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Airport Software Solutions and Services Sourcing (2022)

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Suggested Citation:"Abbreviations and Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2022. Airport Software Solutions and Services Sourcing. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26735.
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50 Abbreviations and Acronyms ACDM Airport Collaborative Decision Making ACI Airports Council International AIP Airport Improvement Program AMS Acquisition Management System BMI Building Information Modeling CapEx Capital Expenditure CAPS ICAO’s Civil Aviation Purchasing Service EU European Union GSK GlaxoSmithKline ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization IFB Invitation for Bid IT Information Technology NIGP National Institute of Governmental Purchasing NPIAS National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems OPEX Operational Expenditure PFCs Passenger Facility Charges PoC Proof of Concept ROI Return on Investment TCO Total Cost of Ownership TSA Transportation Security Administration USDOT United States Department of Transportation VAR Value-Added Reseller

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The technology procurement process includes sourcing and acquiring software, hardware, and services. Systems and nuances of technology procurement vary within each airport, and navigating such variances at a pace that meets the airports’ needs and technology evolution can be challenging.

The TRB Airport Cooperative Research Program's ACRP Synthesis 120: Airport Software Solutions and Services Sourcing identifies the efficient and innovative technology sourcing and procurement practices developed by airports.

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