers.
"This modernization effort will promote the ultimate achievement of a seamless logistics system focused on systems interoperability and the adoption of best commercial practices
* To employ the best commercial practices
in all aspects of the program;
The EIA recommends that rather than waiting for dual-use programs to be implemented, companies should focus on a spin-on of best commercial practices
, implement new ways to measure the success of programs and design future products for dual-use with the commercial market as the cost driver.
Al Mansoori said: "The Higher Committee for Consumer Protection is prioritizing the development of tools for enhancing consumer protection and ensuring the best commercial practices
in the markets.
Throughout the Department of Defense, acquisition professionals shall continuously develop and implement initiatives to streamline and improve the Defense Acquisition System and shall adopt innovative practices (including best commercial practices
and electronic business solutions) that reduce cycle time and cost, and encourage teamwork.
The Under Secretary of Defense had stated, "PBSA strategies strive to adopt the best commercial practices
...to achieve greater savings and efficiencies" (Department of Defense [DoD] Acquisition and Technology, 2001, p.
E-Travel contracts embrace best commercial practices
, effective use of the Internet and empower the federal traveler--all at a substantially lower cost.
They are to report to Congress by February on the best commercial practices
in all pilots that should be applied to the moving of the nation's service members.