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Nov. 6, 2018

Land and Maritime’s Tech Council proves it worth

As the DLA's information technology landscape continues to evolve, the Land and Maritime Technology Council is busy keeping the workforce up-to-date as requirements for technology grow.

Oct. 16, 2018

Agency software consolidation, cloud migration save costs, boost warfighter support

The effort to update, consolidate and standardize software across the Defense Logistics Agency, known as “application rationalization,” is helping the agency improve cybersecurity, lower costs and streamline its operating environments.

Oct. 11, 2018

DLA employee volunteers time to track, observe dangerous elements

Outside his work hours, a Defense Logistics Agency employee at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, volunteers in an activity that puts him in danger to provide valuable information to help his fellow Americans.

Oct. 1, 2018

New DLA mapping process saves money, time while improving support

DLA Information Operations must provide a copy of each of its 165,000-plus maps, charts and other products to the Library of Congress. A DLA team, working with the LOC and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, developed a new way to do so that will save taxpayers about $800,000 in the next five years, while making these products more accessible.

Aug. 10, 2018

DLA working group names areas for potential use of artificial intel to boost efficiency

A team from the Defense Logistics Agency’s Analytics Center of Excellence at a recent workshop identified more than two dozen DLA processes to which artificial intelligence and machine learning could someday bring greater efficiency and lower risk — in line with goals set in the DLA Strategic Plan.

July 25, 2018

DLA’s Information Operations CIO hosts town hall at DLA Distribution headquarters

Defense Logistics Agency’s Kathy Cutler, DLA Information Operations director, and chief information officer hosted an “Ask the CIO” Town Hall July 10 in the Gainey Auditorium at the DLA Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

July 16, 2018

DLA upgrades LMS, reaps cloud benefits

DLA recently upgraded its training application and moved it into the commercial cloud.

July 5, 2018

DLA using ‘internet of things’ to support warfighter

In its push to stay on the cutting edge, DLA is using IoT devices to better support the warfighter, as part of the ongoing Distribution Modernization Program.

June 18, 2018

DLA CIO presents “Enterprise Enablers” IT strategy to Troop Support workforce

DLA's chief information officer talked to the DLA Troop Support workforce in Philadelphia June 12 about keeping the agency’s complex information systems secure while also taking advantage of the latest technology.

May 3, 2018

New day for DORRA as Analytics Center of Excellence

The team formerly known as DLA Operations Research and Resource Analysis has a new name and home. As a key element in the design of Information Operations’ newly established Strategic Data Services, DORRA was recently realigned under J6 and is now known as the Analytics Center of Excellence.