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Nov. 1, 2019

DLA’s first chief data officer named DoD government executive of the year

After more than 33 years of government service, all with the Defense Logistics Agency, Teresa W. Smith continues to thank her parents, family and mentors for instilling in her the importance of public service, something she believes led to her recognition as the Department of Defense Government Executive of the Year.

Aug. 1, 2019

DLA Information Operations team supports Talisman Sabre 2019

Two members of the Defense Logistics Agency Contingency Information Technology team are in Australia supporting the agency’s participation in the Talisman Sabre 2019 exercise.

Feb. 1, 2019

Subsistence enlists the help of UVA students to provide feedback to improve information security operations for DOD food industry partners

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain enlisted the help of five students from the University of Virginia’s Hacking for Defense course to communicate new Department of Defense information security requirements and resources to food industry partners.

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.

Nov. 27, 2018

DLA charges into world of artificial intelligence

Although "artificial intelligence" often conjures thoughts of Iron Man’s JARVIS or Star Trek’s Data, a new form of AI now in use at the Defense Logistics Agency is available to help employees solve IT problems.

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. 24, 2018

Where data is stored really matters

Starting with DoD’s Data Center Optimization Initiative released in 2012, DLA came up with a reduction plan heavily reliant on application rationalization and use of milCloud and commercial offerings.

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.

Oct. 11, 2018

DLA employee volunteers time to track, observe dangerous elements

Outside his work hours, a Defense Logistics Agency employee at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, volunteers in an activity that puts him in danger to provide valuable information to help his fellow Americans.

Oct. 9, 2018

Read latest on logistics R&D in The Innovator

The September-October issue of The Innovator is now available. The Innovator is electronically published bimonthly with articles and information for employees on DLA Research and Development projects, updates and upcoming events and activities.