Accession Number:

ADA180122

Title:

Improving Information Management at Mare Island Naval Shipyard.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

80.0

Abstract:

This thesis discusses the problems of information management within a Naval Shipyard. The research was conducted at Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, California however, the findings may apply on a much larger scale to all NAVSEA industrial facilities. Discussion is focused on the Shipyard MIS installed by the Bureau of Ships BUSHIPS in the early sixties to aid shipyard managers in accomplishing a complex overhaul of a modern vessel. Present system problems resulting in inefficiencies and information degradation are described and possible actions to improve information flow without cognitive overload are explored. Keywords Data processing ADP design ADP user problems Token ring Network Mainframe These.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Submarine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE