Accession Number:

ADA179691

Title:

Human Factors Engineering Data Management Handbook.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

HUMAN ENGINEERING LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

75.0

Abstract:

For some time, serious concerns have existed regarding how the Government acquires data. The questions most frequently asked include, how much data should we buy, when should we ask for it, how should we use it, and how do we acquire it so as to be both timely and useful This document was written with the above concerns and questions in mind. It is intended for use by HEL and other personnel who are engaged in HFE program management activities in support of materiel acqusitions. The document is presented as guidance for determining data requirements and specifying and scheduling their timely delivery. Accordingly, the objectives are to provide a basic understanding of data acquisition as part of the materiel development process. It should be considered a living document and, after evaluation andor implementation by users, one which will be updated or modified, as required, to reflect field experience and changes in relevant policy. Last, while written from an HFE perspective, the author recognizes that HFE is most properly considered not as a discipline in and unto itself, but as a predominant element of the much larger initiative called MANPRINT Manpower and Personnel Integration.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE