Click for next page ( 56


The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement



Below are the first 10 and last 10 pages of uncorrected machine-read text (when available) of this chapter, followed by the top 30 algorithmically extracted key phrases from the chapter as a whole.
Intended to provide our own search engines and external engines with highly rich, chapter-representative searchable text on the opening pages of each chapter. Because it is UNCORRECTED material, please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages.

Do not use for reproduction, copying, pasting, or reading; exclusively for search engines.

OCR for page 55
APPENDIX 8 STATEMENT OF TASK The committee has been asked by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) for a review of its Logistics Systems Modernization Program (LSMP). The committee will review the modernization strategy and management approaches being employed in the program. Specifically, the committee will perform the following tasks: 1. Review the DLA mission, organization, and operations. This will include visits to selected DLA sites in order to observe operations and existing automation resources. The dependence of logistics plans and operations on automation will be reviewed as they affect procedures and organization. The DLA's technical support infrastructure and capabilities for modernizing its automation resources will be reviewed in light of its overall mission and objectives. 2. Identify and rank in order of importance the critical management, acquisition, design, and architectural issues in achieving systems-integrated operations. 3. Comment on the appropriateness of the issues and approaches in the DLA modernization program and their compatibility with the issues identified in Task 2. 4. Suggest technical, implementation, and operating strategies that are consistent with DLA's objectives and that should be adopted in their modernization plans. * Contract No. DLAH00-87-C-0002 . 55

OCR for page 55