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May 19, 2020

DLA’s IT modernization paved way for mass telework 

When the COVID-19 pandemic made mass telework a necessity for many government agencies, the Defense Logistics Agency was prepared. Over 26,000 civilian employees, contractors and service members began working from home March 17, more than doubling the agency’s routine number of teleworkers. 

March 3, 2020

Program executive officer focuses on modernizing DLA’s information technology systems 

System modernization and cybersecurity are top priorities for Adarryl Roberts, DLA Information Operations’ program executive officer who oversees 194 information technology systems used by employees to conduct daily operations.

Feb. 27, 2020

DLA Distribution San Joaquin participates in the Transportation Management System prototype

According to TRANSCOM, the DoD is conducting a 24-month assessment of a TMS to determine if it is suitable for use by the Joint Deployment and Distribution Enterprise.

Aug. 28, 2019

DLA Information Operations employee to complete DoD cybersecurity reskilling course

A Defense Logistics Agency Information Operations employee is completing the Federal Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy this month after being selected as part of the first group of Defense Department employees to participate.

June 14, 2019

DLA, DoD IT professionals share business system practices, efficiencies

Defense Logistics Agency senior leaders hosted colleagues from the services and various Department of Defense agencies at the Cross Service Program Executive Officer Summit in Chantilly, Virginia, in May.

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. 3, 2018

Strategic Data Services Office to connect employees, mission through technology

A new video highlights the new DLA Strategic Data Services Office, established by DLA Information Operations to create a data-driven culture.

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.

June 18, 2018

DLA CIO presents “Enterprise Enablers” IT strategy to Troop Support workforce

DLA's chief information officer talked to the DLA Troop Support workforce in Philadelphia June 12 about keeping the agency’s complex information systems secure while also taking advantage of the latest technology.