Information Support for Effective Resource Management

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Information & Security: An International Journal, Volume 6, p.138-150 (2001)

Keywords:

Cost Module, Defense Resource Management Model (DRMM), deterministic computer model, Force Module, Integrated planning system, program structure, Programming, Transparency

Abstract:

Defense planning is a complex process that accounts for qualitative factors such as changes in security environment and political priorities, and quantitative factors such as costs, resource constraints and various measures of capabilities and risks. This article describes the Bulgarian experience in implementing advanced information technologies to support the process of defense planning, including phases of long-term planning, programming, and budgeting. The focus is on the implementation of the Defense Resource Management Model (DRMM) to match required capabilities and available resources during the programming phase
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