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Oct. 9, 2019

“Leading Change” document outlines fiscal 2020 focus areas

Defense reform and audit advancement are among focus areas outlined in the new “Leading Change” document emphasizing the Defense Logistics Agency’s fiscal 2020 goals.

July 26, 2019

Hardware employee innovates quality reporting process to improve efficiency

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Industrial Hardware employee Andrew Nemeth and his team used improved communications to innovate and streamline product deficiency reporting to increase efficiency and improve process actions for the government and its IH customers.

June 18, 2019

Modernization efforts, innovative technology solutions earn Conrad spot in DLA Hall of Fame

Lora Conrad, a key leader in initiatives that modernized the Defense Logistics Agency’s processes and drove efficiencies through innovative technology is being inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame June 26.

June 17, 2019

R&D program manager receives innovation award

Senthil Arul, who leads the Defense Logistics Information Research Program in R&D, was named one of AAGEN’s Innovative Leaders in Defense at its 2019 Leadership Workshop June 6 in Crystal City, Virginia. The award recognizes civilian and military leaders from throughout DoD who have embraced and promoted innovation during their careers. 

April 4, 2019

DLA innovator honored for integrating robotics into agency processes

John Lockwood of DLA Information Operations was selected for Federal Computer Week Magazine’s Federal 100 Awards, presented each year to executives in government, industry and academia who had the greatest impact on government information systems the previous year.

March 22, 2019

People, culture key themes at Troop Support town hall

Culture, innovation and personnel performance were amongst key topics during Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s quarterly town hall March 21.

Dec. 13, 2018

Information Operations uses variety of problem-solving tools

DLA Information Operations uses a variety of tools — human-centered design, agile development and continuous process improvement — to solve problems or tackle new projects. These tools share common features but differ in audience, methods, and outcomes.

Oct. 9, 2018

DLA seeks defense industry’s support in research, development efforts

Defense industry representatives got a detailed review of innovation efforts underway at the Defense Logistics Agency during DLA’s Research and Development Industry Day Oct. 3 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

March 1, 2018

Boot Camp, Bots and Business

Senior leaders at DLA developed potential technology solutions at a ‘boot camp’ hosted by DLA Information Operations.

Dec. 18, 2017

Idea contest paves way for IT innovation

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.