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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

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

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.