Nov. 7, 2018
DLA partnering with university students to tackle supply-chain information security
A team of five students from the University of Virginia is using a semester-long class to study and propose a solution for improving supply-chain security for DLA.
Nov. 6, 2018
Land and Maritime’s Tech Council proves it worth
COLUMBUS, Ohio —
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.
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.
March 15, 2018
DLA R&D boosts performance, safety for batteries powering weapons systems
Recent work led by DLA’s Battery Network R&D program includes the development of a new lithium ion-based power system for the TOW 2 anti-tank missile and new lead-acid batteries used on armored vehicles, such as the Bradley Fighting Vehicle.
Jan. 4, 2018
Document Services director retires after 38 years with organization
Steve Sherman, Information Operations’ Document Services director, retired Jan. 3 after 38 years of service. He was recognized for his service Dec. 12 at the Defense Logistics Agency Executive Board meeting, where he received a Distinguished Career Service Award.
Dec. 18, 2017
Idea contest paves way for IT innovation
Sara Moore —
DLA Information Operations’ first innovation-idea contest wrapped up in November with the final senior-leader review of the pilot projects, but the benefits of those projects and lessons learned will carry forward as the organization continues its innovation journey.
Sept. 14, 2017
Critical system's continuity in emergencies now assured thanks to joint DLA-DISA effort
The Defense Logistics Agency, in collaboration with the Defense Information Systems Agency, successfully completed the implementation of a full continuity of operations, or COOP, environment for the DLA Enterprise Business System environment August 21.
July 5, 2017
Employee contest yields ideas, projects to improve IT service
DLA employees recently competed in a contest to develop and present ideas for improving information-technology services in the agency, resulting in nine ongoing pilot projects.
SIDEBAR: Innovation Pilot Projects
The idea competition from DLA Information Operations resulted in nine ongoing pilot projects, aimed at improving the customer experience.