Navy Issues Policy on Use of Digital Formats for Technical Info

By Thomas Duffy / November 3, 2004 at 5:00 AM
The Navy's top acquisition official late last month approved a new department-wide policy governing the use of digital formats for new technical data and for converting existing technical documents to digital format. All Navy contracts issued after Jan. 1, 2005 will have to conform to the guidelines of the new policy. "New business practices relying on the use of digital methodologies and products have generated significant cost savings, reduced process cycle times and expanded capability for interoperability," John Young said...

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