Jan. 16, 2020
DLA to modernize warehouse operations
FORT BELVOIR, Virginia —
The Defense Logistics Agency is keeping up with innovation and technology changes in warehouse operations by leveraging commercial, off-the-shelf software by SAP.
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.
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.
Nov. 6, 2018
Land and Maritime’s Tech Council proves its 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.