Industry powerhouses catering to DOD see e-commerce as a force multiplier, as does JECPO. For those military managers who really must do more with less, "force multiplier" is more than just a catchphrase de jure--it's a requirement to keep the US military functioning amid stagnant budgets.
The JECPO office provides the infrastructure to support information exchange among the credit card companies and the DOD financial systems.
It also was named best Defense Department Web site in 1999, and best electronic commerce team in 2000, at JECPO's Defense Department Electronic Commerce Day.
Pentagon Poised to Go 90 Percent paperless, Says JECPO Director
Since its inception in June 1998, the Joint Electronic Commerce Program Office (JECPO), has made "significant strides" towards helping the Defense Department achieve its paperless contracting goals, says the office's, director.