Accession Number:

ADA282569

Title:

Information Technology. DoD's Federal Logistics Data on Compact Disc Program.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL A FFAIRS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

The Department of Defense initiated the program to publish the governments catalog of logistics information using a relatively new technology known as Compact Disc Read Only Memory, instead of the current media, microfiche. The program was developed and managed by the Defense Logistics Agency and its Defense Logistics Services Center. This report addresses 1 the appropriateness of the Services Centers development of a prototype compact disc system 2 the Services Centers management of the prototype project 3 the Defense Logistics Agencys plans to procure the software, hardware, andor services needed to provide a compact disc system and the potential for commercial involvement in the procurement and 4 the impact of the Agencys decision to include business or otherwise sensitive data in the product on its acquisition approach

Subject Categories:

  • Recording and Playback Devices
  • Information Science
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE