There are many methodologies that are used specifically by the Department of Defense (DoD) that have application in the commercial world. Many of the CDPM tools and techniques described in this book can be originally attributed to the DoD or government agencies. The methodologies mentioned in this section are in addition to the tools and techniques described in other parts of this book. Some examples of the more specific DoD TQM methodologies include computer-aided acquisition and logistics support (CALS), in-plant quality evaluation program (IQUE), reliability and maintainability (R&M 2000), and value engineering (VE). This is not an all-inclusive list. The DoD has many TQM methodologies being used in all its agencies to continuously improve its processes, focusing on customer satisfaction.
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