Dec. 4, 2018
The bots are coming: Robotic process automation saves DLA time, money
DLA is using robotic process automation, also called bots, to eliminate repetitive, manual tasks and benefit the agency.
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.
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.
Sept. 27, 2018
Records overhaul helps agency comply with Archives standards
DLA Installation Operations personnel in San Joaquin, California, recently organized and preserved what had been 350 boxes of improperly stored records, to ensure compliance with requirements and continued availability of the information in the documents.
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.
June 11, 2018
DLA Dashboard to improve readiness by giving near real-time view of service metrics, supply shortfalls
A new tool known as the Service Readiness Dashboard merges the military services’ readiness data with DLA business metrics for a near real-time view of the status of key weapon systems and platforms.
March 1, 2018
DLA creates new office to help data drive decisions
A new office at the Defense Logistics Agency will focus on getting more value of the data collected across the agency by analyzing the information and looking for ways the data can inform management decisions.